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Edward van der Merwe
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Edward van der Merwe

South Africa

INTL CAREER: 1929 - 1936

Full Name

Edward Alexander van der Merwe

Born

November 09, 1903, Rustenburg, Transvaal

Died

February 26, 1971, Auckland Park, Johannesburg, Transvaal, (aged 67y 109d)

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Fielding Position

Wicketkeeper

TEAMS

Edward van der Merwe was a superb allround sportsman who represented his university at rugby, football, athletics and cricket, going on to play cricket and rugby for Transvaal. A competent wicketkeeper, he toured England in 1929 and Australia and New Zealand in 1931-32 as understudy to Jock Cameron. His two Test appearances were six years apart - the first against England in 1929 and the second in Australia in 1935-36.
Martin Williamson

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50s6sCtSt
Test24127199.0000030
FC2736928735*10.62003529
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test2------------
FC27000-----000
Edward Alexander van der Merwe
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