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Full name Ian Christopher West
Born October 9, 1984, Durham, England
Current age 30 years 45 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.
Plays of the day from the fifth ODI in Ranchi
Shorter tours don't allow you time to get into form, and domestic cricket isn't demanding enough