Former Australian Cricketer Len Maddocks Dies At 90

Former Australian Cricketer Len Maddocks Dies At 90

The famous Australian cricketer who is famous for his test match innings Len Maddocks has just passed away yesterday. He died at an age of 90 years. Len Maddock was one of the famous cricketers who played total seven text matches  and started its journey in the cricket in 1954 and played his first match in 1956.

Former Australian Cricketer Len Maddocks Dies At 90

In all seven test matches, he played as a wicket-keeper and batsman for the Australian team. The main fame he got in 1956 when he was the only player of his team and faced the English spinner Jim Laker at Old Trafford stadium and made a record of 19 wickets haul. The name of Len Maddock’s become a history from that time. He was also highly known cricketer of the domestic cities and played seven successful matches from the Australian team.

Len Maddocks played 112 matches where he succeeded in making 4000 runs for his team and created a mark of six centuries with Dismissals in Victoria and Tasmania. After his retirement from the Australian cricket team, he joined the Australian Cricket Board from 1973-1983.  He was one of the major members of the Cricket board that time. and after that became the national selector for the Australian cricket team.

In 1977 he was the team manager when the World series Cricket affected the loss of Ashes.  The death of Len Maddock has also created a unique world record as he is the only Australian Test Cricketer who has lived 90 years of their life and broke the previous record of Arthur Morris. After his death, the oldest player of the Australia’s test matches is Ken Archer who is 88 years old and after him, another batsman Neil Harvey is 87 years.

Yesterday, the Australia  Cricket Association lost its one of the best player who has made many records and at the end of the life journey he has also created a unique record. For more updates stay tuned with us.

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