Personal Information

Full NameRidley Detamore Jacobs
BornNovember 26, 1967 Swetes Village, Antigua
Age56 Years, 3 Months, 3 Days
National SideWest Indies
Batting StyleLeft Handed
Bowling-
SportCricket

Ranking

TestODIT20
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Man of the Match

TestODIT20World CupCL
12-1-

Career Information

Teams PlayedWest Indies, Antigua and Barbuda, Leeward Islands, West Indies A, West Indies Inv XI, West Indies Under-19, West Indian Legends
Career Span

Ridley Detamore Jacobs Overall Stats

Batting & Fielding Performance

MIN/ORHS100s50s4s6sAVGS/RCTSTDucksR/O
Test
65112212577118 v IND3143002328.3147.8020712
ODI
14711232186580* v NZ091182723.3170.0616029
World Cup
118427080* v NZ0321467.5054.00211

Bowling Performance

IOMRWBest3s5sAVGE/RS/RMtc

Ridley Detamore Jacobs Profile

The Mr. Dependable of the Caribbean, Ridley Jacobs at times seemed to be a little uncoordinated behind the stumps but was regarded as a competent wicket-keeper. The short and podgy glovie may not have been a very fluent stroke maker but could easily use the power in his broad shoulders and hit a few lusty blows. Jacobs had to wait until he turned 31 of a Test debut against South Africa in 1998-99.

He developed a liking towards fast bowling and scored his first century against a fiery Proteas bowling line up, including the likes of Donald, Pollock and Ntini. His ability to occupy the crease for long periods proved essential, at a time with West Indies cricket on the decline.

By mid 2004 Jacobs’ performance behind the wickets fell drastically which eventually caused a decline in his overall form. As a result he was dropped from the Test side, after which he permanently retired from international cricket.