Timroy Allen

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Timroy Allen
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Personal information
Full name Timroy Patrick Allen
Born (1987-01-22) 22 January 1987 (age 30)
Westmoreland, Cornwall, Jamaica
Nickname Popeye
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm fast-medium
International information
National side
Domestic team information
Years Team
2008-present USA
2016-present Jamaica Tallawahs
2015-present ICC Americas
Career statistics
Competition LA T20
Matches 15 16
Runs scored 270 166
Batting average 22.50 12.76
100s/50s 0/1 0/1
Top score 69 50*
Balls bowled 426 150
Wickets 8 7
Bowling average 48.87 35.14
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 2/36 2/27
Catches/stumpings 1/0 5/0
Source: Cricinfo, 9 April 2017

Timroy Patrick Allen (born 22 January 1987) is a Jamaican born American cricketer. Allen is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm fast-medium. Allen currently represents the United States national cricket team. Allen made his List-A debut for the United States against Barbados in the 2008/09 West Indies Cricket Board Cup. Allen made two further appearances for the United States in that tournament against Trinidad and Tobago and the Combined Campuses and Colleges. The United States lost all three matches.

Later in 2008 Allen represented the United States in the 2008 ICC Americas Championship Division One, where he played three matches against Suriname, Argentina and the Cayman Islands, as the United States went on to win the tournament.

In 2010 he made his unofficial Twenty20 debut for the United States against the UAE in a pre-tournament warm up match for the 2010 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier. During the tournament Allen made his full Twenty20 deubt against Scotland, where the USA went on to win by 6 wickets. He followed this up by playing matches against Ireland and Afghanistan, both of which the United States lost.

Later in February 2010, Allen represented the United States in the 2010 ICC World Cricket League Division Five, where he helped the United States gained promotion to the 2010 ICC World Cricket League Division Four in Italy.

Allen was selected for the 2016 Caribbean Premier League by the Jamaica Tallawahs, which represented a return of sorts to his home country.[1] This was part of an initiative to spread the popularity of cricket to the American nations,[2] and he played six games for the team that season. He was subsequently retained for the next year's competition.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tallawahs' Timroy Allen comes home after whirlwind year". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-04-09. 
  2. ^ "USA, Canada players emotional after CPL picks". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-04-09. 

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