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Full name Herbert Roy Lance
Born June 6, 1940, Pretoria, Transvaal
Died November 10, 2010, Johannesburg (aged 70 years 157 days)
Major teams South Africa, North Eastern Transvaal, Northern Transvaal, Transvaal
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|Test debut||South Africa v New Zealand at Johannesburg, Feb 2-5, 1962 scorecard|
|Last Test||South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, Mar 5-10, 1970 scorecard|
|List A span||1969-1972|
Tall and powerful, South African allrounder Herbert "Tiger" Lance played 13 Tests. He was a handy strokeplayer in the lower-middle order, and a useful third- or fourth-change medium-fast seamer. He took 3 for 30 in his first Test innings, against New Zealand at Johannesburg in 1961-62. His finest hour with the bat also came at Johannesburg, when he made 44 and 70 against Australia in 1966-67, a match that South Africa won at a canter despite trailing on first innings. In domestic cricket he was a heavy scorer - in 1966-67 he made 729 runs at 66.27 in seven matches.
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