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| On Updated : Aug 20, 2020 5:41 PM IST

Rayad Emrit Windies Cricketer: Age, Height, Wife, CPL, Stats

Rayad Emrit hails from the Trinidad & Tobago region which has been the breeding ground for a lot of T20 cricketers. From playing wind ball cricket at the age of 7 to becoming a global T20 star, Rayad has come a long way. The dedication shown by the young boy towards the sport changed the minds of his parents who thought of pushing him into academics. A medium-fast pace bowling allrounder Rayad Emrit broke onto the domestic scene in 2003 making his List A debut for Trinidad & Tobago at the age of 22 and he went on to become a veteran for his regional side.

With injuries to Lara and Bravo, Emrit was handed a call up to the West Indies national side for the Indian tour in 2007. He played a couple of matches but went wicketless in both, ending up getting dropped from the side which remains his only appearance for West Indies in the ODI format. He made his T20I debut in 2018 (11years after his ODI debut) thanks to his exploits in the T20 leagues all over the world. But his T20I career didn’t last long as he hasn’t been picked since the tour of Pakistan in April 2018.

Rayad Emrit has featured in most T20 leagues all over the world. Bowling at a decent pace coupled with his batting skills, Emrit came across as a valuable addition to any T20 side. He has also captained a victorious Trinidad and Tobago side in the Los Angeles Open 20/20 Cricket Tournament in 2007. Rayad has plied his trades in many T20 leagues like CPL, PSL, BPL, Global T20, etc. He is part of the St.Kitts and Nevis Patriots side for the CPL 2020 CPL season.

Full Name: Rayad Ryan Emrit
Nickname:

 Emo
Role: Right Arm Medium-Fast Bowler and Right-handed batsman

Physical Appearance

Rayad Emrit Height: 6 feet 2 inches (1.87 m)
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Tattoo: NA

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 8th March 1981
Rayad Emrit Age (as on August 2020): 39 Years
Birth Place: Mount Hope, St Joseph, Trinidad
Zodiac sign: Pisces
Nationality: Trinidadian
School: El Dorado Senior Comprehensive School
College: NA
Educational Qualifications: NA
Signature: NA

Family

Father: Carl Emrit
Mother: Basdai Molly Emrit
Sister: NA
Brother: NA
Coach: NA
Religion: NA
Address: NA

Cricket Career

International Debut

Test: Not Played
ODI: 27th January 2007 Vs India at Chennai
T20I: 3rd January 2018 Vs New Zealand at Mount Maunganui

Jersey Number: 51
Major Teams: West Indies, West Indies A, Stanford Superstars, Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados Tridents, Barisal Bulls, Chattogram Challengers, Northern Warriors, Bengal Tigers, City Kaitak, Kerala Kings, Boost Defenders, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Quetta Gladiators, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Winnipeg Hawks
Ryad Emrit CPL Team: St Kitts and Nevis Patriots (2020)

Preferences

Hobbies: Playing football and basketball
Favourite Cricketers: Glenn McGrath
Favourite Food: Rice, Dal and Chicken curry
Favourite Actors: Shahrukh Khan,  Amitabh Bachchan, Jeniffer Lopez and Madhuri Dixit
Favourite Films: Taken, Sholay

Ryad Emrit Wife & Children

Marital Status: Married
Rayad Emrit Wife name: Carla Crystal Emrit
Marriage Date: NA
Children: Ari and Zayn

Controversies

  • In 2014, Rayad Emrit was made the captain of the Trinidad & Tobago side after D Ramdin was controversially axed as captain due to the aftermath of the abandonment of the India tour.
  • Rayad Emrit was sacked as captain for the Trinidad & Tobago team and his contract was terminated as he participated in the 2015 Bangladesh Premier League.

Social Media Handles

Instagram – @rayad51
Twitter – @rayad51

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