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Henry Taberer
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Henry Taberer

South Africa
Henry Taberer

INTL CAREER: 1902 - 1902

Full Name

Henry Melville Taberer

Born

October 07, 1870, Keiskammahoek, Cape Province

Died

June 05, 1932, Stormfontein, Colesberg, Cape Province, (aged 61y 242d)

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm fast

relations

(brother)

TEAMS

A useful allrounder, Henry Melville Taberer was educated at St. Andrew's School, Grahamstown, he went up to Oxford in 1889 but, although tried several times for the University XI, failed to get his Blue for cricket. He represented Oxford against Cambridge, however, at athletics and rugby football and played cricket for Essex, Natal, Rhodesia and the Transvaal. He captained South Africa on his Test debut against Australia at Johannesburg in 1902-03 - ti was his only appearance for his country. A powerful hitter and quick bowler who once, for a bet, threw a cricket ball 100 yards while stood in a tub. At the time of his death he was vice-chairman of the South African Cricket Association and a member of the Board of Control.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test110222.00000000
FC1120322247*13.050050
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test12604811/251/4848.004.8060.00000
FC11960446224/1420.272.7843.6000
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Debut/Last Matches - Player

FC Matches
Span
1891 - 1902/03

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Henry Taberer