Shai Hope

Country: West Indies
Born: November 10, 1993, Barbados
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Playing role: Wicketkeeper Batter

Shai Hope Bio

Shai Diego Hope, a talented cricket player from the West Indies, has captivated fans and critics alike with his exceptional batting skills. Born on November 10, 1993, in Barbados, Hope made his mark in the cricketing world at a young age.

Hope’s journey towards success began when he made his Test debut at the age of 21, despite having played only 14 first-class matches at that point. His potential was apparent to all, and he was hailed for his immense talent as a batsman. It was Clive Lloyd who had the honor of handing him his West Indies cap, while coach Stuart Law was confident that one innings would be enough to demonstrate Hope’s true abilities.

In 2017, Hope achieved a remarkable feat that etched his name in the history books. Playing against England at Headingley, he became the first player in 534 first-class matches to score a century in both innings of a Test match. This remarkable performance saw him score 147 and an unbeaten 118, leading West Indies to a sensational victory while chasing down a target of 322 runs. Not only was it a monumental triumph for the team, but it also showcased Hope’s incredible skill and mental fortitude. This achievement was even more significant because England had soundly defeated West Indies just a week prior, adding more pressure and expectation to the match.

Hope’s cricketing journey began in 2012-13 when he debuted in first-class cricket. However, it was during the 2014-15 season that he truly caught the attention of selectors with his outstanding performance. he notched up an impressive tally of 628 runs in just nine matches, making him the fourth-highest run-scorer in the tournament. He continued to shine in the following season, averaging a remarkable 67.25 and securing his maiden double-hundred at his homeground, Kensington Oval, in March 2017.

Hope’s commitment and dedication to his craft have made him a valuable asset to the West Indies team. His ability to withstand pressure and deliver in difficult circumstances is a testament to his mental strength and resilience. While he has achieved significant success in Tests, Hope has also made a mark in limited-overs cricket. He has represented the West Indies in One Day Internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is), displaying his versatility and adaptability across all formats.

In addition to his cricketing prowess, Hope is known for his humble and gracious nature. He is a role model for aspiring cricketers, inspiring them to chase their dreams with passion and determination. With his exceptional talent and dedication, Shai Hope has solidified his place as one of the brightest stars in West Indies cricket, and his journey continues to captivate fans around the world.

Shai Hope Career Stats

Shai Hope Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 38 72 3 1726 147 25.01 4124 41.85 2 5 199 6 53 1
T20Is 26 24 2 493 55 22.4 396 124.49 0 2 43 20 10 1
ODIs 122 117 16 5144 170 50.93 6603 77.9 16 25 413 91 126 13
FC 69 123 9 4019 215* 35.25 8895 45.18 9 15 437 21 84 2
List A 165 158 17 6887 170 48.84 8832 77.97 19 39 547 129 181 20
T20s 95 91 9 2225 106 27.13 1758 126.56 1 10 170 97 41 9

Shai Hope Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 38 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 26 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 122 - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 69 1 12 5 0 - - - 2.5 - 0 0 0
List A 165 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 95 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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