Lee Irvine      

Full name Brian Lee Irvine

Born March 9, 1944, Durban, Natal

Current age 72 years 174 days

Major teams South Africa, Essex, Natal, Transvaal

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Brian Lee Irvine
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 7 0 353 102 50.42 650 54.30 1 2 33 6 2 0
First-class 157 271 26 9919 193 40.48 21 240 7
List A 41 40 2 797 69 20.97 0 4 29 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 157 228 142 1 1/39 142.00 3.73 228.0 0 0
List A 41 150 91 4 2/7 2/7 22.75 3.64 37.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Jan 22-27, 1970 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, Mar 5-10, 1970 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1962/63 - 1976/77
List A span 1968 - 1976/77
Profile

Because of the political situation in South Africa, Lee Irvine played only four Tests - but what a quartet it was. He played in South Africa's 4-0 demolition of Australia in 1969-70, their last series for 22 years. Irvine, the son of a Natal baseballer, was a punishing left-hander - he hit 26 sixes in his first season with Essex, in 1968 - who was just coming into his prime when he and South Africa were cut off: he made 102 in his last Test innings on his 26th birthday.
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Lee Irvine batting

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