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Junior Randalph Murray (born January 20, 1968) is a former West Indian cricketer. He was the first Grenadian to play Test cricket for the West Indies.[1]

Junior Murray
Personal information
Full nameJunior Randalph Murray
Born (1968-01-20) 20 January 1968 (age 51)
St. George's, Grenada
International information
National side
Test debut2 January 1993 v Australia
Last Test19 April 2002 v India
ODI debut4 December 1992 v Pakistan
Last ODI7 February 1999 v South Africa
Domestic team information
1986–2007Windward Islands
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs FC LA
Matches 33 55 149 122
Runs scored 918 678 6,830 1,895
Batting average 22.39 22.60 30.90 23.10
100s/50s 1/3 0/5 11/30 1/8
Top score 101* 86 218 100*
Catches/stumpings 99/3 46/7 337/31 93/31
Source: Cricket Archive, 21 October 2010

Domestic careerEdit

Murray started his domestic career as a batsman and only later developed into a wicket-keeper. He played his domestic cricket for the Windward Islands, making his first class debut in the 1986/87 season and playing on into 2006/07. In 148 first class matches up to the end of 2006 he scored 6,813 runs at a handy 31.1 with a best of 218 against Guyana. In 122 list A one-day matches he scored 1,895 runs at 23.1 with one unbeaten hundred against Bermuda in the Red Stripe Bowl.

International careerEdit

He played 33 Tests for the West Indies and scored his only Test century, in the lower order against New Zealand. He finished his international career, on the disastrous tour of South Africa of 1998–99, with more than 100 Test dismissals. Murray often opened in One Day Internationals with varying degrees of success.

International centuriesEdit

Test centuriesEdit

Test centuries of Junior Murray
No Runs Match Against City/Country Venue Start date Result
[1] 101* 17   New Zealand   Wellington, New Zealand Basin Reserve 10 February 1995 Won

International awardsEdit

One Day International CricketEdit

Man of the Match awardsEdit

S No Opponent Venue Date Match Performance Result
1 Pakistan Adelaide Oval, Adelaide 17 December 1996 WK ; 86 (78 balls, 14x4)   West Indies won by 7 wickets.[2]


  1. ^ "Frog in a blender". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  2. ^ "1996–1997 Carlton & United Series – 4th Match – Pakistan v West Indies – Adelaide". HowStat. Retrieved 19 November 2016.

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