Ken Lilly

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Ken Lilly
Personal information
Full name Kenneth Edward Lilly
Born (1959-12-25) 25 December 1959 (age 54)
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Role Bowler
Domestic team information
Years Team
1982–1983 Western Australia
Career statistics
Competition FC LA
Matches 2 1
Runs scored 4 n/a
Batting average 4.00 n/a
100s/50s 0/0 n/a
Top score 4* n/a
Balls bowled 360 30
Wickets 6 1
Bowling average 42.50 19.00
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a
Best bowling 3/72 1/19
Catches/stumpings 0/- 0/-
Source: CricketArchive, 17 January 2013

Kenneth Edward "Ken" Lilly (born 25 December 1959) is a former Australian cricketer. From Perth, Lilly played several matches for the state colts team from the early 1980s onwards,[1] but did not make his debut at senior level until the 1988–89 season, when he was aged 29. A right-arm fast bowler, he played two Sheffield Shield matches late in the season,[2] as well as a single match in the limited-overs FA Insurance Cup.[3] Lilly made his first-class debut against Victoria in January 1989 at the WACA Ground, taking 3/72 in the first innings and four wickets for the match.[4] His second (and last) first-class match came against New South Wales the following month. He took two wickets in the match, but finished with an economy rate of 5.48 from his 21 overs, failing to bowl a maiden.[5] Lilly's only one-day game at state level came between his two Sheffield Shield matches. He took 1/19 from five overs, helping to dismiss Tasmania for 121 runs.[6] Lilly did not play at state level again, with Western Australia's fast-bowling stocks including several Australian internationals, notably Terry Alderman, Ken MacLeay, Chris Matthews, and Bruce Reid.[7] However, he remained active at grade cricket level, and later coached North Perth, where he was involved in the establishment of a trophy commemorating former state player Mark McPhee.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miscellaneous matches played by Ken Lilly (4) – CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  2. ^ Sheffield Shield matches played by Ken Lilly (2) – CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  3. ^ List A matches played by Ken Lilly (1) – CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  4. ^ Western Australia v Victoria, Sheffield Shield 1988/89 – CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  5. ^ Western Australia v New South Wales, Sheffield Shield 1988/89 – CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  6. ^ Tasmania v Western Australia, Federated Automobile Insurance Cup 1988/89 (Group A) – CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  7. ^ Sheffield Shield 1988/89: bowling for Western Australia – CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  8. ^ Clubs to play for Mark McPhee Shield – ESPNcricinfo. Published 28 September 1999. Retrieved 17 January 2013.