Goofy Lawrence      

Full name Godfrey Bernard Lawrence

Born March 31, 1932, Salisbury (now Harare), Rhodesia

Current age 83 years 0 days

Major teams Rhodesia, South Africa, Border, Natal

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 5 8 0 141 43 17.62 0 0 0 2 0
First-class 77 111 26 1079 60* 12.69 0 1 54 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 5 9 1334 512 28 8/53 9/98 18.28 2.30 47.6 2 2 0
First-class 77 18244 6146 342 8/42 17.97 2.02 53.3 15 1
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v New Zealand at Durban, Dec 8-12, 1961 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v New Zealand at Port Elizabeth, Feb 16-20, 1962 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1952/53 - 1966/67
Profile

A 6' 5" fast bowler - and up to then the tallest player in South African cricket - Goofy Lawrence relied more on hard work than natural ability, but it won him five Test caps against New Zealand in 1961-62. In the second Test at Johannesburg he grabbed 8 for 53, taking 28 wickets at 18.28 in the series. He was also a capable batsman, and in the first innings of the final match at Port Elizabeth he opened the batting with Eddie Barlow, top-scoring with 43. That was his best season - he took 51 wickets in all at 17.49. South Africa's limited number of international matches meant that by the time of the next series he had been discarded. For more than a decade he was the spearhead of the Rhodesia side, taking 296 wickets at 17.29.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
B'desh U19 v S Africa U19 at Fatullah
Apr 6, 2015 (09:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 23:00 EDT -1d | 22:00 CDT -1d | 20:00 PDT -1d)
1st Youth ODI: B'desh U19 v S Africa U19 at Dhaka
Apr 8, 2015 (09:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 23:00 EDT -1d | 22:00 CDT -1d | 20:00 PDT -1d)
2nd Youth ODI: B'desh U19 v S Africa U19 at Dhaka
Apr 10, 2015 (09:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 23:00 EDT -1d | 22:00 CDT -1d | 20:00 PDT -1d)
3rd Youth ODI: B'desh U19 v S Africa U19 at Cox's Bazar
Apr 13, 2015 (09:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 23:00 EDT -1d | 22:00 CDT -1d | 20:00 PDT -1d)
4th Youth ODI: B'desh U19 v S Africa U19 at Cox's Bazar
Apr 15, 2015 (09:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 23:00 EDT -1d | 22:00 CDT -1d | 20:00 PDT -1d)
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