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Billy Wade
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Billy Wade

South Africa

INTL CAREER: 1938 - 1950

Full Name

Walter Wareham Wade

Born

June 18, 1914, Durban, Natal

Died

May 31, 2003, Durban, Natal, (aged 88y 347d)

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Fielding Position

Wicketkeeper

Other

Umpire

TEAMS

The South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman Billy Wade, who made 11 appearances either side of World War II, died in Durban aged 88. Wade played three Tests in the home series against England in 1938-39 and scored his only Test century at Port Elizabeth in the 1948-49 series against England. After retiring from first-class cricket Wade became an umpire, standing in one Test at Newlands in 1969-70. Wade, whose brother Herby captained South Africa to their first Test and series wins in England in 1935, scored 511 Test runs at 28.
Wisden Cricket Monthly, July 2003

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50s6sCtSt
Test1119151112528.38131152
FC46667285920848.458135226
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test11------------
FC46000-----000
Umpire & Referee
FormatMatUmpire
Test11
Walter Wareham Wade
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