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Don Cleverley
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Don Cleverley

New Zealand

INTL CAREER: 1932 - 1946

Full Name

Donald Charles Cleverley

Born

December 23, 1909, Oamaru, Otago

Died

February 16, 2004, Southport, Queensland, (aged 94y 55d)

Batting Style

Left hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm fast medium

TEAMS

Don Cleverley, a right-arm fast-medium bowler who was able to extract surprisingly lift, played two Tests for New Zealand, the first in 1931-32 against South Africa, and the second 14 years later in the one-off match against Australia at Wellington in 1945-46. He had no real success in either match. Cleverley represented Auckland for 21 seasons from 1930-31, ending his career with one season at Central Districts by which time he was 43. He was also a national amateur boxing champion. At the time of his death he was the oldest living Test cricketer.
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Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50s6sCtSt
Test2431910*19.0000000
FC30431315916*5.3000140
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test222221300---3.51-000
FC3068052879998/7529.0868.7030
Donald Charles Cleverley
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