Penaia Kadavulevu

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Ratu Penaia Kadavulevu
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Personal information
Full name Penaia Kadavulevu
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Relations Feretareki Temesia (brother-in-law)
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 6
Runs scored 52
Batting average 4.72
100s/50s –/–
Top score 25
Balls bowled 192
Wickets 5
Bowling average 17.40
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 3/30
Catches/stumpings 4/–
Source: Cricinfo, 25 September 2011

Ratu Penaia Kadavulevu (? – 1914) was the son of Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, upon whose death in 1901 he inherited the title of Vunivalu of Bau, the paramount chief of the Kubuna Confederacy of Fiji. The school Ratu Kadavulevu School was founded by him

Ratu Penaia was a parliamentarian in the Legislative Council of Fiji.

Sports[edit]

Ratu Kadavulevu was a talented and keen cricketer and represented Fiji in the sport. Kadavulevu made six first-class appearances for Fiji in 1895 when they toured New Zealand in 1895.[1] In his six first-class matches on that tour, he took 5 wickets at an average of 17.40, with best figures of 3/30.[2] With the bat, he scored 52 runs at a low batting average of 4.72, with a high score of 25.[3]

Regnal Title[edit]

Preceded by
Ratu Epeli Nailatikau
Vunivalu of Bau
1901 - 1914
Succeeded by
Ratu Popi Seniloli

Colonial Administrative Offices[edit]

Preceded by
Ratu Epeli Nailatikau
Roko Tui Tailevu
1901–1912
Succeeded by
Ratu Joni Madraiwiwi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Penaia Kadavulevu". CricketArchive. Retrieved 25 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "First-class Bowling For Each Team by Penaia Kadavulevu". CricketArchive. Retrieved 25 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Penaia Kadavulevu". CricketArchive. Retrieved 25 September 2011. 
  • S. Berwick, Who's Who in Fiji, Berwick Publishing House, 1990