Matches (20)
NZ v AUS (1)
WPL (2)
BPL 2024 (1)
AFG v IRE (1)
WCL 2 (1)
Nepal Tri-Nation (2)
Sheffield Shield (3)
Durham in ZIM (1)
CWC Play-off (3)
Ranji Trophy (2)
PSL 2024 (2)
Dang CL (1)

Full Name

Henry Melville Taberer

Born

October 07, 1870, Keiskammahoek, Cape Province

Died

June 05, 1932, Stormfontein, Colesberg, Cape Province, (aged 61y 242d)

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Fast

RELATIONS

(brother)

A useful allrounder, Henry Melville Taberer was educated at St. Andrew's School, Grahamstown, he went up to Oxford in 1889 but, although tried several times for the University XI, failed to get his Blue for cricket. He represented Oxford against Cambridge, however, at athletics and rugby football and played cricket for Essex, Natal, Rhodesia and the Transvaal. He captained South Africa on his Test debut against Australia at Johannesburg in 1902-03 - ti was his only appearance for his country. A powerful hitter and quick bowler who once, for a bet, threw a cricket ball 100 yards while stood in a tub. At the time of his death he was vice-chairman of the South African Cricket Association and a member of the Board of Control.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Henry Taberer Career Stats

Batting & Fielding

FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50s4s6sCtSt
Tests110222.00000000
FC1120322247*13.0500--50

Bowling

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Tests12604811/251/4848.004.8060.0000
FC11-960446224/14-20.272.7843.6-00
Henry Taberer

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Test

Debut/Last Matches of Henry Taberer

FC Matches

Span
1891 - 1902/03

Recent Matches of Henry Taberer

MatchBatBowlDateGroundFormat
South Africa vs Australia20/23 & 1/2511-Oct-1902JohannesburgTest # 75

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