Hayley MatthewsHayley Kristen Matthews
National SideWest Indies
Date of Birth3/19/1998
Place of BirthWest Indies
Batting StyleRight-hand Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm off break
Hayley Matthews is not only a cricketer but also an athlete. The young Barbadian sportswoman plays international cricket for the West Indies as an all-rounder and has also represented Barbados in the javelin throw at several international track and field competitions. She had won silver and gold medals in the javelin throw at U-17 and U-18 stage.
The multi-talented emerging player is amongst the most demanding all-rounder in cricket whether it be a league or international matches. Her international debut for the West Indies came at the age of 16, in a Twenty20 International against New Zealand in September 2014. Just a few months later, Matthews made her ODI debut scoring 55 runs from 86 balls in the first game of the series against Australia. Hayley Matthews has been a regular for the West Indies since her debut and was a key member of the team that won the 2016 World Twenty20, scoring 66 runs from 45 balls in the final. Her hard-hitting abilities with an additional advantage to bowl economically has helped Windies uplift their performances.
Hayley Matthews spent the 2015–16 season playing domestic cricket in Australia, representing the Tasmanian Roar in the Women’s National Cricket League and the Hobart Hurricanes in the WBBL. In December 2017, she was named in the ICC women’s T20 team of the year. With so much cricketing career left by her side, she is one of the rising stars of the Windies team.
- June 26, 2020
Shakera Selman, West Indies fast bowler, is ready to make the adjustments in light of COVID-19 pandemic to get back to playing.
- June 13, 2020
Hayley Matthews said the break has allowed her to introspect and rest her goals going into an important season with the 2021 World Cup.
- June 4, 2020
Captain of Barbados’ national women’s team Hayley Matthews joined her teammates in helping Barbadians cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. She presented Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs, Cynthia Forde with food vouchers on Wednesday (June 3) to be distributed to households affected by the pandemic. Forde admitted that the pandemic has had a devastating
- May 3, 2020
Hayley Matthews has urged CWI to arrange more domestic tournaments for the development of players in the region.