Tony Lock      

Full name Graham Anthony Richard Lock

Born July 5, 1929, Limpsfield, Surrey

Died March 30, 1995, Perth, Western Australia, Australia (aged 65 years 268 days)

Major teams England, Leicestershire, Surrey, Western Australia

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

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Graham Anthony Richard Lock
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 49 63 9 742 89 13.74 0 3 1 59 0
First-class 654 812 161 10342 89 15.88 0 27 831 0
List A 8 5 0 5 3 1.00 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 49 88 13147 4451 174 7/35 11/48 25.58 2.03 75.5 11 9 3
First-class 654 150168 54709 2844 10/54 19.23 2.18 52.8 196 50
List A 8 428 270 10 3/20 3/20 27.00 3.78 42.8 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v India at Manchester, Jul 17-19, 1952 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v England at Georgetown, Mar 28-Apr 3, 1968 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1946-1971
List A span 1966-1971
Profile

Wisden obituary
Graham Anthony Richard Lock, died on March 30, 1995, aged 65, in Perth, Western Australia where, in the 1960s, he enjoyed a career as rewarding as that pursued throughout the previous decade for Surrey and England. Tony Lock was an aggressive, attacking left-arm spinner, who complemented ideally the subtleties of Jim Laker's off-spin when Surrey were winning the County Championship every year from 1952 to 1958 and England regained, then retained, the Ashes; their names were twinned in cricket lore in a way usually associated with opening batsmen and fast bowlers. The final phase of his playing days saw him as a more orthodox slow bowler, relying on guile and flight as much as spin, and as a driving captain of Western Australia and Leicestershire.

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2008

Cover image of <i>Tony Hill: Aggressive Master of Spin</i>

Cover image of Tony Hill: Aggressive Master of Spin

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Mar 9, 2004

Tony Lock

Tony Lock

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Apr 3, 1968

Tony Lock drives during his brief stay at the crease, West Indies v England, 5th Test, Georgetown, 5th day, April 3, 1968

Tony Lock drives during his brief stay at the crease

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1954

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Quarter-Final: Lancashire v Glamorgan at Manchester
Aug 1-2, 2014 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
2nd Quarter-Final: Surrey v Worcs at The Oval
Aug 2, 2014 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
3rd Quarter-Final: Essex v Warwickshire at Chelmsford
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4th Quarter-Final: Notts v Hampshire at Nottingham
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