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Les Favell      

Full name Leslie Ernest Favell

Born October 6, 1929, Arncliffe, New South Wales

Died June 14, 1987, Magill, Adelaide, South Australia (aged 57 years 251 days)

Major teams Australia, South Australia

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Son - AL Favell

Leslie Ernest Favell
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 19 31 3 757 101 27.03 1 5 2 9 0
First-class 202 347 9 12379 190 36.62 27 67 110 0
List A 1 1 0 5 5 5.00 0 0 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 19 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 202 587 345 5 1/0 69.00 3.52 117.4 0 0
List A 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Brisbane, Nov 26-Dec 1, 1954 scorecard
Last Test Australia v West Indies at Adelaide, Jan 27-Feb 1, 1961 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1951-1970
List A span 1969-1970
Profile

The early death of Les Favell robs cricket of a highly-esteemed figure, a breezy opening batsman who became a fine coach, an analytical commentator and columnist, partron of the Australian Cricket Society, and a life member of the SACA.

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1987

Les Favell, flanked by Dr Donald Beard on the left and Don Bradman on the right, at his testimonial match, 1987

Les Favell, flanked by Dr Donald Beard on the left and Don Bradman on the right, at his testimonial match

© SACA

Jan 1, 1955

Les Favell cuts a ball Brian Statham as his team-mate Arthur Morris looks on, Australia v England, 3rd Test, MCG, 2nd day, January 1, 1955

Les Favell cuts a ball Brian Statham as his team-mate Arthur Morris looks on

© PA Photos

Nov 25, 1954

Les Favell bats in the nets before making his Test debut, Brisbane, November 25, 1954

Les Favell bats in the nets before making his Test debut

© Getty Images

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