Alan Nelson

Cricket Player

1965 –


Who is Alan Nelson?

Alan Norris Nelson is a former Irish cricketer. Nelson was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born at Banbridge, County Down, Northern Ireland. He was educated at Banbridge Academy.

Nelson made his first-class debut for Ireland against Scotland in 1988. He made three further first-class appearances for Ireland between then and 1991, all of which came against Scotland. In his four first-class appearances, he took 14 wickets at an average of 22.57, with best figures of 5/27. With the bat, he scored 56 runs at an average of 18.66, with a high score of 23 not out. He made his List A debut for Ireland against Gloucestershire in the 1988 NatWest Trophy. He made five further List A appearances, the last of which came against Yorkshire in the 1993 NatWest Trophy. In his six List A matches, he took just 4 wickets at an average of 48.50, with best figures of 2/19. While with the bat, he scored 20 runs at an average of 10.00, with a high score of 9 not out. He also made six appearances for Ireland in the 1994 ICC Trophy in Kenya.

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Nov 22, 1965
  • Northern Ireland

on July 23, 2013


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