Name: Arthur Coningham

Full Name: Arthur Coningham

Arthur Coningham was a dependable allrounder - a left-hand batsman and fast bowler - who played only once for Australia, against England at Melbourne in 1894-95, although he also toured England in 1893. But he was undoubtedly one of the game's more colourful figures and was once described as having "the audacity and cunning of an ape and the modesty of a phallic symbol." His sole Test was memorable as he was no-balled, and in anger he deliberately hurled the next ball at AE Stoddart, England's captain. On his tour to England, during which he was awarded a medal after saving a boy from drowning in the Thames, he reportedly started a fire in the outfield during one match "to keep warm". A chemist by profession, he was made bankrupt, but once discharged became a bookmaker, carrying a satchel embossed with "Coningham the Cricketer".

Batting Style: Left-hand bat

Bowling Style: Left-arm fast-medium

Age:

Country: Australia

Teams: Australia, New South Wales, Queensland

Born: July 14, 1863, Emerald Hill, South Melbourne, Victoria

Batting Statistics:

Tests
MatchesInnsRunsAveSRHighest50s100s4s6sCatches
12136.501000 00
First Class
MatchesInnsRunsAveSRHighest50s100s4s6sCatches
355989615.7115121 28

Bowling Statistics:

Tests
MatchesWktsBallsRunsAveEcon5w10WBBI
121867638.002.45002/17
First Class
MatchesWktsBallsRunsAveEcon5w10WBBI
35112260323.24706/38

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