Alf Valentine      

Full name Alfred Louis Valentine

Born April 28, 1930, Kingston, Jamaica

Died May 11, 2004, Orlando, Florida, USA (aged 74 years 13 days)

Major teams West Indies, Jamaica

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Alfred Louis Valentine
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 36 51 21 141 14 4.70 0 0 3 13 0
First-class 125 142 48 470 24* 5.00 0 0 45 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 36 63 12953 4215 139 8/104 11/204 30.32 1.95 93.1 7 8 2
First-class 125 33828 12451 475 8/26 26.21 2.20 71.2 32 6
Career statistics
Test debut England v West Indies at Manchester, Jun 8-12, 1950 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v India at Kingston, Apr 13-18, 1962 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1949-1965
Profile

Alf Valentine, who has died in America at the age of 74, was a vital cog in the first great West Indian team - the one that shocked England in 1950 by winning the series 3-1.

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1964

Alf Valentine (left) and Lance Gibbs discuss the art of spin, England, 1963

Alf Valentine (left) and Lance Gibbs discuss the art of spin, England, 1963

© The Cricketer International

1963

Alf Valentine, 1963

Alf Valentine

© The Cricketer International

Apr 26, 1959

Alf Valentine (left) and Collie Smith

Alf Valentine (left) and Collie Smith

© Locksley Comrie

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1951

Tournament Results
Tallawahs v Amazon at Port of Spain - Aug 24, 2013
Tallawahs won by 7 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
Tallawahs v Tridents at Port of Spain - Aug 23, 2013
Tallawahs won by 7 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
Amazon v Red Steel at Port of Spain - Aug 22, 2013
Amazon won by 7 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
Tallawahs v Red Steel at Kingston - Aug 18, 2013
Tallawahs won by 3 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Hawksbills v Amazon at North Sound - Aug 17, 2013
Amazon won by 5 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Tallawahs v Tridents at Kingston - Aug 17, 2013
Tallawahs won by 6 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
Zouks v Red Steel at Kingston - Aug 17, 2013
Red Steel won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
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