ICC Hall of Fame

Curtly Ambrose
Inducted: 2011 | Career: 1988 - 2000


WIWest Indies

Devastating bowling in tandem with Courtney Walsh, Curtly Ambrose is considered one of the game's greatest fastest bowlers. In Tests, he took 405 wickets at an average of 20.99, while in ODIs, he collected 225 wickets.

Player Bio

One of the greatest fast bowlers of all time, he averaged an impressive rate of 20.99 for his 405 Test wickets, with an economy rate of 2.30. He is best remembered for his devastating spell of 7/1 against Australia in Perth, although throughout his career he formed a potent opening partnership with Courtney Walsh. He also took 225 ODI wickets during his career that lasted between 1988 and 2000.

date of birth:
21 Sep 1963
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Date of debut:
12 Mar 1988