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Les Burdett      

Full name Les Underwood Burdett

Born January 11, 1951, Beulah Park, Tasmania

Current age 65 years 291 days


Les Burdett started work at the Adelaide Oval as a 18-year-old in 1969 and has remained ever since, taking over as curator in1978. His expertise is in demand overseas and he has helped in pitch preparation in several countries. He said that National Service in preparation for the Vietnam War taught him a lot. "It taught me some of life's values, it taught me to be a team player, it taught me respect for my own equipment, it taught me respect for other people's equipment. It also taught me the chain of command and how the pecking order works and with that, as I said earlier, I'm only as good as my staff, and we work as a team and we have a lot of fun doing it."
Martin Williamson

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SACA chief Keith Bradshaw with former curator Les Burdett, Adelaide, December 2, 2013

SACA chief Keith Bradshaw with former curator Les Burdett


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Queensland v NSW at Brisbane - Oct 25-28
NSW won by 225 runs
Victoria v Tasmania at Melbourne - Oct 25-28
Victoria won by 113 runs
West Aust v South Aust at Perth - Oct 25-28
South Aust won by 10 wickets
SOA XI v South Africa at Adelaide - Oct 27-28
Match drawn
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