|First-class span||1971/72 - 1982/83|
|List A span||1973/74 - 1982/83|
Jim Allen was being talked about as a possible West Indies batsman when he signed for World Series Cricket in 1977 - Clive Lloyd said at the time he expected Allen to be the surprise star of the show - but he struggled and was rather a peripheral character. His form fell away after WSC and he did not score a hundred in his remaining first-class career.
Plays of the day from the IPL match between Rising Pune Supergiants and Mumbai Indians, in Pune
He cannot match the big hitters for power, but his numbers are as good as theirs - if not better