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Colin McCool

Colin Leslie McCool was an Australian cricketer, born 9 December 1916, who died 5 April 1986 in NSW.

McCool played in 14 Tests from 1946 to 1950. He was born in Paddington, NSW, and was an all-rounder who bowled leg spin and googlies with a round arm action. He made his Test début against New Zealand in 1946, taking a wicket with his second delivery. He was part of Donald Bradman's Invincibles team that toured England in 1948 but due to injury missed selection in any of the Test matches.

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