Who is the famous West Indian cricketer?

This is a list of West Indian Test cricketers. A Test match is an international cricket match between two of the leading cricketing nations. The list is arranged in the order in which each player won his Test cap….Players.

West Indian Test cricketers Name George Headley
Batting Avg 60.83
Bowling Balls 398
Mdn 7
Runs 230

What happened to the West Indies cricket team?

Throughout the 1990s and 2000s, however, West Indian cricket declined, in part due to the rise in popularity of athletics and football in West Indian countries, and the team today is struggling to regain its past glory.

Who is a great all round cricketer from the West Indies?

Player Span 100
BC Lara 1990-2006 34
S Chanderpaul 1994-2015 30
IVA Richards 1974-1991 24
GS Sobers 1954-1974 26

Is cricket still popular in West Indies?

Cricket has traditionally been the most popular sport in the West Indies, both before and after independence.

Who is West Indies best bowler?

(1) Malcolm Marshall: Arguably West Indies greatest fast bowler, a combination of speed and unplayable line and length delivery. (2) Curtly Ambrose: Similiar to ‘Big Bird’ Joel Garner in terms of delivery, one of the most lethal ‘yorker’ An economical bowler.

Who is best all-rounder in West Indies?

ICC Player Rankings for Test All-rounders

Rank Player Rating
1 Ravindra Jadeja India 385
2 Ravichandran Ashwin India 341
3 Jason Holder West Indies 336
4 Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh 324

Where did West Indies play in the 1980s?

West Indies also played two matches in Ireland and two in Scotland . The highlights of the tour were a two-match One Day International series for the 1980 Prudential Trophy and a five- Test series for the Wisden Trophy, both against the English cricket team. West Indies were captained by Clive Lloyd, and England by Ian Botham.

When did the 80s West Indian cricket tour begin?

The tour began with the traditional fixture against Lavinia, Duchess of Norfolk’s XI at Arundel Castle on 8 May 1980. West Indies won the 45-over match by 121 runs. West Indies spent most of the rest of May warming up for the matches against England.

Who is the greatest West Indian cricketer of the 1980s?

10 Legendary West Indian Cricketers of the 1980s 1 Sir Vivian Richards. 2 Malcolm Marshall. 3 Desmond Haynes. 4 Gordon Greenidge. 5 Michael Holding. 6 Joel Garner. 7 Jeff Dujon. 8 Gus Logie. 9 Sir Richie Richardson. 10 Larry Gomes.

Who captained the West Indies in the 1980 Pakistan tour?

The West Indies cricket team toured Pakistan in November to December 1980 and played a four-match Test series against the Pakistan national cricket team. West Indies won the Test series 1–0. West Indies were captained by Clive Lloyd and Pakistan by Javed Miandad.