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Dennis Lillee

Profession: Cricketer and Fast Bowler

Nationality:
Australia
Australian

Why Famous: Played for Australia between 1971 and 1984.

Born: July 18, 1949
Birthplace: Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia
Age: 72 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer

Historical Events

  • 1971-01-30 Dennis Lillee takes 5-84 in his 1st Test bowl, v England
  • 1975-06-07 Dennis Lillee takes 1st one-day 5WI, 5-34 v Pakistan World Cup
  • 1977-03-13 Dennis Lillee takes 6-26, England all out 95 in Centenary Test
  • 1981-02-10 Dennis Lillee becomes Australian Cricket's top wicket-taker with 249
  • 1981-03-08 Dennis Lillee ct by Qld 12th man Dennis Lillie in Shield game
  • 1981-11-16 Dennis Lillee kicks Javed Miandad after he had waved his bat at Dennis

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