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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