6 Unknown Facts About West Indies New ‘Destroyer’ Evin Lewis
1) Chris Gayle Is Evin Lewis’ Mentor When he started playing cricket, Evin Lewis looked up to the Jamaican legend Chris Gayle and modeled his batting around Gayle’s. Incidentally, in the game Lewis scored his first T20I hundred against India, he replaced injured Chris Gayle. “I hit a lot of sixes, big sixes like him.” Lewis was …
1) Chris Gayle Is Evin Lewis’ Mentor
When he started playing cricket, Evin Lewis looked up to the Jamaican legend Chris Gayle and modeled his batting around Gayle’s. Incidentally, in the game Lewis scored his first T20I hundred against India, he replaced injured Chris Gayle.
“I hit a lot of sixes, big sixes like him.” Lewis was quoted as saying once, talking about his mentor Chris Gayle.
2) Evin Lewis Scored His T20, List A and First-Class After His Contract Was Cancelled By Trinidad And Tobago
For the reason best known to Trinidad and Tobago cricket administration, Evin Lewis’ contract was cancelled, and this motivated him to work harder and answer his critics with his bat.
Soon after that, List A, First-Class and T20 centuries in quick succession after. And now, he has 2 T20I hundreds to his credit.
3) Evin Lewis Scored His First Hundred In Bangladesh Premier League
After his blistering performance at the domestic level in West Indies, Evin Lewis was picked by Barisal Bulls to play in Bangladesh Premier League. Lewis lived up to his reputation tournament and scored a blistering hundred in a match against the Dhaka Dynamites. He scored 101 unbeaten runs off just 65 balls.
4) Evin Lewis Was The Leading Run Scorer For Trinidad And Tobago In Champions League T20 2013
Evin Lewis was the star performer for Trinidad and Tobago in the 2013 edition of Champions League T20. In his side’s run to the semi-finals, Lewis was at the top of his game and scored a total of 211 runs from 5 innings.
5) Evin Lewis Holds The Record Of Scoring The Most Numbers Of Runs Scored By A Batsman In A T20I Match
Evin Lewis scored 125 unbeaten runs in the only T20I game of India’s tour of West Indies 2017. Lewis came out with a very positive frame of mind and smashed Indian bowlers all around the park. It is also the third highest individual score in T20I cricket.
6) Trinidad And Tobago’s Cricketer Of The Year In 2008
In the PowerGen Secondary Schools Cricket League, Evin Lewis scored three consecutive centuries for his side, the Princes Town Senior Comprehensive. Later, he made his debut for Trinidad and Tobago and scored a hundred on debut