Michael Wight

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Michael Wight
Personal information
Full name Michael Wight
Born (1964-11-21) 21 November 1964 (age 52)
Cayman Islands
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Leg spin
Role Bowler
Career statistics
Competition List A Twenty20
Matches 4 2
Runs scored 13 12
Batting average 4.33 12.00
100s/50s 0/0 0/0
Top score 10 12
Balls bowled 156 22
Wickets 2 1
Bowling average 89.00 22.00
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match n/a n/a
Best bowling 1/25 1/13
Catches/stumpings 2/0 0/0
Source: [1], 23 September 2007

Michael Wight (born 21 November 1964, in the Cayman Islands) is a Cayman Islands cricketer.[1] A right-handed batsman and leg spin bowler,[2] he has played for the Cayman Islands national cricket team since the year 2000.[3]

Career[edit]

Wight made his debut for the Cayman Islands in August 2000, playing against the USA in the Americas Championship at the Maple Leaf Cricket Club in King City, Ontario.[4] Later in the year, he made his List A debut, playing for the Caymans in the Red Stripe Bowl against Guyana.[5]

He again played in the Americas Championship in 2002 and 2004, before playing in the repêchage tournament for the 2005 ICC Trophy in Kuala Lumpur in February 2005.[4]

The following year, he played against the Bahamas and Trinidad & Tobago in the Stanford 20/20,[6] before again playing in the Americas Championship in King City.[4] He most recently represented the Cayman Islands in Division Three of the World Cricket League in Darwin, Australia.[7]

Family[edit]

Wight comes from a cricketing family. Three of his brothers; Christopher, David and Philip have all played cricket for the Cayman Islands. His grandfather Oscar played for Guyana, whilst his great-uncle Vibart played Test cricket for the West Indies. With children named Taylor and Payten. He also has a wife named Judy .[2]

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