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Sean Williams

Batting style:
Left Handed bat
Bowling style:
Slow left-arm orthodox
Played for:
Zimbabwe, Matabeleland, Matabeleland Tuskers, Mid West Rhinos, Westerns, Zimbabwe A, Zimbabwe Inv XI, Zimbabwe Under-19, Brothers Union
Roles played:
Batsman
ICC Rank:
Batting:
91
Bowling:
97
Batting:
51
Bowling:
95
Batting:
62
Bowling:
51
Home country:
Zimbabwe
Born:
September 26, 1986, Bulawayo

Profile

Sean Williams is one of those promising youngsters who has been tipped by many of the experts as someone to go all the way in Zimbabwean cricket. He is an all-rounder, who bowls left-arm orthodox spin and bats left-handed as well.

Making his debut in first-class cricket at the age of 18 in 2004-05, he was fast tracked into the ODI team in 2005 because of the main team players' rebel against the Board. Chosen to tour South Africa, he made his debut at the Wanderers, but did not do anything noteworthy. In the first 24 ODIs that he played, he picked only nine wickets, three of them coming in one match. However, it is his batting that has held sway, having scored half centuries against each of West Indies, South Africa and Pakistan. He was also one of the players on the West Indies tour for the 2007 World Cup, and proved to be some sort of a silver lining in an otherwise disappointing World Cup, with an unbeaten 70 against the hosts. Unfortunately, injury sidelined him and he was dropped from the 2011 World Cup side.


Statistics

Show:
  Matches Innings Runs NO Avg. SR 100's 50's HS
Test 4 8 211 0 26.37 57.80 1 0 119
ODI 96 93 2675 13 33.43 80.54 1 24 102
T20 24 24 501 2 22.77 122.49 0 3 58*
  Matches Innings Balls Runs Wickets BBI BBM Avg. Econ. 4w 5w 10w Extras
Test 4 4 250 175 3 2/95 / 58.33 4.20 0 0 0 0
ODI 96 74 2599 2159 37 3/23 / 58.35 4.98 0 0 0 39
T20 24 23 444 532 17 3/15 / 31.29 7.18 0 0 0 3
  Catches Stumpings Runouts
Test 2 0 0
ODI 33 0 9
T20 10 0 2

Career

Span:
Test:
2013-2016
 
ODI:
2005-2016
 
T20:
2006-2016
Test
Debut:
Zimbabwe Vs West Indies at Windsor Park, Roseau, Dominica - Mar 20, 2013
Last played:
Zimbabwe Vs New Zealand at Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo - Aug 06, 2016
ODI
Debut:
Zimbabwe Vs South Africa at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg - Feb 25, 2005
Last played:
Zimbabwe Vs India at Harare Sports Club, Harare - Jun 13, 2016
T20
Debut:
Zimbabwe Vs Bangladesh at Khulna Divisional Stadium, Khulna - Nov 28, 2006
Last played:
Zimbabwe Vs Afghanistan at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur - Mar 12, 2016
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