Jason Holder Profile – ICC Ranking, Age, Career Info & Biography

Jason Holder Career Info & Biography

Introduction of Jason Holder: The right arm of this all-around athlete makes him a dangerous bowler. In January 2013, Holder played in his first one-day international (ODI), and in June of the same year, he played in his first test match. This past June during the ODI World Cup, Jason Holder participated in his 100th ODI match for the West Indies.

As of January 2019, he was ranked first in the official ICC Test competition rankings, making him the top player in the world overall. In August 2019, he was named Test Player of the Year by Cricket West Indies.

This is a first for the West Indies in Twenty20 internationals, and Holder is the first man to do it for his team. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has Holder at the top of their Test all-rounder rankings for March 2022.

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Domestic Career of Jason Holder-

Holder was purchased by the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL auction for a basic fee of $20,000 only a few days after earning his international debut in 2013. During the 2014 season, he was acquired by Sunrisers.

The Sunrisers Hyderabad batted him in at number three, ahead of all-rounders Karan Sharma and Parvez Rasool. KXIP picked him up at auction in 2016 and he has been a great addition. I

n the four games, Holder scored 22 runs at 5.50 and claimed two wickets at 51.50. Due to Mitchell Marsh’s injury, Sunrisers Hyderabad signed him for the 2020 Indian Premier League.  

Holder has been signed by Northamptonshire County Cricket Club for the upcoming 2019 County Season.

International Career of Jason Holder-

The West Indies Cricket Board selected him as the new ODI captain after dismissing Dwayne Bravo. He was the youngest West Indian captain at the time, having just turned 23 years and 72 days old. On September 4, 2015, he was selected captain of the Test squad that will be traveling to Sri Lanka.

He was the 15th-youngest Test skipper overall and the youngest West Indian captain in history.

In 2015, he captained his side to the World Cup quarterfinals, where they ultimately fell to eventual champions New Zealand. Holder got two successive fifties in the tournament, although both were for losing reasons, against South Africa and India.

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Holder’s bowling numbers of 104 runs allowed against South Africa were the second worst by any bowler in World Cup history. He also contributed 42 runs on 26 balls in the team’s quarterfinal encounter against New Zealand.