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Daren Powell

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Full Name: Daren Brent Lyle Powell
Born: April 15 1978 , Jamaica
County: Lancashire
Other teams: West Indies, Hampshire, Gauteng, Jamaica, Stanford Superstars
Test debut: West Indies v New Zealand, Bridgetown, June 21-24 2002
ODI debut: Bangladesh v West Indies, Dhaka, Dec 3, 2002
T20 debut: England v West Indies, Brit Oval, June 28, 2007
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium


A slippery pace bowler capable of speeds in excess of 90mph and possessing the ability to extract sideways movement, Powell nevertheless struggled to hold down a place in the West Indies side since making his Test debut in 2002. He made a favourable impression on West Indies' tour of England in 2007, although he showed only glimpses of his potency during a stint as Hampshire's overseas player later that summer. While a lack of discipline with the ball is reflected in a bloated Test average, Powell picked up $1million for his part in the Stanford Superstars' triumph in the infamous Stanfo...

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