Evin Lewis (born on 27 December 1991) is a West Indian cricketer who plays for West Indies in International Cricket and plays for St Kitts & Nevis Patriots in the CPL.
|Full Name||Evin Lewis|
|Date of Birth||27 December 1991|
|Evin Lewis Age||31 years|
|Birth Place||Port of Spain, Trinidad|
|Batting Style||Left Handed Bat|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx)||183 cm|
6’ 2” Inches
|Teams||West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago, Trinbago Knight Riders, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Barisal Bulls, West Indies Cricket Board President XI, West Indies A, Dhaka Dynamites, UWI Vice Chancellors XI, Mumbai Indians, Vancouver Knights, Comilla Victorians, Punjabi Legends, Pune Devils, Delhi Bulls|
|Evin Lewis 2021 CPL team||St Kitts & Nevis Patriots|
|Evin Lewis IPL team||Mumbai Indians (2018-19)|
Pakistan vs West Indies at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Oct 05, 2016
Afghanistan vs West Indies at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Mar 27, 2016
Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings at Wankhede Stadium, Apr 07, 2018
|Career Turning Point||He smashed 125 runs against India in July 2017, which included 12 sixes and 6 fours. This innings of his also helped him to get his IPL contract with Mumbai Indians in 2018 for INR 3.8 crores.|
|Jersey Number||17 (West Indies)|
|Coach/Mentor||Phil Simmons (West Indies)|
|Family||Father- Earl Lewis|
Mother– Dawn Lewis
|Hobbies||Playing golf, Listening to music.|
|Favourite Cricketers||Chris Gayle|
Evin Lewis is a left-handed batsman and plays for the West Indies. He is known for his aggressive batting and stroke play all around the world. The left-handed opener made his first-class debut playing for Trinidad and Tobago in the 2011-12 Regional four-day tournament in March 2012. Lewis has also been part of the 2012 and 2013 Champions League T20. He is known for his blistering knock of 62 runs in the 2013 Champions League semifinal against Mumbai Indians.
Lewis was also part of Trinidad and Tobago which won the local Under-19 championship in 2008. He made his List-A debut for his local side in 2009. Lewis has played around 98 List-A games so far and has scored 3187 runs at an average of 30.72. His consistent performances in the domestic circuit also earned him a place in the Trinidad and Tobago squad in the Caribbean Premier League.
After his impressive performances in T20 cricket, he was selected for the ODI series against Pakistan in 2016. He made his debut in the 3rd game of the series and scored 22 runs. He has since then been a consistent performer for the team in the limited-overs and is also an integral part of the team in this format.
Lewis has so far played 55 ODIs and has scored 1791 runs which also includes 4 centuries and 9 half-centuries and Evin Lewis highest score in ODI cricket is 176.
He was soon roped into the national team after his consistent performances in the CPL over the years. Lewis was part of the 2016 World Cup squad as a replacement for Lendl Simmons who was injured and was not part of the 1st half of the tournament. He made his debut against Afghanistan on March 27, 2016, at Nagpur.
Unfortunately, Lewis was dismissed for a 7-ball duck on his T20I debut. Evin Lewis is the only third batsman in the world to have 2 T20I centuries under his name and was also the first batsman to score two international centuries against the same opposition. Evin Lewis highest score in T20Is is 125 which came against India in July 2017.
His T20I form has been a roller coaster ride. He has scored around 1277 runs from his 43 games at an average of 31.
Evin Lewis currently plays for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots and has also been part of Trinidad and Tobago. He has been part of the league since 2012 and has been a consistent performer in the competition and will play for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in CPL 2021.
His ability to hit sixes and his aggressive nature in the competition also earned him an IPL contract in 2018 with Mumbai Indians. Talking about his CPL stats, he has played 69 games and has scored 1787 runs, and also has 14 half-centuries under his belt.
After his impressive stroke play in the Caribbean Premier League, Lewis was picked up by the Mumbai Indians in the 2018 IPL auctions for a whopping price of INR 3.8 crores. He had a decent 2018 IPL season as he scored 382 runs from his 13 matches at an average of 26. Lewis was retained by the franchise for the 2019 season as well but played just 3 games and was later released by the team ahead of the 2020 IPL season.
He went unsold in the 2020 IPL auctions but has since then been in a great form and would definitely attract buyers ahead of the 2022 IPL season. Lewis has played 16 IPL games and has scored 430 runs which also includes 2 half-centuries.
- He considers Chris Gayle his mentor and idol and hopes to play like him one day.
- Lewis scored his first T20 century in the Bangladesh Premier League.
- His highest T20I score is 125* which is against India and he smashed the Indian bowlers all around the ground.
- Evin Lewis was also the first batsman to score two international centuries against the same opposition.
- He was picked up by the Mumbai Indians in the 2018 IPL season for a whopping price of INR 3.8 crores.
- Lewis is also the third player in the world to have two T20I centuries under his name.