Shamar Joseph – Biography, Age, Height, IPL, Religion, And Parents

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Shamar Joseph is a 24 years-old Rising Guyanese Bowling all-rounder cricketer, who started playing domestic crickets with the Guyana team in February 2023 and International Cricket in January 2024.

And Currently, He plays for the Guyana cricket team in domestic cricket and plays for the West Indies Cricket team in international cricket..

Shamar Joseph Biography 
Full NameShamar Joseph
Nick NameShamar
Date of BirthAugust 31, 1999
Shamar Joseph age24 years
Birth PlaceBaracara, Guyana, West Indies
Playing RoleBowling All-rounder
Batting StyleLeft-hand Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast
Physical Stats & More 
Shamar Joseph Height (approx.)In centimeters -172cm
In meters – 1.72m
In feet – 5’8” feet
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career Info
TeamsWest Indies
Dubai Capitals
Guyana Amazon Warriors
DebutDomestic Cricket debut

First-Class Debut
He made his FC debut on 01 February 2023 in the match of Guyana vs Barbados at North Sound.

List A cricket debut
He made his List A debut on 29 October 2023 in the match of Guyana vs Barbados at St Augustine.

T20 Debut
He made his T20 debut on 17 September 2023 in the match of Amazon vs Royals at Providence.

International Cricket Debut

Test debut
He made his Test debut on 17 January 2024 in the match of Australia vs West Indies at Adelaide.

ODI cricket debut
Not Yet debut

T20I cricket debut
Not Yet debut
Jersey Number
Coach/MentorNot Known
Personal Life
Zodiac signTaurus
Educational QualificationNot known
FamilyFather: Not known
Mother: Not known
Siblings:  three sisters and five brothers (Name Not Known)
Shamar Joseph WifeTrishana Joseph
Shamar Joseph ReligionChris
HobbiesNot known
Favorite Things
Favorite CricketersRomario Shepherd
Shamar Joseph Profile

Shamar Joseph Biography (Profile)

Shamar Joseph, the emerging cricketer from the West Indies, was born on August 31, 1999, in the city of Baracara, Guyana, West Indies. He is a bowling all-rounder cricketer who started playing domestic cricket in 2023 and made his debut for the West Indies international cricket team in 2024.

And they first grabbed media attention when they stunned everyone by taking Steven Smith’s wicket in their debut match and claimed five wickets by scoring 94 runs in their very first series match.

Shamar Joseph Early Life & Family

Before his cricket career, In the early days, Shamar used to bring wood from the jungle because his family was involved in the furniture business. Later on, Shamar also worked as a security guard. After that, Joseph decided to move away from logging and relocated to New Amsterdam in search of employment to support his family.

And apart from their early life, Information about their parents’ names is not available on the internet or on social media platform.

Shamar Joseph FatherNot Known
Joseph MotherNot Known

Shamar Joseph Domestic Cricket debut

Joseph started playing domestic cricket as a bowler with his hometown’s Tucber Park Cricket Club team for the first time. Then, he was selected for the Guyana team in the year 2023. He made his domestic first-class debut on February 1, 2023, playing against the Barbados team.

After that, they made their debut in List A cricket on 29th October 2023 playing for the same team, while they also made his T20 cricket debut on 17th September 2023 playing against the Royals team.

Shamar Joseph International Cricket Debut

For the first time, Joseph was selected for the West Indies international team in the Jan 2025 and started his cricket career with Test formats cricket.

Test debut

Following his impressive performances in domestic cricket, Shamar Joseph received his call-up to the West Indies national team in January 2024. And he made his Test debut for West Indies against Australia on 17 January 2024.

And in his debut match, he took Steve Smith’s wicket with his first ball, and thereafter, he took 5 wickets in his entire spell after conceding 94 runs

ODI & T20I debut

In addition, they have not yet been included in the West Indies ODI & T20I teams, and therefore they have not made their debut in white-ball international cricket yet.

Shamar Joseph Test debutOn 17 January 2024 against Australia

Shamar Joseph bowling speed

If we talk about Joseph’s bowling speed, his average bowling speed is 140 km per hour, while his maximum bowling speed is 150 kph.

Shamar Joseph Bowling speed: 140 kph To 150 kph (consistently)

Shamar joseph and alzarri joseph relation

Many people are wondering whether Shamar Joseph and Alzarri Joseph are brothers or have any kind of relationship with each other. For your information, neither of them are in any kind of relationship, and they are not brothers either. Alzarri Joseph is a player of Antiguan origin, while Shamar Joseph is a player of Guyanese origin.

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Unknown Facts About West Indies Cricketer Shamar Joseph

  • Joseph is an emerging fast bowler cricket player who started playing international cricket for the West Indies team in the year 2024.
  • Before playing cricket, In the early days, Joseph worked as a security guard till January 2023.
  • In January 2024 against Australia, he took five wickets in his Test debut innings.

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