England’s legendary cricketer got cancer, scored runs at an average of 50.46 in the World Cup, career of 201 international matches. England Cricketer Allan Lamb reveals, ‘he has prostrate cancer diagnosis’

England's legendary cricketer got cancer, scored runs at an average of 50.46 in the World Cup, career of 201 international matches

Former England captain Alan Lamb was diagnosed with cancer

The team of England is riding on the victory chariot in the T20 World Cup 2021 released in UAE. The team seems to be a strong contender for the title. But, the condition of the legendary cricketer and former captain Allan Lamb of this country is bad. Lamb has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Lamb shared the information about his cancer by tweeting. The South African-born cricketer, who played 3 World Cups for England, wrote in a tweet, “I want to tell everyone that I have prostate cancer. It’s been a month since my treatment. I appeal to all of you to keep your ego aside… focus on health and don’t take it lightly.

Alan Lamb, who witnessed England’s many Ashes victories, made his Test debut against India in the year 1982. He also got his first chance to play in the Ashes series in the year 1982-83. He played in all 5 matches of this series and scored 414 runs at an average of 41. However, he got his first success of winning the Ashes in 1985, in which he scored 256 runs at an average of 36, with 67 runs being his best score.

Alan Lamb’s International Career

Alan Lamb played a total of 201 international matches, which included 79 Tests and 122 ODIs. He scored 4656 runs in 79 Test matches at an average of 36 for England. He played an important role in winning England in 21 matches during this period. Apart from this, he was part of the England team that won the Ashes series in 1985 and then 1986-87. Lamb has 14 centuries and 18 half-centuries to his name in Test cricket. Lamb scored 4010 runs in 122 ODIs played for England, which came out of his bat at an average of 39.31. He has scored 4 centuries and 26 half-centuries in ODIs for England.

Average above 50 in World Cup

England legend Alan Lamb, who played 201 international matches, represented his country in 3 World Cups. During this he scored 656 runs at an average of 50.46. He is the English batsman with the 5th best batting average in the World Cup. Alan Lamb retired from international cricket in 1996, after which he also published an autobiography. Apart from this, he was associated with Sky Sports as broadcasters. At the same time, he also worked with some other TV channels of Britain.

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