Basil Williams (cricketer)

Alvadon Basil Williams (November 21, 1949 – October 25, 2015) was a West Indian cricketer who played in seven Tests from 1978 to 1979.[1]

Basil Williams
Personal information
Born(1949-11-21)November 21, 1949
Caymanas Estate, St Catherine, Jamaica
DiedOctober 25, 2015(2015-10-25) (aged 65)
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
BattingRight-hand bat
Bowling-
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 170)31 March 1978 v Australia
Last Test24 January 1979 v India
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1969–1986Jamaica
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class List A
Matches 7 46 20
Runs scored 469 2,702 506
Batting average 39.08 36.02 26.63
100s/50s 2/1 5/15 1/1
Top score 111 126* 89
Balls bowled - 90 12
Wickets - - -
Bowling average - - -
5 wickets in innings - - -
10 wickets in match - - -
Best bowling - - -
Catches/stumpings 5/- 19/- 5/-
Source: [1]

He was married to Patricia Williams and together they had two sons, Basil Williams and Germaine Williams, who became the famous rapper known as Canibus.

He later had a daughter, Gabrielle Williams.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Former West Indies opener Basil Williams dies at 65". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 April 2019.