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Graham McKenzie      

Full name Graham Douglas McKenzie

Born June 24, 1941, Cottesloe, Perth, Western Australia

Current age 73 years 88 days

Major teams Australia, Leicestershire, Western Australia

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Graham Douglas McKenzie
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 60 89 12 945 76 12.27 0 2 16 34 0
ODIs 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 1 0
First-class 383 471 109 5662 76 15.64 0 18 201 0
List A 151 71 25 519 41* 11.28 0 0 38 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 60 113 17681 7328 246 8/71 10/91 29.78 2.48 71.8 7 16 3
ODIs 1 1 60 22 2 2/22 2/22 11.00 2.20 30.0 0 0 0
First-class 383 76888 32868 1219 8/71 26.96 2.56 63.0 49 5
List A 151 7515 4243 217 5/15 5/15 19.55 3.38 34.6 6 3 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Lord's, Jun 22-26, 1961 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 9-14, 1971 scorecard
Test statistics
Only ODI Australia v England at Melbourne, Jan 5, 1971 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1959-1975
List A span 1964-1980
Profile

Graham McKenzie's easy approach and well-oiled action were deceptive: he hit the pitch, the bat, and sometimes batsmen very hard indeed. Picked on his first Ashes tour as a teenager in 1961, he impressed at once with his pace and poise; nothing seemed to ruffle him, although when stirred he possessed a wicked bouncer. By the age of 23, he had 100 Test wickets; by the age of 27y 200 - this despite a general lack of support and an era of benign pitches. Overwork, however, finally took its toll, and he renounced Test cricket - only two wickets short of the Australian wicket record then held by Richie Benaud - in favour of county cricket with Leicestershire. In 1975, his last year at Grace Road, they won the Championship for the first time.
Gideon Haigh

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Jan 2012

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Mar 22, 2004

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Mar 22, 2004

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1965

Country Fixtures Country Results
4th Match, Group A: Dolphins v Scorchers at Mohali
Sep 20, 2014 (16:00 local | 10:30 GMT | 06:30 EDT | 05:30 CDT | 03:30 PDT)
6th Match, Group B: Cape Cobras v Hurricanes at Hyderabad (Deccan)
Sep 21, 2014 (16:00 local | 10:30 GMT | 06:30 EDT | 05:30 CDT | 03:30 PDT)
9th Match, Group B: Hurricanes v Northern D at Raipur
Sep 23, 2014 (20:00 local | 14:30 GMT | 10:30 EDT | 09:30 CDT | 07:30 PDT)
10th Match, Group A: KKR v Scorchers at Hyderabad (Deccan)
Sep 24, 2014 (20:00 local | 14:30 GMT | 10:30 EDT | 09:30 CDT | 07:30 PDT)
1st ODI: S Lanka U19 v Aust U19 at Colombo (SSC)
Sep 25, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT)
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