Tony Gray (cricketer)

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Tony Gray
Personal information
Full name Anthony Hollis Gray
Born (1963-05-23) 23 May 1963 (age 55)
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm fast
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 188) 24 October 1986 v Pakistan
Last Test 12 March 1987 v New Zealand
ODI debut (cap 46) 15 November 1985 v Pakistan
Last ODI 20 March 1991 v Australia
Domestic team information
Years Team
1983–1996 Trinidad and Tobago
1985–1990 Surrey
1993–1994 Western Transvaal
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs FC LA
Matches 5 25 122 91
Runs scored 48 51 1,702 411
Batting average 8.00 8.50 14.18 14.67
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/5 0/0
Top score 12* 10* 69 24*
Balls bowled 888 1,270 20,548 4,467
Wickets 22 44 451 128
Bowling average 17.13 18.97 22.80 23.06
5 wickets in innings 0 1 19 1
10 wickets in match 0 0 4 0
Best bowling 4/39 6/50 8/40 6/50
Catches/stumpings 6/– 3/– 57/– 15/–
Source: Cricket Archive, 19 October 2010

Anthony Hollis Gray (born 23 May 1963) is a former West Indian cricketer who played five Tests and 25 One Day Internationals.

Gray was a tall fast bowler who hails from Trinidad. Despite his impressive average of 17.13 in Tests and a superb performance in the Indian subcontinent, Gray had limited opportunities due to persistent injuries and the presence of Malcolm Marshall, Joel Garner, Courtney Walsh and later Curtly Ambrose in the team.

Domestic career

Gray represented Trinidad & Tobago between 1984 and 1995. He played for Surrey in the English County Championship between 1985 and 1990 and also played for Western Transvaal in South Africa for the 1993–94 season.

International career

Gray played his 5 Tests in the 1986–87 season versus Pakistan and New Zealand. He played 25 One Day Internationals between 1985 and 1991 with a best of 6-50 v Australia on his home ground Port of Spain.

After cricket

After the end of his career Gray coached the Trinidad and Tobago team and has commentated on cricket on the radio.

International awards

One Day International Cricket

Man of the Match awards

S No Opponent Venue Date Match Performance Result
1 Pakistan Ibn-e-Qasim Bagh Stadium, Multan 17 November 1986 DNB ; 9-0-36-4  West Indies won by 89 runs.[1]
2 Australia Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain 9 March 1991 9-0-50-6 ; 0* (2 balls)  Australia won by 45 runs.[2]

External links

  • ^ "1986-1987 Pakistan v West Indies - 4th Match - Multan". HowStat. Retrieved 19 November 2016.
  • ^ "1990-1991 West Indies v Australia - 2nd Match - Port-Of-Spain, Trinidad". HowStat. Retrieved 19 November 2016.
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