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KH Eastwood

Name: Eastwood, Kenneth Humphrey
Date of Birth: 23 November 1935
Career: 1955/56 - 1977/78
Teams: Footscray
Matches: 184
Batting Style: LHOB
Bowling Style: LAWS


Ken Eastwood played 184 matches with the Bulldogs between 1955/56 and 1977/78. He continued playing for several seasons beyond then as skipper of the Footscray 2nds and 3rds. Ken scored 6918 runs @ 32.47 for Footscray, including 11 centuries and 850 in the 1966/67 season. All of these figures remain as Club records. Ken was Footscray Club Champion in 1963/64, 1966/67 and 1972/73 and is one of only three players to have scored a century in each innings of a VCA match (v Richmond in 1966/67). He also took 106 wickets @ 20.81 for Footscray with his left-arm wrist-spinners. For Victoria, Ken played 41 First Class matches, scoring 2717 runs @ 43.13 including 9 centuries and a highest score of 221 against South Australia. Ken played one Test match, against England in 1970/71 when he replaced Bill Lawry.


Batting
Innings N.O. Runs Batting Avg High Score 50s 100s
233 20 6918 32.47 153 44  11

Bowling
Runs Wickets Bowling Avg Best 5wi 10wm Ct/St
2206 106 20.81 4/16     104