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 1908-1924
Profile

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

Notes

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

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Test: South Africa v West Indies at Centurion - Dec 17-21
South Africa 552/5d West Indies 201 & 76/2 (f/o)
Dolphins v Warriors at Pietermaritzburg - Dec 18-21
Warriors 353 Dolphins 262/8
Cape Cobras v Lions at Cape Town - Dec 18-21
Lions 413 Cape Cobras 214/4
Pool B: Gauteng v KZN-Inland at Johannesburg - Dec 18-20
Gauteng 224 & 5/1 KZN-Inland 184
Cross Pool: Griq West v Boland at Kimberley - Dec 18-20
Griq West 296 & 127/4 Boland 401
Knights v Titans at Bloemfontein - Dec 18-21
Titans 366 & 115/3 Knights 185
Pool A: North West v Northerns at Potchefstroom - Dec 18-20
North West 243 & 201/4 Northerns 250
Namibia U19 v KZN In U19 at Pretoria
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