Allan Rae (cricketer)

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Allan Rae
Personal information
BattingLeft-hand bat
RelationsErnest Rae (father)
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 15 80
Runs scored 1016 4798
Batting average 46.18 39.65
100s/50s 4/4 17/15
Top score 109 179
Balls bowled 24
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 10/- 42/-
Source: Cricinfo

Allan Fitzroy Rae (30 September 1922 – 27 February 2005) was a Jamaican cricketer who played 15 Tests for the West Indies. As a player, he was a specialist batsman, who made just over 1,000 Test runs in his five-year career — including four centuries, his Test batting average of 46.18 was considerably higher than his first class average of 39.65, despite his 17 centuries at first class level and a highest score of 179. He later became president of the West Indies Cricket Board from 1981 to 1988, his father, Ernest Rae, toured England with the West Indies team in 1928.[1]

In June 1988 Rae was celebrated on the $4 Jamaican stamp alongside the Barbados Cricket Buckle, he attended Wolmer's Schools.


  1. ^ "Allan Rae". ESPNCricinfo. Retrieved 24 June 2012.