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Sonny Moloney
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Sonny Moloney

New Zealand
Sonny Moloney

INTL CAREER: 1937 - 1937

Full Name

Denis Andrew Robert Moloney

Born

August 11, 1910, Dunedin, Otago

Died

July 15, 1942, Ruweisat Ridge, El Alamein, Egypt, (aged 31y 338d)

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Legbreak

TEAMS

Lieut Denis Andrew Robert Moloney, who died of wounds while a prisoner of war in 1943, aged 32, played for New Zealand in representative matches from 1935 to 1939. A reliable batsman for Wellington, he came to England in 1937 and met with considerable success. He averaged 26 in the three Tests, and in all matches scored 1,463 runs, average 34.83, with best innings 140 against an England XI at Folkestone. His value as a bowler was shown by 57 wickets at 26.68. He scored 60, once out, for a New Zealand XI against G. O. Allen's team in March 1937 at Wellington.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50s6sCtSt
Test3601566426.0001030
FC641197321919028.74216350
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test311290---4.50-000
FC6451763151955/2333.163.6554.430
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