Shannon Gabriel

Country: West Indies
Born: April 28, 1988, Trinidad
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast
Playing role: Bowler

Shannon Gabriel Bio

Shannon Terry Gabriel, a talented cricketer from the West Indies, has made a name for himself as a formidable fast bowler. Hailing from Trinidad and Tobago, Gabriel has been compared to a young Ian Bishop, a legendary West Indian cricketer.

Gabriel’s journey in the sport began when he was selected as part of the first group of 15 youngsters at the high-performance center launched by the West Indies Cricket Board in 2010. He quickly rose through the ranks and became an integral member of Trinidad and Tobago’s first-class attack. His impressive performance earned him a spot in the Champions League T20 in 2011.

In April 2012, Gabriel etched his name in cricket history by claiming his maiden five-wicket haul against Barbados in the semi-final of the regional four-day competition. His consistent performances caught the attention of the selectors, and he received his Test call-up for the tour of England that same year.

Making his Test debut at Lord’s, Gabriel showcased his potential by taking four wickets. Unfortunately, his debut was marred by a back injury that forced him to return home prematurely. However, Gabriel made a strong comeback in international cricket and became a regular member of the West Indies Test side as a muscular enforcer.

One of Gabriel’s standout performances came during the series against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi in 2016, where he took six wickets. He continued his impressive form in the return series, claiming a remarkable 9 for 92 in Bridgetown, contributing to a series-levelling victory for the West Indies.

Another memorable moment in Gabriel’s career was his exceptional performance against Sri Lanka in Gros Islet in 2018. In that match, he took an impressive 13 wickets, showcasing his skill and versatility as a bowler. Although the game ended in a draw, Gabriel’s contribution was invaluable.

However, Gabriel’s career hasn’t been without its share of controversies. In 2017, during a crucial match against Pakistan in Roseau, he made a questionable decision while batting. With the game and series on the line, Gabriel, who had been patiently supporting his teammate Roston Chase, unexpectedly played a wild shot at a delivery outside off stump and ended up getting bowled, resulting in a loss for the West Indies.

Despite the occasional setback, Gabriel’s talent and potential as a bowler are undeniable. The hard-hitting fast bowler has proven himself time and again, leaving a lasting imprint on the sport. With a strong physique and a fiery bowling style, Gabriel continues to be a valuable asset for the West Indies cricket team.

Shannon Gabriel Career Stats

Shannon Gabriel Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 59 88 34 229 20* 4.24 660 34.69 0 0 28 6 16 0
T20Is 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 1 0
ODIs 25 16 9 24 12* 3.42 63 38.09 0 0 1 0 1 0
FC 124 173 69 532 20* 5.11 - - 0 0 - - 29 0
List A 66 30 17 65 12* 5 136 47.79 0 0 3 1 3 0
T20s 39 8 6 4 2* 2 13 30.76 0 0 0 0 4 0

Shannon Gabriel Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 59 104 9379 5348 166 8/62 13/121 32.21 3.42 56.5 5 6 1
T20Is 2 2 42 56 3 3/44 3/44 18.66 8 14 0 0 0
ODIs 25 25 1148 1134 33 3/17 3/17 34.36 5.92 34.7 0 0 0
FC 124 219 17862 10361 330 8/62 13/121 31.39 3.48 54.1 8 9 1
List A 66 66 2818 2455 86 5/33 5/33 28.54 5.22 32.7 3 1 0
T20s 39 37 642 802 32 3/19 3/19 25.06 7.49 20 0 0 0

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