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Bob McLeod
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Bob McLeod

Australia

INTL CAREER: 1892 - 1893

Full Name

Robert William McLeod

Born

January 19, 1868, Sandridge (now Port Melbourne), Victoria

Died

June 14, 1907, Middle Park, Melbourne, Victoria, (aged 39y 146d)

Batting Style

Left hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm medium

TEAMS

Wisden obituary

Robert McLeod, who died on June 14th, will be remembered in England as a member of the Australian team of 1893. This was his first and only visit to this country. He proved himself a fairly good allround cricketer but it cannot be said that he came up to the reputation he enjoyed at home. In the course of the tour he scored 638 runs with an average of 17 and took forty-seven wickets for something over 24 runs apiece. On this record he was hardly good enough for a representative Australian team. However, he played a very creditable part in the memorable match against the MCC in which Lyons made his great score of 149. Following on against a balance of 181 runs, the Australians set the MCC 167 to get. Up to a certain point the Club looked to have an easy victory in prospect, but in the end they were only saved from defeat by Attewell's defence, wanting 14 runs to win at the finish with two wickets to fall. McLeod in this innings bowled better than on any other occasion in England, taking five wickets in nineteen overs for 29 runs. His better known brother came to England in 1899 and again in 1905. He was born on January 19th, 1868.


Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50s6sCtSt
Test61101463113.2700030
FC579519170110122.3816390
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveSR4w5w10w
Test681089382125/536/9231.8390.70010
FC57928132041417/2422.7265.8072
Robert William McLeod
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The Australian team in England, 1893
The 1893 Australian team to England