Peta Taylor

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Peta Taylor
Personal information
Full nameMary Isabella Taylor
Born(1912-07-11)11 July 1912
Wimbledon, Surrey, England
Died 22 March 1989(1989-03-22) (aged 76)
Monreith, Wigtownshire, Scotland
Nickname Peta
International information
National side
Test debut (cap  9) 28 December 1934 v  Australia
Last Test 13 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.

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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"Lock-red-alt.svg . Cricket Archive. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2018.