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William Bruce
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William Bruce
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling type Left-arm medium
Tests First-class
Matches 14 145
Runs scored 702 5731
Batting average 29.25 23.97
100s/50s 0/5 4/28
Top score 80 191
Balls bowled 988 9642
Wickets 12 143
Bowling average 36.66 29.67
5 wickets in innings 0 5
10 wickets in match 0 0
Best bowling 3/88 7/72
Catches/stumpings 12/0 102/0

Test debut: 1 January, 1885
Last Test: 1 March, 1895
Source: Cricinfo

William Bruce (May 24, 1864 in South Yarra, Victoria – August 3, 1925 in Elwood, Victoria) was an Australian cricketer who played in 14 Tests between 1885 and 1895.

He made his debut in the second match of 1884/85 series[1] when 10 of the Australian players went on strike. Bruce a gifted left-hander from Victoria had a very good Test average of 29 for his era and while never making a Test century he established himself a reputation as a batsman of note.

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