Sir Garfield Sobers is the greatest cricketing all-rounder of all-time who mastered every aspect of the game. Browse through his incredible statistics that showcase his talent with both the bat and ball and see why is so highly regarded in the cricketing world.


Full Name – Garfield St Aubrun Sobers

Born – 28 July 1936

Batting Style – Left-Handed Batsman

Bowling Style

Left-Arm Fast Medium

Slow Left-Arm Orthodox

Slow Left-Arm Chinaman

Top Facts

  • The only west Indian player to be part of Sir Don Bradman’s Dream Team.
    Gary was set to play at number 5 in Bradman’s dream team.
  • Test Debut West Indies v England at Kingston, 1954
  • Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1964
  • Set the Test record for an individual batsman with 365 against Pakistan, 1958
  • Hit six consecutive sixes off an over from Malcolm Nash, 1968


Test Career


Career Span: 1954-1974

Matches: 93

Innings: 160

Runs: 8032

Average: 57.78

50s: 30

100s: 25


Overs: 3432.5

Maidens: 974

Wickets: 235

5-Wicket Innings: 6

Average: 34.04

Best Figures: 6/73