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Charlie McLeod
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Charlie McLeod

Australia

INTL CAREER: 1894 - 1905

Full Name

Charles Edward McLeod

Born

October 24, 1869, Sandridge (now Port Melbourne), Victoria

Died

November 26, 1918, Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria, (aged 49y 33d)

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm medium

TEAMS

While Wisden was passing through the press the news came from Melbourne by mail that Charles McLeod died on the 26th of November at his home at Toorak. Though never a great force in Australian cricket he was an excellent all-round man, good enough for a place in almost any XI. He came to England with the great Australian team of 1899, and paid us a second visit in 1905. In both tours, without doing anything startling, he justified his selection. In 1899 he was overshadowed by the many finer batsmen on the side, but he scored 545 runs, with an average of 17. The Australians were so strong that he was given a chance in only one of the five Test matches, but against England at the Oval he scored 31 not out and 77. He was always a batsman of the ultra-careful school, very strong in defence, but undistinguished in style. Bowling fairly well in 1899 he took eighty-one wickets at a rather heavy cost. The tour of 1905 found him much the same cricketer as before; he scored 722 runs and took ninety-one wickets. This time he played in all five Test matches, but did little or nothing. For many seasons -- 1893 to 1905 -- McLeod was a member of the Victorian XI in the inter-State matches. He played an innings of 112 against England at Melbourne in 1898 and scored 100 against New South Wales in 1896.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50s6sCtSt
Test1729557311223.8714090
FC11417923332111221.28217620
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveSR4w5w10w
Test172733741325335/655/6540.15102.20120
FC1142013481243357/3424.2560.10224
Charles Edward McLeod
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Debut/Last Matches - Player

Photos


Charlie McLeod bowling to Bernie Bosanquet