Shane Dowrich is a 28-year-old right-handed wicket-keeper-batsman who has represented the West Indies in international cricket.
West Indies, Barbados, West Indies A, West Indies Under-19, West Indies Cricket Board President XI, Barbados Tridents, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots
Shane Dowrich has scored 1570 runs in 34 Tests at an average of 29.07 with 3 tons, including his top score of 125 not out. Shane Dowrich hit his maiden Test fifty in his first Test against Australia played in Roseau in June 2015. In the match which was the first of a series on Australia’s tour of the West Indies, the hosts batted first and were bowled out for 148. Australia scored 318 to earn a handy first-innings lead of 170. In the West Indies’ second innings, Shane Dowrich, batting at number 4, scored 70 in a 250-minute stay at the wicket. He shared a 4th-wicket stand of 144 with Darren Bravo but after both batsmen had departed, the rest of the batting proved inadequate and the West Indies could make only 216, enabling the visitors to chase down the required target of 47 in 5 overs with 9 wickets intact. Shane Dowrich made his first Test ton in the 2nd match of a series on the West Indies tour of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo in October 2017. Zimbabwe batted first and scored 326. Batting at number 8, Shane Dowrich scored 103 in a 286-minute stay and shared an 8th-wicket partnership of 212 with Jason Holder to help propel the West Indies to a score of 448. In their second knock, Zimbabwe hung on for a draw and scored 301/7 when stumps were drawn on the last day. In the 1st Test of a series on Sri Lanka’s tour of the West Indies in Port of Spain in June 2018, the hosts batted first. Batting at number 6, Shane Dowrich achieved his highest Test score of 125 in a 468-minute stay at the wicket. Shane Dowrich shared a 6th-wicket partnership of 90 with Jason Holder, a 7th-wicket partnership of 102 with Devendra Bishoo and an-8th wicket stand of 75 with Kemar Roach to push the West Indies to a score of 414/8 declared. In their reply, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 185. The West Indies chose not to impose the follow-on and declared their second innings closed at 223/7. In their second outing, the visitors were bowled out for 226, handing the West Indies a 226-run victory. In the 1st Test of a series on England’s tour of the West Indies in Bridgetown in January 2019, the hosts batted first and scored 289. England responded with a batting collapse to be bowled out for 77. In their second knock, the West Indies scored 415/6. Batting at number 7, Shane Dowrich scored an unbeaten 116 in a 343-minute stay at the crease. Shane Dowrich shared a 6th-wicket partnership of 59 with Shimron Hetmyer and an unbroken 7th wicket stand of 295 with Jason Holder to allow the West Indies to declare their innings closed at 415/8. Chasing 628 to win, England were bowled out for 248, rendering the West Indies the deserving victors by 381 runs.