Peta Taylor

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Peta Taylor
Personal information
Full nameMary Isabella Taylor
Born(1912-07-11)11 July 1912
Wimbledon, Surrey, England
Died22 March 1989(1989-03-22) (aged 76)
Monreith, Wigtownshire, Scotland
International information
National side
Test debut(cap  9)28 December 1934 v  Australia
Last Test13 July 1937 v  Australia
Career statistics
Competition WTests
Runs scored31
Batting average 4.42
Top score10*
Balls bowled627
Wickets 9
Bowling average 17.88
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match0
Best bowling3/6
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 25 January 2018

Mary Isabella "Peta" Taylor, married name Mary Jaegar, (11 July 1912 22 March 1989) [1] was an English cricketer. She played in the first women's Tests against Australia and New Zealand. Taylor also played cricket for Middlesex Women and South Women.

Taylor was born in Wimbledon, Surrey in England and died aged 76 in Monreith, Wigtownshire in Scotland on 22 March 1989. [1] [2]

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  1. 1 2 "Peta Taylor". ESPNcricinfo. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  2. "Mary Taylor" . Cricket Archive. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2018.