John Lyon      

Full name John Lyon

Born May 17, 1951, St Helens, Lancashire

Died January 1, 2010, Krugersdorp, Gauteng (aged 58 years 229 days)

Major teams Lancashire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 86 91 18 1016 123 13.91 1 2 159 12
List A 81 39 19 224 31 11.20 0 0 66 11
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 86 - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 81 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1973 - 1979
List A span 1973 - 1979
Profile

John Lyon played 84 matches for Lancashire between 1973 and 1979, initially as a replacement for Farokh Engineer before becoming the first choice for his last three seasons, taking 159 catches and making 12 stumpings. Although he was a limited lower-order batsman, he did score a first-class hundred against Warwickshire in 1979 along with Bob Ratcliffe, who also made his only first-class century.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Derbyshire 492 Kent 352/7 (113.3 ov)
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Glamorgan 260 & 231/3 (68.3 ov) Essex 313
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Northants 176 & 58/2 (20.4 ov) Gloucs 418
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire 270 & 115/6 (43 ov) Notts 189
Lancashire v Surrey at Manchester - May 22-24
Lancashire won by an innings and 96 runs
Leics v Worcs at Leicester - May 22-24
Worcs won by 7 wickets
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Somerset 376 Middlesex 361/6 (120.4 ov)
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Warwickshire 313 & 114 Durham 190 & 94/4 (38.5 ov, target 238)
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