Eric Rowan      

Full name Eric Alfred Burchell Rowan

Born July 20, 1909, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Died April 30, 1993, Edenvale, Johannesburg, Transvaal (aged 83 years 284 days)

Major teams South Africa, Eastern Province, Transvaal

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Relation Brother - AMB Rowan

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 26 50 5 1965 236 43.66 3 12 0 14 0
First-class 157 258 17 11710 306* 48.58 30 54 83 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 26 2 19 7 0 - - - 2.21 - 0 0 0
First-class 157 443 168 4 3/11 42.00 2.27 110.7 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v South Africa at Nottingham, Jun 15-18, 1935 scorecard
Last Test England v South Africa at The Oval, Aug 16-18, 1951 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1929-1954
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May 2, 1951

The 1951 South African tour party to England. Back row (left to right): Clive van Ryneveld, Athol Rowan, John Waite, Jackie McGlew, Roy McLean, Cuan McCarthy, Russell Endean, Michael Melle and Percy Mansell. Sitting: Geoffrey Chubb, Eric Rowan, Dudley Nourse, Jack Cheetham, George Fullerton and Norman Mann

The 1951 South African tour party to England

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Mar 3, 1939

The South Africa side for the Timeless Test, South Africa v England, 5th Test, Durban, March 3, 1939.  TA Deevin (manager), Eric Rowan, Chud Langton, Pieter van der Bijl, ES Newson, Ronnie Grieveson, Norman Gordon. Front: Ken Viljoen, Bruce Mitchell, Alan Melville (capt),  Eric Dalton, Dudley Nourse.

The South Africa side for the Timeless Test

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Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1952

Country Fixtures Country Results
Pool B: KZN-Inland v Free State at Pietermaritzburg - Oct 23-25
Free State 406/6d KZN-Inland 68 & 80/2 (f/o)
Pool B: Easterns v Boland at Benoni - Oct 23-25
Boland 156 Easterns 343/7
Cross Pool: Namibia v North West at Windhoek - Oct 23-25
Namibia 269 & 45/1 North West 373/9d
Pool A: S West D v W Province at Oudtshoorn - Oct 23-25
W Province 295/4d & 21/0 S West D 364/9d
Lions v Dolphins at Potchefstroom - Oct 24
Dolphins won by 3 wickets (with 17 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Titans v Cape Cobras at Centurion - Oct 24
Titans won by 6 wickets (with 69 balls remaining)
Warriors v Knights at East London - Oct 24
Knights won by 47 runs
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