Ernie McCormick

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Ernie McCormick
Ernie McCormick 1938-05-02.jpg
McCormick in 1938
Personal information
Born 16 May 1906
North Carlton, Victoria, Australia
Died 28 June 1991 (aged 85)
Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia
Batting Left-hand bat
Bowling Right-arm fast
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 12 85
Runs scored 54 582
Batting average 6.00 8.68
100s/50s 0/0 0/1
Top score 17* 77*
Balls bowled 2107 14316
Wickets 36 241
Bowling average 29.97 27.74
5 wickets in innings 0 6
10 wickets in match 0 1
Best bowling 4/101 9/40
Catches/stumpings 8/0 46/0
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 jeweller. 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 honour of the West Indies captain.[1][2]

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

See also

References

  1. ^ "Obituary – Ernie McCormick". Wisden Almanack. 1992. Retrieved 19 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "The tied Test film: A fitting tribute". National Museum of Australia. Retrieved 19 July 2017. 


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