Keith Arthurton

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  • Full Name

    Keith Lloyd Thomas Arthurton

  • Island

    St. Kitts & Nevis

  • Date of Birth

    21st February 1965

  • Place of Birth

    Nevis (Charlestown)

Keith Lloyd Thomas Arthurton was a left-handed middle order batsman from Nevis. He made his test debut for the West Indies on 21st July 1988 against England. Life at the top was a mixed bag for Keith Arthurton. He was a dashing left-hander and an outstanding cover fielder He was also a good bowler but his lack of consistency meant that he was often in and out of the team.   
Left-arm spinner Keith Arthurton struck vital blows to break the backbone of Pakistan batting as West Indies scored a fine 30-run win in the last quarter-final of the Wills International Cup Cricket.  Arthurton claimed the crucial wickets of the top-scorer helped by a fine performance by the West Indies bowlers. When Arthurton was on form there was no stopping him. He was a regular feature in the ODI team of the 90s. He played 105 ODIs batting almost 2000 runs and taking 42 wickets. Keith Arthurton Caribbean 1st absolutely salutes.
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