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Rahkeem Cornwall
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Rahkeem Cornwall

West Indies|allrounder
Rahkeem Cornwall

INTL CAREER: 2019 - 2021

Full Name

Rahkeem Rashawn Shane Cornwall

Born

February 01, 1993, Antigua

Age

28y 71d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm offbreak

Playing Role

Allrounder

relations

(uncle)

TEAMS

Not only is Rahkeem Cornwall almost six-and-a-half-feet tall, his bulk - uncommon in modern-day cricket set-ups - makes heads turn. But he's much more than that. Since his first-class debut in 2014 as a 20-year-old offspinner, Cornwall has added big-hitting to his repertoire to become a competent allrounder; his high-action offbreaks, delivered from over two metres, earned him at least 40 wickets in every first-class season he appeared in before his elevation to the Test team.

Cornwall, born in Liberta, Antigua's third-largest town, followed in the footsteps of his maternal uncle Wilden Cornwall - who played 53 first-class games - to take up cricket. He first became a contender for international cricket in 2017 when he scored 252 runs in the 2017 Regional Super50 at an average of 50 and a strike rate of nearly 120, while taking ten wickets at an economy rate of 3.63. At the time, then chairman of selectors Courtney Browne had said that Cornwall had been identified as a "special talent", but needed extra attention - like special coaching and having a dietician - before being considered for the senior side.

Over the next two years, excellent performances for Leeward Islands as an allrounder earned Cornwall a spot in West Indies A, and he delivered 23 wickets at an average of 19 in Sri Lanka. Against the touring Indians in 2017, Cornwall impressed with the wickets of Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara. England Lions toured the Caribbean in 2018, and Cornwall collected 19 wickets at 18.42 to help West Indies A blank the visitors 3-0.

When an injured Roston Chase was unavailable for India's 2019 tour of West Indies, Cornwall was handed a maiden Test call-up in August 2019. In the same month, he was awarded the Domestic Cricketer of the Year award by Cricket West Indies. Two weeks later, he became the 319th man to wear the West Indies Test cap.
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Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test71121737319.2226665.0302233130
FC6911992554101*23.21372168.63115720
List A504661350132*33.7544210
T205146577678*18.92520149.2304645750
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test71423001072317/7510/12134.582.7974.10121
FC691191713080823288/5112/20524.642.8352.2017204
List A504825931588624/214/2125.613.6741.80200
T205142603771243/103/1032.127.6725.10000
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Recent Matches - Player

MATCHBATBOWLDATEGROUNDFORMAT
West Indies vs Sri Lanka730/25 & 0/5329-Mar-2021North SoundTest # 2417
West Indies vs Sri Lanka611/25 & 3/13721-Mar-2021North SoundTest # 2416
BrathwaiteXI vs Chase XI63 & 8*1/73 & 2/2308-Mar-2021CoolidgeOTHER
West Indies vs Bangladesh4* & 15/74 & 4/10511-Feb-2021DhakaTest # 2410
West Indies vs Bangladesh2 & 0*2/114 & 3/8103-Feb-2021ChattogramTest # 2407

Photos


Kraigg Brathwaite and Rahkeem Cornwall have a discussion
Rahkeem Cornwall raises his bat after his second Test match half-century
Rahkeem Cornwall drives down the ground
Rahkeem Cornwall cracks a smile after reaching his maiden Test half-century
Rahkeem Cornwall pulls for six
Rahkeem Cornwall and Joshua Da Silva shared a 90-run partnership for the 8th wicket