Basil Melle      

Full name Basil George von Brandis Melle

Born March 31, 1891, Somerset West, Cape Province

Died January 8, 1966, Orchards, Johannesburg, Transvaal (aged 74 years 283 days)

Major teams Hampshire, Oxford University, Transvaal, Western Province

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 62 101 9 2535 145 27.55 3 13 33 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 62 6252 2931 114 7/48 25.71 2.81 54.8 9 1
Career statistics
First-class span 1908/09 - 1923/24
Profile

Basil Melle was one of the first exponents of leg theory.

Notes

Father of M.G. (Transvaal, Western Province).

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 234/8 Boland 129/7 (29/50 ov, target 235)
Cross Pool: Gauteng v Border at Johannesburg - Mar 26
Border 257/7 Gauteng 117/7 (23.2/50 ov, target 258)
Pool A: North West v S West D at Potchefstroom - Mar 26
North West 260/6 S West D 114/7 (33.1/50 ov, target 261)
Pool A: Northerns v Northern Cpe at Pretoria - Mar 26
Northerns 247/8 Northern Cpe 142/8 (32.3/50 ov, target 248)
Cross Pool: W Province v KZN-Inland at Cape Town - Mar 26
KZN-Inland 265/6 W Province 101/6 (25.4/48 ov, target 266)
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