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McAlister, PA

         
Name: McAlister, Peter Alexander
Date of Birth: 11 July 1869
(d 10 May 1938)
Career: 1889/90 - 1921/22
Teams: East Melbourne, Hawthorn
Matches: 273
Batting Style: RHB 
Bowling Style: Right Arm Medium

 

 

 

 "A right-hand opening batsman, McAlister was probably more famous for his amazing 20-minute fist fight with the Australian Captain, Clem Hill, than his batting. McAlister's opposition to the appointment of Frank Laver as manager of the 1912 team to tour England led to the sensational fracas with Hill.

McAlister was nevertheless a fine batsman who continued playing club cricket until he was 52. He devoted much of his life to the game's welfare, serving as a state selector for 29 years and a VCA executive member for 28."

 


Batting
Innings N.O. Runs Batting Avg High Score 50s 100s
 331   45 11893 41.58 265*  49  31

Bowling
Runs Wickets Bowling Avg Best 5wi 10wm Ct/St
334 12 27.83 3/81  -  - 141