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Sulieman Benn      

Full name Sulieman Jamaal Benn

Born July 22, 1981, Haynesville, St James, Barbados

Current age 35 years 218 days

Major teams West Indies, Barbados, Stanford Superstars, Sylhet Royals, Trinbago Knight Riders, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel, West Indies B

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Height 6 ft 7 in

Sulieman Jamaal Benn
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 26 39 5 486 42 14.29 802 60.59 0 0 58 13 14 0
ODIs 47 30 7 182 31 7.91 240 75.83 0 0 19 3 9 0
T20Is 24 7 4 37 13* 12.33 42 88.09 0 0 5 1 10 0
First-class 98 140 21 2042 79 17.15 0 7 76 0
List A 116 68 24 566 39 12.86 0 0 48 0
Twenty20 96 30 12 178 21 9.88 188 94.68 0 0 11 11 30 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 26 42 7321 3402 87 6/81 8/108 39.10 2.78 84.1 2 6 0
ODIs 47 46 2387 1913 39 4/18 4/18 49.05 4.80 61.2 3 0 0
T20Is 24 24 504 606 18 4/6 4/6 33.66 7.21 28.0 1 0 0
First-class 98 22363 9993 374 6/43 26.71 2.68 59.7 19 0
List A 116 5770 3985 139 5/18 5/18 28.66 4.14 41.5 8 1 0
Twenty20 96 94 1950 2137 88 4/6 4/6 24.28 6.57 22.1 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v Sri Lanka at Providence, Mar 22-26, 2008 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v England at North Sound, Apr 13-17, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut West Indies v Sri Lanka at Port of Spain, Apr 10, 2008 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v West Indies at Bulawayo, Nov 23, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown, Jun 20, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I England v West Indies at Kolkata, Apr 3, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1999/00
Last First-class Barbados v Windward Islands at Bridgetown, Feb 12-15, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 2001/02
Last List A Barbados v Jamaica at Coolidge, Feb 18, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Anguilla v Barbados at Coolidge, Jul 18, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Jamaica Tallawahs v Trinbago Knight Riders at Kingston, Jul 18, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1, 3/33 Barbados v Jamaica Coolidge 18 Feb 2017 LA
1/28 Barbados v Leeward Is Coolidge 16 Feb 2017 LA
2*, 3/29 Barbados v Comb C&C Bridgetown 11 Feb 2017 LA
1*, 3/25 Barbados v Comb C&C Bridgetown 1 Feb 2017 LA
1/15, 2* Barbados v Jamaica Bridgetown 30 Jan 2017 LA
3/19 Barbados v ICC Americas Cave Hill 28 Jan 2017 LA
4/35 Barbados v Guyana Bridgetown 24 Jan 2017 LA
0/59, 11 West Indies v Sri Lanka Bulawayo 23 Nov 2016 ODI # 3808
0/45 West Indies v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 19 Nov 2016 ODI # 3806
7, 0/34 West Indies v Sri Lanka Harare 16 Nov 2016 ODI # 3805
Profile

There aren't many players who can look down at Chris Gayle, but at 6'7" Sulieman Benn towers over his captain and makes the likes of Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Brendan Nash look like schoolboys. Built like a fast bowler, and with the fiery attitude of one, Benn is also no stranger to on-field controversies. In 2007, he was involved in an ugly incident with batsman Robin Parris during a club game at Queen's Park Oval, and in 2009 was involved in a heated on-field argument with Brad Haddin and Mitchell Johnson in the third Test at Perth. There were yet more charges to be added to his sheet, as Benn was dismissed from the field by his own captain during South Africa's one-day whitewashing of West Indies in 2010 after apparently refusing to bowl over the wicket, and in the Test series which followed was involved in several colourful exchanges with Dale Steyn.

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Jan 28, 2017

Sulieman Benn pulls off a low catch at leg gully, Barbados v ICC Americas, Regional Super50, Group B, Cave Hill, January 28, 2017

Sulieman Benn pulls off a low catch at leg gully

© WICB Media/Kerrie Eversley

Oct 5, 2016

Sulieman Benn celebrates the wicket of Sharjeel Khan, Pakistan v West Indies, 3rd ODI, Abu Dhabi, October 5, 2016

Sulieman Benn celebrates the wicket of Sharjeel Khan

© Getty Images

Jul 18, 2016

Dwayne Bravo, Brendon McCullum, Kevon Cooper and Sulieman Benn celebrate a wicket, Jamaica Tallawahs v Trinbago Knight Riders, CPL 2016. Jamaica, July 18, 2016

Dwayne Bravo, Brendon McCullum, Kevon Cooper and Sulieman Benn celebrate a wicket

© CPL/Sportsfile

Tour Results
West Indies v England at Gros Islet - Apr 3, 2009
England won by 26 runs
West Indies v England at Bridgetown - Mar 29, 2009
England won by 9 wickets (with 9 balls remaining) (D/L method)
West Indies v England at Bridgetown - Mar 27, 2009
West Indies won by 8 wickets (with 176 balls remaining) (D/L method)
West Indies v England at Providence - Mar 22, 2009
West Indies won by 21 runs
West Indies v England at Providence - Mar 20, 2009
England won by 1 run (D/L method)
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