Kyle Mayers was born on 8 September 1992 in Barbados and represents this country in the West Indies’ domestic cricket. He featured in the West Indies squad for the 2012 U-19 World Cup.
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In October 2019, Barbados selected Mayers to take part in the Regional Super50 tournament in 2019-20. In January 2020, he cracked his maiden first-class hundred.
In June 2020, the West Indies selected Mayers as a reserve player in their Test squad for a series versus England. This Test series was postponed from May to July 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Barbados Tridents picked Mayers in July 2020 for the 2020 edition of the CPL (Caribbean Premier League). The West Indies selected him in October 2020 in their squad for a T20I series versus New Zealand. In this series, Mayers played his first T20I match in November 2020.
In December 2020, the West Indies named Mayers in their ODI and Test squads for their games against Bangladesh. He played his first ODI in January 2021 against Bangladesh.
Kyle Mayers is a batting all-rounder who bats left-handed and bowls with a medium pace. He was in good form during the 2019-20 domestic season, cracking 113 in the Regional Super50 versus the Leeward Islands. Mayers was the second-highest scorer in four-day matches for the title-winning Barbados side.
Mayers’s good performance for the Barbados Tridents in the 2020 CPL earned him a T20I call-up late last year. Though his initial international form was not good, he was still selected in the ODI and Test squads for the Bangladesh series early this year as many senior players withdrew from the team.
Mayers hasn’t played any Tests to date.
As of February 2021, Mayers has featured in 3 ODIs, scoring 51 runs at a 17.00 average and a 57.95 strike rate. Mayers’s highest ODI score is 40. He has picked up 1 wicket in this format.
Mayers has starred in 2 ODIs to date, clobbering 25 runs at a 25.00 average and a 138.88 strike rate. Mayers’s highest T20I score is 20.
Records and Facts
Mayers has appeared in 32 first-class matches, smashing 1,418 runs at a 28.93 average with 12 fifties and 2 hundreds. Mayers’s highest first-class score is 140. He has claimed 72 wickets in this format at a 22.08 average and a 48.0 strike rate with 3 five-fors.
Mayers has starred in 59 List A games, cracking 1,131 runs at a 26.92 average with 1 hundred and 4 fifties. He has grabbed 69 wickets in List A cricket at a 26.88 average and a 32.3 strike rate.