Ezra Moseley was a Barbadian cricketer who played for the West Indies cricket team from 1976 to 1983. He was born on December 22, 1958, in Barbados and made his debut for the West Indies at the age of 17.
Moseley was a right-arm fast bowler who was known for his accuracy and ability to swing the ball. He was a key member of the West Indies team that won the 1979 Cricket World Cup, taking 11 wickets in the tournament at an average of 14.63.
Moseley’s best performance in Test cricket came in 1983, when he took 7 wickets for 82 runs in the second innings of the fourth Test against India in Kolkata. He finished his Test career with 36 wickets at an average of 28.08.
In addition to his bowling, Moseley was also a useful lower-order batsman and a brilliant fielder. He scored 319 runs in Test cricket at an average of 15.19, with a highest score of 68 not out, and took 14 catches.
After retiring from cricket, Moseley worked as a coach and cricket commentator. He tragically passed away in 2016 after being struck by a car while riding his bicycle.
Ezra Moseley was a talented cricketer and a beloved member of the West Indies cricket fraternity. His contributions to West Indian cricket will always be remembered, and he will continue to inspire future generations of cricketers in Barbados and beyond.