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Joey Benjamin      

Full name Joseph Emmanuel Benjamin

Born February 2, 1961, Christ Church, St Kitts

Current age 54 years 120 days

Major teams England, Staffordshire, Surrey, Warwickshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Joseph Emmanuel Benjamin
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 7 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
ODIs 2 1 0 0 0 0.00 6 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 126 145 43 1161 49 11.38 0 0 25 0
List A 168 66 33 327 25 9.90 0 0 29 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 2 168 80 4 4/42 4/80 20.00 2.85 42.0 1 0 0
ODIs 2 2 72 47 1 1/22 1/22 47.00 3.91 72.0 0 0 0
First-class 126 22664 11588 387 6/19 29.94 3.06 58.5 17 1
List A 168 7892 5503 173 4/19 4/19 31.80 4.18 45.6 4 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test England v South Africa at The Oval, Aug 18-21, 1994 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v England at Sydney, Dec 6, 1994 scorecard
Last ODI England v Zimbabwe at Brisbane, Jan 7, 1995 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1988 - 1999
List A span 1986 - 1999
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/44, 6 Bromley Cricket Club v Sth Northumb Lord's 4 Sep 2006 Other OD
Profile

Benjamin built a belated county career - first with Warwickshire, then with Surrey - on accurate, nippy awayswingers, and in 1994, at the age of 33, he was a surprise choice for the third Test against South Africa at his home ground, The Oval. But his crucial 4-42 in the first innings was put in the shade by Devon Malcolm's feats in the second, and the rest of his international career consisted of two one-day games in Australia that winter. Even at county level he faded as quickly as he rose, and by 1997 Benjamin was no longer a regular for Surrey, who released him at the end of the 1999 season - though he was still one of their most popular players. His action, a whirl of arms and energy, lay somewhere between Gladstone Small and Dominic Cork, while his batting was based on the principle of hit out or get out.
Lawrence Booth

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v New Zealand at Leeds - May 29-Jun 2
New Zealand 350 & 454/8d England 350 & 62/4
Derbyshire v Gloucs at Derby - May 31-Jun 3
Gloucs 329 Derbyshire 77/2
Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - May 31-Jun 3
Essex 166 & 60/2 Leics 280
Glamorgan v Northants at Cardiff - May 31-Jun 3
Glamorgan 371 Northants 79/5
Hampshire v Worcs at Southampton - May 31-Jun 3
Hampshire 222 Worcs 221/3
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - May 31-Jun 3
Warwickshire 342 Middlesex 52/2
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - May 31-Jun 3
Surrey 448
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Jun 1-4
Notts 255 Sussex 110/6
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