Shamrah Shaqad Joshua Brooks is a Barbadian cricketer who was born on 1 October 1988 at St Michaels in Barbados. He is a right-handed batsman and a right handed leg break bowler. His primary role in his team is that of a batsman, however he bowls occasionally. He will be playing his first international match in the Test Series on the West Indies Tour of India 2019, which is scheduled to be held in September 2019.
Shamarh Brooks made his List A debut on 25 January 2007 for Barbados against Windward islands in the KFC Cup 2007. Unfortunately, the match ended in no result and the teams shared the points equally.
The First Class debut of Shamarh Brooks came for Barbados against Guyana on 5 February 2007 in the Carib Beer Cup 2007. He scored 25 runs in the first inning and 28 runs in the second innings of the match. Barbados won that match by 5 wickets.
Shamarh Brooks made his T20 debut for Barbados against the Bangladesh Cricket Board XI on 6 September 2012 at Port of Spain. He dismissed the Bangladesh Cricket Board XI captain in the match, but made no significant contribution in the match. Also, Barbados lost that match by 7 wickets.
Rise to Glory
Shamarh Brooks was selected for the India A vs West Indies A Test Series in July 2019. He scored 119 runs in two matches with 2 half centuries which made him earn a spot in the West Indies squad for the West Indies Tour of India 2019. He was also selected for the West Indies team against England but did not get to play a single match on the tour.
Shamarh Brooks plays for the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the Carribbean Premier League. He played 4 matches in the 2017 season of the league and scored 57 runs in 2 innings. In other seasons as well, he has not made any significant impact with his performance, although he has been playing in the team in every season.