Ian McLachlan      

Full name Ian Murray McLachlan

Born October 2, 1936, North Adelaide, South Australia

Current age 80 years 112 days

Major teams Cambridge University, South Australia

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Relation Brother - AA McLachlan

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 72 128 10 3743 188* 31.72 9 17 41 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 72 382 6 2/33 63.66 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1956 - 1963/64
Profile

A middle-order batsman who made his first-class debut for Cambridge University, Ian McLachlan returned home to Adelaide and played four seasons with South Australia in the early 1960s. He was good enough to make several half-centuries against the touring England side in 1962-63 and was twelfth man for the Ashes Test in Adelaide that summer, but did not win a Test cap. He went on to achieve prominence in the business and political spheres, serving as president of the National Farmers Federation, chairman of Australian Wool Innovation, and as a federal member of parliament. He was Minister of Defence from 1996-98 in the government of John Howard, became a Cricket Australia director in 2004 and served as president of the South Australian Cricket Association.
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