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Shai Hope: Captain of West Indies

Shai Hope: Captain of West Indies

Mar 11, 2024

Hey there, hope everything is on the track in your life. Through this article, we will put some light on a cricketer’s life. Cricket is a worldwide beloved game. People do not only like the players of their country but also love the cricketers from different teams. This is what the sport is. Especially cricket in which there is no boundary when it comes to supporting their favourite player. There are a lot of players who left a great impact on this game through their fabulous skills. India is not a country with a lot of ICC trophies but the team India is filled with many great players. Similarly, there is a team named West Indies. This team produced legendary players. Our today’s point of attraction is Shai Hope. He is one of the very great players in the cricket world.

West Indies faced a low time in cricket and still they are facing the same. But some of the players from this team always show an impressive approach towards the game. This is the first time that this team has not qualified for the World Cup. The team that won this title twice at the beginning of this edition. They didn’t win a single one-day World Cup after that.

Viv Richards you all know about this player. A player who is known as the most fearless player in the cricket history. This great team will come back as we all believe. Shai hope is showing that cricket is not something that they forgot to play. He showed that intent that you will enjoy the game and appreciate it. Through this article we will share a lot of things about this player that you can’t deny. So to get all that information stick with the article till the end.

About Shai Hope

Shai Hope was born on 10 November 1993. His full name is Shai Diego Hope. He is a right-handed batsman and a left-arm medium pacer. Though he can do bowling but he is a wicketkeeper batsman. It shows that how much talented a cricketer he is. He played his first test match on 1st May 2015 against England. He is the ODI captain of West Indies. Shai Hope is 5 feet 9 inches tall. He completed his schooling from Queen’s College. He was also the Men’s cricketer of the year in 2018.

Shai Hope on Dhoni

We all know Dhoni for his great knocks especially when it comes under the pressure. We all have seen that World Cup final in which India’s Inning was not at that table at one time when Sri Lankan bowlers did a great job. That time Dhoni came early on the field to bat and batted like that it was his last match. There is also a saying that train like you never won and play like you never lost. The same way Dhoni played that day.

Many of the youngsters praise him and so do Shai Hope. Shai Hope scored a century against England in an ODI match. He scored a brilliant 109 runs in that match. In the post-match presentation, he shared that Dhoni shared a piece of advice with him which helped him to chase down that target against England. Hope century helped the West Indies to chase down a great total of 325 against England.

Teams for which Shai Hope played

  • Barbados
  • Barbados Royals
  • West Indies
  • Guyana Amazon Warriors
  • Northamptonshire
  • UWI Vice Chancellor’s XI
  • Lahore Qalandars
  • WICB President’s Celebrity XI
  • Khulna Tigers
  • Barbados Under 19
  • West Indies Board President’s XI

Shai Hope special achievements

Shai Hope played a great cricket all the time. He is among the players who scored century in both the innings of a test match. Shai Hope is one of the players with the least ducks in his test career. He is one of the guys with the most test hundreds in an ODI series. Shai Hope is the 2nd fastest player to reach 3000 runs. He is 2nd wicketkeeper having the most runs in an ODI series.

Shai Hope
Shai Hope


To sum up I only want to say that Shai Hope really played a great cricket. He is not only playing good cricket but also looking forward to making his team strong again as it was before. The players and the cricket board have had some grudges between them for the last few years. Cricketers are trying to give their best but still it is a lack of understanding between the players and the board. Shai Hope is a player with a great dedication and intent. We think that this player will leave a great impact on his team and will make some great beneficial changes to the team.

Hope you find this article well informed. Thank you for reading this article till the end. We will see you in the next article with a new topic and its interesting facts and information. Till then stay safe, stay healthy, and keep watching cricket.


  • He went to Sussex for his education
  • He had played around 11-14 first-class matches only
  • He was born in Barbados
  • He is the captain of West Indies cricket Team
  • He praises Dhoni for his improved batting.

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