Sean Williams      

Full name Sean Colin Williams

Born September 26, 1986, Bulawayo

Current age 27 years 306 days

Major teams Zimbabwe, Brothers Union, Matabeleland, Matabeleland Tuskers, Zimbabwe A, Zimbabwe Board XI, Zimbabwe Provinces, Zimbabwe Select XI, Zimbabwe Under-19s, Zimbabwe XI

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Relation Father - CR Williams, Brother - ML Williams

Sean Colin Williams
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 37 31 18.50 108 34.25 0 0 4 0 1 0
ODIs 62 61 11 1605 78* 32.10 2055 78.10 0 15 132 13 21 0
T20Is 8 8 0 136 38 17.00 120 113.33 0 0 10 4 2 0
First-class 40 71 5 2848 178 43.15 6 17 37 0
List A 109 101 13 2529 102 28.73 1 18 41 0
Twenty20 23 23 6 328 44* 19.29 339 96.75 0 0 24 4 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 1 6 9 0 - - - 9.00 - 0 0 0
ODIs 62 43 1209 1010 15 3/23 3/23 67.33 5.01 80.6 0 0 0
T20Is 8 7 132 141 5 3/15 3/15 28.20 6.40 26.4 0 0 0
First-class 40 1895 887 29 5/36 30.58 2.80 65.3 0 1 0
List A 109 2514 1966 52 7/25 7/25 37.80 4.69 48.3 1 1 0
Twenty20 23 20 312 356 13 3/15 3/15 27.38 6.84 24.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test West Indies v Zimbabwe at Roseau, Mar 20-22, 2013 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v Zimbabwe at Johannesburg, Feb 25, 2005 scorecard
Last ODI Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Bulawayo, Jul 24, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Khulna, Nov 28, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I United Arab Emirates v Zimbabwe at Sylhet, Mar 21, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Matabeleland v Mashonaland at Bulawayo, Oct 26-29, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class Matabeleland Tuskers v Mid West Rhinos at Bulawayo, Apr 15-16, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Midlands v Matabeleland at Kwekwe, Dec 3, 2003 scorecard
Last List A Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Bulawayo, Jul 24, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Khulna, Nov 28, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 United Arab Emirates v Zimbabwe at Sylhet, Mar 21, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/41, 1 Zimbabwe v Afghanistan Bulawayo 24 Jul 2014 ODI # 3506
49, 2/33 Zimbabwe v Afghanistan Bulawayo 22 Jul 2014 ODI # 3505
0/28, 2* Zimbabwe v Afghanistan Bulawayo 20 Jul 2014 ODI # 3504
0/46, 70 Zimbabwe v Afghanistan Bulawayo 18 Jul 2014 ODI # 3503
48, 0/51, 4 Tuskers v Rhinos Bulawayo 15 Apr 2014 FC
20, 2/35 Tuskers v Rhinos Bulawayo 14 Apr 2014 LA
5/36, 98, 3/69, 66 Tuskers v Mountaineers Mutare 6 Apr 2014 FC
18, 1/13 Tuskers v Mountaineers Mutare 5 Apr 2014 LA
3/15, 0 Zimbabwe v U.A.E. Sylhet 21 Mar 2014 T20I # 376
0/22, 26 Zimbabwe v Netherlands Sylhet 19 Mar 2014 T20I # 372
Profile

Sean Williams is regarded as being one of Zimbabwe's most promising youngsters, a left-hand top-order batsman and more than useful left-arm spinner. In the Under-19 World Cup in 2004 he was the pick of Zimbabwe's batsmen with 157 runs at 31.40, as well as five wickets, and was expected to be called up at the time of the players' strike in April 2004, but his father Collin, a former first-class player and national hockey coach, refused to release him and insisted his son should concentrate more on his studies. Almost a year later, and with just one first-class match under his belt, he was drafted into the Zimbabwe squad to tour South Africa. Although he led the U-19 side in the World Cup in Sri Lanka in February 2006 - the highlight being a win over England - there were rumours both before and after the tournament that he was not happy with the board. This turned out to be true when he turned down a central contract the following month, opting to look for a more settled career overseas, although he again changed his mind, returning to play for Zimbabwe three months later. Dogged by injuries, the on-off farrago resurfaced in 2008 when he again quit for a contract in South Africa, only to return weeks later.
Martin Williamson

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Latest Photos

Jul 22, 2014

Sean Williams prepares to reverse hit, Zimbabwe v Afghanistan, 3rd ODI, Bulawayo, July 22, 2014

Sean Williams prepares to reverse hit

© AFP

Jul 18, 2014

Sean Williams (left) and Brendan Taylor played central parts in the chase, Zimbabwe v Afghanistan, 1st ODI, Bulawayo, July 18, 2014

Sean Williams (left) and Brendan Taylor played central parts in the chase

© AFP

Mar 21, 2014

Sean Williams picked up three wickets, Zimbabwe v UAE, World T20, Group B, Sylhet, March 21, 2014

Sean Williams picked up three wickets

© ICC

Country Fixtures Country Results
Zimbabwe A v Afghan A at Harare - Jul 27-30
Afghan A 105 & 321 Zimbabwe A 165 & 208/6
Zimbabwe A v Afghan A at Harare
Aug 2-5, 2014 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 03:30 EDT | 02:30 CDT | 00:30 PDT)
Only Test: Zimbabwe v South Africa at Harare
Aug 9-13, 2014 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 04:00 EDT | 03:00 CDT | 01:00 PDT)
1st ODI: Zimbabwe v South Africa at Bulawayo
Aug 17, 2014 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 03:30 EDT | 02:30 CDT | 00:30 PDT)
2nd ODI: Zimbabwe v South Africa at Bulawayo
Aug 19, 2014 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 03:30 EDT | 02:30 CDT | 00:30 PDT)
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