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Full name Lawrence Gordon Chapman
Born June 25, 1928, Brisbane, Queensland
Died January 29, 2008, Alexandra Hills, Brisbane, Queensland (aged 79 years 218 days)
Major teams Queensland
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Left-arm medium
Lawrence Chapman was a left-arm opening bowler who made a good impression in his first two matches for Queensland but who failed to come on thereafter. In this second match he took three quick wickets to reduce Victoria to 3 for 18, finishing with 3 for 76, his career best. In 1949-50 he took eight wickets at 21.12, but despite a long run in the next two season he managed only two more very expensive wickets.
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