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Tino Best


Full NameTino la Bertram Best

BornAugust 26, 1981

Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)

NationalityWest Indian

RoleBowler / Right hand bat & Right arm fast

Relation(s)Carlisle Best (Uncle)


Tino Best Biography

Tino Best is a West Indies player, born on August 26, 1981 in Barbados, he is a proficient bowler of the team.


Best topped the regional bowling averages in 2003 and was later included in national squad for test against Australia in May 2003.


He made his Test debut against Australia at home ground, the Kensington Oval, in May 2003.

Rise to glory

Best played for Barbados in 2002-03 and build up a successful performance by picking up 17 wickets from five matches at an average of 24.29. This led to his inclusion in the national squad.

Low points

He suffered from injuries, and a lack of discipline and ability to control the ball at his speed, which ensured his performances suffered. 

He was dropped from the national squad. Irked at this he had joined Indian Cricket League in February 2008.

Club career

Tino has played for Barbados Tridents in Caribbean Premier League 2017,St. Lucia Zouks in Caribbean Premier League 2013, Sylhet Royals in Bangladesh Premier League 2012 and Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 2010.


In 2016, much to the shock of everyone, Best announced his retirement along with other cricketers like Fidel Edwards and Krishmar Santokie.

He announced his international retirement and joined Shivnarine Chanderpaul in playing the Masters Champions League (MCL) 2016.

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