India vs West Indies Test Series: The West Indies Cricket Board has announced its 13-man squad for the Test series against India. The West Indies team, selected for two matches, also includes an extremely overweight player, who has been included in the international team for the first time.
Yes, we are talking about Rahkeem Cornwall, the all-rounder of the West Indies team captained by Jason Holder, not of 100 or 120 kg, but 143 kg. If Rahkeem Cornwall gets a chance in a Test match against Team India, he will write the history.
Actually, no player has ever played more than 120 kg in international cricket. If Rahkeem Cornwall gets a chance in the first Test match of the two-Test series played in Antigua from 22 August, he will become the world’s heaviest cricketer in international cricket.
Not only this, Rahkeem Cornwall’s weight is just over 140 kg, his height is also quite, which is often seen by the cricketers of the West Indies. The height of Rahkeem Cornwall is 6 feet 5 inches. In this way, they look quite dangerous with a heavy body. It is also not that Rahkeem Cornwall is the only weight player in this team. In addition to Rahkeem Cornwall, Carlos Brathwaite weighs 120 kg and captain Jason Holder is also around 110 kg. Apart from these, Kiron Pollard is 100 kg and Chris Gayle is 98 kg.
Highest weight player
The Bermuda player named Dwayne Leverock, who played cricket in the 2007 World Cup, as the highest weight player in the history of cricket so far. During that time his weight was 127 kg.
India is witness to Rahkeem’s talent
Rahkeem Cornwall had troubled Team India in July 2015 while playing for the Board President’s XI. With his off-spin bowling, Rahkeem Cornwall took five wickets in the practice match, which included the wickets of Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane.
Rahkeem Cornwall has appeared in domestic cricket and T20 leagues so far. Rahkeem Cornwall has played 55 first-class cricket matches, in which he has scored 2224 runs with a century and 13 half-centuries. Apart from this, he has also taken 260 wickets in these 55 matches.
West Indies team for Test series against India
Jason Holder (captain), Craig Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, Shamar Brooks, John Campbell, Roston Chase, Rahkeem Cornwall, Shane Dorich (wicketkeeper), Shannon Gabriel, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Chemo Paul, and Camar Roach.