Kyle Jarvis

Country: Zimbabwe
Born: February 16, 1989, Harare
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast medium
Playing role: Bowler

Kyle Jarvis Bio

Kyle Malcolm Jarvis is a prominent cricketer hailing from Zimbabwe whose raw pace and talent has earned him recognition both nationally and internationally. Born to former Zimbabwe player Malcolm Jarvis, Kyle inherited his father’s passion for the sport and quickly established himself as a formidable force on the field.

Jarvis first rose to prominence during the Under-19 World Cup in 2008, where he showcased his skills as the chief strike bowler for Zimbabwe. His impressive performance caught the attention of selectors, and he was swiftly drafted into the national side following the appointment of Heath Streak as bowling coach. Making his debut in a home series against Kenya, Jarvis consistently displayed his pace, occasionally reaching speeds of 145kph, which left a lasting impression on fans and critics.

Although his early performances were marked by a lack of control, resulting in a tendency to be expensive, Jarvis continued to make a name for himself by consistently picking up wickets. His talent and potential did not go unnoticed, and he made his first-class debut in an Intercontinental Cup game against Kenya in October 2009, where he showcased his skills with figures of 6 for 60. This was followed by an impressive performance in his first Logan Cup game for the Mashonaland Eagles.

Jarvis soon found himself included in Zimbabwe’s squad for the tour of the West Indies in 2009-10, but unfortunately, he had to withdraw due to a stress fracture in his lower back. Despite this setback, his determination and resilience were evident as he made a successful comeback to international cricket when Zimbabwe returned to the Test fold. In August 2011, he debuted in Zimbabwe’s first Test match in almost six years against Bangladesh in Harare, showcasing his capabilities on the grand stage.

However, Jarvis surprised the cricketing world two years later when he decided to retire from Zimbabwe cricket and pursue a career in county cricket. His retirement was motivated by a salary dispute with the board that led to a brief strike by the players and the establishment of a union in August 2013. Choosing Lancashire as his new cricketing destination, Jarvis initially struggled to find his form but quickly regained his menace in the following seasons.

In his second year with Lancashire, Jarvis proved himself as a leading wicket-taker, contributing significantly to the team’s success and promotion. Despite a premature end to his season due to a broken hand, he continued to excel in first division cricket in 2016. His exceptional performance against Surrey, which included six wickets, highlighted his lethal bowling abilities and propelled Lancashire to the top of the table.

Kyle Jarvis has undoubtedly left an indelible mark on the cricketing world with his raw pace, talent, and dedication to the sport. As he continues to evolve as a player, his contributions are eagerly anticipated by fans and supporters both locally and internationally.

Kyle Jarvis Career Stats

Kyle Jarvis Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 13 24 10 128 25* 9.14 384 33.33 0 0 13 1 3 0
T20Is 22 12 5 55 27 7.85 64 85.93 0 0 1 4 5 0
ODIs 49 33 10 222 37 9.65 337 65.87 0 0 22 3 11 0
FC 84 119 38 1153 57 14.23 2280 50.57 0 1 145 12 23 0
List A 84 52 21 331 37 10.67 529 62.57 0 0 26 5 20 0
T20s 63 18 8 83 27 8.3 96 86.45 0 0 4 4 21 0

Kyle Jarvis Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 13 22 2511 1354 46 5/54 7/98 29.43 3.23 54.5 2 3 0
T20Is 22 22 448 665 28 3/15 3/15 23.75 8.9 16 0 0 0
ODIs 49 49 2362 2088 58 4/17 4/17 36 5.3 40.7 2 0 0
FC 84 150 15119 8185 320 7/35 11/119 25.57 3.24 47.2 15 18 2
List A 84 81 3855 3341 107 6/35 6/35 31.22 5.2 36 4 1 0
T20s 63 63 1294 1841 65 3/15 3/15 28.32 8.53 19.9 0 0 0

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