Andy Roberts, former West Indies pacer often called the ‘Jaw Breaker’ turns 70

Happy Birthday Andy Roberts: The West Indians pacers once ruled the cricket pitches. Andy Roberts was one of the deadliest bowlers in the 70-80s. The batsmen in those days hardly had a helmet that could save them and the rules were quite ruthless. Unlike modern rules, restrictions on bowling bouncers.

Here a look at his stats

He scalped 202 Test wickets in 47 Test matches and in 56 ODIs he pocketed 87 wickets. As a batsman, he also played several inspiring innings. He has scored 5174 runs in Test matches and 1771 runs in ODIs.

Roberts didn’t play his game until he was 16. however, he’s interest and passion made him a great bowler in his village. after a year he represented his Parish, St. John’s and soon for Antigua along with Vivian Richards.

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