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Ricardo Ellcock      

Full name Ricardo McDonald Ellcock

Born June 17, 1965, Redmans Village, St Thomas, Barbados

Current age 52 years 9 days

Major teams Barbados, Middlesex, Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Height 5 ft 11 in

Education Combermere Secondary School, Barbados; Malvern College

Relation Brother - DE Ellcock

Ricardo McDonald Ellcock
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 46 47 13 424 45* 12.47 0 0 9 0
List A 30 15 6 57 13 6.33 0 0 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 46 5652 3395 117 5/35 29.01 3.60 48.3 1 0
List A 30 1377 975 38 4/43 4/43 25.65 4.24 36.2 2 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1982 - 1991
List A span 1983 - 1991
Profile

Barbados-born Ricardo Ellcock was a genuinely fast bowler who battled with injury throughout his career. In six seasons with Worcestershire he only briefly showed any form, but it was when he switched to Middlesex that his fortunes changed. In eight matches he took 32 wickets, enough to persuade England's selectors to take a punt on him for that winter's tour of the Caribbean. Sadly, he had to withdraw after being diagnosed with a stress fracture of the back. He missed all of 1990 and made an unsuccessful comeback in 1991. He called it a day and returned to the Caribbean where he invested his saving into qualifying as a pilot. He eventually joined Antiguan airline Liat and then moved to Virgin Atlantic where he became the fleet's first black captain.
Martin Williamson

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Apr 23, 1989

Ricardo Ellcock

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 213/4 (43 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 Essex 106/0 (36 ov)
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 Glamorgan 5/0 (2 ov)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 18/0 (6 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 Leics 65/4 (25 ov)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 Notts 135/3 (42 ov)
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 31/0 (7 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 Warwickshire 23/1 (13 ov)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 374/6 (96 ov)
ENG Women v PAK Women at Leicester
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