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Clifford Goodman      

Full name Clifford Everard Goodman

Born November 20, 1869, College View, St Philip, Barbados

Died February 1, 1911, Belleville, St Michael, Barbados (aged 41 years 73 days)

Major teams Barbados

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Relation Brother - GA Goodman, Brother - WE Goodman, Brother - PA Goodman

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 15 22 6 274 68 17.12 0 1 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 15 1327+ 126 8/40 10.70* 15 6
Career statistics
First-class span 1891-1897
Profile

Clifford Everard Goodman, the greatest bowler the West Indies ever produced, and a member of a famous cricket brotherhood, died in Barbados on February 15, at the early age of 40. He was educated at the Lodge School, Barbados, and subsequently joined the Pickwick CC, which he helped to make the strongest club in the island. In the 14 important matches - inter-colonial and against teams from England - in which he appeared his fast bowling accounted for as many as 122 wickets. He used his head well, varied pace and pitch with good judgment, had a deadly yorker at his command, and broke in from the off in disconcerting fashion. His height was 6ft. 4ins.
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