Full name Robert Christopher Haynes
Born November 2, 1964, Kingston, Jamaica
Current age 50 years 304 days
Major teams West Indies, Jamaica
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak googly
Other Coach, Administrator
|ODI debut||Pakistan v West Indies at Sharjah, Oct 17, 1989 scorecard|
|Last ODI||Australia v West Indies at Sydney, Dec 18, 1991 scorecard|
|First-class span||1981/82 - 1994/95|
|List A span||1984/85 - 1996/97|
An effective legspinner for Jamaica, Robert Haynes appeared in eight ODIs without ever coming close to recapturing his domestic form. After retiring, he coached Jamaica from 1999 to 2006. Although he guided them to the Carib Beer Cup in 2004-05, but quit at the end of the following season after they finished bottom. In July 2008, he was named in the national selection selection panel headed by Clyde Butts.
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Cheteshwar Pujara's century was proof that at times in Test match play, survival need not mean mere tentativeness but the ability to wait for simpler things, like the loose ball
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