Alzarri Joseph

West Indies|Bowler
Alzarri Joseph
INTL CAREER: 2016 - 2022
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Full Name

Alzarri Shaheim Joseph

Born

November 20, 1996, Antigua

Age

25y 317d

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Fast

Playing Role

Bowler

Tall fast bowler Alzarri Joseph started out as a legspinner in his backyard in Antigua before his height marked him out for a different style of bowling. In his teens he gained a reputation as one of the fastest bowlers on the school circuit, which carried over into the 2016 Under-19 World Cup, where he bowled the competition's fastest delivery, a 147kph zinger that broke Zimbabwe batter Brendan Sly's stumps. Joseph would finish as West Indies' highest wicket-taker of the tournament, with 13 wickets from six games at an economy of 3.31.

He had made it into the U-19 World Cup squad on the back of his first-class performances - in his second season with Leeward Islands in late 2015, he took his first five-for, against Guyana, and followed it up with 7 for 46 against Windward Islands in the next match. His 24 first-class wickets that season and the World Cup performance saw him fast-tracked into the Test side; he debuted against India at Gros Islet in August 2016 and bounced out Virat Kohli for 3 for his first wicket. His ODI debut came a few months later, against Pakistan in Sharjah.

In 2019, Joseph was signed by Mumbai Indians as an injury replacement for Adam Milne, and in his first game, against Sunrisers Hyderabad, he returned figures of 6 for 12, the best figures by a bowler in the IPL.

Career Averages
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test224137992166623/336/8834.933.4261.2000
ODI545327702408875/565/5627.675.2131.8410
T20I5512017852/292/2935.608.9024.0000
FC5591852748021717/468/6228.083.3749.8570
List A6866342129591126/316/3126.415.1830.5420
T20636013011844716/126/1225.978.5018.3210
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test223304498613.6082954.16024717110
ODI5431133324918.4446471.55002514150
T20I522116*-2152.38000020
FC55821310798915.63180159.910511441220
List A68391643851*19.0458674.74012723160
T2063342021329*15.21198107.57001310250
Alzarri Shaheim Joseph
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Recent Matches - Player
MatchBatBowlDateGroundFormat
Kings vs Tallawahs28*2/3127-Sep-2022ProvidenceT20
Kings vs Tallawahs----25-Sep-2022ProvidenceT20
Kings vs Amazon--1/2022-Sep-2022ProvidenceT20
Kings vs Trinbago1*2/2618-Sep-2022TaroubaT20
Kings vs Patriots01/3117-Sep-2022TaroubaT20
Photos
Alzarri Joseph successfully appeals for a Rahkeem Cornwall dismissal
Alzarri Joseph and Yannic Cariah added 85 for the ninth wicket to frustrate New Zealand
Nicholas Pooran embraces Alzarri Joseph, who removed Devon Conway
Alzarri Joseph sent back a set Kane Williamson
India won the fourth T20I by 59 runs and also sealed the series
Alzarri Joseph's maiden T20I scalp is Hardik Pandya