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Devon Malcolm
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Devon Malcolm

England
Devon Malcolm

INTL CAREER: 1989 - 1997

Full Name

Devon Eugene Malcolm

Born

February 22, 1963, Kingston, Jamaica

Age

58y 117d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm fast

TEAMS

Wisden overview
Devon Malcolm was all about raw pace. When England went to the Caribbean in 1989-90 promising to fight fire with fire, he was most of the ammunition, angling the ball in at high speed and occasionally swinging it away. And after he was hit on the helmet at The Oval in 1994 he responded by reducing South Africa to shell-shocked wrecks. But that was about as good as his international career got. His control - and confidence - was apt to go awol, and since his infamous spat with Ray Illingworth at Cape Town in 1995-96, his cricket has been limited mainly to the East Midlands, with Derbyshire, Northants and finally Leicestershire, whom he joined at the venerable age of 37. When he finally announced his retirement three seasons later, he was still bowling as quickly as any man on the circuit. His batting and fielding were court-jester standard - which is part of the reason for his cult status around the world. Lawrence Booth

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test405819236296.0551545.820031770
ODI1052943.001181.81001010
FC3043661131985517.8402450
List A1858222313425.2100210
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test4072848047481289/5710/13737.093.3566.20752
ODI1010526404163/403/4025.254.6032.80000
FC304532843197310549/5730.333.6050.50469
List A185898268762497/357/3527.614.5936.00720
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Devon Malcolm is set to be added to the ECB's list of match referees
Devon Malcolm roars in to bowl
The veteran Devon Malcolm in action
Devon Malcolm
The Devon Malcom school of batting , but at the end of an entertaining knock
Devon Malcolm receives the Bland Bankart Player of the Month Award from Mr Gilbert Bland