Rovman Powell Biography
Rovman Powell is a Jamaican cricketer who was born on 23rd July 1993.
He has represented West Indies in the ODI format.
Apart from his batting prowess, Powell also bowls medium-pace, which makes him a valuable asset in the shorter formats of the game. An all rounder, he is known for his big hitting abilities.
Powell started his career playing for the Combined Campuses in the year 2015. He played his first List A match against Guyana in the Regional Super50 and was named the man of the match with amazing all round performance in his first match itself.
He has represented Jamaica Tallawahs in the Caribbean Premier League and Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League.
Powell made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka in Harare Sports Club on 16th November 2016 where he managed to score 44 runs of just 29 balls, which included 2 fours and 3 sixes, as he helped his team to post a respectable total.
His big hitting abilities did not go unnoticed for long and he was selected to represent West Indies in the 2016 World T20.
He scored just 5 runs of the 5 balls he faced in his T20 International debut against Pakistan in Kensington Oval on 26th March 2017.
Rise to Glory
Powell's career took place when he made his List A debut at the start of 2015 due to his amazing performance in Regional Super50.
Powell played a vital role in Jamaica's road to the final of the 2016-17 Regional Super50 and was awarded the man of the match in the semi finals against Trinidad and Tobago where he took a fifer and scored 95 runs of just 45 balls.
More than a year later, he got the national call when he was selected for the ODI tri-series in Zimbabwe.
Powell was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 30 lakh in the 2017 season of the Indian Premier League but unfortunately, he didn't get the opportunity to showcase his skills.
He was then selected by the Jamaica Tallawahs for the Caribbean Premier League.
In the 25 matches that Powell played for the Combined Campuses in List A cricket, he scored 787 runs at an average of 37.47 which included 8 half centuries.