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Herbert Chang      

Full name Herbert Samuel Chang

Born July 2, 1952, Jamaica

Current age 62 years 208 days

Major teams West Indies, Jamaica

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 8 6 4.00 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 58 98 5 3273 155 35.19 5 21 31 0
List A 25 24 0 480 55 20.00 0 1 8 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 58 42 32 0 - - - 4.57 - 0 0 0
List A 25 4 8 0 - - - 12.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test India v West Indies at Chennai, Jan 12-16, 1979 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1972-1983
List A span 1972-1983
Profile

Herbert Chang was a diminutive left-hand batsman whose one chance at the highest level came on West Indies tour of India in 1978-79, but in the fourth Test at Madras he failed, scoring 6 and 2, and that was that. He had gained selection for the tour after several consistent seasons with Jamaica, and that form continued after his Indian trip. In 1981-82 he made 426 runs but still didn't get a look in. In frustration, he threw in his lot with the rebel West Indies side which toured South Africa and received a life ban. He returned home but has led a troubled existence since.
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