Andre Fletcher Biography
Andre Fletcher is a West Indies cricketer, who was born on 28th November, 1987, in Grenada. He is a right-handed opening batsman and a part-time wicket keeper. He plays for Windward Islands, St Lucia Stars and Peshawar Zalmi.
Fletcher made his first-class debut for Windward Islands against Trinidad and Tobago in February 2004. He made his List A debut for Windward Islands against Guyana in 2007.
Fletcher was selected in the West Indies’ squad for the 2006 Under 19 World Cup held in Sri Lanka.
Fletcher was part of the Stanford Super Series, a T20 competition where he played for Stanford Superstars in 2008. He smashed a 60 ball 90 which included 3 fours and 7 sixes. This performance earned him a place in the National team.
Fletcher made his T20 debut for West Indies against Australia in June 2008. He scored 6 runs in the match. West Indies won the match by 7 wickets. Fletcher made his ODI debut for West Indies against Australia in June 2008 at Kingstown. He scored 26 runs in the match in which Australia won by 84 runs.
Rise to Glory
He was then selected for the 2009 T20 World Cup held in England. In the tournament he scored a blistering 53 of 32 balls against Australia. After this his form slumped and he scored a mere 21 runs in 7 innings he played which included 5 ducks.
His slump in form put him out of the National team.
In 2014, his fine performances for St Lucia Zouks earned him a place in the team again during the New Zealand’s tour to West Indies. He scored back to back 50’s in the 2 T20 matches winning him the man of the match award in both the matches and man of the series award.
He could not give constant performances for the team which resulted in his exclusion from the team.
In 2015, Fletcher was arrested at the Dominica for possessing ammunition with him. He was fined $2000 for the act.
Fletcher plays for Windward Islands from 2004 and St Lucia Stars in the Caribbean Premier League from 2013. He represented Khulna Titans in the 2016 Bangladesh Premier League.