Paddy Clift

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Paddy Clift
Personal information
Full name Patrick Bernard Clift
Born (1953-07-12)12 July 1953
Southern Rhodesia, Rhodesia
Died 3 September 1996(1996-09-03) (aged 43)
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal,
South Africa
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm medium
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1980/81–1987/88 Natal
1979/80 Zimbabwe
1975–1987 Leicestershire
1971/72–1978/79 Rhodesia
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches 319 243
Runs scored 8,395 2,427
Batting average 23.64 19.73
100s/50s 2/31 –/4
Top score 106 91
Balls bowled 51,972 11,712
Wickets 876 295
Bowling average 24.66 25.45
5 wickets in innings 26
10 wickets in match 2
Best bowling 8/17 4/13
Catches/stumpings 161/– 66/–
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.

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