Lee Goddard

Country: England
Born: October 22, 1982, Dewsbury, Yorkshire
Batting Style: Right hand Bat

Lee Goddard Bio

Lee James Goddard is a proficient cricketer hailing from Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England. Born with an innate talent and a burning passion for the sport, Goddard embarked on his professional career with Derbyshire in 2003. Although his initial tenure at the county was short-lived, as he departed for Durham in 2007, he returned to Derbyshire in 2009 following Jamie Pipe’s retirement.

Goddard’s appearances in first-class matches have been relatively limited thus far, largely due to the presence of the formidable Phil Mustard at The Riverside. Nonetheless, whenever he was given an opportunity to showcase his skills, Goddard made sure to leave a lasting impression. During his first spell at Derbyshire, he showcased his batting prowess by amassing a career-best score of 91 against Surrey. Additionally, he etched his name in the record books by keeping a clean sheet against Essex while they amassed a mammoth total of 580, thus setting the record for the largest total against Derbyshire without conceding a bye.

Upon his relocation to Durham, Goddard continued to demonstrate his immense talent. In a thrilling display of power-hitting, he thundered to a half-century off a mere 32 balls against Sri Lanka A. This feat allowed him to claim the record for the fastest first-class fifty by a Durham batsman, surpassing the previous record set by the legendary Ian Botham.

Unfortunately, Goddard’s eagerly awaited comeback season at Derbyshire was cut short as the county opted not to renew his contract. The decision was primarily attributed to his subpar performances in the field and with the bat. During his eight first-class matches, he managed to take 24 catches but struggled to maintain a high batting average, averaging just 16.50. Despite the setback, Goddard remains determined and tirelessly works towards improving his skills, aspiring to make a triumphant return to the professional cricket scene.

Off the field, Goddard is acknowledged for his strong work ethic and dedication to the sport. He constantly strives to maintain physical fitness and improve his technique, ensuring that he is always prepared to face any challenge that comes his way. Additionally, he takes an active role in mentoring and guiding younger players, sharing his knowledge and experiences to help them develop their own cricketing talents.

As he continues to carve his path in the world of cricket, Goddard remains focused on achieving greatness and leaving an indelible mark on the sport. With his unwavering determination, exceptional skill set, and relentless pursuit of excellence, there is no doubt that Lee James Goddard will continue to make waves in the cricketing arena.

Lee Goddard Career Stats

Lee Goddard Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 18 25 5 489 91 24.45 1017 48.08 0 3 - - 46 0
List A 16 12 4 136 36 17 - - 0 0 - - 17 0
T20s 17 9 7 63 22* 31.5 47 134.04 0 0 6 0 5 1

Lee Goddard Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 18 - 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 0 0
List A 16 - 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 0 0
T20s 17 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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