Famous Cricket Players from Jamaica

List of famous cricket players from Jamaica, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Jamaica has produced some very talented cricket players over the years, including slips, sweepers and wicket-keepers. These are some of the best Jamaican cricket players to ever live, so if you're a native of Jamaica and are aspiring to play cricket professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular cricket player from Jamaica then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list includes Daren Powell, Joseph Smith and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Jamaican cricket players?" and "Which cricket players are from Jamaica?"

You can click on the names of these legendary cricket players of Jamaica in order to get more information about each one. If you play cricket or just love the sport then use this list of talented Jamaican cricket players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
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  • Ainsley Hall (born 23 June 1972 in Jamaica) is a Cayman Islands cricketer. A right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper, he has played for the Cayman Islands national cricket team since 2005.
  • Andre Russell

    Age: 35
    Andre Dwayne Russell (born 29 April 1988) is a Jamaican professional cricketer. Russell plays internationally for the West Indies and for Jamaica in West Indian domestic cricket as an all-rounder. He has played in over 300 Twenty20 matches for a range of sides in leagues throughout the world. Widely regarded as one of the most powerful strikers of the ball in limited-overs cricket, Russell scored a century in a record 40 balls in the 2018 Caribbean Premier League and took a hat-trick in the same match, becoming the second player to take a hat-trick and score a century in the same Twenty20 match.
  • Austin Codrington (born 22 August 1975) is a former Canadian One Day International cricketer. He is primarily a bowler but can contribute useful runs near the bottom of the order on occasion; as of 2005 he has a highest first-class score of 48. His fielding is also very good, particularly his catching.
  • Brenton Anthony Parchment (born 24 June 1982) is a West Indian cricketer. Born in St Elizabeth, Jamaica, he was the West Indies Under-19 captain to England in 2001. This team was the only West Indies Under-19 team to beat England at home. In 2003, the Jamaican cricketer was given the award for Most Disciplined Student at the West Indies Cricket Academy. Parchment currently plays first-class and List A cricket for Jamaica. As well as this, he plays as a professional for English cricket clubs. He was the professional cricketer for Middlesbrough Cricket Club in 2003–04. During his first season with them, they won the Cup. In 2005 he was the professional for Farnworth Cricket Club. He helped them to win both the League and Cup in the Bolton League, and to honour him they named the club's games room after him. In 2010 he played for Blackrod Cricket Club in the Bolton Association and broke the club's highest score record on his debut with 184*. He then played in the Lancashire League at Haslingden Cricket Club aka the reptiles as the professional for the 2013 season. Currently he is the professional at North County CC, playing in LCU Division 1.
  • Carl Wright

    Age: 46
    Carl Da Costa Wright (born 17 September 1977) is a Jamaican born American cricketer. Wright is a right-handed batsman who plays occasionally as a wicketkeeper. Wright currently represents the United States national cricket team.
  • Carlton Seymour Baugh (born 23 June 1982) is a Jamaican cricketer. He attended Wolmer's Schools He is an aggressive right-hand batsman, wicketkeeper and occasional bowler of leg breaks and googlies. His Test debut came during a five-day match against Australia between 19–23 April 2003. His father, Carlton Baugh Snr., also played cricket between 1980 and 1983. Having scored a century against Barbados, he attracted the attention of the selectors and has been chosen to represent the West Indies in five matches thus far. He was recalled for the West Indies tour of Canada and Abu Dhabi, but was poor both behind and in front of the stumps. He was retained for the West Indies tour of New Zealand in 2008/09, but only appeared in one Twenty20 match, where he scored 2 runs from 2 balls . Things turned around for him when he was offered a retainer contract by the West Indies Cricket Board for the 2010/11 season. He was forced to fly home due to a Hamstring injury, and was not available for 2011 Cricket World Cup.<ū>West Indies seek to replace injured Baugh, Barath He lost his place in the Test side when West Indies toured England in 2012.