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Bennett King      

Full name Bennett Alfred King

Born December 19, 1964, Mossman, Queensland

Current age 53 years 305 days

Major teams Northern Suburbs (Brisbane)

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

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Bennett Alfred King
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Bennett King was was selected in the Queensland Under-19 team for the National Championships in 1982-83. He moved from Gympie to Brisbane and played club cricket for Norths in 24 first-grade matches. King was also a promising rugby league player for Valleys in Brisbane and was invited to join the Gold Coast Giants in the national rugby league competition, but his career was ended by injury. A physical education teacher, he decided to use his training methods for cricket and accepted a position as a development officer with Queensland Cricket.

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Feb 16, 2007

Marlon Samuels with Bennett King at practice

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Jan 29, 2007

Shivnarine Chanderpaul gets some tips from Bennett King, Vadodara, January 29, 2007

Shivnarine Chanderpaul gets some tips from Bennett King

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Oct 31, 2006

Marlon Samuels and Bennett King during practice, RCA Academy, Jaipur, October 31, 2006

Marlon Samuels and Bennett King during practice

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Notes

Queensland Coach 1999-2000 to 2001-02
Commonwealth Bank Cricket Academy Head Coach Mar 2002 to Oct 2004
West Indies coach Oct 2004 to 2007