|Full name||Patrick Bernard Clift|
12 July 1953|
Southern Rhodesia, Rhodesia
3 September 1996 (aged 43)|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Domestic team information|
Source: Cricinfo, 20 October 2012
Patrick Bernard Clift (July 14, 1953 – September 2, 1996) was a Zimbabwean first class cricketer for Leicestershire County Cricket Club, who was educated at St. George's College, Harare. He was a right-armed medium bowler and handy right-handed batsman. Clift died in South Africa after a battle with bone marrow cancer, in the same year that Leicestershire won the County Championship.
- In April 1976 he took 8 for 17 for Leicestershire against Marylebone Cricket Club at Lord's. He finished the season with 74 wickets at 20.18. This tally included a hat-trick against Yorkshire at Grace Road.
- Won the Benson & Hedges Cup in 1985, taking 2 for 40.
- Made 100 not out in just 50 minutes against Sussex at Hove in 1983. It was the fastest century ever scored by a player for Leicestershire.
- Holds Rhodesia's eighth and ninth wicket records.
- Took 5 catches in an innings at Worcester in 1976.
- In 1984 he took 8 for 26 at Edgbaston.
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