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Team Of The Half-Century

To celebrate the Centenary of the Brunswick Cricket Club in 1999/2000, the best team of the last 50 years was named.


Blair Hillhouse (Captain)
 
16 seasons (1974/75-  1989/90)
Batting: 204 innings, 25 n.o.’s, 4699 runs @ 26.25, including 2 100′s
 
 
Ray Biffin
 
4 seasons (1971/72-1974/75)
Batting: 34 innings, 9 n.o.’s, 895 runs @ 35.8 including 2 100′s
Bowling: 244.5 overs, 30 maidens, 69 wickets @ 12.94. 40+ wickets in a season once
 

Dave Cranston
 
16 seasons (1948/49-1963/64)
Batting: 212 innings, 31 n.o’s, 3558 runs @ 19.65, including 2 100′s and 1 season with 400+ runs
Bowling: 2604 overs, 367 maidens, 552 wickets @ 14.67 including taking 40+ wickets in a season 5 times
 

Kevin Dillon
 
15 seasons (1955/56-1973/74)
Batting: 196 innings, 18 n.o.’s, 3555 runs @ 19.97, including 2 100′s and 3 seasons with 400+ runs
Bowling: 170 overs, 23 maidens, 30 wickets @ 19.7
 

John Hedley
 
7 seasons (1983/84-1989/90)
Batting: 75 innings, 14 n.o.’s, 2018 runs @ 33.00 including 3 100′s and 2 seasons with 400+ runs
 

Derrick Hiho
 
5 seasons (1972/73-1976/77)
 
Batting: 78 innings, 5 n.o.’s, 1702 runs @ 23.32, including one 100 and one season with 400+ runs
Bowling: 134.2 overs, 20 maidens, 16 wickets @ 25.93
 

Fred Leslie
 
6 seasons (1948/49-1962/63)
 
Batting: 75 innings, 9 n.o.’s, 1753 runs @ 26.56, including 1 century and 2 seasons with 400+ runs
Bowling: 3 overs, 1 wicket @ 24
 

Paul McGinty
 
19 seasons (1976/77-1995/96)
Batting: 128 innings, 61 n.o.’s, 766 runs @ 11.43
Bowling: 3716.5 overs, 1050 maidens, 557 wickets @ 15.51, including 5 seasons with 40+ wickets
 

Tom O’Neill (Wicketkeeper)
 
9 seasons (1957/58-1975/76)
Batting: 111 innings, 23 n.o.’s, 2296 runs @ 26.09, including 2 100′s and 3 seasons with 400+ runs
Wicketkeeping: 236 dismissals, including 1 season with 40+ dismissals
 

John Swanson
 
23 seasons (1956/57-1989/90)
Batting: 275 innings, 43 n.o.’s, 7107 runs @ 30.24, including 10 100′s and 5 seasons with 400+ runs
Bowling: 1574.2 overs, 339 maidens, 313 wickets @ 15.71
 

Geoff Trivett
 
3 seasons (1968/69-1970/71)
Batting: 44 innings, 13 n.o.’s, 538 runs @ 17.3
Bowling: 705.1 overs, 98 maidens, 175 wickets @ 13.70, including 3 seasons with 40+ wickets
 
 

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