Babu Sankar

Full name: Babu Sankar (Spelt incorrectly on CricketArchive as "Babur Sankar")
Born: 1954, Cornelia Ida, West Coast Demerara, Guyana
Batting: Right-hand batsman
Bowling: Right-arm medium-fast; off-spinner
Teams: WI Young Cricketers (Testy, var: 1974); Guyana U19 (2in: 1973-1974)
Clubs: Cornelia Ida; West Demerara
Lists of matches and more detailed statistics

Babu Sankar, a versatile all-rounder from West Demerara, made his debut for the Guyana youth team in the 1973 Benson & Hedges Regional Youth tournament, in St Lucia. He took 4 wickets in the second innings of his first match, against the Combined Islands. In his next match he scored 66 against Barbados.

He played for the Guyana youth team again the following year, when the Benson & Hedges Regional Youth tournament was played in Guyana, taking 6 for 47 in the second innings against Trinidad & Tobago, at Skeldon.

Showing good all-round ability in regional youth competition, Sankar was chosen to tour England in the summer of 1974 with the West Indies Young Cricketers, where he was moderately successful with the ball, in a West Indies attack dominated by Wayne Daniel. Also on the tour was Guyanese Timur Mohamed.

Babu Sankar emigrated to the USA, where he played cricket in New York for many years before moving to Florida.

Batting and Fielding
Team Format M I NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
Guyana U19 2in 6 9 1 190 66 23.75 0 1 2 0
WI Young Cricketers Testy 3 4 0 39 31 9.75 0 0 1 0
Team Format Balls Mdns Runs Wkts BB Ave 5wI 10wM SRate Econ
Guyana U19 2in 973 45 365 20 6-47 18.25 1 0 48.65 2.25
WI Young Cricketers Testy 300 14 130 3 1-18 43.33 0 0 100.00 2.60