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Jonathan Carter (cricketer)

Jonathan Lyndon Carter (born 16 November 1987 in Belleplaine, Barbados) is a cricketer who plays for Barbados. He is a big-hitting left-handed batsman who also bowls right-arm medium pace.[1]

Jonathan Carter
Personal information
Full nameJonathan Lyndon Carter
Born (1987-11-16) 16 November 1987 (age 31)
Belleplaine, Barbados
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium
RoleBatting all-rounder
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 168)16 January 2015 v South Africa
Last ODI17 May 2019 v Bangladesh
ODI shirt no.78
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2007–presentBarbados
2017–presentSt Kitts and Nevis Patriots
Career statistics
Competition ODI FC LA T20
Matches 32 82 111 74
Runs scored 581 3,932 2,849 1234
Batting average 23.24 31.20 30.96 22.43
100s/50s 0/3 5/23 2/18 1/5
Top score 54 149* 133 111*
Balls bowled 136 2,559 1,194 174
Wickets 4 47 32 6
Bowling average 40.00 28.38 29.09 44.16
5 wickets in innings 0 1 1 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 0
Best bowling 2/14 5/63 5/26 2/28
Catches/stumpings 7/– 117/– 36/– 31/1
Source: Cricinfo, 17 May 2019

He first played for Barbados in 2007 in a List A match against West Indies Under-19s. He has represented West Indies A. He averages around 30 in first-class cricket. He made his One Day International debut for the West Indies against South Africa on 16 January 2015.[2]

CareerEdit

Carter has appeared for West Indies A, Barbados and Barbados Tridents in the Limocol Caribbean Premier League (CPL). In September 2013 he scored a century for West Indies A against India A. After a long wait, Carter finally got his first century in first-class cricket against Jamaica. In 2014 he scored his second List A hundred, this time for Barbados in the Regional Super 50, scoring 109. He later scored his second first-class ton against Jamaica.

He was chosen in the West Indies squad for the 2015 World Cup.

He also jointly holds the record for taking the most catches by a substitute fielder in a T20I innings.(2) along with Jeetan Patel, Eoin Morgan, Hashim Amla, Johnson Charles and Chamu Chibhabha.[3]

In the 2017 CPL Draft, he was selected by the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots.[4]

In March 2017, he was named in the West Indies squad for the Twenty20 International (T20I) series against Pakistan, but did not play.[5]

He was the leading run-scorer in the 2018–19 Regional Super50 tournament, with 351 runs in eight matches.[6]

In May 2019, Cricket West Indies (CWI) named him as one of ten reserve players in the West Indies' squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.[7][8] In October 2019, he was named as the captain of Barbados for the 2019–20 Regional Super50 tournament.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jonathan Carter". Cricket Archive. Retrieved 12 September 2011.
  2. ^ "West Indies tour of South Africa, 1st ODI: South Africa v West Indies at Durban, Jan 16, 2015". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Records | Twenty20 Internationals | Fielding records | Most catches by a substitute in an innings | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Nabi, Rashid get taken in 2017 CPL draft". Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Mohammed breaks into West Indies T20I squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Super50 Cup, 2018/19 - Most runs". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  7. ^ "Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard named among West Indies' World Cup reserves". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 19 May 2019.
  8. ^ "Pollard, Dwayne Bravo named in West Indies' CWC19 reserves". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 19 May 2019.
  9. ^ "Carter to lead Barbados Pride". Barbados Advocate. Retrieved 1 November 2019.