Obed McCoy – Age, Height, Career Info, Girlfriend, Family, and More

Obed McCoy

Obed McCoy (born January 4, 1997) is a West Indian International cricketer who plays for West Indies in international Cricket and St Lucia Kings in the Caribbean Premier League.

Full NameObed Christopher McCoy
NicknameObed McCoy
Date of Birth4 January 1997
Obed McCoy Age24 years
Birth PlaceCaribbean
Playing RoleBowler
Batting StyleLeft Handed Bat
Bowling StyleLeft-arm fast-medium
Physical Stats & More 
Obed McCoy Height (approx)182 cm
1.82 m
6’ 0” Inch
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBrown
Obed McCoy Bowling speed135-145 kph
Career Info 
TeamsWest Indies U19, UWI Vice Chancellors XI, Saint Lucia Kings, CWI B Team, West Indies, Team Abu Dhabi, Multan Sultans
DebutODI Debut:
West Indies vs India at Dr Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Oct 24, 2018

T20I Debut:
West Indies vs England at Warner Park, Mar 08, 2019
Career Turning PointHis breakthrough performance against South Africa and Australia in 2021 at home can be considered as his career turning point
Jersey Number61 (West Indies)
Coach/MentorPhil Simmons (West Indies)
Personal Life 
Zodiac signCapricorn
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
FamilyFather- Not Known
Not Known
Not Known
Obed McCoy Girlfriend/WifeNot Known
HobbiesPlaying Cricket, Travelling
Favourite Things 
Favourite CricketersCourtney Walsh, Mitch Johnson
Obed McCoy Profile

Obed Christopher McCoy is a young left-arm fast bowler from West Indies. His impressive bowling performances in the 2021 home season for the West Indies has caught the eyeballs of everyone.

Obed McCoy Domestic Career

Obed McCoy made his List-A debut in the 2016-17 Super50 Regional Cup and was part of the West Indies U19 team in the tournament. The left-arm fast bowler was also part of the ICC 2016 U19 World Cup.

On August 4, 2017, he made his T20 debut for St Lucia Star in the 2017 Caribbean Premier League. Months later he also made his first-class debut for the Windward Islands on November 2, 2017.

In 2018, McCoy was also part of the first edition of the Global T20 Canada tournament. Playing for West Indies B, he was the leading wicket-taker for his team with 11 wickets in his 7 games.

In 2021, he was also part of the Pakistan Super League and was part of the Multan Sultans for the second phase of the league.

Talking about his Numbers, McCoy has played 21 List-A games so far and has picked up 19 wickets.

International Career

ODI Career

After his consistent performances in the domestic circuit, McCoy was selected in the West Indies ODI squad for the ODI series against India in October 2018.

He then made his ODI debut in the 2nd ODI of the series on October 24th, 2018. McCoy bowled very well on his debut and picked up 2 wickets from his 9 overs. He has played only two ODIs so far and has picked up 4 wickets.

Obed McCoy T20I Career

After his impressive stint in the Caribbean Premier League, McCoy also made his T20I debut for West Indies against England on 8th March 2019. He was very expensive with the ball and ended his spell with the figures of 1/44 in his 3 overs.

A year later, In March 2021, he again made a comeback and was selected in the T20I squad for a 3-match series against Sri Lanka. He picked up 4 wickets in that series and looked like a much-improved bowler.

His best came in the South Africa series in June 2021. In the 5 matches T20I series, McCoy picked up 9 wickets which also included one 3 wicket haul and one 4 wicket haul.

He continued his excellent form against Australia as well in July 2021. He played only 2 matches in that series to manage the workload and picked up 5 wickets from his 2 games.

After his brilliance in the home leg against Australia and South Africa, Obed McCoy made a name for himself and looked a class apart as a bowler. He has played 12 T20I games so far and has picked up 19 wickets and his best of innings was 4/22. Obed McCoy is expected to play a big role for his team in the 2021 ICC T20 World Cup.

Lesser Known Facts about Obed McCoy

  • Obed McCoy was part of the West Indies U19 for the 2016 ICC U19 World Cup.
  • He was part of the West Indies B in the first edition of the Global T20 Canada tournament.
  • McCoy plays for St Lucia Kings in the CPL.
  • He plays for Windward Islands in domestic cricket.

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