|Batting style||Right-hand bat|
|Bowling style||Right-arm medium|
- For the Canadian golfer see Ian Leggatt.
He played for Central Districts from 1950-51 to 1961-62. In 1952-53 he and Harry Cave added 239 for the ninth wicket for Central Districts against Otago at Dunedin. Leggat scored 142 not out batting at number 10. It was his first fifty in first-class cricket; he did not score another until 1958-59.
This innings helped him to score 212 runs at 53.00 in 1952-53; he also took 7 wickets at 40.14. He was a surprise selection for the tour of South Africa in 1953-54. In eight games on the tour he made 138 runs at 12.54 and took 5 wickets at 33.60. He played in the Third Test, making a duck and taking no wickets in three overs, and taking two catches.
He scored one more century, 115 against Canterbury in 1959-60, and took his best bowling figures, 5 for 60, against Canterbury in 1961-62. He played in the trial match in 1958-59 and took 4 for 21 and 3 for 27 for South Island against North Island, but was not selected for the subsequent Tests against England.
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