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|Full name||Collis Llewellyn King|
|Born|| (1951-06-11) 11 June 1951
Christ Church, Barbados
|Test debut (cap 158)||8 July 1976 v England|
|Last Test||7 August 1980 v England|
|ODI debut (cap 19)||26 August 1976 v England|
|Last ODI||30 May 1980 v England|
|Domestic team information|
Source: Cricinfo, 9 September 2011
Born in Christ Church, Barbados, King played as an all-rounder, but had more success with the bat than ball, especially in Test cricket, where he scored one century and two fifties but only took three wickets – in three different innings. In ODI cricket, his highest – and swiftest – score came in the 1979 World Cup final, when he came in at 99 for 4 to hit 86 off 66 deliveries, and added 149 with Viv Richards. King also held a catch and bowled three overs for 13 runs in the match, and the West Indies won by 92 runs.
In a varied first-class career, he played for his native country Barbados in the West Indies domestic competition, and also played for Glamorgan and Worcestershire in English county cricket and Natal in South Africa. In scoring 123 on his Worcestershire debut in 1983, he became the first player in more than fifty years to score a hundred in his first match for the county.
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