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Garry Sobers

Full name:Garfield St Aubrun Sobers
Born:28th July 1936, Chelsea Road, Bay Land, St Michael, Barbados
Batting:Left-hand batsman
Bowling:Slow left-arm chinaman, Slow left-arm orthodox, Left-arm fast-medium
Biography:Appointed Officer of the Order of Australia in 2003 Queen's Birthday Honours for services to cricket
Relations:Brother: GF Sobers; Cousin: DAJ Holford
Teams:West Indies (Test: 1953/54-1973/74); West Indies (ODI: 1973); Barbados (Main FC: 1952/53-1973/74); Marylebone Cricket Club (Main FC: 1961-1962); South Australia (Main FC: 1961/62-1963/64); Nottinghamshire (Main FC: 1968-1974); Nottinghamshire (Main ListA: 1968-1974); Barbados (Main ListA: 1969/70-1972/73); West Indies (Other FC: 1953/54-1973/74); West Indians (Other FC: 1955/56-1969); West Indies XI (Other FC: 1955/56-1963/64); AER Gilligan's XI (Other FC: 1958-1959); Commonwealth XI (Other FC: 1958-1964/65); CC Hunte's XI (Other FC: 1963/64); EW Swanton's XI (Other FC: 1963/64); Sir FMM Worrell's XI (Other FC: 1964); Jamaica Invitation XI (Other FC: 1964/65-1965/66); Rest of the World XI (Other FC: 1965-1970/71); International Cavaliers (Other FC: 1969/70); World XI (Other FC: 1971/72); West Indians (Other ListA: 1963-1966); World XI (Other ListA: 1971/72); West Indies (Other ListA: 1973); All teams
Indian Cricket Cricketer of the Year: 1958/59
Wisden Cricketer of the Year: 1964
Nottinghamshire Captain: 1968 - 1972, 1973
Nottinghamshire cap: 1968
The Cricket Society Wetherall Award for the Leading All-Rounder in English First-Class Cricket: 1970
Nottinghamshire benefit season: 1972
Walter Lawrence Trophy winner: 1974
Wisden Cricketer of the Century: 2000
Lists of matches and more detailed statistics
Articles:Sir Gary Sobers turns 80 on Thursday : world's leading players join in celebrations
 Sobers to open World Cup
 Sobers prefers Gupte over Warne
Pictures:Sir Garry Sobers' 80th birthday celebrations
 Sir Garry Sobers receives a shirt as CPL honoured him
 The moment when CPL honoured Sir Garry Sobers ahead of 80th birthday celebrations
 CPL honours Sir Garry Sobers ahead of 80th birthday celebrations

Test Career Batting and Fielding (1953/54-1973/74)
MINORunsHSAve10050Ct
West Indies93160218032365*57.782630109
Test Career Bowling (1953/54-1973/74)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve5wI10wMSRateEcon
West Indies2159997479992356-7334.036091.912.22

First-Class Career Batting and Fielding (1952/53-1974)
MINORunsHSAve10050Ct
Overall3836099328314365*54.8786121405
First-Class Career Bowling (1952/53-1974)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve5wI10wMSRateEcon
Overall7077828942894110439-4927.7436167.862.45

ODI Career Batting and Fielding (1973)
MINORunsHSAve10050SRateCt
West Indies110000.00000.001
ODI Career Bowling (1973)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve4wI5wISRateEcon
West Indies6333111-3131.000063.002.95

List A Career Batting and Fielding (1963-1974)
MINORunsHSAve10050Ct
Overall9592212721116*38.3211841
List A Career Bowling (1963-1974)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve4wI5wISRateEcon
Overall442312224261095-4322.254140.573.29

 

 

 

 

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