Matches (20)
IND v ENG (1)
WPL (2)
PSL 2024 (3)
Ranji Trophy (4)
WI 4-Day (4)
NZ v AUS (1)
Marsh Cup (1)
WCL 2 (1)
CWC Play-off (3)

Full Name

Thelston Rodney O'Neale Payne

Born

February 13, 1957, Foul Bay, St Philip, Barbados

Died

May 10, 2023 (aged 66y 86d)

Batting Style

Left hand Bat

Fielding Position

Wicketkeeper

Thelston Payne was a capable wicketkeeper, always in a sun hat, who was destined to be understudy to Jeff Dujon for much of his career. He was in the West Indies squad as second-choice keeper on the 1984 tour of England, in Australia 1984-85, and on later trips to New Zealand, Pakistan and Sharjah. His one chance came when Dujon missed the second Test against England at Port-of-Spain in 1986 through injury, and her held five catches in a comprehensive win. But Dujon recovered, and that was that. "I felt I could have played as a batsman," Payne later reflected. "I toured around for a few years and got just one Test and seven ODIs and had to watch on as others failed. I made three consecutive hundreds in 1983 and I knew I was good enough to play as a batsman."
Martin Williamson

Thelston Payne Career Stats

Batting & Fielding

FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Tests110555.00683.33000050
ODIs7401266031.5024052.500111060
FC6810614339114036.85--625--1038
List A38347795100*29.44--13--303

Bowling

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Tests1------------
ODIs7------------
FC68-000-----000
List A38-000-----000
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Debut/Last Matches of Thelston Payne

FC Matches

Span
1978/79 - 1989/90

List A Matches

Span
1978/79 - 1989/90

Recent Matches of Thelston Payne

Photos of Thelston Payne

Ian Botham is caught behind by Thelston Payne off Malcolm Marshall