The world’s heaviest cricketer Rakheem weighing around 140 kilograms, drew his attention all across the globe while playing in the West Indies playing XI for the second time against India. He played tour games against India in the year 2017 where he picked total five wickets of top pros Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane.
Name: Rahkeem Cornwall
Test: vs. India at Sabina Park Kingston, 30th August 2019
T20I: vs. Trinidad and Tobago at North Sound on 13th Jan 2011
Career Turning Point: When he was named in the President’s XI team against India on July 16, where he made 41 in first innings, the top score by any batsman and took five wickets in the same innings.
Jersey Number: #21 (West Indies A), #20 (CPL)
Major Teams: West Indies, Antigua Hawksbills, Leeward Islands, Leeward Islands Under-19s, St Lucia Stars, West Indies A, West Indies President’s XI
In 2018-19 he was the leading wicket-taker for the Leeward Island Regional Super50 tournament.
He took 54 wickets in 9 matches while playing in Regional Four Day tournament in 2018-19.
Height (approx.): 6ft 5in
Weight (approx.): 143kg
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Date of Birth: February 1, 1993
Age (as of May 2019): 26 Year
Birth Place: Antigua and Barbuda
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Aquarius
Marital Status: Unmarried
Address: St. John’s Antigua and Barbuda
Hobbies: Listening to Music, Watching and Playing Football
He is the heaviest international cricketer in the world. West Indies is trying to get him in shape, so they take him to the international level.
While playing the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) in the year 2017. Kieron Pollard sledged him when a ball delivered by Pollard hit him.
Sometimes, his weight makes problems for him while running. He stated that he goes to Colorado (USA) every day to get fitness training.
Recently he was named as the Championship Player of the year by the Cricket West Indies.
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