Full name Ellis Lynley Child
Born December 23, 1925, Whangarei, Northland
Died May 8, 2005, Auckland (aged 79 years 136 days)
Major teams Auckland, Northern Districts
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Relation Son - MJ Child
|First-class span||1953/54 - 1958/59|
CHILD, ELLIS LYNLEY, who died on May 8, 2005, aged 79, was a mediumpacer who played five matches for Auckland in 1953-54, and three more for Northern Districts five years later. He took five for 71 on his debut, against Canterbury, and nine in his next game, against Otago - but never quite hit such heights again. His son, Murray, also played for Northern Districts.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
By learning how to subtly change the pace of his deliveries
Also, what's the record for most matches without scoring a run?