Jeff Dujon

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Jeff Dujon
Personal information
Full name Peter Jeffrey Leroy Dujon
Born (1956-05-28) 28 May 1956 (age 58)
Kingston, Colony of Jamaica
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium pace
Role Wicket-keeper
International information
National side
Test debut 26 December 1981 v Australia
Last Test 8 August 1991 v England
ODI debut 5 December 1981 v Pakistan
Last ODI 22 October 1991 v India
Domestic team information
Years Team
1974–1993 Jamaica
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs FC LA
Matches 81 169 200 211
Runs scored 3,322 1,945 9,763 2,694
Batting average 31.94 23.15 39.05 23.02
100s/50s 5/16 0/6 21/50 0/12
Top score 139 82* 163* 97
Balls bowled 0 0 72 0
Wickets 1
Bowling average 45.00
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 1/43
Catches/stumpings 267/5 183/21 447/22 218/27
Source: Cricket Archive, 18 October 2010

Peter Jeffrey ("Jeff") Leroy Dujon (born 28 May 1956) is a retired West Indian cricketer and current commentator.

He was the wicketkeeper for the West Indian cricket team of the 1980s, an athletic presence behind the stumps as well as a competent lower-order batsman.

Dujon made his first-class debut in 1974, going on to play 200 first-class matches for Jamaica and the West Indies in a career that lasted nineteen years. He scored nearly 10,000 runs at an average approaching 40 runs per innings, an impressive statistic when compared to other specialist wicket-keepers over time, as well as completing 447 catches and 22 stumpings.

Dujon was one of five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1989 and since retiring as a player in 1992, has worked as assistant coach to the West Indies national team and in development of young cricket players in his native Jamaica.

Teams[edit]

Career highlights[edit]

Tests[edit]

Test Debut: vs Australia, Melbourne, 1981–1982
Last Test: vs England, The Oval, 1991

  • Dujon's best Test score of 139 was made against Australia, Perth, 1984–1985

One-day internationals[edit]

ODI Debut: vs Australia, Adelaide, 1981–1982
Last ODI: vs India, Sharjah, 1991

  • Dujon's best ODI score of 82 not out was made against Australia, Melbourne, 1983–1984
  • He was captain for one ODI, a win

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Awards
Preceded by
Mike McCallum
Jamaica Sportsman of the year
1988
Succeeded by
Mike McCallum
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Desmond Haynes
West Indian ODI cricket captains
1989/1990
Succeeded by
Richie Richardson