Shimron Hetmyer

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Shimron Hetmyer
Personal information
Full nameShimron Odilon Hetmyer
Born (1996-12-26) 26 December 1996 (age 22)
Cumberland, Guyana
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingRight-arm leg-break
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 310)21 April 2017 v Pakistan
Last Test9 February 2019 v England
ODI debut (cap 183)20 December 2017 v New Zealand
Last ODI2 March 2019 v England
T20I debut (cap 69)1 January 2018 v New Zealand
Last T20I10 March 2019 v England
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2014–presentGuyana
2016–presentGuyana Amazon Warriors
2019–presentRoyal Challengers Bangalore
Career statistics
Competition Test FC ODI T20I
Matches 8 28 16 2
Runs scored 372 1,520 729 7
Batting average 23.25 31.66 45.56 7.00
100s/50s 0/2 1/8 4/2 0/0
Top score 92 107 127 7
Balls bowled - - - -
Wickets - - - -
Bowling average - - - -
5 wickets in innings - - - -
10 wickets in match - - - -
Best bowling - - - -
Catches/stumpings 4/0 25/0 7/- 1/-
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 10 March 2019

Shimron Odilon Hetmyer (born 26 December 1996) is a Guyanese cricketer who plays for the West Indies.[1] He was part of the West Indies' squad for the 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. In December 2015 he was named as the captain of the West Indies squad for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.[2] The International Cricket Council (ICC) named Hetmyer as one of the five breakout stars in men's cricket in 2018.[3]

Domestic and T20 franchise career[edit]

He made his Twenty20 (T20) debut in the 2016 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) for the Guyana Amazon Warriors, and was retained for the 2017 edition.[4] In August 2018, he became the youngest batsman to score a century in the CPL, when he made 100 for Guyana Amazon Warriors against the Jamaica Tallawahs.[5]

In October 2018, Cricket West Indies (CWI) awarded him a red-ball contract for the 2018–19 season.[6][7]

In December 2018, he was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League.[8][9]

International career[edit]

He represented the West Indies at Under-19 level, captaining the team to victory in the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Bangladesh over India in the final. He contributed two 50s to the team in the competition.[10]

In April 2017, he was named in the West Indies Test squad for their series against Pakistan.[11] He made his Test debut for the West Indies against Pakistan on 21 April 2017.[12]

In December 2017, he was added to the West Indies' One Day International (ODI) squad ahead of their series against New Zealand.[13] He made his ODI debut for the West Indies against New Zealand on 20 December 2017.[14] He was also added to the West Indies' Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against New Zealand.[15] He made his T20I debut for the West Indies against New Zealand on 1 January 2018.[16]

On 6 March 2018, in the 2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier, he scored his first ODI century,[17] batting against the United Arab Emirates at the Old Hararians ground in Harare.[18][19] The West Indies won the game by 60 runs and Hetmyer was named the man of the match.[20]

In February 2019, Hetmyer scored the fastest century by a West Indies batsman against England in an ODI match, doing so from 82 balls.[21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shimron Hetmyer". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Hetmyer to lead West Indies at Under-19 World Cup". ESPNCricinfo. 31 December 2015. Retrieved 31 December 2015.
  3. ^ "2018 lookback – the breakout stars (men)". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  4. ^ "HERO CPL PLAYER DRAFT 2017 CPL T20". www.cplt20.com. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Hetmyer, Malik destroy Tallawahs as Guyana go top". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 19 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Kemar Roach gets all-format West Indies contract". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  7. ^ "Cricket West Indies announces list of contracted players". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  8. ^ "IPL 2019 auction: The list of sold and unsold players". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  9. ^ "IPL 2019 Auction: Who got whom". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  10. ^ "Cricket Records | Records | ICC Under-19 World Cup, 2015/16 - West Indies Under-19s | Batting and bowling averages | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  11. ^ "Kieran Powell recalled to West Indies Test squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  12. ^ "Pakistan tour of West Indies, 1st Test: West Indies v Pakistan at Kingston, Apr 21-25, 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 21 April 2017.
  13. ^ "Samuels, Joseph ruled out of New Zealand ODIs". ESPN Cricinfo. 15 December 2017. Retrieved 15 December 2017.
  14. ^ "1st ODI, West Indies tour of New Zealand at Whangarei, Dec 20 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  15. ^ "T20 specialist Kieron Pollard withdrawn from West Indies squad to face Black Caps". Stuff. 28 December 2017. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  16. ^ "2nd T20I (N), West Indies tour of New Zealand at Mount Maunganui, Jan 1 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  17. ^ "Hetmyer hits maiden ODI hundred". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 6 March 2018.
  18. ^ "Gayle's six-laden 123 razes UAE". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 6 March 2018.
  19. ^ "Gayle, Hetmyer slam centuries as Windies overpower UAE". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 6 March 2018.
  20. ^ "6th Match, Group A, ICC World Cup Qualifiers at Harare, Mar 6 2018". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 6 March 2018.
  21. ^ "Hetmyer smashes unbeaten century to set England victory target of 290". The Belfast Telegraph. Retrieved 23 February 2019.

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