|Full Name||John Dillon Campbell|
|Born||21 September 1993 (27 years)|
|Birth Place||Kingston, Jamaica|
|Playing Role||Batting Allrounder|
|Batting Style||Left Handed Bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm offbreak|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||178 cm (Approx)
1.78 m (Approx)
5′ 10″ Feet
|Teams||West Indies Cricket Board President XI, West Indies U19, West Indies A, West Indies, St Lucia Zouks((Teams))|
|Debut||Test Debut – January 2019 Vs England
ODI Debut – February 2019 Vs England
T20I Debut – March 2019 Vs England
|Records (main ones)||-|
|Career Turning Point||-|
John Campbell was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He completed his education from Tacky High School and spent some early days at St Mary and St Ann’s cricket club.
After playing for some domestic teams, John gave a kickstart to his career by playing in the 2012 Under-19 World Cup being held in Australia.
He made a legendary score of 105 in 133 balls, against England. It was his team’s only century during the tournament.
Campbell then made his senior debut for Jamaica at Carribean Twenty20 for the 2012-13 season.
He scored his maiden first-class century, i.e., 110 from 180 balls during 2013-14 regional 4-day competition.
During 2015-16 season, the Jamaican guy took 7/73 against Trinidad and Tobago.
In January 2019, he made a test debut while playing for West Indies test squad against England.
During 2019 Ireland Tri-nation series, John scored his first century in ODIs.
He and Shai Hope together secured 365 runs. The commendable score was the highest opening partnership in ODIs, and just eight runs short from becoming the highest ODI partnership. Campbell independently scored a total of 179 runs in the match.
Due to his specific great performances, he was given a chance in all the upcoming tournaments.
The boy was then included among ten reserve players for 2019 Cricket World Cup.
Lesser-known facts about John Campbell
Campbell is an aggressive opener and tries to mimic Chris Gayle in his batting shots.
Dillon dedicates his success to his grandfather Clive Campbell, whom he remembers as his very first coach. Grandpa taught the little boy various aspects of the game, which eventually helped him shape his career.
This brave Jamaican boy is suffering from a skin condition called Vitiligo. He has patches on his elbow, lips, hands, and fingers. Usually, people with a similar condition try to hide their patches. But this young man fearlessly wears half sleeve tees on the ground without hiding his patches. It surely gives out a beautiful message to everyone out there. John is also the first cricketer with vitiligo to play at the International level. Itself a significant achievement