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Sir Garry Sobers biography

Sir Garry Sobers      

personal details

Full name Garfield St Aubrun Sobers
Born July 28, 1936, Bridgetown, Barbados
Sir Garry Sobers
Sir Garry Sobers
Major teams West Indies, Barbados, Nottinghamshire, South Australia
Also known as Garry Sobers
Playing role Allrounder
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Left-arm fast-medium, Slow left-arm orthodox, Slow left-arm chinaman
Height 5 ft 11 in
Relation Cousin - DAJ Holford

cricket career

Batting and fielding averages
MatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100504s6sCtSt
Tests93160218032365*57.7826301090
ODIs110000.0060.00000010
First-class3836099328314365*54.87861214070
List A9592212721116*38.32118410
Bowling averages
MatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10
Tests931592159979992356/738/8034.032.2291.9860
ODIs11633111/311/3131.002.9563.0000
First-class383707892894110439/4927.742.4567.8361
List A95438723931095/435/4321.953.2740.2410
Career statistics
Test debutWest Indies v England at Kingston, Mar 30-Apr 3, 1954
Last TestWest Indies v England at Port of Spain, Mar 30-Apr 5, 1974 
Only ODIEngland v West Indies at Leeds, Sep 5, 1973 
First-class span1952-1974
List A span1963-1974

 biography

As a batsman, he established a record for Test (international) matches by scoring 365 runs, not out, in a single innings (West Indies versus Pakistan, 1957–58 season), a record that stood until 1994. He was undoubtedly the greatest all-round fielderof the era.
In 2000, Sobers was named one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Century, along with Don Bradman he was the only unanimous choice of the panellists.

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