Athol Rowan

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Athol Rowan
Personal information
Born (1921-02-07)7 February 1921
Kensington, South Africa
Died 22 February 1998(1998-02-22) (aged 77)
Hermanus, Western Cape
Batting Right-hand bat
Bowling Right-arm offbreak
International information
National side
Test debut 7 June 1947 v England
Last Test 16 August 1951 v England
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 15 58
Runs scored 290 1492
Batting average 17.05 24.06
100s/50s 0/0 1/4
Top score 41 100*
Balls bowled 5193 16755
Wickets 54 273
Bowling average 38.59 23.47
5 wickets in innings 4 20
10 wickets in match 0 7
Best bowling 5/68 9/19
Catches/stumpings 7/- 25/-
Source: Cricinfo

Athol Matthew Burchell Rowan (7 February 1921 – 22 February 1998) was a South African cricketer who played in fifteen Tests from 1947 to 1951.[1]

His older brother, Eric, also played Test cricket for South Africa.


Athol Rowan bowling against England at Trent Bridge on June 10, 1947.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athol Rowan". www.cricketarchive.com. Retrieved 2012-01-10.