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Encyclopedia > Ian Bishop
Ian Bishop
West Indies (WI)
Ian Bishop
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling type Right-arm fast
Tests ODIs
Matches 43 84
Runs scored 632 405
Batting average 12.15 16.19
100s/50s -/- -/-
Top score 48 33*
Balls bowled 8407 4332
Wickets 161 118
Bowling average 24.27 26.50
5 wickets in innings 6 2
10 wickets in match - N/A
Best bowling 6/40 5/25
Catches/stumpings 8/- 12/-

As of 25 January 2006
Source: Cricinfo.com Ian Bishop was a football player who was born on the 29th of May in 1965. ... File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Learie Constantine, was one of the first great West Indian players. ... Image File history File links Cricket_no_pic. ... Cricket batsman A batsman in the sport of cricket is, depending on context: Any player in the act of batting. ... In the sport of cricket there are two categories of bowler: pace bowler and spin bowler. ... Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket. ... A One-day International (ODI) cricket match is a one-day cricket match played over 50 overs per side between two international teams each representing a particular country. ... Batting average is a statistic in both cricket and baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively. ... Bold textBold textBold textBold textBold textBold textBold textBold textBold textBold textBold textBold textBold textBold textBold textBold textBold textBold textBold textA delivery or ball in cricket is a single action of bowling a... In the sport of cricket the word wicket has several distinct meanings: // Meanings of wicket Each wicket consists of three stumps, upright wooden poles that are hammered into the ground, topped with two wooden crosspieces, known as the bails. ... Bowling average is a statistic measuring the performance of bowlers in the sport of cricket. ... An innings, or inning, is a fixed-length segment of a game in any of a variety of sports – most notably baseball and cricket – during which one team attempts to score while the other team attempts to prevent the first from scoring. ... In the sport of cricket, the term stump has three different meanings: 1. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ...

Ian Raphael Bishop (born October 24, 1967 in Belmont, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago) is a former West Indian cricketer, who represented his team between 1989 and 1998. A powerful fast bowler with a talent for outswing, severe back injuries cut him down in 1991. He rehabilitated strongly and made adjustments to his bowling action, returning strongly late in 1992. however in 1993, he was struck by injuries again, not returning until mid 1995, thus what was at one stage a highly promising career had been substatially reduced. October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Port of Spain, population 49,000 (2000), is the capital of Trinidad and Tobago and the countrys second largest city by population, after San Fernando. ... Learie Constantine, was one of the first great West Indian players. ... A cricketer is a term used to refer to a person who plays cricket. ... Fast bowling, sometimes known as pace bowling, is a technique used for bowling in the sport of cricket. ... Swing bowling is a technique used for bowling in the sport of cricket. ... In the sport of cricket, the bowling action is the set of movements that result in the bowler releasing the ball in the general direction of the batsman. ...

He now tours the globe as a commentator. Like several other past players for the West Indies, he is quite vocal about the languishing state of his former team.


  • In between commentating on Cricket, Ian Bishop studied for a MBA at the University of Leicester between 2004-2005.

External links

  • Profile on Cricinfo
  • Profile on Howstat!

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Ian Bishop, a slight, frail boy, showed no emotion yesterday but turned and looked at his parents sitting in the front row as deputies shackled him and led him away.
Ian Bishop is the second youngest person ever to be tried for murder in Westmoreland County.
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