Matches (17)
WPL (2)
PSL 2024 (2)
AFG v IRE (1)
Nepal Tri-Nation (2)
Ranji Trophy (4)
Durham in ZIM (1)
BPL 2024 (1)
CWC Play-off (3)
WCL 2 (1)

Full Name

Anton Ronald Andrew Murray

Born

April 30, 1922, Grahamstown, Cape Province

Died

April 17, 1995, Cape Town, Cape Province, (aged 72y 352d)

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Slow medium

Wisden obituary
Anton Ronald Andrew Murray, who died on April 17, 1995, aged 72, after a long illness, played ten Test matches for South Africa as an all-rounder. He was a vigorous right-handed batsman, an accurate medium-paced stock bowler, and one of the most athletic members of the brilliant fielding team that toured Australia in 1952-53. He played four Tests, missing the Fourth because of appendicitis, the after-effects of which hampered him on his return; but his 51 in the Second Test was vital in helping put South Africa into position for their first win over Australia in 42 years. His only Test century came later that tour, at Wellington. He scored 109 and his seventh-wicket partnership of 246 with Jackie McGlew was then a world Test record. He toured England in 1955 but did not make the Test team. Murray played for Eastern Province from 1947-48 to 1955-56. He was founding Head Master of St Alban's College in Pretoria a post he held for 20 years from 1963 to 1983..
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Anton Murray Career Stats

Batting & Fielding

FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50s6sCtSt
Tests1014128910922.2311030
FC6410010268513329.83415-320

Bowling

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Tests10162374710184/1695/4939.441.79131.8100
FC64-1405746831887/30-24.901.9974.7-82
Anton Ronald Andrew Murray

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Test

Debut/Last Matches of Anton Murray

Recent Matches of Anton Murray

MatchBatBowlDateGroundFormat
Sth Africans vs Pearce's XI103/53 & 1/5307-Sep-1955ScarboroughFC
Sth Africans vs England XI3 & 102/29 & 3/1931-Aug-1955HastingsFC
Sth Africans vs Kent19* & 10*1/15 & 3/5024-Aug-1955CanterburyFC
Sth Africans vs Hampshire14 & 0--20-Aug-1955SouthamptonFC
Sth Africans vs Leics--1/37 & 0/1110-Aug-1955LeicesterFC