Garfield Sobers, better known as Garry Sobers, is called ‘cricketing genius’. He is amongst the best all-rounder’s in the world of cricket. Apart from West Indies National Cricket Team, Sobers has been associated with South Australia, Nottinghamshire, and Barbados.

Sobers went on to make this debut in Test cricket in the year 1954 against England at Kingston. This match was held from 30th of March to 3rd of April. In the first innings, he remained not out on 14; whereas in the second innings, he got out on 26. On the bowling front, Garry captured 4 wickets in the first innings. England had won the match by 9 wickets. The only One Day International played by Sobers was against England on 5th of September, 1973. In this match consisting of 55 overs, Sobers could not open an account, but managed to take a wicket.

Sir Garry Sobers is best known for being extremely versatile in terms of bowling. He bowls 2 ‘styles’ of spin: wrist spin and left-arm orthodox.

Team West Indies national women's cricket team West Indies national women's cricket team
Role All Rounder
Born 28 Jul 1936
Nationality United States United States
Nickname Garry
Team History
West Indies national women's cricket team West Indies national women's 1973 - present
Barbados national cricket team 1952 - 1974
Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club Nottinghamshire County 1968 - 1974
South Australia cricket team 1961 - 1964

Career Highlights

‘365 not out’ has been Garry’s best score in Test cricket so far. In all, he has played 93 tests. 235 wickets have been taken in Test cricket.

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