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The Barbadian cricket team is the representative first class cricket team of Barbados.

It does not take part in any international competitions (the 1998 Commonwealth Games tournament being an exception), but rather in inter-regional competitions in the Caribbean, such as the Carib Beer Cup and the KFC Cup, and the best players may be selected for the West Indies team, which plays international cricket.

Barbados has traditionally been the strongest four-day team of the Caribbean islands, winning 18 first class titles outright, and one shared - 12 more than any other team. However, their record in one-day cricket is less impressive, with only four official titles plus the 1972-73 Banks Trophy, whose status is uncertain.

Barbados' dominance in first-class cricket since the Shell Shield was instituted in 1965-6 came in two periods - first in the 1970s, winning five Shell Shield titles in succession (including a shared title with Trinidad and Tobago), and from 1994-95 to 2003-04, when they won six titles out of a possible ten. However, they finished last in the 2004-05 Carib Beer Cup.

The most prominent Barbadian cricketers include George Challenor, Joel Garner, Gordon Greenidge, Wes Hall, Desmond Haynes, Conrad Hunte, Malcolm Marshall, Garry Sobers, Clyde Walcott, Everton Weekes and Frank Worrell.

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Squad

Players with international caps are listed in bold.

No. Name Nat Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Batsmen
?? Martin Nurse Barbados 11 June 1985 (1985-06-11) (age 24) Left-handed Right arm medium pace
?? Jonathan Carter Barbados 16 November 1987 (1987-11-16) (age 22) Left-handed Right arm medium pace
34 Dale Richards Barbados 16 July 1976 (1976-07-16) (age 33) Right-handed Right arm medium pace
?? Kirk Edwards Barbados 3 November 1984 (1984-11-03) (age 25) Right-handed Right arm off break
?? Alcindo Holder Barbados 24 September 1982 (1982-09-24) (age 27) Right-handed Right arm off break
?? Kenroy Williams Barbados 9 August 1984 (1984-08-09) (age 25) Right-handed Right arm off break
?? Dwayne Yearwood Barbados 15 August 1980 (1980-08-15) (age 29) Right-handed Right arm off break
?? Jason Haynes Barbados 7 March 1981 (1981-03-07) (age 28) Left-handed First-class captain
All-rounders
?? Ryan Hinds Barbados 17 February 1981 (1981-02-17) (age 28) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox List A captain
99 Sulieman Benn Barbados 22 July 1981 (1981-07-22) (age 28) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
50 Dwayne Smith Barbados 12 April 1983 (1983-04-12) (age 26) Right-handed Right arm medium pace
?? Kevin Stoute Barbados 12 November 1985 (1985-11-12) (age 24) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
?? Khalid Springer Barbados 3 July 1982 (1982-07-03) (age 27) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
Wicket-keepers
?? Patrick Browne Barbados 26 January 1982 (1982-01-26) (age 27) Right-handed
?? Carlo Morris Barbados 13 January 1980 (1980-01-13) (age 30) Right-handed
?? Rashidi Boucher Barbados 17 July 1990 (1990-07-17) (age 19) Right-handed
Bowlers
36 Tino Best Barbados 26 August 1981 (1981-08-26) (age 28) Right-handed Right arm fast
24 Kemar Roach Barbados 30 June 1988 (1988-06-30) (age 21) Right-handed Right arm fast
20 Fidel Edwards Barbados 6 February 1982 (1982-02-06) (age 27) Right-handed Right arm fast
32 Corey Collymore Barbados 21 December 1977 (1977-12-21) (age 32) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium
?? Pedro Collins Barbados 12 August 1976 (1976-08-12) (age 33) Right-handed Left arm fast-medium
?? Nikolai Charles Barbados 3 December 1974 (1974-12-03) (age 35) Right-handed Right arm leg break

Source: List A squad & First-class squad

Roll of honour

See also

References

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