Hayley Matthews

Mathews can be perfectly described as a captain’s dream. Her records narrate a tale of unmatched skills and excellence.

Full name Hayley Kristen Matthews

Born March 19, 1998

Major teams Barbados Women, Velocity, West Indies Women

Playing role Opening batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Hayley Matthews. Women's T20 World Cup 2020
Hayley Matthews. Women’s T20 World Cup 2020

The rise of Mathews in cricket is no less than an epic tale. She barely was 11 when she started captaining her boys school team. At 12, she was called by Barbados senior women’s team. nonetheless, like many of her teammates, she excelled in javelin as well where she won a gold. Fortunately, she chose cricket and wore maroon for the first time in 2014 amidst the on-going world cup.

She has been impressing the cricketing valleys from the time she made her debut. In her first 50-over featuring, she scored 55 and took 3 wickets including the might Meg of Australia. She was picked to play for Hobart Hurricane in WBBL where she played crucial knock against starts and got the much-needed exposure. She has been part of 2016 winning squad and a lot rests on her shoulders for Windies to do well in 2020 world cup.

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