Len Maddocks      

Full name Leonard Victor Maddocks

Born May 24, 1926, Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria

Died August 27, 2016, Melbourne (aged 90 years 95 days)

Major teams Australia, Tasmania, Victoria

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Relation Brother - RI Maddocks, Son - IL Maddocks

Leonard Victor Maddocks
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 7 12 2 177 69 17.70 0 1 0 19 1
First-class 112 158 33 4106 122* 32.84 6 20 210 67
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 112 18 4 1 1/4 4.00 1.33 18.0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Melbourne, Dec 31, 1954 - Jan 5, 1955 scorecard
Last Test India v Australia at Mumbai (BS), Oct 26-31, 1956 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1946/47 - 1967/68
Profile

Len Maddocks will be remembered forever as the man Jim Laker trapped leg-before to complete his famous ten-for at Old Trafford in 1956, yet apart from this inauspicious place in cricket history, Maddocks was a wicketkeeper of distinction in his own right, and after retirement became a prominent figure in the administration of Australian cricket. He was small and slight, and played his cricket with a smile on his face.

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Jul 31, 1956

Len Maddocks, January 1, 1956

Len Maddocks

© Hulton Archive

Jul 31, 1956

Jim Laker completes his ten-for as Len Maddocks is trapped lbw, England v Australia, Manchester, July 31, 1956

Jim Laker completes his ten-for as Len Maddocks is trapped lbw

© The Cricketer International

Jul 27, 1956

Len Maddocks is bowled for 4 by Jim Laker, England v Australia, 4th Test, Old Trafford, 2nd day, July 27, 1956

Len Maddocks is bowled for 4 by Jim Laker

© PA Photos

Notes

Tasmania First-Class Career Span: 1962-68

Country Fixtures Country Results
Only ODI: Australia v Ireland at Benoni
Sep 27, 2016 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 04:00 EDT | 03:00 CDT | 01:00 PDT)
Only T20I: SL Women v Aus Women at Colombo (SSC)
Sep 27, 2016 (14:00 local | 08:30 GMT | 04:30 EDT | 03:30 CDT | 01:30 PDT)
1st ODI: South Africa v Australia at Centurion
Sep 30, 2016 (13:30 local | 11:30 GMT | 07:30 EDT | 06:30 CDT | 04:30 PDT)
Queensland v CA XI at Brisbane
Oct 1, 2016 (09:30 local | 23:30 GMT -1d | 19:30 EDT -1d | 18:30 CDT -1d | 16:30 PDT -1d)
West Aust v South Aust at Perth
Oct 2, 2016 (11:30 local | 03:30 GMT | 23:30 EDT -1d | 22:30 CDT -1d | 20:30 PDT -1d)
2nd ODI: South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg
Oct 2, 2016 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 04:00 EDT | 03:00 CDT | 01:00 PDT)
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