Herby Wade      

Full name Herbert Frederick Wade

Born September 14, 1905, Durban, Natal

Died November 23, 1980, Inanda, Sandton, Johannesburg, Transvaal (aged 75 years 70 days)

Major teams South Africa, Natal

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 10 18 2 327 40* 20.43 0 0 0 4 0
First-class 74 118 9 3858 190 35.39 9 18 50 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 74 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut England v South Africa at Nottingham, Jun 15-18, 1935 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Australia at Durban, Feb 28-Mar 3, 1936 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1924/25 - 1936/37
Profile

Herby Wade, who led South Africa in all his 10 Tests within nine months in 1935-36, died in Johannesburg on November 23 after a long illness. He was 75. Having captained the Hilton College XI, where H. B. 'Jock' Cameron was a fellow-student, he spent a few years in England, where he played cricket in the Yorkshire League and captained the county at rugby. His experience on English turf and his inborn leadership qualities made him an ideal choice as South Africa's captain for the 1935 tour of England, leaving the talented Cameron to concentrate on his batting and wicketkeeping. It was Cameron's virile 90 in the Lord's Test which helped South Africa to their first-ever victory in England, and his stout resistance with Wade at Leeds in the next Test which ensured a draw and eventual series triumph.

  • Read More
Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Test: New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton - Mar 25-29
South Africa 314 New Zealand 67/0 (25.3 ov)
Pool B: Boland v Namibia at Paarl - Mar 26
Namibia won by 77 runs
Cross Pool: Gauteng v Border at Johannesburg - Mar 26
Border won by 91 runs
Pool A: North West v S West D at Potchefstroom - Mar 26
North West won by 133 runs
Pool A: Northerns v Northern Cpe at Pretoria - Mar 26
Northerns won by 87 runs
Cross Pool: W Province v KZN-Inland at Cape Town - Mar 26
KZN-Inland won by 161 runs
Complete fixtures » | Download Fixtures »
News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days
INSIGHTS
FORMAT
ODIs
RECORD TYPE
TEAM