|Full name||Carlisle Alonza Best|
14 May 1959 |
Richmond Gap, Saint Michael, Barbados
|Bowling style||Right-arm off break
Right-arm medium pace
|Relations||Tino Best (nephew)|
|Test debut||21 February 1986 v England|
|Last Test||23 November 1990 v Pakistan|
|ODI debut||4 March 1986 v England|
|Last ODI||16 January 1992 v India|
|Domestic team information|
Source: Cricket Archive, 19 October 2010
Best hooked his third ball in Test cricket for six off the bowling of Ian Botham at Kingston, Jamaica, in February 1986.With this rare feat,he became only the second test cricketer to start his test career(to get off the mark) by scoring a six after Eric Freeman of Australia.Best is also the only West Indian test cricketer to achieve this feat.
- Chilling with Viv, Curtly and Maco Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 December 2012
- Unwalla, Shiamak (2014-06-12). "Mark Craig and other batsmen who smashed six off first ball faced in an innings". Cricket Country. Retrieved 2017-03-29.
- "Six and in: Debutant's rare feat against Aussies". Retrieved 2017-03-29.
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