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Hugh Massie : 13-March-2013
Hugh Massie : 13-March-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Commemorates Hugh Massie who was the 28th Australian Test cricketer and the 4th captain of the Australian Cricket Team.    He played for New South Wales as well as Australia.  


Address:Campbell Street, Southcombe Park, Port Fairy, 3284
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.388598
Long: 142.236875
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People


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Hugh Mason Massie

B. near Belfast (Port Fairy) 11.04.1854 d. Point Piper 12.10.1938

28th Australian Test Cricketer  4th Australian Captain

Massie`s typically aggressive run a ball innings of 55 was instrumental in Australia winning the 1882 test at The Oval giving rise to the Ashes legend.

As captain, his astute bowling rotations in the final innings of the 1885 test at Sydney was pivotal in Australia` 6 run victory

Career statistics

            MT    INN    NO   RUNS    HS    AVE    CT

Test      9       16      0      249       55     15.56    5

FC        64      113    5     2485      206    23.00   35


Source: MA
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