Full name Ian Christopher West
Born October 9, 1984, Durham, England
Current age 30 years 297 days
Major teams Samoa
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|2/44, 0||Samoa||v Norway||Apia (No 3)||22 Sep 2012||Other OD|
|2/9||Samoa||v Bhutan||Apia (No 3)||20 Sep 2012||Other OD|
|0/31||Samoa||v Norway||Apia (No 2)||17 Sep 2012||Other OD|
|0/35, 1||Samoa||v Ghana||Apia (No 3)||15 Sep 2012||Other OD|
After growing up in the UK Ian West, A Samoan passport holder, qualified to represent the island nation after working for the Samoa International Cricket Association (SICA) as High Performance coach. West, a left handed batsman and medium pace bowler, made his debut in the World Cricket League Division 8 tournament in September 2012.
Prior to that West played in the North Yorkshire & South Durham Premier Cricket League in England for Great Ayton CC and Buckley Ridges CC in Melbourne, Australia before moving to Auckland, New Zealand where he now works as a cricket writer for the Auckland Cricket Association and as a player/coach at Auckland University CC.
What makes this innocuous-seeming bowler so difficult to handle?