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Doodles Tapscott
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Doodles Tapscott

South Africa

INTL CAREER: 1923 - 1923

Full Name

Lionel Eric Tapscott

Born

March 18, 1894, Kimberley, Cape Province

Died

July 07, 1934, Kenilworth, Cape Town, Cape Province, (aged 40y 111d)

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm bowler

relations

(brother),

(brother)

TEAMS

Lionel Eric Tapscott, one of three brothers, LG, NV, and LE who all played in cricket of class, had the unusual distinction of representing South Africa both at lawn tennis and cricket. Born on March 18, 1894, LE first played for Griqualand West in 1911. His highest innings in Currie Cup matches was 102. Twice he played against England in Test matches making 50 not out at Johannesburg in February 1923. A sparkling batsman and a fielder without a superior in South Africa he was in the running for a place in the 1924 team that visited England. Known as Doodles he was very popular.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50s6sCtSt
Test2315850*29.0001100
FC39703175910226.25210190
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test211220---1.00-000
FC391502813346/3523.913.2444.1010
Lionel Eric Tapscott
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