Oshane Romaine Thomas is commonly known as Oshane Thomas. He represented West Indies Cricket Team in ODI and T20 formats of International Cricket. Oshane is a right-arm fast bowler and left-handed batsman. He usually bowls a bouncer or short pitch deliveries and forces batsman to play the pull shot. Which most of the time turns into wickets or batsman simply leaves the bowl. In April 2019, he was named in the West Indies’ squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
The batsman plays against him defensively as Oshane hardly bowls the loose ball and allows the batsman to free his arms and play a cracker. Oshane made his first-class cricket and List A cricket debut for Jamaica during 2016-17. In the Regional Four Day Competition and 2017–18 Regional Super50 on November 18, 2016. Oshane picked up his first-ever five wickets haul in One Day International against England. When WI restricted England at 113 and claimed a comprehensive win.
Before making his appearance at the International level, he hasn’t played that much first-class or List-A Cricket. He appeared in 20 One Day and 12 Twenty20 format games so far. He played only eight first-class matches taking 17 wickets while 57 in 39 List A games. Oshane made his appearance in 36 Twenty20 games including his CPL career. He made his debut in the Caribbean Premier League for Jamaica Tallawahs. During the inaugural edition of CPL in 2013.
He has made his debut in the Indian Premier League for Rajasthan Royals during IPL season 2019. Thomas made his debut in the Bangladesh Premier League for Rangpur Riders during the BPL season 2018-19. He has a number of deliveries with pace, cut, inswing and out-swing depending on pitch conditions. He loves to ball with the dry ball, especially at rough-track. Thomas is a quality bowler who has the ability to produce bounce even from the dead surface.
Oshane Thomas Career Stats
Oshane Thomas Profile
|Full Name||Kemar Andre Jamal Roach|
|Date of Birth||30 June 1988 Saint Lucy, Barbados|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm fast-medium|
|Test Debut||9 July 2009 v Bangladesh (cap 279)|
|ODI Debut||20 August 2008 v Bermuda (cap 141)|
|T20 Debut||20 June 2008 v Australia (cap 28)|
|Major Teams||West Indies, Antigua Hawksbills, Barbados, Brisbane Heat, Deccan Chargers, Jamaica Tallawahs, St Lucia Zouks, University of West Indies Vice Chancellor's XI, West Indies Under-19s, Worcestershire|