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Winston Benjamin      

Full name Winston Keithroy Matthew Benjamin

Born December 31, 1964, All Saints, Antigua

Current age 49 years 361 days

Major teams West Indies, Hampshire, Leeward Islands, Leicestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Winston Keithroy Matthew Benjamin
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 21 26 1 470 85 18.80 781 60.17 0 2 51 8 12 0
ODIs 85 52 12 298 31 7.45 406 73.39 0 0 16 0
First-class 171 213 36 3985 117 22.51 2 21 95 0
List A 222 155 33 1725 104* 14.13 1 4 46 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 21 35 3694 1648 61 4/46 6/105 27.01 2.67 60.5 2 0 0
ODIs 85 85 4442 3079 100 5/22 5/22 30.79 4.15 44.4 0 1 0
First-class 171 26876 12358 476 7/54 25.96 2.75 56.4 23 2
List A 222 10716 7000 263 5/17 5/17 26.61 3.91 40.7 4 5 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v West Indies at Delhi, Nov 25-29, 1987 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v Australia at Kingston, Apr 29-May 3, 1995 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Pakistan v West Indies at Peshawar, Oct 17, 1986 scorecard
Last ODI England v West Indies at Lord's, May 28, 1995 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1985-1996
List A span 1985-1999
Profile

Winston Benjamin had the bit of devil that marked out many of his West Indian peers as great fast bowlers, but he only ever really attained the ranks of the good. Short and whippy, in 21 Tests (spread over nearly eight years) he never took a five-for and never took the new ball. He could give the ball a fearful thump - he smeared a run-a-ball 85 off New Zealand in 1994-95 - and he even won a Test with the bat. It was a crucial one too: in 1987-88 he preserved West Indies' status as the world's best with a crucial 40 not out in a series-levelling two-wicket win over Pakistan in Barbados. And in England in 1988 he topped the bowling averages with 12 wickets at 12.58.
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Winston Benjamin, Hampshire cricketer 1994-1995

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1996

Winston Benjamin, Hampshire bowler

Winston Benjamin

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Tournament Results
Mumbai v U. Pradesh at Hyderabad (Deccan) - Jan 12-16, 2009
Mumbai won by 243 runs
Mumbai v Saurashtra at Chennai - Jan 4-7, 2009
Match drawn
Tamil Nadu v U. Pradesh at Nagpur - Jan 4-7, 2009
Match drawn
Gujarat v U. Pradesh at Vadodara - Dec 26-29, 2008
Match drawn
Mumbai v H. Pradesh at Ahmedabad - Dec 26-29, 2008
Mumbai won by 9 wickets
Saurashtra v Karnataka at Mumbai (BS) - Dec 26-29, 2008
Saurashtra won by 5 wickets
Tamil Nadu v Bengal at Bangalore - Dec 26-29, 2008
Tamil Nadu won by 8 wickets
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