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Vasbert Drakes      

Full name Vasbert Conniel Drakes

Born August 5, 1969, Springhead, St Andrew, Barbados

Current age 45 years 114 days

Major teams Scotland, West Indies, Barbados, Border, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Sussex, Warwickshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Other Coach

Vasbert Conniel Drakes
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 12 20 2 386 67 21.44 819 47.13 0 1 54 7 2 0
ODIs 34 17 5 94 25 7.83 174 54.02 0 0 6 0 5 0
First-class 164 257 31 4774 180* 21.12 4 17 53 0
List A 217 149 33 1787 104 15.40 1 1 36 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 12 21 2617 1362 33 5/93 7/80 41.27 3.12 79.3 2 1 0
ODIs 34 34 1640 1293 51 5/33 5/33 25.35 4.73 32.1 3 2 0
First-class 164 31529 16066 614 8/59 26.16 3.05 51.3 28 3
List A 217 10447 7283 279 5/19 5/19 26.10 4.18 37.4 8 4 0
Career statistics
Test debut Bangladesh v West Indies at Dhaka, Dec 8-10, 2002 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, Jan 16-20, 2004 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown, Mar 8, 1995 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v West Indies at Cape Town, Jan 25, 2004 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 1991/92
Last First-class South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, Jan 16-20, 2004 scorecard
List A debut 1991/92
Last List A Scotland v Warwickshire at Edinburgh, Sep 18, 2005 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/32, 28* WI Masters v SL Masters Bridgetown 9 Nov 2010 Other T20
2/22, 2 WI Masters v SL Masters Bridgetown 7 Nov 2010 Other T20
0/10 WI Masters v Ind Masters Bridgetown 6 Nov 2010 Other T20
1/32, 1 WI Masters v Eng Masters Bridgetown 5 Nov 2010 Other T20
0/35, 8* WI Masters v SA Masters Bridgetown 2 Dec 2009 Other T20
10, 1/31 WI Masters v Eng Masters Bridgetown 30 Nov 2009 Other T20
18*, 1/29 WI Masters v SL Masters Bridgetown 27 Nov 2009 Other T20
0/18 Lashings XI v Kent Academy XI Canterbury 10 Aug 2007 Other OD
2/15, 0 Lashings XI v Staffs Telford 12 Jul 2007 Other OD
1, 1/46 Lashings XI v Cheshire Telford 12 Jul 2007 Other OD
Profile

When Vasbert Drakes was selected for West Indies' Champions Trophy squad at 33 in September 2002, he was offered a belated chance to build the sort of international career that seemed to have been his for the taking a few years earlier. Capable of genuine pace off a short run-up, and a very handy hard-hitting batsman with four first-class centuries to his name, Drakes's West Indies career had been limited to five one-day matches against Australia in 1994-95, and a place on the subsequent tour of England. But thereafter, Drakes chose to earn his living by playing county cricket in the English summer, and for Border in South Africa in the winter, which meant he was not eligible for national selection. It was only when the selectors realised how short-sighted this policy was that Drakes returned to the fold. He celebrated with the wicket of Jacques Kallis in his first international over for more than seven years, and went on to enjoy personal success in an anticlimatic World Cup campaign. The highlight of his career, however, came with the bat, when his unbeaten 27 steered West Indies to a world-record target of 418, against Australia in Antigua. In 2008 he took over as coach of the UAE.
Andrew Miller

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Sep 6, 2009

Vasbert Drakes and Ramnaresh Sarwan attend a Digicel Cricket Clinic, Barbados, September 6, 2009

Vasbert Drakes and Ramnaresh Sarwan attend a Digicel Cricket Clinic

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May 15, 2003

ST JOHN'S, ANTIGUA - MAY 13: Vasbert Drakes of the West Indies celebrates their winning runs during day five of the Fourth Test between the West Indies and Australia played at the Recreation Oval on May 13, 2003 in St John's, Antigua.

Vasbert Drakes of the West Indies celebrates their winning runs

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May 13, 2003

Vasbert Drakes and Omari Banks celebrate the win, West Indies v Australia, 4th Test, St John's, Antigua, 5th day, May 13, 2003

Vasbert Drakes and Omari Banks celebrate the win

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