|Full name||Shannon Terry Gabriel|
28 April 1988 |
Trinidad and Tobago
|Batting style||Right-hand bat|
|Bowling style||Right arm fast|
|Test debut (cap 293)||17 May 2012 v England|
|Last Test||3 November 2016 v Pakistan|
|ODI debut (cap 171)||21 June 2016 v Australia|
|Last ODI||9 April 2017 v Pakistan|
|T20I debut (cap 58)||3 March 2013 v Zimbabwe|
|Last T20I||27 July 2013 v Pakistan|
|Domestic team information|
|2010–present||Trinidad and Tobago|
|2010–present||Sagicor High Performance Centre|
|Source: ESPNcricinfo, 9 April 2017|
Shannon Terry Gabriel (born 28 April 1988) is a West Indies cricketer. He is a fast-bowler. He became a key member of the Trinidad and Tobago's attack quickly after his debut in 2010. Following a neck injury to Ravi Rampaul, which forced him out of the match, Gabriel made his Test match debut for West Indies in May 2012, against England at Lord's. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut on 21 June 2016 against Australia.
Born 28 April 1988 in Trinidad and Tobago, Gabriel made his debut in first-class cricket on 29 January 2010 playing for Trinidad and Tobago against the Leeward Islands in the 2009–10 Regional Four Day Competition. Opening the bowling with Richard Kelly, Gabriel's first wicket was that of Mali Richards. He finished with two wickets for 46 runs in the match as Trinidad and Tobago won by 45 runs. Gabriel played two further first-class matches that season, finishing with four wickets at a cost of 39.75 runs each.
In June 2010, the West Indies Cricket Board founded the West Indies High Performance Centre to improve the quality of young cricketers in the region. Gabriel was included in the centre's first intake of 15 players aged 19 to 27. The centre fielded a team in the 2010/11 WICB Cup, the regional 50-over competition. He made his List A debut in the competition on 15 October, opening the bowling and taking two wickets for 30 runs against Guyana. He played two further matches in the 2010/11 Cup without taking another wicket.
In his debut test match against England in May 2012, he took four wickets while conceding 86 runs in the match, with a good economy rate. However, during his debut Gabriel experienced pain in his back and bowled just five overs as England successfully chased 191 runs to win. He was sent home from the tour to rest the injury and Tino Best was called up in his place.
Test 5-wicket hauls
|1||5/96||22||Pakistan||Sheikh Zayed Stadium||Abu Dhabi||UAE||2016|
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