Full name Charles Ormerod Cato Pearse
Born October 10, 1884, Pietermaritzberg, Natal
Died May 7, 1953, Durban, Natal (aged 68 years 209 days)
Major teams South Africa, Natal
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|Test debut||Australia v South Africa at Sydney, Dec 9-14, 1910 scorecard|
|Last Test||Australia v South Africa at Sydney, Mar 3-7, 1911 scorecard|
|First-class span||1905/06 - 1923/24|
Charles Ormerod Cato Pearse, who died at Durban on May 7, aged 68, was a member of the South African touring team in Australia in 1910-11, taking part in three Test matches, and narrowly missed selection for the tour of England in 1912. A stylish batsman and useful change bowler, he played at intervals for Natal from 1905 to 1924.
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