He was picked in the SA Test side as a replacement for Athol Rowan, the off-spinner. In just his 3rd Test, he ripped through AUS' batting unit in Durban and returned astonishing figures of 7 for 23. #OnThisDay, in 1929, South Africa's finest spinner, Hugh Tayfield was born
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Did you know? Tayfield began his career bowling back of the hand for Durban High School XI. The turning point in his career came when his school captain asked Tayfield to try off-spin. He showed his class by picking up a few scalps
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