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Samuel Badree      

Full name Samuel Badree

Born March 9, 1981, Barrackpore, Trinidad

Current age 36 years 14 days

Major teams West Indies, Brisbane Heat, Chennai Super Kings, Islamabad United, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Trinidad, Trinidad & Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel, West Indies A

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Samuel Badree
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
T20Is 32 8 5 28 14* 9.33 43 65.11 0 0 1 0 7 0
First-class 12 19 1 323 55 17.94 0 1 7 0
List A 33 23 5 177 29 9.83 0 0 15 0
Twenty20 154 43 32 146 29* 13.27 163 89.57 0 0 7 4 43 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
T20Is 32 32 720 671 42 4/15 4/15 15.97 5.59 17.1 1 0 0
First-class 12 1256 525 14 2/9 37.50 2.50 89.7 0 0 0
List A 33 1501 917 35 4/34 4/34 26.20 3.66 42.8 1 0 0
Twenty20 154 151 3273 3096 151 5/22 5/22 20.50 5.67 21.6 1 1 0
Career statistics
T20I debut New Zealand v West Indies at Lauderhill, Jun 30, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I Pakistan v West Indies at Dubai (DSC), Sep 24, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class Guyana v Trinidad & Tobago at Providence, Feb 20-23, 2009 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A Trinidad & Tobago v Guyana at Port of Spain, Mar 11, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Cayman Islands v Trinidad & Tobago at Coolidge, Jul 25, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Islamabad United v Quetta Gladiators at Dubai (DSC), Feb 24, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/20, 0* HKI United v City Kaitak Mong Kok 12 Mar 2017 Other T20
0/31, 1 HKI United v Kow Cantons Mong Kok 11 Mar 2017 Other T20
9, 1/46 HKI United v GGL Mong Kok 10 Mar 2017 Other T20
7, 2/31 HKI United v HH Jaguars Mong Kok 9 Mar 2017 Other T20
0/34 Islamabad Un v Quetta Glad Dubai (DSC) 24 Feb 2017 T20
6*, 1/32 Heat v Syd Sixers Brisbane 25 Jan 2017 T20
1/30 Heat v Syd Sixers Brisbane 3 Jan 2017 T20
1/26 Heat v Hurricanes Brisbane 30 Dec 2016 T20
2/20 Heat v Syd Thunder Sydney 28 Dec 2016 T20
0/22 Heat v Strikers Adelaide 21 Dec 2016 T20
Profile

Samuel Badree may be listed as a legspinner, but he hardly turns the ball. His accuracy though is near impeccable - so much that West Indies have used him to open the bowling in 28 out of 28 T20Is, right up to winning a world championship in India in 2016. He came out of that tournament ranked the No. 1 bowler in the format. Not too many physical education teachers can top that resume, so Badree's position at Barrackpore East Secondary School in Trinidad should be safe. Badree made his first-class debut in 2001-02 and his List A debut the next season. But by the time he was a two-time world champion in T20s - over a decade into his career - he had played only 12 first-class and 33 List A matches. His skills in the shortest format, however, were highly rated. He played his first T20 match in 2006 and racked up his 100th game eight years later. And it's helped him travel too. Badree has been a part of three different IPL teams, won the inaugural Pakistan Super League title with Islamabad United, claimed a career-best 5 for 22 in the Big Bash League in 2015-16, mentored young Australian spinners before that stint, and represented his home team Trinidad & Tobago in the Caribbean Premier League
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Dec 30, 2016

Samuel Badree appeals for a wicket, Brisbane Heat v Hobart Hurricanes, Big Bash League 2016-17. Brisbane, December 30, 2016

Samuel Badree appeals for a wicket

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Aug 28, 2016

Samuel Badree was the last man dismissed, India v West Indies, 2nd T20I, Florida, August 28, 2016

Samuel Badree was the last man dismissed

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Jul 23, 2016

Samuel Badree poses for the camera after a press conference for the USA launch of the 2016 CPL campaign, Central Broward Stadium, Lauderhill, Fort Lauderdale, USA, July 23, 2016

Samuel Badree poses for the camera

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Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Ireland at ICCA Dubai - Dec 10-13, 2013
Ireland won by 122 runs
Afghanistan v Kenya at ICCA Dubai - Oct 6-8, 2013
Afghanistan won by 8 wickets
U.A.E. v Namibia at Sharjah - Sep 22-23, 2013
U.A.E. won by 9 wickets
Ireland v Scotland at Dublin - Sep 11-14, 2013
Ireland won by an innings and 44 runs
Canada v Netherlands at King City (SW) - Aug 22-24, 2013
Canada won by 8 wickets
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