Floyd Reifer

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Floyd Reifer
Personal information
Full nameFloyd Lamonte Reifer
Born (1972-07-23) 23 July 1972 (age 47)
Christ Church, Barbados
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium
RoleBatsman
RelationsRaymon Reifer (cousin)
Elvis Reifer (uncle)
Leslie Reifer (nephew)
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 217)13 June 1997 v Sri Lanka
Last Test17 July 2009 v Bangladesh
ODI debut (cap 84)6 June 1997 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI30 September 2009 v India
ODI shirt no.60
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1992–2007Barbados
2008–2014Combined Campuses and Colleges
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 6 8 154 131
Runs scored 111 117 7,640 3,294
Batting average 9.25 14.62 30.68 30.78
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 13/41 3/17
Top score 29 40 200 130
Balls bowled 252 251
Wickets 1 3
Bowling average 156.00 72.33
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0
Best bowling 1/19 1/6
Catches/stumpings 6/– 3/– 159/– 39/–
Source: CricketArchive, 28 December 2018

Floyd Lamonte Reifer (born 23 July 1972) is a Barbadian cricketer. He is a left-handed middle-order batsman and a right-arm medium pace bowler.

Reifer has played six Tests and eight One Day Internationals for the West Indies cricket team, spread over a home tour against Sri Lanka in 1997 and the 2009 edition of the ICC Champions trophy.

Ten years after playing his fourth Test match, Reifer was recalled to play for the West Indies on 9 July 2009. He captained an understrength team fielded by the West Indies against Bangladesh; the 15-man squad included nine uncapped players and seven West Indies players made their Test debut in the 1st Test which was played at Kingstown, St Vincent on 9–13 July 2009. The first XI had made themselves unavailable due to a pay dispute with the West Indies Cricket Board.[1] The West Indies went on to lose the two Test series 2–0 and the three match One Day International series 3–0.[2]

In 2002 Reifer played as an overseas professional for Scottish club side Ferguslie. He also played three matches for the Scottish Saltires as an overseas player in 2004. Of his 145 first-class matches, 85 have been for Barbados,[3] with whom he has won six Carib Beer Cup titles.

Coaching career[edit]

He was appointed head coach of the newly formed cricket team called Combined Campuses & Colleges in 2009. He played there as player-cum-coach. In April 2019, he was appointed as a head coach of West Indies national cricket team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "West Indies name replacement squad". Cricinfo. 8 July 2009. Retrieved 10 July 2009.
  2. ^ "Bangladesh Tour of the West Indies 2009 — Results". Cricinfo. Retrieved 1 August 2009.
  3. ^ "First-class batting and fielding for each team by Floyd Reifer". CricketArchive. Retrieved 22 May 2012.