Ruth Buckstein

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Ruth Buckstein
Personal information
Full name Ruth Buckstein
Born (1955-07-28) 28 July 1955 (age 59)
Melbourne, Australia
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm slow
International information
National side
Only Test (cap 114) 29 August 1987 v England women
ODI debut (cap 51) 23 January 1986 v New Zealand women
Last ODI 18 December 1988 v England women
Domestic team information
Years Team
1982/83–1992/93 New South Wales Breakers
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI
Matches 1 16
Runs scored 85 511
Batting average 42.50 42.58
100s/50s 0/1 2/1
Top score 83 105 *
Balls bowled 0 0
Wickets - -
Bowling average -
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - -
Best bowling - -
Catches/stumpings 0/– 2/–
Source: Cricinfo, 9 May 2014

Ruth Buckstein (born 28 July 1955 in Melbourne, Australia) is a former Australian Test and ODI cricketer. A right-handed batsman, Buckstein played one Test and 16 ODIs, also scoring an ODI century.[1][2]

Buckstein played softball for the Victorian state team before her first club cricket match appearance in 1973. At the time, Buckstein was an undergraduate student at Monash University.[3]

Buckstein played as an opener.[4] As of 2014 Buckstein and Julien Wiener are the only Jewish Australians to have represented Australia in Test cricket.[5][relevant? ]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player Profile: Ruth Buckstein". ESPNcricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 22 September 2008. 
  2. ^ "Player Profile: Ruth Buckstein". CricketArchive. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 
  3. ^ Peg McMahon (8 October 1973). "Ruth starts off with a dashing 61". The Age (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  4. ^ Smith, Heather (5 December 1988). "Australians hammer Irish in World Cup". The Age (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 11 May 2014. 
  5. ^ John Harms (19 December 2004). "The opener". The Age (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 9 May 2014. 

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