Hayden Walsh Jr – Age, Height, Career Info, Wife, Family, CPL, and More

Hayden Walsh Jr

Hayden Walsh Jr (born on 7 May 1995) is an American born West Indian player who plays for West Indies in International Cricket and plays for Barbados Tridents in the CPL.

Biography 
Full NameHayden Rashidi Walsh
NicknameNot Known
Date of Birth23 April 1992
Hayden Walsh Jr Age29 years
Birth PlaceSaint Croix, Virgin Islands US.
Playing RoleBowler
Batting StyleLeft Handed Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm leg spin
Physical Stats & More 
Height (approx)171 cm
1.71 m
5’ 7” Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career Info 
TeamsSt Kitts and Nevis Patriots, United States, Barbados Tridents, Vancouver Knights, West Indies, Team Abu Dhabi, Team Abu Dhabi, West Indies A
Hayden Walsh 2021 CPL team Barbados Tridents
DebutODI Debut:
USA vs Papua New Guinea at Affies Park, Apr 27, 2019

T20I Debut:
USA vs United Arab Emirates at ICC Academy, Mar 15, 2019
Career Turning PointHis impressive performance in the CPL 2018 led to his selection in the West Indies squad and showcased his skills at the international level.
Jersey Number86 (West Indies)
Coach/MentorPhil Simmons (West Indies)
Personal Life 
Zodiac signTaurus
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
FamilyFather- Hayden Walsh Sr
Mother
– Name not known
Brother- Tahir Walsh
Girlfriend/WifeNot Known
ReligionChristianity
HobbiesTravelling and fishing
Favourite Things 
Favourite CricketersShane Warne
Hayden Walsh Jr Profile

Domestic Career

Hayden Walsh Jr is a right-arm leg spinner who made his name in the Caribbean Premier League and has also represented both the United States of America and the West Indies. Walsh was born in the US and hence, is an American citizen.

He made his first-class debut way back in the 2011-12 Regional four-day tournament representing the Leeward Islands. His father and uncle have both represented the Leeward Islands. Walsh has been a consistent performer with the ball in hand.

He also has the highest score of 86 with the bat which came against Jamaica. From 2014, he has represented Barbados in the domestic circuit. Talking about his first-class stats, Walsh has picked up 60 wickets from his 26 games which also includes 2 five-wicket hauls.

International Career

United States

Hayden Walsh Jr was included in the United States’ squad in 2018 for the ICC World Cricket League third division which was played in Oman. In 2019, he was named for their series against UAE and hence made his T20I debut for the USA on March 15th, 2019 against UAE. A year later in April 2019, Walsh also made his ODI debut for the country against Papua New Guinea. 

West Indies

ODI Career

After his consistent performances for the Leeward Islands and the CPL, he was selected for the West Indies ODI squad in October 2019 against Afghanistan in India and made his ODI debut for West Indies on November 6, 2019. He also became the 14th cricketer in the world to represent two international teams in ODI cricket.

In December 2020, he was also named in the ODI squad against Bangladesh but was later not available for the series because of testing Covid positive. His best performance came against Australia in July 2021, as he picked up his first five-wicket haul in this format. He has played around 12 ODIs and has picked up 18 wickets so far which is very impressive.

T20I Career

A week after his ODI debut, Walsh also made his T20I debut for West Indies against Afghanistan on November 14, 2019, and also became the 9th player in the World to represent two teams in T20Is.

July 2021 was his breakthrough moment and also a career turning point as he picked up 12 wickets in the 5 matches T20I series against Australia. He is currently an integral part of the team in this format and is expected to play a key role in the 2021 ICC T20 World Cup which will be played in UAE later this year.

Walsh has played 22 T20Is and has picked up 23 wickets and is currently West Indies’ primary spinner.

Hayden Walsh Jr CPL Career

Hayden Walsh made his CPL debut as an American cricketer for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots on 28 August 2018. He has been a consistent performer in the team and has been a very impactful player in the middle overs. Hayden Walsh Jr CPL 2021 team is Barbados Tridents.

It was his CPL performance that led to his selection in the national team and has been in fantastic form since 2021. It will also be interesting to see how he fares in the upcoming IPL auctions as well as the ICC T20 World Cup in October 2021

Lesser known facts About Hayden Walsh Jr

  • Walsh is the only 14th and 9th cricketer to represent two countries at the international level.
  • His father and uncle have both represented Leeward Islands in domestic circuit.
  • When he was playing in the Global T20 league many called him Courtney Walsh thinking that he is his father and thought he is Courtney Walsh Jr.
  • He dreams to play the IPL in the coming years.
  • In July 2021, he was in his dream run as he picked up 12 wickets in 5 games against a 5 match T20I series against Australia.
  • Hayden Walsh Jr was born in America but plays cricket for West Indies.

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