Allan Donald facts for kids
|Full name||Allan Anthony Donald|
|Born||20 October 1966
Bloemfontein, Orange Free State Province, South Africa
|Bowling style||Right-arm fast|
|National side||South Africa|
|Test debut (cap 238)||18 April 1992 v West Indies|
|Last Test||24 February 2002 v Australia|
|ODI debut (cap 2)||10 November 1991 v India|
|Last ODI||27 February 2003 v Canada|
|ODI shirt no.||10|
|Domestic team information|
|1985/86–2003/04||Orange Free State/Free State|
|5 wickets in innings||20||2||68||11|
|10 wickets in match||3||0||9||0|
Allan Anthony Donald (born 20 October 1966) is a former South African cricketer who is now a cricket coach. Often nicknamed 'White Lightning', he is considered as one of the South Africa national cricket team's most successful pace bowlers.
Donald was one of the top fast bowlers in Test cricket, reaching the top of the ICC Test rankings in 1998, peaking with a ranking of 895 points the next year. In One Day Internationals (ODIs), he reached 794 points in 1998, ranked second behind teammate Shaun Pollock. He shared the new ball with Pollock from the 1996/1997 tour of India until his retirement in 2002. Since retiring Donald has been a coach with a number of teams, including international sides. From 2018 to 2019 he was the Assistant Coach at Kent County Cricket Club in England.
In 2019, Donald was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.
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