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Steve Alleyne      

Full name Steven Mark Clark Alleyne

Born January 28, 1960, Stoke Newington, London, England

Died October 15, 2007, Barbados (aged 47 years 260 days)

Major teams Scotland

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
List A 1 1 0 4 4 4.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
List A 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
List A span 1985 - 1985

ALLEYNE, STEPHEN MARK CLARKE, who died of a heart attack on October 15, 2007, aged 47, headed the Barbados organising committee for the 2007 World Cup. Alleyne was an actuary who became president of the Barbados Cricket Association in 2000, and was adamant that the country must play a major role in the first World Cup in the West Indies. He drove the bid to stage the final at Kensington Oval, and oversaw the ground reconstruction that made it possible. He had gone to university in Scotland, and spent several seasons with Edinburgh's Carlton club, opening the batting for Scotland in their 1985 NatWest Trophy cuptie against Glamorgan. The day before he died, he was playing for Empire, his Bridgetown club. Alleyne was often seen as a future president of the West Indian board: Joel Garner, his successor as BCA president, said he had "a brilliant mind". Tony Cozier said his death was "a critical, inopportune loss" at a time when West Indian cricket was so short of dynamic leaders.
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