Fred Smith biography

Fred Smith

Cricket Player

1861 – 1914

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Who was Fred Smith?

Frederick William Smith was a South African cricketer who played in 3 Tests from 1889 to 1896.

Smith captained both Kimberley and Transvaal and was instrumental in the formation of the Transvaal Cricket Union. He won many trophies as a sprinter. He was a quick scoring batsman, a wicket-keeper as well as a change bowler. Not much is known of either his pre-cricket background or his post-cricket life.

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Born
Mar 31, 1861
Nationality
  • South Africa
Died
Apr 17, 1914

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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