Full Name

Kenneth Charles Myburgh Hands

Born

March 22, 1892, Stellenbosch, Cape Province

Died

November 18, 1954, Paris, France, (aged 62y 241d)

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Education

Diocesan College, Rondebosch; University College, Oxford

relations

(brother),

(brother)

TEAMS

Kenneth Hands, who died in Paris on November 18, aged 62, was the youngest of three brothers who played cricket for South Africa, though his own appearance was in one of the unofficial Test matches against the Hon. Lionel Tennyson's English team of 1924-25. After gaining a Blue at rugby football in 1912, he was tried for the Oxford University cricket XI before returning to South Africa, where he played regularly for Western Province from 1921 to 1931. In all first-class matches, he scored 1,543 runs average 29.11. Of his three centuries, the highest was 171 not out against Natal in a Currie Cup match at Cape Town in 1925-26.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50sCtSt
FC316071543171*29.1134120
Bowling
FormatMatBallsRunsWktsBBIAveEconSR5w10w
FC31891568174/2533.413.8252.400

Debut/Last Matches - Player

FC Matches
Span
1912 - 1930/31