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Reon King      

Full name Reon Dane King

Born October 6, 1975, Good Fortune, West Coast, Demerara, Guyana

Current age 39 years 213 days

Major teams West Indies, Durham, Guyana, Northerns

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Other Referee, Coach

Reon Dane King
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 19 27 8 66 12* 3.47 319 20.68 0 0 7 0 2 0
ODIs 50 23 14 65 12* 7.22 203 32.01 0 0 1 0 4 0
First-class 95 116 40 444 30 5.84 0 0 16 0
List A 125 44 26 129 14* 7.16 0 0 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 19 33 3442 1733 53 5/51 7/81 32.69 3.02 64.9 5 1 0
ODIs 50 50 2603 1807 76 4/25 4/25 23.77 4.16 34.2 2 0 0
First-class 95 16120 8053 293 7/82 27.48 2.99 55.0 11 1
List A 125 6102 4363 170 4/25 4/25 25.66 4.29 35.8 2 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, Jan 15-18, 1999 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v Pakistan at Kingston, Jun 3-7, 2005 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v West Indies at Dhaka, Oct 31, 1998 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v West Indies at Perth, Feb 1, 2005 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 1995/96
Last First-class Jamaica v Guyana at Kingston, Jan 20-23, 2007 scorecard
List A debut 1994/95
Last List A Guyana v Trinidad & Tobago at Providence, Oct 20, 2007 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/35 Guyana v Trinidad & T Providence 20 Oct 2007 LA
0/25 Guyana v Comb C&C Providence 18 Oct 2007 LA
0/29 Guyana v Windward Is Albion 16 Oct 2007 LA
4*, 2/39 Guyana v Trinidad & T Kingstown 15 Feb 2007 LA
0, 1/73, 1*, 0/13 Guyana v Jamaica Kingston 20 Jan 2007 FC
14*, 0/33 Guyana v Trinidad & T Port of Spain 17 Jan 2007 LA
2/71 Guyana v Trinidad & T Pointe-a-Pierre 12 Jan 2007 FC
0/60 Guyana v Windward Is St George's 9 Jan 2007 LA
0/67 Guyana v Windward Is St George's 4 Jan 2007 FC
8, 2/36, 1/49 Guyana v Barbados Bridgetown 7 Apr 2006 FC
Profile

Wisden overview
An athletic paceman from Guyana with a slinky run sometimes compared to Michael Holding's, King bowls through that run rather than setting himself at the crease, but was still considered to be West Indies' fastest bowler at the end of the 1990s. He enjoyed a successful home season in 1999-2000, taking his first Test five-for against Zimbabwe in Jamaica. Two months later, after setting up a tight win over Pakistan, he and Franklyn Rose seemed almost ready to succeed Ambrose and Walsh. But both fell away during the 2000 tour of England, where King was said to be troubled by a heel injury. An introverted character and a genuine No. 10, King was a forgotten man for four years, until he was recalled for the home series against South Africa in 2004-05, when a raft of leading players were sidelined by a contract dispute. Simon Briggs

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Feb 1, 2005

Reon King strikes, Pakistan v West Indies, VB Series, Perth, February 1, 2005

Reon King strikes

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Nov 12, 2001

Taken on the 2000 West Indies tour to England

Reon King in the field 2000 ; thumbnail

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Jul 1, 2001

30 June 2001: Coca-Cola Cup (Zimbabwe) 2001, 4th Match, India v West Indies, Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo

A boundary of Reon King brings Tendulkar his fifty

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Tour Results
West Indies v Zimbabwe at Roseau - Mar 20-22, 2013
West Indies won by an innings and 65 runs
West Indies v Zimbabwe at Bridgetown - Mar 12-14, 2013
West Indies won by 9 wickets
Sagicor v Zimbabweans at Bridgetown - Mar 7-9, 2013
Match drawn
West Indies v Zimbabwe at North Sound - Mar 3, 2013
West Indies won by 41 runs
West Indies v Zimbabwe at North Sound - Mar 2, 2013
West Indies won by 8 wickets (with 23 balls remaining)
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