Mary Duggan      

Full name Mary Beatrice Duggan

Born November 7, 1925

Died March 10, 1973, Colwall, Herefordshire (aged 47 years 123 days)

Major teams England Women, Middlesex Women, South Women, Yorkshire Women

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium-fast, Slow left-arm orthodox

Mary Beatrice Duggan
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
Tests 17 31 4 652 108 24.14 2 1 9 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 17 27 3734 1039 77 7/6 9/58 13.49 1.66 48.4 5 5 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia Women v England Women at Adelaide, Jan 15-18, 1949 scorecard
Last Test England Women v Australia Women at The Oval, Jul 20-23, 1963 scorecard
Test statistics

Mary Beatrice Duggan, who died on March 12, aged 48, played for Worcestershire, Yorkshire and England, whom she captained for several years. She toured Australia with the England teams of 1948-49 and 1957-58 before being given the captaincy, retiring after ending her career in 1963 with innings of 101 not out and 32 and bowling figures of 7 for 72 which helped England to victory by 49 runs over Australia at The Oval and so deciding the Test rubber. She bowled fast-medium left-arm. For ten years before her death she was vice-principal of Dartford (Kent) College of Education. She left £500 to the Womens Cricket Association to assist in the coaching of young women cricketers.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

  • Read More
Latest Photos

Oct 21, 2004

Mary Duggan

Mary Duggan

© ESPNcricinfo Ltd


Mary Duggan

Mary Duggan

© The Cricketer International