Shane Lee is the brother of another Australian and famous pacer, Brett Lee. He is a right handed batsman and a right armed medium pacer bowler. He was born in Wollongong in New South Wales, Australia. Shane was a former Australian cricketer who retired from playing professionally in 2001.
Shane developed his potentials as an all-rounder cricketer and was a hard hitting batsman. Before joining the national team, he was part of the U-19 team in Australia and debut for New South Wales in 1993. His international team debut came two years later, in 1995 for a match against the West Indies.
Shane also had a chance to play for the Somerset County Cricket team in 1996 at the English County Championship. He had a brief stint with the Worcestershire County cricket team. Shane was part of the Australian team that played at the 1996 as well as the 1999 World Cup. Despite having a successful career, Shane retired earlier than predicted due to his constant stints with injuries as well as the growing emergence of Brett Lee.
He has participated in 147 List A matches, 93 first-class matches along with 45 one-day matches. He scored a total of 2,869 runs from List A matches, 5,071 from first-class matches and 477 runs from one-days. His batting averages were 28.12, 39.31 and 17.66 respectively. Shane bowled with averages of 26.45 for List A matches, 40.52 for first-class matches and 25.93 for one-day matches with best bowling figures of 5 wickets for 33 runs in all the three.
Besides cricket, Shane was part of the rock group, Six & Out along with his brother Brett Lee.
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