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Michael Melle
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Michael Melle

South Africa

INTL CAREER: 1950 - 1953

Full Name

Michael George Melle

Born

June 03, 1930, Forest Town, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Died

December 28, 2003, Betty's Bay, Western Cape, South Africa, (aged 73y 208d)

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm fast

TEAMS

Michael Melle was a quick right-arm bowler who took 5 for 113 on his debut against Australia at Johannesburg in 1949-50. He toured England in 1951, taking 50 wickets but was restricted after undergoing an operation during the series. He played only one Test that summer, taking 4 for 9 at The Oval. In Australia and New Zealand in 1952-53 he took another 14 Test wickets, and at Launceston took a career-best 9 for 22.
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Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50s6sCtSt
Test712468178.5000040
FC5268205445911.3302220
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test7121667851266/719/16632.733.0664.10120
FC52959039901609/2224.932.4959.9062
Michael George Melle
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Photos


The 1951 South African tour party to England