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Batting style  Right-handed
National side  New Zealand
Name  Rona McKenzie

Born  20 August 1922 (1922-08-20) New Zealand
Died  24 July 1999(1999-07-24) (aged 76) New Zealand

Rona Una McKenzie (20 August 1922 – 24 July 1999) was a New Zealand cricketer. She played in seven women's Test matches in the period 1954 to 1960/1, captaining in them all. McKenzie's highest score was 61 as she scored 295 runs at an average of 22.69, and she took 8 wickets at 26.75 with her right-arm medium pace. McKenzie's best bowling was 4 for 18.

Her first Test series was on the 1954 tour of England. She played in all three Tests, losing the series one-nil. 1956/7 saw a tour to Australia, and one Test, which was lost. England toured New Zealand in 1957/8 playing two drawn Tests, and Australia in 1960/1, when one drawn Test was played.

In the 1975 New Year Honours McKenzie was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to women's cricket.


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