Travis Dowlin

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Travis Dowlin
Personal information
Full name Travis Montague Dowlin
Born (1977-02-24) 24 February 1977 (age 39)
Guyhock Gardens, Georgetown, Demerara, Guyana
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm off-spin
Role Batsman
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 275) 9 July 2009 v Bangladesh
Last Test 22 June 2010 v South Africa
ODI debut (cap 147) 26 July 2009 v Bangladesh
Last ODI 19 February 2010 v India
Domestic team information
Years Team
1996/97–present Guyana
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 6 11 85 54
Runs scored 343 228 4,013 1,132
Batting average 31.18 25.33 30.17 24.60
100s/50s 0/3 1/1 4/25 2/5
Top score 95 100* 176* 119
Balls bowled 6 0 966 372
Wickets 0 0 15 3
Bowling average n/a n/a 26.80 94.00
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling n/a n/a 4/59 1/25
Catches/stumpings 5/– 2/– 77/– 16/–
Source: Cricinfo, 7 February 2011

Travis Montague Dowlin (born 24 February 1977) is a cricketer who has represented Guyana, West Indies A and the West Indies in Tests, One Day Internationals and Twenty20 Internationals. He is a right-handed batsman and part-time offbreak bowler.

International recognition[edit]

On the 13th of January 2007 he was named in the 30 man provincial squad for the 2007 Cricket World Cup but was not selected in the final squad of 15.

International selection[edit]

Dowlin made his Test debut on 9 July 2009. He was part of 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 match. The side was captained by Floyd Reifer who had played the last of his four Tests ten years earlier. The first XI had made themselves unavailable due to a pay dispute with the West Indies Cricket Board.[1]

After scoring an unbeaten century against Bangladesh in just his second ODI at Roseau,[2] Dowlin was also named in an understrength squad that travelled to South Africa to compete in the 2009 ICC Champions Trophy and played all three matches as the West Indies exited the competition at the group stage.

Dowlin subsequently kept his place in the West Indian squad for the tour to Australia, where he played in the first and third Tests in Brisbane and Perth.

His wicket was taken by Dhoni in champions trophy incidentally Dhoni's first ODI wicket.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cricinfo staff (8 July 2009). "West Indies name replacement squad". Cricinfo.com. Retrieved 2009-07-10 
  2. ^ "West Indies v Bangladesh in 2009". Cricket World. Retrieved 16 December 2009. 

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