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Ricardo Ellcock      

Full name Ricardo McDonald Ellcock

Born June 17, 1965, Redmans Village, St Thomas, Barbados

Current age 50 years 350 days

Major teams Barbados, Middlesex, Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Height 5 ft 11 in

Education Combermere Secondary School, Barbados; Malvern College

Relation Brother - DE Ellcock

Ricardo McDonald Ellcock
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 46 47 13 424 45* 12.47 0 0 9 0
List A 30 15 6 57 13 6.33 0 0 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 46 5652 3395 117 5/35 29.01 3.60 48.3 1 0
List A 30 1377 975 38 4/43 4/43 25.65 4.24 36.2 2 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1982 - 1991
List A span 1983 - 1991
Profile

Barbados-born Ricardo Ellcock was a genuinely fast bowler who battled with injury throughout his career. In six seasons with Worcestershire he only briefly showed any form, but it was when he switched to Middlesex that his fortunes changed. In eight matches he took 32 wickets, enough to persuade England's selectors to take a punt on him for that winter's tour of the Caribbean. Sadly, he had to withdraw after being diagnosed with a stress fracture of the back. He missed all of 1990 and made an unsuccessful comeback in 1991. He called it a day and returned to the Caribbean where he invested his saving into qualifying as a pilot. He eventually joined Antiguan airline Liat and then moved to Virgin Atlantic where he became the fleet's first black captain.
Martin Williamson

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Ricardo Ellcock

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 117/2 (44 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 131 & 100/4 (37 ov) (f/o)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 & 151/5 (38.2 ov) Gloucs 364/6d
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 & 236 Lancashire 196 & 41/1 (23.2 ov, target 349)
North Group: Durham v Notts at Chester-le-Street
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South Group: Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff
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South Group: Sussex v Somerset at Hove
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