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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.
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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
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