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Full name Derek Isaac Kallicharran
Born April 4, 1958, Port Mourant, Berbice, British Guiana
Current age 56 years 359 days
Major teams United States of America, Guyana
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak googly
Relation Brother - AI Kallicharran
|First-class span||1978/79 - 1985/86|
|List A span||1982/83 - 1985/86|
Teams: USA, Everest Sports Club (EACA), East Zone, Guyana, Guyana U19.
A left handed batsman and a right arm spinner from Guyana, Derek has represented that country's U19 team in the Benson and Hedges Youth competition and the senior team in the Shell Shield series. He has played League cricket in England and has a high score of 197. He now plays in the Eastern American Cricket Association and has scored numerous centuries in League competition. A member of the USA team in the last two ICC tournaments.
Brother of Alvin Kallicharran (WI)
First Class: Debut 1979 vs. Barbados.
Total 39 matches.
Batting: 61-2-1459-88 vs. Windward Islands, St. Vincent, 1985. Avg. 24.72
Bowling: 98 wickets for 3683 runs. Avg. 37.58. BB 6/60 vs. Jamaica, Georgetown.
Tours: West Indies "B" to Zimbabwe, 1983.
As a six-year-old, he watched Wasim Akram at the 1992 World Cup and decided that he would be a left-arm fast bowler. As a man, he put on a show very nearly as memorable as Wasim's 23 years before
The SCG might be India's preferred semi-final venue at this World Cup, but persistent rain in the lead-up has left them worried their spinners may not get the help they are widely expected to
This contest brings together a belligerent bunch of brats and braggers from two countries that are so different, yet share rampant egotism and a high opinion of themselves
Over the last few months, he has slowly moved from a flashy finisher, to a more measured risk manager
It was Grant Elliott and New Zealand's time in Auckland. Not South Africa's. But the Proteas will leave this tournament wondering when that will ever change. Maybe next time.
India's Plan A in this World Cup had worked flawlessly over seven matches. When they came up against the toughest opponents in the World Cup, however, they were left scrambling for a back-up plan