Akeal Hosein

Country: West Indies
Born: April 25, 1993, Port-of-Spain
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Slow Left arm Orthodox
Playing role: Bowler

Akeal Hosein Bio

Akeal Jerome Hosein is a talented cricketer from the West Indies who has made a significant impact in both domestic and international cricket. Born on February 25, 1993, in Trinidad and Tobago, Hosein has carved a niche for himself as a skilled white-ball spinner, while also displaying his prowess in red-ball cricket.

Hosein’s journey in cricket began at an early age, and he quickly rose through the ranks due to his immense talent and determination. As a young player, he had the opportunity to showcase his skills in the prestigious Champions League T20 tournament. Representing the Barbados Tridents, Hosein made an impression by scalping three wickets in three games. This early success served as a stepping stone for his future endeavors.

In the regional four-day competition of 2019-20, Hosein truly showcased his red-ball capabilities. Representing Trinidad and Tobago, he proved to be a formidable force with his left-arm spin, picking up an impressive tally of 36 wickets. Additionally, he also contributed with valuable runs from the lower-middle order, displaying his all-round abilities.

However, it was in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) that Hosein truly shone. His exceptional performances in the tournament allowed the Trinbago Knight Riders to lift the trophy in the 2020 edition. Throughout the season, he grabbed 10 wickets and exhibited immense composure and control in his bowling. His ability to maintain a tight line and length not only frustrated batsmen but also resulted in crucial breakthroughs for his team.

In early 2021, Hosein was handed an opportunity to represent the West Indies in Bangladesh. This chance came about after several senior players opted out of the tour, allowing the young spinner to make his mark on the international stage. Hosein’s selection was a testament to his consistent performances in domestic cricket and his potential to excel at the highest level.

Hosein’s style of play is characterized by his accurate and intelligent spin bowling. He possesses a deceptive arm ball and a naturally flighted delivery that often creates uncertainty for the batsmen. His ability to extract turn and variation from the pitch allows him to consistently trouble even the most accomplished players.

Off the field, Hosein is known for his humble and down-to-earth personality. He approaches the game with a serious yet calm demeanor, constantly striving to improve his skills and make a difference for his team. His dedication and commitment to the sport have earned him the respect and admiration of his colleagues and fans alike.

As he continues to evolve as a cricketer, Akeal Jerome Hosein is undoubtedly a player to watch out for. With his immense potential, remarkable performances in domestic cricket, and successful stint in the CPL, he has demonstrated his ability to make a real impact in the West Indies’ national team. As he progresses in his career, cricket enthusiasts eagerly anticipate witnessing the continued growth and success of this talented spinner.

Akeal Hosein Career Stats

Akeal Hosein Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 44 18 10 168 44* 21 138 121.73 0 0 12 8 13 0
ODIs 38 28 9 266 60 14 364 73.07 0 1 14 10 16 0
FC 24 40 4 644 102* 17.88 - - 1 2 - - 23 0
List A 89 53 13 602 60 15.05 787 76.49 0 1 33 19 34 0
T20s 134 67 29 604 44* 15.89 547 110.42 0 0 35 28 31 0

Akeal Hosein Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 44 41 894 1088 37 4/30 4/30 29.4 7.3 24.1 1 0 0
ODIs 38 38 2090 1687 57 4/39 4/39 29.59 4.84 36.6 1 0 0
FC 24 41 4193 1838 66 6/33 11/67 27.84 2.63 63.5 3 3 1
List A 89 89 4637 3385 122 5/26 5/26 27.74 4.37 38 4 1 0
T20s 134 123 2594 2920 115 4/13 4/13 25.39 6.75 22.5 3 0 0

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