- West Indies Cricket Team 1999 - present
Sulieman Benn is a left handed batsman and slow left arm orthodox bowler who plays for West Indies cricket team. The other teams he has played for are West Indies B, Stanford Superstars and Barbados.
Benn debuted in Test cricket on 22nd March 2008 at Providence against Sri Lanka. In the 1st innings, he bowled 40 overs, out of which 6 were maidens, gave away 120 runs and could not take a wicket. He scored 28 runs in 52 deliveries. In the 2nd innings, he bowled 13 overs, none of which were maiden, conceded 59 runs and took 3 wickets. He scored 7 runs in 11 deliveries. Sri Lanka won this match by 121 runs. On 10th April 2008, a One day International was played at Port of Spain between West Indies and Sri Lanka. This was the first One dayer that Benn played in. In this match, he bowled 9 overs, none of which were maidens, gave away 47 runs and failed to take a wicket. He was out for no score after facing 5 deliveries. West Indies won this match by 1 wicket.
Benn has appeared in 2 Test matches in which he has bowled 636 deliveries and has given away 366 runs off these while taking 7 wickets. His bowling average has been 52.28 and economy rate 3.45. He has scored 51 runs at a strike rate of 50 and batting average of 12.75. In the 4 One day Internationals that Benn has participated in, he has bowled 234 deliveries and has conceded 199 runs and has taken 2 wickets. His economy rate has been 5.10 and bowling average 99.50.
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