William Perkins

Country: West Indies
Born: October 08, 1986, Barbados
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Playing role: Wicketkeeper Batter

William Perkins Bio

William Keith Donald Perkins is a former cricketer from the West Indies who made a name for himself as an aggressive right-hand opener. Born and raised in Trinidad & Tobago, Perkins displayed his cricketing skills at a young age and quickly rose through the ranks.

Perkins’ breakthrough came during the 2006 Under-19 World Cup in Sri Lanka. It was in this tournament that he played a match-winning innings of 133 runs off 150 balls, securing the Man-of-the-Match award and helping his team defeat USA. This exceptional performance caught the attention of cricket enthusiasts and established him as a promising talent.

Following his impressive display in the Under-19 World Cup, Perkins was handed the opportunity to make his Twenty20 debut for Trinidad & Tobago in the inaugural Stanford 20/20 tournament. Despite his team finishing as runners-up to Guyana, Perkins made a strong impression and earned a place in the West Indies’ provisional 30-man squad for the World Twenty20 in South Africa. Although he did not make it to the final squad, it was clear that Perkins had caught the attention of the selectors.

In 2008, Perkins played a crucial role in Trinidad & Tobago’s triumphant campaign in the Caribbean T20 tournament. His quickfire 33-ball 50 in the final against Jamaica was instrumental in securing the trophy for his team. This success further heightened his reputation as a powerful batsman.

Later that year, at the age of 21, Perkins made his international Twenty20 debut for the West Indies against Australia at Kensington Oval. Although he only scored 9 runs in that match, he showed glimpses of his potential and the ability to provide his team with rousing starts.

Perkins continued to impress in major tournaments and showcased his skills during the Champions League in India. His explosive batting at the top of the order proved to be a valuable asset for Trinidad & Tobago. Despite being a part-time wicketkeeper, it was clear that Perkins’ primary focus remained his batting.

Throughout his cricketing career, Perkins demonstrated his ability to take on bowlers, his power-hitting skills, and his knack for providing his team with blistering starts. While his international career was relatively short-lived, his contributions for Trinidad & Tobago earned him respect and admiration in the cricketing community.

After retiring from professional cricket, Perkins continued to contribute to the sport in various capacities. Today, he remains connected to the game, providing insights and analysis on cricket-related platforms.

William Keith Donald Perkins will always be remembered as an explosive opening batsman who had the ability to change the course of a game in an instant. His raw talent and aggressive approach to the game endeared him to fans and firmly established him as one of the notable cricketers to emerge from the West Indies.

William Perkins Career Stats

William Perkins Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 1 1 0 9 9 9 11 81.81 0 0 1 0 1 0
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 7 14 0 287 52 20.5 - - 0 1 - - 5 0
List A 11 11 0 109 26 9.9 - - 0 0 - - 4 2
T20s 57 57 3 1084 64* 20.07 917 118.21 0 4 109 48 16 0

William Perkins Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 11 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 57 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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