Mark Alleyne

Country: England
Born: May 23, 1968, Tottenham, Middlesex
Height: 5ft 10in
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium

Mark Alleyne Bio

Mark Wayne Alleyne, a talented cricket player hailing from England, has left an indelible mark on the world of cricket through his impressive batting and bowling skills. Born in London and raised in Barbados, Alleyne’s passion for cricket developed from a young age. He later returned to England as a teenager, where his cricketing abilities truly blossomed.

A middle-order batsman and medium-pace bowler, Alleyne made his first-class debut in 1986 at a remarkably young age. Just eight games into his career, he became the youngest player to score a century. Alleyne’s exceptional talent was further showcased in 1990 when he became the youngest player to hit a double century, solidifying his position as a rising star in English cricket.

In 1997, Alleyne had the privilege of representing England in a Cricket Max tournament held in New Zealand. With his exemplary captaincy skills shining through during his tenure at Gloucestershire, Alleyne was chosen to lead England A on tours to Bangladesh, New Zealand, and the Caribbean in 1999-2000 and 2001. During these international matches, Alleyne made ten appearances in One Day Internationals (ODIs), with a particular highlight being his performance against South Africa in East London in 1999-2000. In that match, he scored 53 runs and took 3 wickets for 55 runs.

While Alleyne’s international career showcased his talent, it was at the county level that he truly excelled. Joining forces with coach John Bracewell, Alleyne formed a formidable partnership that brought immense success to Gloucestershire. The team clinched five one-day titles in 1999 and 2000, including consecutive victories in various knockout competitions and the National League. In 2000, they achieved an extraordinary treble, narrowly missing out on promotion to the County Championship Division One.

In 2003, Alleyne made the decision to step down as captain but continued to contribute as the player-coach following Bracewell’s departure. Despite his dedication and skill, his retirement in 2005 was accompanied by disappointment as Gloucestershire suffered relegation in both the Championship and National League. However, his contributions to the sport were not finished yet. In 2008, Alleyne mutually agreed to step down as coach of Gloucestershire with nine months left on his contract. The following year, he was appointed the MCC (Marylebone Cricket Club) head coach, a testament to his knowledge and expertise.

Throughout his illustrious career, Alleyne’s impact on English cricket has been profound. His remarkable batting and bowling abilities, combined with his leadership skills, have left an enduring legacy. Whether it was his record-breaking achievements at a young age, his standout performances in ODIs, or his instrumental role in Gloucestershire’s success, Alleyne’s love and dedication for the sport shone through in every match he played. As an individual who has left an indelible mark on the cricketing world, Mark Wayne Alleyne’s influence on the game will undoubtedly be remembered for generations to come.

Mark Alleyne Career Stats

Mark Alleyne Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 10 8 1 151 53 21.57 255 59.21 0 1 8 1 3 0
FC 328 537 52 14943 256 30.81 - - 22 72 - - 272 3
List A 436 386 81 8308 134* 27.23 - - 5 33 - - 176 1
T20s 18 10 5 159 35 31.8 130 122.3 0 0 15 2 7 0

Mark Alleyne Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 10 9 366 280 10 3/27 3/27 28 4.59 36.6 0 0 0
FC 328 - 26731 13656 415 6/49 - 32.9 3.06 64.4 - 9 0
List A 436 - 16013 12264 415 5/27 5/27 29.55 4.59 38.5 8 3 0
T20s 18 17 333 423 10 2/33 2/33 42.3 7.62 33.3 0 0 0

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