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
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"