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Devon Smith      

Full name Devon Sheldon Smith

Born October 21, 1981, Hermitage, Sauters, St Patrick, Grenada

Current age 33 years 65 days

Major teams West Indies, Southern Windward Islands, St Lucia Zouks, West Indies A, West Indies Under-19s, Windward Islands

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Devon Sheldon Smith
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 34 60 2 1424 108 24.55 2999 47.48 1 5 203 0 29 0
ODIs 47 45 2 1059 107 24.62 1506 70.31 1 5 110 9 13 0
T20Is 6 6 0 203 61 33.83 161 126.08 0 2 22 5 1 0
First-class 157 284 14 10038 212 37.17 24 43 161 0
List A 125 122 8 3511 135 30.79 6 20 53 0
Twenty20 36 34 2 642 61 20.06 612 104.90 0 3 70 12 15 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 34 1 6 3 0 - - - 3.00 - 0 0 0
ODIs 47 2 17 17 0 - - - 6.00 - 0 0 0
T20Is 6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 157 592 289 5 2/33 57.80 2.92 118.4 0 0 0
List A 125 77 61 1 1/18 1/18 61.00 4.75 77.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 36 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v Australia at Georgetown, Apr 10-13, 2003 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, Dec 17-20, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut West Indies v Australia at Kingston, May 17, 2003 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v Pakistan at Gros Islet, Jul 24, 2013 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v West Indies at The Oval, Jun 28, 2007 scorecard
Last T20I West Indies v Bangladesh at Basseterre, Aug 2, 2009 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1998/99
Last First-class South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, Dec 17-20, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 1999/00
Last List A Guyana v Windward Islands at Port of Spain, Feb 4, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut England v West Indies at The Oval, Jun 28, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 St Lucia Zouks v Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel at Kingston, Aug 17, 2013 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
35, 5 West Indies v South Africa Centurion 17 Dec 2014 Test # 2150
174 West Indians v SAf Invit XI Benoni 10 Dec 2014 Other
145, 25 Windward Is v Leeward Is St George's 28 Nov 2014 FC
29, 55 Windward Is v Guyana Providence 21 Nov 2014 FC
6, 74 Windward Is v Jamaica Kingston 14 Nov 2014 FC
4 Grenada v Bangladeshis St Andrew's 17 Aug 2014 Other OD
0/11, 111, 40 Windward Is v Jamaica Gros Islet 26 Apr 2014 FC
0, 63 Windward Is v Trinidad & T Port of Spain 19 Apr 2014 FC
10, 16 Windward Is v Comb C&C Kingstown 4 Apr 2014 FC
47, 77, 1/23 Windward Is v Leeward Is St George's 28 Mar 2014 FC
Profile

A belligerent left-handed opening batsman from Grenada, Devon Smith was drafted into the West Indies squad ahead of the Test series against India in March 2002, after making 750 runs for Windward Islands in the Busta Cup, though he made his debut 13 months later against a far tougher opponent. In his first Test, against Australia, Smith scored a blazing 62 in a losing cause, but failed to score in the next Test. A good eye compensates for his lack of footwork and throughout the series he showed promise, but it wasn't enough, and he was dropped to smooth off the rough edges. In 2004, he was selected to open against England, and he immediately pulled his team out of a hole with a stroke-filled century. But just as he began to settle into a groove, a freak net injury left him with a fractured thumb, and he missed the next two Tests. He was axed after another failure in the Test series against Australia in 2005-06 and spent two years in the wilderness. He returned to play in the one-dayers against India in 2006-07 and was picked for the World Cup squad where his form was solid rather than spectacular. He failed to move out of first gear against England in 2007, and he followed with a horror tour of Zimbabwe and South Africa that was only saved by his ODI career-best 91 in Johannesburg.

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Dec 19, 2014

Devon Smith gets under a bouncer, South Africa v West Indies, 1st Test, Centurion, 3rd day, December 19, 2014

Devon Smith gets under a bouncer

© Associated Press

Apr 27, 2014

Devon Smith and Tyrone Theophile shared an unbeaten opening stand of 113, Windward Islands v Jamaica, Regional Four Day Competition, final, 2nd day, Gros Islet, April 27, 2014

Devon Smith and Tyrone Theophile shared an unbeaten opening stand of 113

© WICB Media Photo/Randy Brooks

Apr 27, 2014

Devon Smith struck eight fours in his unbeaten 66, Windward Islands v Jamaica, Regional Four Day Competition, final, 2nd day, Gros Islet, April 27, 2014

Devon Smith struck eight fours in his unbeaten 66

© WICB Media Photo/Randy Brooks

Tournament Results
Hampshire v Trinidad & T at Bridgetown - Jan 23, 2011
Trinidad & T won by 36 runs
Jamaica v Windward Is at Bridgetown - Jan 23, 2011
Jamaica won by 9 runs
Jamaica v Trinidad & T at Bridgetown - Jan 22, 2011
Trinidad & T won by 8 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Hampshire v Windward Is at Bridgetown - Jan 22, 2011
Hampshire won by 4 runs
Barbados v Trinidad & T at Bridgetown - Jan 21, 2011
Trinidad & T won by 51 runs
Canada v Leeward Is at Bridgetown - Jan 21, 2011
Leeward Is won by 19 runs
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