Glenys Page

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Glenys Page
Personal information
Full nameGlenys Lynne Page
Born(1940-08-11)11 August 1940
Auckland, New Zealand
Died7 November 2012(2012-11-07) (aged 72)
Auckland, New Zealand
BattingRight handed
BowlingSlow left-arm orthodox
RoleBowler
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 8)23 June 1973 v Trinidad and Tobago
Last ODI21 July 1973 v Young England
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1965–1982Auckland
Career statistics
Competition WODI
Matches 2
Runs scored 5
Batting average 5.00
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 5
Balls bowled 104
Wickets 6
Bowling average 7.66
5 wickets in innings 1
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 6/20
Catches/stumpings 0/–
Source: ESPN Cricinfo, 5 January 2017

Glenys Lynne Page (11 August 1940 – 7 November 2012) was a New Zealand representative cricketer.

Page played in only two Women's One Day International cricket matches, both at the 1973 Women's Cricket World Cup held in England.[1] Making her debut in New Zealand's inaugural ODI match against Trinidad and Tobago, she took six wickets for twenty runs[2] – the best bowling figures by a player on debut in a women's ODI.She's also the only woman cricketer to take a 6fer on Women's ODI debut[3]

She held the record for best bowling figures by a New Zealander in women's ODIs from 1973 to 1982,[4] surpassed by Jackie Lord's performance of 6/10 against India at the 1982 Women's Cricket World Cup.[5]

Page played her domestic cricket for Auckland between 1965 and 1982.[6]

Page died in Auckland on 7 November 2012, aged 72.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of Glenys Page". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Women's World Cup, 4th Match: New Zealand Women v Trinidad & Tobago Women at St Albans, Jun 23, 1973". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Best bowling figures on debut in women's One Day Internationals". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Best bowling figures by New Zealand players in women's One Day Internationals". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Women's World Cup, 6th Match: New Zealand Women v India Women at Auckland, Jan 14, 1982". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Profile of Glenys Page". CricketArchive. Retrieved 5 January 2017.