Ernie McCormick

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Ernie McCormick
Ernie McCormick 1938-05-02.jpg
McCormick in 1938
Personal information
Born(1906-05-16)16 May 1906
North Carlton, Victoria, Australia
Died28 June 1991(1991-06-28) (aged 85)
Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia
Height188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
BattingLeft-hand bat
BowlingRight-arm fast
RoleBowler
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches1285
Runs scored54582
Batting average 6.008.68
100s/50s0/00/1
Top score17*77*
Balls bowled210714316
Wickets 36241
Bowling average 29.9727.74
5 wickets in innings 06
10 wickets in match01
Best bowling4/1019/40
Catches/stumpings 8/046/0
Source: Cricinfo

Ernest Leslie McCormick (16 May 1906 – 28 June 1991) was an Australian cricketer who played in 12 Tests from 1935 to 1938.

McCormick was an instrument-maker and jeweler. After the 1960–61 West Indies tour of Australia, Donald Bradman and the Australian Cricket Board of Control commissioned McCormick to create a perpetual trophy for winners of Test match series between the two teams. Its design incorporated a ball used in the tied Test and the Frank Worrell Trophy was named in honor of the West Indies captain. [1] [2]

McCormick (r) at the SCG with teammate Lindsay Hassett in the late 1930s HassettMcCormick.jpg
McCormick (r) at the SCG with teammate Lindsay Hassett in the late 1930s

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References

  1. "Obituary – Ernie McCormick". Wisden Almanack. 1992. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  2. "The tied Test film: A fitting tribute". National Museum of Australia. Archived from the original on 6 October 2012. Retrieved 19 July 2017.