Shai Diego Hope
|Date of Birth||
November 10, 1993
Right-handed Wicketkeeper batsman
West Indies, Barbados, Barbados Tridents, Barbados Under-19
Shai Hope is a Barbadian cricketer, who plays for the national cricket team of West Indies since 2015. He plays for Tests and ODI formats and represents Barbados Tridents at domestic level.
Shai is a wicketkeeper-batsman and occasionally bowls in left-arm medium-fast style. He used to play for Barbados Under-19 team and has represented the England Cricket team in his domestic days. His elder brother Kyle Hope is also a West Indian cricketer, who represents West Indies internationally in Tests and ODI formats.
Shai Hope came into the limelight for his glorious innings in Regional Four Day Competition in 2014-2015 seasons with a double century. After this, he got selected for the national team of West Indies and made his international debut in 2015 through a test match.
He made his ODI and T20I debut consecutively in 2016 & 2017 and became a key member of the national squad since then. He was named in the team of West Indies for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.
Debut Test Match: at Kensington Oval Stadium Vs England on 1st of May in 2015
Last Test Match: at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium Vs England on 9th of February in 2019
Debut ODI Match: at Harare Sports Club Stadium Vs Sri Lanka on 16th of November in 2016
Last ODI: at The Village Stadium Vs Bangladesh on 17th of May in 2019
Debut T20I Match: at Sexton Oval Stadium Vs New Zealand on 29th of December in 2017
Last T20I Match: at Warner Park Stadium Vs England on 10th of March in 2019
He has scored 1459 runs in 29 matches in 4 years of Test career at an average of 28.06 and strike rate of 42.76 including 2 hundreds and 5 fifties (as on May 30, 2019)
Wicket Keeping Career:
He has 36 catches, 1 stumping, and 2 run out in 29 matches in 5 years of Test career (as on May 30, 2019)
|Achievements/Records Associated With||
CWI Men’s Cricketer of the Year, Test Cricketer of the Year, and ODI Cricketer of the Year in 2018