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Lance Gibbs: Statistics, Milestones, Articles, News, Pictures

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Full Name : Lancelot Richard Gibbs

Born : September 29, 1934, Queenstown, Georgetown, Demerara, British Guiana

Major Teams : British Guiana, Guyana, South Australia, Warwickshire, West Indies

Batting Style : Right Hand Bat

Bowling Style : Right Arm Off Break

Test Debut : West Indies Vs Pakistan, 2nd Test at Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad, 1958

ODI Debut : England Vs West Indies, 1st ODI at Headingley, Leeds, 1973

Last Test : Australia Vs West Indies, 6th Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, 1976

Last ODI : Sri Lanka Vs West Indies at Old Trafford, Manchester,  Prudential World Cup 1975

Brief Profile of Lance Gibbs :

Lance Gibbs is a former West Indian Off Spinning legend who became the first ever spinner to capture 300 wickets in the history of Test Cricket. In one of the many Tests he had played for the West Indies during an 18-year-old international career, Lance Gibbs produced incredidbly good bowlinf figures which read 53.3-37-38-8 which came against India at Barbados. Gibbs hails from Guyana and one of his cousins is none other than the great Clive Lloyd!

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