Leslie Payn

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Leslie William Payn was a South African cricketer active from 1936 to 1953 who played for Natal and was a member of the South African team that toured the British Isles in 1947.[1] He did not represent South Africa in Test cricket. Payn was an orthodox slow left arm spinner who was born in Umzinto, Natal, on 6 May 1915. He died on 2 May 1992 at Scottburgh, Natal. Although a left arm bowler, he batted righthanded. He made 51 first-class appearances and took 151 wickets with a best performance of eight for 89. Although he was a tailender, he scored one first-class century when he made his highest score of 103.[2]


  1. ^ Playfair, pp.45–62.
  2. ^ CricketArchive profile. Retrieved 16 November 2013.