Brenda Williams

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Brenda Williams
Personal information
Full nameBrenda Glynis Williams
Born (1949-12-06) 6 December 1949 (age 70)
Johannesburg, South Africa
BowlingRight-arm off break
International information
National side
Test debut10 March 1972 v  New Zealand
Last Test24 March 1972 v  New Zealand
Domestic team information
UnknownSouth Transvaal
Career statistics
Competition Test
Runs scored162
Batting average 40.50
Top score100
Balls bowled120
Wickets 0
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match0
Best bowling0/24
Catches/stumpings 2/–
Source: CricketArchive, 3 November 2009

Brenda Glynis Williams (born 6 December 1949, Johannesburg, South Africa) is a former South African cricketer. She scored South Africa's second century in Women's Test cricket, with 100 against New Zealand in the third Test played during the 1971/72 season. [1] A right-handed bat and right-arm off break bowler, she played two Test matches for South Africa.

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  1. "South Africa Women v New Zealand Women". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2009-11-03.