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John Lyon      

Full name John Lyon

Born May 17, 1951, St Helens, Lancashire

Died January 1, 2010, Krugersdorp, Gauteng (aged 58 years 229 days)

Major teams Lancashire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 86 91 18 1016 123 13.91 1 2 159 12
List A 81 39 19 224 31 11.20 0 0 66 11
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 86 - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 81 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1973 - 1979
List A span 1973 - 1979
Profile

John Lyon played 84 matches for Lancashire between 1973 and 1979, initially as a replacement for Farokh Engineer before becoming the first choice for his last three seasons, taking 159 catches and making 12 stumpings. Although he was a limited lower-order batsman, he did score a first-class hundred against Warwickshire in 1979 along with Bob Ratcliffe, who also made his only first-class century.

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Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street - Apr 26-29
Sussex 335 Durham 144/3
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Apr 26-29
Gloucs 275 Derbyshire 61/0
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - Apr 26-29
Notts 324/9
Lancashire v Kent at Manchester - Apr 26-29
Lancashire 354/7
Leics v Northants at Leicester - Apr 26-29
Northants 251 Leics 136/1
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Apr 26-29
Somerset 408 Middlesex 56/1
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 26-29
Surrey 339/6
Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds - Apr 26-29
Warwickshire 309/5
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