Shane Omari Dowrich is a Barbadian cricket player who was born on 30 October 1991 in the island of Barbados. He is a right handed wicket keeper batsman and plays in the West Indies National Cricket Team at the international level as the main wicketkeeper of the team.
Shane Dowrich went to the Combermere School where he developed an interest in cricket. He was also associated with YMPC Cricket Club and his consistent performance in the domestic club matches gave him a chance to be a part of the West Indies U-19 Team in the 2010 U-19 ICC Cricket World Cup.
He received the Lord Gavron Award for his performance in the World Cup (229 runs) and played for Sefton Park in the 2012 season of English District Cricket, where he scored 733 runs at an average of 52.35 per innings.
Shane Dowrich made his Test debut against Australia on 3 June 2015 at Roseau. He scored 15 runs in the first inning and 70 runs in the second innings, but ended up on the losing side as Australia won the match by 9 wickets.
Shane played his only One Day International match in Ireland against Bangladesh on 7 May 2019. He scored 6 runs in that match and the match was won by Bangladesh by 8 wickets.
Shane Dowrich made his First Class debut against Guyana on 12 February 2010 where he scored 24 and 2 runs respectively in both the innings of the match, which was won by Barbados.
However, Shane Dowrich made his List A debut against his home team of Barbados while playing for West Indies U-19 in the 2009 President's Cup. He scored only 6 runs in the match, and Barbados emerged victorious by 2 wickets.
Shane made his debut in the T20 format of the game against Zimbabwe, playing for West Indies A on 22 April 2010 where he scored 14 runs and West Indies A came out victorious.
Rise to Glory
Shane had a steep growth ladder post his return from the English District Cricket. He came out to be a mature player and scored crucial runs in the domestic matches. It was due to this he was selected for the 2015 Test Series against Australia where had an impactful innings. He has scored a half century against 7 Test playing nations and has 3 centuries to his name.
Shane Dowrich has been associated with the Carribbean Premier League team St Kitts and Nevis Patriots but has not played a lot of matches due to his international and domestic cricket matches.