ICC Hall of Fame

Alan Knott
Inducted: 2009 | Career: 1967 - 1981


ENGUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

One of the greatest wicket-keepers England ever produced, Alan Knott's effected 269 Test dismissals, along with scoring 4,389 runs.

Player Bio

A veteran of 95 Tests, Alan Knott was a genuine wicketkeeping all-rounder. With five centuries to his name, Knott had a Test career average of 32.75 to go along with his 269 dismissals that included 250 catches and 19 stumpings.

One of his most memorable knocks came in 1967-68, when he made an unbeaten 73 in the fifth Test against West Indies at Georgetown, Guyana. His unbeaten innings saved the series as England finished the match with one wicket in hand.

date of birth:
9 Apr 1946
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Date of debut:
10 Aug 1967