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Shane Lee      

Full name Shane Lee

Born August 8, 1973, Wollongong, New South Wales

Current age 44 years 288 days

Major teams Australia, New South Wales, Somerset, Worcestershire

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Brother - B Lee

Shane Lee
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs Insights on odi 45 35 8 477 47 17.66 500 95.40 0 0 31 7 23 0
First-class 93 151 22 5071 183* 39.31 12 24 74 0
List A 147 125 23 2869 115 28.12 4 13 73 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs Insights on odi 45 43 1706 1245 48 5/33 5/33 25.93 4.37 35.5 1 1 0
First-class 93 10195 6078 150 4/20 40.52 3.57 67.9 0 0
List A 147 5523 4286 162 5/33 5/33 26.45 4.65 34.0 7 1 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Australia v West Indies at Adelaide, Dec 17, 1995 scorecard
Last ODI India v Australia at Visakhapatnam, Apr 3, 2001 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1992/93 - 2002
List A span 1992/93 - 2002/03

Shane Lee, a blond-haired, talented allrounder, intermittently captured the attention of his nation's one-day international selectors for several years for his right-arm medium-pace bowling and hard-hitting strokeplay. From his base in Wollongong, Lee showed great potential as a junior: this promise culminating in selection in Australia's Under-19 team in 1991-92. In subsequent years he duly became a particularly skilled performer at interstate level, where his prowess as a clean striker of the ball was in regular evidence. He also enjoyed a productive season of county cricket with Somerset in 1996, topping his team's batting averages, even if his bowling was not altogether suited by the slower and lower conditions. Along similar lines, Lee made a huge impact in his first match in the international arena, raising visions of great things as he struck a whirlwind 39 against West Indies at Adelaide in December 1995. After failing to recapture this form later in the series and again in the 1996 World Cup, though, he was left out of the national side for a period of over two years. Lee renewed his claims to a more permanent position in the Australian side with an excellent 1999-2000 one-day international campaign on home soil, where the focus increasingly turned to his accurate, intelligent bowling. He was also appointed his state's captain in July 2000 and led the Blues in 13 first-class and 14 one-day matches. However, knee troubles limited his appearances throughout much of the 2001-02 and 2002-03 seasons, and led to his early retirement in April 2003, aged 29.
John Polack

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Oct 24, 2002

24 Oct 2002: Simon Katich, Steve Rixon, Doug Bollinger, Humphrey Bear, Michael Clarke and Shane Lee at Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick for International Children's Day

Katich, Rixon, Bollinger, Humphrey Bear, Clarke and Shane Lee at Sydney Children's Hospital, October 2002

© New South Wales Cricket Association

Oct 24, 2002

24 Oct 2002: Shane Lee and a patient at Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick

Shane Lee and friend, October 2002

© New South Wales Cricket Association

Aug 29, 2002

Portrait of Shane Lee, New South Wales, August 2002

Shane Lee - Portrait August 2002

© New South Wales Cricket Association

Shane Lee cricket photos

First-class Debut: New South Wales v Western Australia at Sydney, 1992/93
List A Debut: New South Wales v Tasmania at Sydney, 1992/93

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