Joseph McMaster

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Joseph McMaster
Cricket information
Batting style Right-handed batsman (RHB)
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 1 1
Runs scored 0 0
Batting average 0.00 0.00
100s/50s 0/0 0/0
Top score 0 0
Balls bowled 0 0
Wickets 0 0
Bowling average n/a n/a
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0
Best bowling n/a n/a
Catches/stumpings 0/0 0/0
Source: [1]

Joseph Emile Patrick McMaster (16 March 1861 in Gilford, County Down, Ireland – 7 June 1929 in London) was a cricketer whose Test and first-class career consisted of a single match.

Educated at Harrow, McMaster was one of several club cricketers who were selected for an under-strength England team that toured South Africa in 1888-89. He played as a batsman in most of the provincial matches, none of which was first-class, with a highest score of 34 not out against South Western Districts.[1] He was selected for the second and final Test match, in Cape Town, starting on 25 March 1889. England batted first, scoring 292, with McMaster, batting at number nine, making a first-ball duck. He did not bowl in South Africa's two innings of 47 and 43, with Johnny Briggs taking 15 for 28; the match ended on the second day.[2]

Two seasons later he umpired three first-class matches in South Africa.[3]

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