Merv Inverarity Personal information Full name Mervyn Inverarity Born 25 October 1907
Claremont, Western Australia, Australia
Died 17 March 1979(aged 71)
Cottesloe, Western Australia, Australia
Batting style Right-handed Bowling style Right-arm medium pace, leg break Role All-rounder Relations John Inverarity (son), Alison Inverarity (granddaughter) Domestic team information Years Team 1925–40 Western Australia Career statistics Competition F/C Matches 26 Runs scored 736 Batting average 17.11 100s/50s 0/4 Top score 68* Balls bowled 3099 Wickets 53 Bowling average 39.69 5 wickets in innings 3 10 wickets in match 0 Best bowling 6/162 Catches/stumpings 12/– Source: CricketArchive, 27 July 2011
Mervyn "Merv" Inverarity (born 25 October 1907 in Claremont, Western Australia; died 17 March 1979 in Cottesloe, Western Australia) was an Australian cricketer who played 26 first-class matches for Western Australia between 1925 and 1940. He attended Scotch College in the 1920s, also playing for Western Australia Colts during the same period. He made his first-class debut for Western Australia against South Australia in October 1925, recording innings figures of 6/179 on debut. During his career, Inverarity scored 736 runs at an average of 17.11, with a highest score of 68*. He also took 53 wickets at an average of 39.69, with a best bowling of 6/162. Inverarity captained Western Australia in two matches in the 1939–40 season. He also captained Fremantle District Cricket Club in the Western Australian Grade Cricket competition, and holds the all-time career runs aggregate record for the club, with 6133 runs. His son John Inverarity played Test cricket for Australia.
- List of Western Australia first-class cricketers
- List of Western Australia cricket captains
- ^ Mervyn Inverarity - ESPNCricinfo. Retrirved 27 July 2011.
- ^ Other matches played by Mervyn Inverarity - CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 July 2011.
- ^ South Australia v Western Australia, 30, 31 October, 2 November 1925 at the Adelaide Oval - CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 July 2011.
- ^ Mervyn Inverarity - CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 July 2011.
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