Afy Shamanta Sharlyn FletcherBowler
National SideWest Indies
Date of Birth3/17/1987
Place of BirthGrenada
Batting StyleRight-hand Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm off break
Afy Fletcher is a Grenadian cricketer who represents the West Indies internationally. The right-arm off-spin bowler, made her international debut at the age of 21, in a One Day International match against Ireland in June 2008. On debut, she took 4/22 from nine overs, setting a new record for the best figures by a West Indian on her ODI debut. Her Twenty20 International debut came the following month, against the Netherlands.
At the 2009 World Cup in Australia, Fletcher featured in five of her team’s seven matches, but took only two wickets. After the World cup she was out of the team for six years. Her hard work and consistent performance paid off as she was recalled to the national side in May 2015, to play against Sri Lanka. After that she never looked back giving match winning performances for the team. The following year, Fletcher was a member of the West Indian team that won the 2016 World Twenty20 in India, their first world title. She took seven wickets from six matches, including 3/12 against England and 2/16 against India, and finished the tournament ranked fifth in the top wicket takers.
Presently she is the lead spinner along with her team mate Mohammed. Togetherly they are named spin twins, giving their opposition a tough job. She has been good in the recent times.
- August 9, 2020
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- November 21, 2019
The 117-run stand between Jemimah Rodrigues and Veda Krishnamurthy and two early strikes by Anuja Patil saw India beat West Indies by 61 runs at Providence Stadium in Guyana on Wednesday (November 20) in the fifth T20I, thereby whitewashing the hosts in a T20I series for the first time. Under a new captain, India finally
- November 7, 2019
West Indies have named a strong 14-member squad for the T20I series against India with Shakera Selman making a comeback having successfully recovered from injury. The announcement was made on Wednesday (November 6) evening, during the third and final ODI between India and West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua. Aside from
- October 31, 2019
On to the business end of the ICC Women’s ODI Championship, most teams have only one or two series left in the bag to push for direct qualification to the ODI World Cup in New Zealand in 2021. With Australia and New Zealand (as hosts) having already qualified for the showpiece event, three spots are