Fabian Allen: 2021 IPL Debutant And An Extraordinary Clutch Player For West Indies

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Fabian Allen a.k.a. Fabian Anthony Allen is a Jamaican international batter. Born on 7 May 1995, he played his first-class debut for Jamaica in 2016. Allen is a right-handed batter with some great innings under his name. 

Furthermore, he made his International debut in October 2018 for the West Indies squad.

Full Name Fabian Anthony Allen
Nickname Fabian
Date Of Birth 7 May 1995
Age 27 years
Birth Place Kingston, Jamaica
Father Tomas Allende
Mother N/A
Sibling Jonathan Moses Allen
Playing Role Bowling All Rounder
Networth 5 Million ( Approx )

Domestic Career

In the 2016-17 Regional Four Day Competition, Fabian Allen scored three half-centuries in three consecutive matches. Furthermore, he played his T20 debut for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots squad for the 2017 Caribbean Premier League.

In the same year, Fabian Allen scored his first century in first-class cricket against Trinidad and Tobago in the Regional Four Day Competition of 2017-18. He made 169* for Jamaica.

Fabian Allen
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Furthermore, in June 2018, he joined the West Indies B Cricket Team for the first edition of the Global T20 Canada Tournament.

In July of 2020, Fabian Allen joined St Kitts & Nevis Patriots squad for the 2020 edition of the Caribbean Premier League. But, he could not play as he was ruled out because he missed his flight for the tournament.

International Career

Fabian Allen made his One-Day International debut for the West Indies in 2018. He joined the squad for the West Indies tour to India for a series of One-Day International and Twenty20 International games. Furthermore, he also joined the team for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. In 2021, Fabian joined the West Indies squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s Twenty20 World Cup.

IPL Career

For the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League, Allen joined the Punjab Kings squad at the 2021 Indian Premier League Auction.

On 21 April 2021, Fabian Allen made his debut against the Sunrisers Hyderabad franchise. His debut performance saw him taking the wicket of David Warner (which was also the only wicket of the innings) and ended the match with 1-22 figures from bowling four overs in total.

Fabien Allen
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Furthermore, in the April of 2021, he joined the Peshawar Zalmi squad for the rescheduled matches of the 2021 edition of the Pakistan Premier League.

Recently, he went under the hammer for the Mumbai Indians side at the MEGA Indian Premier League auction for the 2022 edition of the Indian Premier League.

Recent Best Performance

In April 2021, West Indies beat Sri Lanka 2-1 in the series. For the Third T20 International match, Fabian Allen’s performance cruised the West Indies Squad to this absolute series win. In that match, Allen smashed three huge sixes to help West Indies win the series 2-1 against Sri Lanka. Fabian came to the rescue when stars named Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard, and Dwayne Bravo failed to perform.

Fabian Allen’s performance came in as a clutch as West Indies needed 21 runs off just six balls remaining. Furthermore, in the same match, he ended the West Indies bowling innings with a figure of 1/13.

Fabian Allen
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Even though Sri Lanka won the Second T20 International game by 43 runs, West Indies won the Third T20 International by three wickets for a score of 134/7.

Fabian hit those three sixes off the deliveries of the spinner Akila Dananjaya as he helped West Indies get 21 runs in six balls at the Coolidge Cricket Ground. Dananjaya became the victim in front of the West Indies Batting power for the second time. He was smashed out of the park for six sixes in six consecutive balls by the skipper Keiron Pollard. This played out during the first match of the series against Sri Lanka.

Statistics

Fabian Allen has played 17 One-Day International games, 28 T20 International games, and 15 First-Class Cricket games in his overall cricket career. Furthermore, he has scored 159, 250, and 776 runs in all the formats, respectively. His highest batting strike rate is 31.04, with the highest score being 169, not out in the first-class format. 

In total, he has taken a total of 40 wickets spreading across all formats of the game. Furthermore, his highest bowling average is 104.20. Allen’s best bowling figures are 4/47.

End Note

Fabian Allen is an overall great player for the West Indies side. 

His statistics are impressive for his age group. Time and again, he has proved to be a key player for the squad and has performed well in games too.

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I am a marketing enthusiast and love to learn and adapt new forms of marketing tools and updates. Brainstorming about marketing strategies is the place I am trying to gain expertise upon. Moreover, I enjoy watching cricket with my father. I enjoy the IPL season the most other than other cricket formats. Writing content about crickets acts as an added advantage to my many roles.

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