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Shai Hope Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 16, 2019

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Short Biography

Shai Hope was born on 10-11-1993 in Saint Michael, Barbados. He is a West Indies Cricket Player.

Other Name: Shai Diego Hope

Shai Hope Complete Bio & Career

The Men’s Cricketer of the Year, ODI Cricketer of the Year, Test Cricketer of the Year, and Bajan cricketer. These are the titles Shai Hope is currently rewarded with for this marvelous performance in the cricket world. Be it a test match or an ODI Shai plays an important role in the West Indies squad. Born in a sport supporting family, where his father was a famous club cricketer while mother played both cricket and netball. 
Shai Diego Hope was born in Barbados in the year 1993. He completed his education with Bedes Senior School in England where he was guided by the former captain of Sussex, Alan Wells. While at Bedes, Hope guided the first XI to the national 20/20 last where he scored 50 years in a losing cause versus Millfield.During this phase, he also decided to remain in the United Kingdom as he wanted to qualify for playing for the team of England. His debut in cricket also includes the description of his 211 scores against Windward Isles by playing in the Barbados team which was the only double-hundred score of the tournament. Again, in the year 2017, he played the role of a key member in the Barbados team which won the award of Regional Super50 where he scored centuries in both finals and semi-finals. These matches gave him the title of Man of the Match. 
Hope began with the internationals in the year 2015 where he played his first match against England. No doubt, this match didn’t give him required fame, he still was capable of grabbing an important place in the international cricket team. This also cleared his entry in the West Indies squad for playing a test series in 2016 against India. His first ODI was in the second match played against Sri Lanka of the tri-series. But he received recognition in his second ODI against Zimbabwe in the similar tour. In this match, he was able to score 101 while chasing a score of 257 runs. No doubt, his scores didn’t make any difference in the game as the match resulted in a tie which was declared as the 34th tied ODI match, but his performance helped him grab the title of The Man of the Match. 

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Shai Hope Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Ian Hope and Quinta Hope. He has an elder brother named Kyle Hope.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 41
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Black
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Saint Michael, Barbados
Nationality Barbadian
Religion Christian
Address Bridgetown, Barbados
School Queens College, Barbados
Bede's School, East Bourne, Sussex, England
College N/A
Qualification High School Graduate
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Test - vs England at Kensington Oval, May 01, 2015
ODI - vs Sri Lanka at Harare Sports Club, Nov 16, 2016
T20I - vs New Zealand at Saxton Oval, Dec 29, 2017
Best Friends Nicholas Pooran
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Virat Kohli , Lionel Messi
Favorite Sport Cricket and Football
Favorite Singer Jason Derulo , Rihanna

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Shai Hope

  • He played just 14 first class games before he made his international debut.
  • In 2018, he was awarded Wisden Cricketer of the year award.
  • He comes from a sporting background as his father was a club level cricketer, mother a net ball player and elder brother too is a cricketer.
  • He scored a century in the very 2nd ODI match that he palyed.
  • He became an overnight star after his innings of 147 and 118 in a single test match against England at Leeds in 2017. West Indies eventually won the match with 5 wickets in hand.
  • He is often pronounced by commentators as Shy while his actual pronunciation is Shey.

Shai Hope Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

30 years, 7months, 14 days old age Shai Hope will turn 31 on 10 November, 2024. Only 4 months, 16 days, his next birthday.

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Shai Hope has celebrated the total number of 31 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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