Leon Romero

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Leon Romero
Personal information
Full name Leon Constantine Romero
Born (1974-12-29) 29 December 1974 (age 42)
New York, USA
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium pace
Role Batsman
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 9) 10 September 2004 v New Zealand
Last ODI 13 September 2004 v Australia
Domestic team information
Years Team
2004–2005  United States
1999–2001  Trinidad and Tobago
Career statistics
Competition ODI FC LA ICCT
Matches 2 10 8 3
Runs scored 1 275 187 100
Batting average 0.50 18.33 23.37 33.33
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/1 0/0
Top score 1 48 57 48
Balls bowled 24 18 28 0
Wickets 1 0 1
Bowling average 52.00 57.00
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 1/52 0/0 1/52
Catches/stumpings 1/0 15/0 5/1 3/0
Source: CricketArchive, 18 October 2008

Leon Constantine Romero (born 29 December 1974) is an American cricketer.[1] A right-handed batsman, right-arm medium pace bowler and occasional wicket-keeper,[2] he played two One Day Internationals (ODIs) for the United States national cricket team in the 2004 ICC Champions Trophy,[3] having previously played first-class and List A cricket for Trinidad & Tobago.[2]

Biography[edit]

Trinidad & Tobago career[edit]

Born in New York in 1974, Leon Romero first played cricket in Trinidad and Tobago. He played for the Trinidad & Tobago Under-19 team in 1994, and played several matches for North and East Trinidad against South and Central Trinidad between 1996 and 2000.[4]

He made his first-class debut in January 1999, playing in the Busta Cup against Guyana. He played further matches against the Windward Islands, Jamaica and Barbados that season, and played a match against India A later in the year.[5]

He played twice in the 2000 Busta Cup, against the Leeward Islands and the Windward Islands[5] and made his List A debut later in the year, playing in the Red Stripe Bowl against Barbados, Jamaica and Canada.[6] He played against Guyana and West Indies B in the 2001 Busta Cup,[5] before his career in Trinidad finished in 2002 with a match for North Trinidad against South Trinidad.[4]

International career[edit]

Romero first played for the USA in 2004.[7] His first match for them, and his final first-class match, was an ICC Intercontinental Cup match against Canada in Fort Lauderdale.[5] He made his ODI debut later in the year, playing against New Zealand and Australia in the ICC Champions Trophy in England.[3] He took the wicket of Hamish Marshall in the New Zealand match,[8] his only wicket in first-class or List A cricket.[2]

He last played for the USA in the 2005 ICC Trophy[7] in Ireland. After warm-up matches against the Northern Cricket Union President's XI and Namibia,[4] he played three matches in the tournament proper against Denmark, Bermuda and Oman.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leon Romero at Cricinfo
  2. ^ a b c Leon Romero at CricketArchive
  3. ^ a b ODIs played by Leon Romero at CricketArchive
  4. ^ a b c Other matches played by Leon Romero at CricketArchive
  5. ^ a b c d First-class matches played by Leon Romero at CricketArchive
  6. ^ a b List A matches played by Leon Romero at CricketArchive
  7. ^ a b Teams played for by Leon Romero at CricketArchive
  8. ^ Scorecard of New Zealand v USA, 10 September 2004 at CricketArchive