Deandra Dottin is one of the most talented players probably we have seen so far in women’s cricket. She belongs to Barbados, and mainly plays for Barbados Women, and West Indies Women. Her role in the playing11 is as an All-rounder where she bats as right-hand and does her bowling as Right-ar fast bowler. Dottin made her debut for the West Indies women’s cricket team in June 2008. She plays as a hard-hitting lower-order batswoman and scored the first century in a women’s Twenty20 International in 2010.
Name: Deandra Jalisa Shakira Dottin
Test Debut: N/A
ODI Debut: vs Ireland Women at Dublin, Jun 24, 2008
T20I Debut: vs Ireland Women at Dublin, Jun 27, 2008
Major Teams: Barbados Women, West Indies Women
Deandra Dottin became the first woman to score a century in T20Is during a World T20 match against South Africa in 2010.
Dottin’s mind-boggling 38-ball century, which included five fours and nine sixes, remains the quickest by any cricketer, male or female, in T20Is.
She was to a great extent in charge of West Indies’ triumph in the T20 tri-country competition – likewise including England and New Zealand Women – on November 2013, slapping 46 unbeaten keeps running off 35 balls in the last and being named Player of the Series.
Thereafter came another record, a half-century on just 22 balls against the all-winning Australia during the 2009 World Twenty20. At that time it was the fastest fifty by any woman in T20Is.
She hit 60 off 67 balls during the 2013 Women’s World Cup and handed West Indies their first-ever ODI victory against Australia which was their first-ever appearance in a global-tournament final.
Date of Birth: June 21, 1991
Age (as of May 2019): 28 Years
Birth Place: Barbados
Nationality: West Indies
Relation: Cousin: OD Gibson
Apart from cricket, Deandra Dottin also excels at javelin, shotput, and discus. She was a passionate sportsperson since she was a child. Growing up, she constantly used to participates in many sports. She was additionally dynamic and fruitful in Olympic style sports, winning awards for Barbados at global gatherings. Beginning at 14 years old years, she contended Under-17 of the CARIFTA Games winning one silver in 2005, one gold and one silver in 2006, and three gold awards in 2007.