Len Maddocks      

Full name Leonard Victor Maddocks

Born May 24, 1926, Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria

Current age 88 years 188 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 1946-1968
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
1st Test: Australia v India at Brisbane
Dec 4-8, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:00 GMT | 19:00 EST | 18:00 CST | 16:00 PST)
NSW v Queensland at Sydney
Dec 5-8, 2014 (10:30 local | 23:30 GMT | 18:30 EST | 17:30 CST | 15:30 PST)
Tasmania v South Aust at Hobart
Dec 5-8, 2014 (10:30 local | 23:30 GMT | 18:30 EST | 17:30 CST | 15:30 PST)
West Aust v Victoria at Perth
Dec 5-8, 2014 (10:30 local | 02:30 GMT | 21:30 EST | 20:30 CST | 18:30 PST)
2nd Test: Australia v India at Adelaide
Dec 12-16, 2014 (10:30 local | 00:00 GMT | 19:00 EST | 18:00 CST | 16:00 PST)
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