Full Name Ottis Gibson
Born March 16, 1969
Sion Hill, St Peter, Barbados
Age 50 Years, 7 Months, 7 Days
National Side West Indies
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling Right-arm fast
Batting Rank Test - NA, ODI - NA, World Cup - NA
Bowling Rank Test - NA, ODI - NA, World Cup - NA
Teams Played West Indies
Man of the Match Test - 0, ODI - 1, World Cup - 0,
Career Span [Test, 1995 - 1999], [ODI, 1995 - 1997], [World Cup, 1996],

A right-arm fast bowler, Ottis Gibson was unfairly seen to be more of a one-day specialist than anything else. The West Indian pacer was a bright bowler, typically with the old ball. But, his hard-hitting at the lower middle- order labelled him as a finisher, suitable to one-day cricket.

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Ottis Delroy Gibson Overall Stats

Batting & Fielding Performance

  M I N/O R HS 100s 50s 4s 6s Avg S/R Ct St
Test 2 4 0 93 37 v SA 0 0 14 0 23.25 53.44 - -
ODI 15 11 1 141 52 v AUS 0 1 10 3 14.10 102.17 3 0
World Cup 3 2 0 7 6 v IND 0 0 1 0 3.50 100.00 1 0

Bowling Performance

  I O M R W Best 3w 5w Avg E/R S/R
Test 4 78.4 9 275 3 2/81 v ENG 0 0 91.66 3.49 157.33
ODI 15 123.1 8 621 34 5/40 v SL 1 2 18.26 5.04 21.73
World Cup 3 19.4 1 90 1 1/27 v ZIM 0 0 90.00 4.57 118.00

Ottis Delroy Gibson Profile

A right-arm fast bowler, Ottis Gibson was unfairly seen to be more of a one-day specialist than anything else. The West Indian pacer was a bright bowler, typically with the old ball. But, his hard-hitting at the lower middle- order labelled him as a finisher, suitable to one-day cricket.

Gibson played just two Tests and 15 ODIs for the national team but had ample of cricketing experience at the first-class level. Gibson played for his native team Barbados, had stints with the English county clubs and also represented three South African provincial sides. Injuries took him out of action and he turned towards coaching with ECB, before returning to Leicestershire in 2004 and Durham in 2006. He had a flourishing season with Durham in 2007 and was named Player of the Year at the PCA awards. Later that year, he was named as England’s bowling coach for the Sri Lanka tour. He remained the coach for more than two years before being named as the head coach of the West Indies national team in 2010.

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