Full name Andrew Kennedy
Born November 4, 1949, Billinge End, Blackburn, Lancashire
Current age 67 years 140 days
Major teams Dorset, Lancashire, Minor Counties
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Education Nelson Grammar School
|First-class span||1970 - 1982|
|List A span||1972 - 1987|
A left-hand opener, Kennedy was well established in the Lancashire Leagues when he broke into the Lancashire side and in 1975, aged 25, he won the Young-Cricketer-of-the-Year award on the back of a good summer culminating in county's fifty in their Gillette Cup victory. But England were not short of opening batsmen, especially when Geoff Boycott returned from the wilderness in 1977, and in any case, Kennedy's form was erratic. In 1976 he struggled, almost a third of his runs coming in one innings of 176 not out, and in 1977 he lost his place after making 166 runs in seven games. He battled back but was never close to an England call-up and retired in 1982 after another wretched season.
Stats highlights from the fourth day in Ranchi, where Cheteshwar Pujara batted for ages and the Australians toiled like they haven't had to in many years
For the third time this home season, the team took the lead after its opposition put up 400 batting first but the Ranchi effort was special
Also, which players have the most half-centuries without ever having made a hundred?
South Africa are set to play 14 Tests in nine months soon, so both fast bowlers, despite being sent home from New Zealand, should not lose hope
This Bangladesh are crazy if they think they can beat Sri Lanka in their own den. Right?
Under duress again, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim forged a match-winning partnership and contributed in the second innings to help Bangladesh create history