Matches (16)
IPL (1)
ENG v PAK (W) (1)
WI vs SA (2)
County DIV1 (5)
County DIV2 (4)
CE Cup (1)
USA vs BAN (1)
ENG v PAK (1)

Carlisle Best

West Indies|Top order Batter
INTL CAREER: 1986 - 1992
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Full Name

Carlisle Alonza Best

Born

May 14, 1959, Richmond Gap, St Michael, Barbados

Age

65y 12d

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Playing Role

Top order Batter

RELATIONS

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Barbados's Carlisle Best began his Test career in true calypso style - his first scoring shot was a hooked six, third ball, off Ian Botham. That was at Jamaica in 1985-86, but Best's best came four years later, also against England. On his home ground he laced a tremendous 164 in a series-levelling victory. That was his zenith: his next four innings, in Pakistan in 1990-91, brought scores of 1, 8, 6 and 4. Best was not picked again. He hit the public eye in 1976 when, as a schoolboy, he scored more than 800 runs in the Association's Division II, and was selected for Barbados. He became a regular in the side following the rebel South Afrcia tours in the mid 1980s.
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Carlisle Best Career Stats

Batting & Fielding

FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Tests813134216428.5073546.531139280
ODIs2423447310024.8969068.5512--50
FC9015414543917938.85--1324--1070
List A7976111942137*29.87--212--210

Bowling

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Tests8230210---4.20-000
ODIs24219120---3.78-000
FC90-1646772243/29-32.162.8168.5-00
List A79-682571142/222/2240.785.0248.7000
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