Courtney Walsh Biography & Wiki, Weight, Height, Age, Birth date
Courtney Andrew Walsh OJ (born 30 October 1962) is a former Jamaican cricketer who represented the West Indies from 1984 to 2001, captaining the West Indies in 22 Test matches. He is a fast bowler, and best known for a remarkable opening bowling partnership along with fellow West Indian Curtly Ambrose for several years. Walsh played 132 Tests and 205 ODIs for the West Indies and took 519 and 227 wickets respectively. He shared 421 Test wickets with Ambrose in 49 matches. He held the record of most Test wickets from 2000, after he broke the record of Kapil Dev. This record was later broken in 2004 by Shane Warne. He was the first bowler to reach 500 wickets in Test cricket. His autobiography is entitled “Heart of the Lion”. Walsh was named one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1987, and one of the Indian Cricket Cricketer of the Year a year later. In October 2010, he was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. He was appointed as the Specialist Bowling Coach of Bangladesh Cricket Teamin August 2016.
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|Biography of Courtney Walsh|
|Real Name||Courtney Andrew Walsh OJ|
|Nick Name||Cuddy, Mark, Duracell, Two C’s (along with Curtly Ambrose)|
|Profession||Former West Indian Cricketer|
|Physical Status & More of Courtney Walsh|
|Height||in centimeters- 197 cm
in meters- 1.97 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 5½”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 85 kg
in Pounds- 187 lbs
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 44 Inches
– Waist: 32 inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
|Personal Life of Courtney Walsh|
|Date of Birth||30 October 1962|
|Age ||53 Years|
|Birth Place||Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies|
|Hometown||Molynes Road, in the Half Way Tree area of Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies.|
|Education Qualifications||Higher Seconary|
|Family||Father- Eric Walsh
Mother- Joan Wollaston
|Cricket History Of Courtney Walsh|
|International Debut||ODI- 10 January 1985 against Sri Lanka at Hobart
Test- 9 November 1984 against Australia at Perth
|Domestic/State Team||Gloucestershire County Cricket Club (Gloucestershire CCC)
Jamaica cricket team
|Nature on field||Calm|
|Records [Main]||• He became the highest wicket taker in Test Cricket, breaking the record of Kapil Dev’s 434 wickets, later Sharne Warne broke this record.
• In 2001, he was the first bowler ever to reach 500 wicket mark in International Cricket.
• In Batting, he holds the record for most ducks in Test Cricket (43), he also holds the record of most number of not-outs in Test Cricket.
• He holds the record of bowling most balls (30,019) by any fast bowler in Test Cricket.
|Likes To Play Again||England|
|Career Turning Point||In 1979 when he took 10 wickets in an innings in School Cricket.|
|Favourite Things Of Courtney Walsh|
|Favourite Player||Pele (Football)|
|Girls , Affairs and More Of Courtney Walsh|
|Earning Money of Courtney Walsh|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|