Basil Butcher

Basil Butcher
Full Name:Basil Butcher
Date of birth:03 / 09 / 1933
Role:Batsman
Batting style:Right-hand
Bowling style:Unknown

Career summary

- Test debut v India at Mumbai (BS) - November 1958

- Right-hand batsman and legbreak bowler.

- Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1970.

- Scored 486 runs at 69.42 during his first Test series against India in 1958-59.

- Solid display in the middle batting order for the West Indies.

- All his Test wickets came in one innings - 5 for 34 against England in 1967-68.

- Made 383 runs in eight innings during the tour of England in 1963.

- Continued to play and save the team despite learning of his wife's miscarriage during the interval.

Test Matches

Batting
Career Span:1958-1969
Matches:44
Innings:78
Not Outs:6
Runs:3104
Highest Score:209
Average:43.11
50s:16
100s:7
Ducks:3
Pairs:0
Caught Out:32
Stumped Out:0
Bowling
Innings Bowled:6
Overs:42.4
Maidens:15
Runs Conceded:90
Wickets:5
5 Wicket Innings:1
10 Wicket Innings:0
Average:18.0
Economy Rate:2.12
Best bowling in Innings:5/34