Full name Devendra Bishoo
Born November 6, 1985, New Amsterdam, Berbice, Guyana
Current age 30 years 328 days
Major teams West Indies, Barbados Tridents, Berbice, Guyana, Guyana Amazon Warriors, West Indies A
Playing role Bowler
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak
|Test debut||West Indies v Pakistan at Providence, May 12-15, 2011 scorecard|
|Last Test||West Indies v India at Port of Spain, Aug 18-22, 2016 scorecard|
|ODI debut||England v West Indies at Chennai, Mar 17, 2011 scorecard|
|Last ODI||Bangladesh v West Indies at Dhaka, Oct 15, 2011 scorecard|
|T20I debut||West Indies v Pakistan at Gros Islet, Apr 21, 2011 scorecard|
|Last T20I||Sri Lanka v West Indies at Pallekele, Nov 9, 2015 scorecard|
|First-class debut||Guyana v Combined Campuses and Colleges at Providence, Mar 7-10, 2008 scorecard|
|Last First-class||West Indies v India at Port of Spain, Aug 18-22, 2016 scorecard|
|List A debut||Guyana v Leeward Islands at Enmore, Oct 28, 2009 scorecard|
|Last List A||Guyana v Trinidad & Tobago at Port of Spain, Jan 25, 2015 scorecard|
|Twenty20 debut||Guyana v Windward Islands at Bridgetown, Jul 23, 2010 scorecard|
|Last Twenty20||St Kitts and Nevis Patriots v Guyana Amazon Warriors at Basseterre, Jun 30, 2016 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|-||West Indies||v India||Port of Spain||18 Aug 2016||Test # 2218|
|12, 1/107||West Indies||v India||Kingston||30 Jul 2016||Test # 2211|
|3/163, 12, 45||West Indies||v India||North Sound||21 Jul 2016||Test # 2207|
|0/28||Amazon||v Patriots||Basseterre||30 Jun 2016||T20|
|3, 1/45, 3/43||Guyana||v Jamaica||Providence||18 Mar 2016||FC|
|2/115, 8, 16*||Guyana||v Leeward Is||North Sound||11 Mar 2016||FC|
|1/29, 0, 3/71||Guyana||v Windward Is||Gros Islet||26 Feb 2016||FC|
|2/72, 5, 0/71, 7*||Guyana||v Barbados||Bridgetown||19 Feb 2016||FC|
|11, 3/48, 2/56||Guyana||v Trinidad & T||Providence||12 Feb 2016||FC|
|2/60||West Indians||v Victoria XI||Geelong||19 Dec 2015||Other|
From Berbice county, a hotbed of cricket in Guyana, Devendra Bishoo rose through the ranks to made his first-class debut in 2008 and courted immediate success. His attacking legspin snared four five-wicket hauls in his first two seasons and made him a threat across formats as established by his Man-of-the-Series performance in the 2010 Caribbean T20. He finished with ten wickets in four games at an average of 8.20.
He was also ICC's Emerging Cricketer of the Year in 2011, an honour he dedicated to the memory of his late father, Mohanlal. "After he died, I made a promise to always give of my best and reach for the top," Bishoo said at the presentation. The same year, he had been called up to the West Indies World Cup and had earned a Test debut.
A heavy workload on spin-friendly pitches, both at home and overseas, took its toll on his body and he did not play international cricket for three years from April 2012. A glut of wickets in the domestic circuit for Guyana meant the selectors couldn't ignore him any longer. He was recalled to West Indies' Test squad in 2015.
In an incredible quirk of fate, on June 3, 2015 - exactly 22 years since Shane Warner's ball of the century - Bishoo pitched one outside leg stump, made it rip across Brad Haddin's outside edge and toppled the off stump. He could only play two Tests after that and lost his spot to Jomel Warrican during West Indies' tour to Australia in late 2015.
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