Rahkeem Cornwall Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Rahkeem Cornwall Quick Info
Height6 ft 5 in
Weight140 kg
Date of BirthFebruary 1, 1993
Zodiac SignAquarius
Bowling StyleRight-Arm Off-Break

Rahkeem Cornwall is an Antiguan cricketer who is best known for his contribution to the West Indies national cricket team. Besides that, he is also notably known to be the heaviest cricketer to play in international cricket tournaments.

Born Name

Rahkeem Rashawn Shane Cornwall

Nick Name

Rahkeem

Rahkeem Cornwall as seen in a picture taken while he was admitted into hospital for a medical emergency in Trinidad And Tobago in December 2019
Rahkeem Cornwall as seen in a picture taken while he was admitted into a hospital for a medical emergency in Trinidad And Tobago in December 2019 (Rahkeem Cornwall / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda

Nationality

Antiguan Barbudan

Occupation

Cricketer

Build

Large

Height

6 ft 5 in or 196 lbs

Weight

140 kg or 308.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Though Rahkeem has posted various pictures of his son and the love of his life on Instagram, he has chosen to keep their identities a secret.

Rahkeem Cornwall as seen in a picture taken with his beau and son in November 2019
Rahkeem Cornwall as seen in a picture taken with his beau and son in November 2019 (Rahkeem Cornwall / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Giant like build
  • Sports a thick beard and short hair
  • Nubian nose
  • Off-spin
Rahkeem Cornwall as seen in a picture taken in January 2020 while sporting a pair of sunglasses from Oakley
Rahkeem Cornwall as seen in a picture taken in January 2020 while sporting a pair of sunglasses from Oakley (Rahkeem Cornwall / Instagram)

Brand Endorsements

Through his social media, he has either endorsed or promoted various brands such as Oakley.

Rahkeem Cornwall as seen in a picture taken during a match in the past
Rahkeem Cornwall as seen in a picture taken during a match in the past (Rahkeem Cornwall / Instagram)

Rahkeem Cornwall Facts

  1. Cornwall was born in Antigua.
  2. He is very close to his family and loves to spend time with them.
  3. Rahkeem started playing cricket at an early age.
  4. In 2011, he played his first professional cricket match for the Leeward Islands against Trinidad & Tobago. He was 18 years old at the time.
  5. In 2020, he was considered to be the heaviest cricketer in the world to play in international cricket. He achieved this incredible feat as a result of beating Australian captain Warwick Armstrong who also weighed an astonishing 133 to 139 kg.
  6. While playing for the Leeward Islands cricket team, Rahkeem scored 2224 runs in 55 matches and picked up 260 wickets during his first-class career.
  7. He got his big break in 2016, where his skill as an all-rounder caught the attention of the public during a match between West Indies Cricket Board President’s XI and India. His impressive bowling style helped him dismiss Indian cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, and Ajinkya Rahane.
  8. He is sponsored by SM Cricket.
  9. There have been many other legends such as Viv Richards, Curtly Ambrose, Andy Roberts, and Richie Richardson who were born and raised in Antigua.
  10. His impressive ability to bowl precise off-spins has him coming back to the West Indies national team.
  11. He was named part of the West Indies A for the Sri Lanka tour in October 2016.
  12. In 2017, he played for the West Indies Cricket Board President’s XI against England.
  13. Rahkeem captained the Leeward Islands as a result of cricketer Kieran Powell not being able to make it to the games at a regional four-day competition. During the tournament, he had made it into the top 3 highest wicket-taker list and the highest from his team.
  14. He was chosen by the St Lucia Stars in 2017 to play at the CPL Draft for the CPL T20.
  15. During a match between the Barbados Tridents and St Lucia Stars, fellow cricketer Kieron Pollard and Rahkeem got into a heated argument after, Rahkeem who gotten injured by a bouncer from Pollard decided to retire.
  16. During the 2018–19 Regional Super50 tournament, he was the lead wicket-taker for the Leeward Islands.
  17. In the past, he was named “Championship Player of the Year” by Cricket West Indies.

Featured Image By Rahkeem Cornwall / Instagram

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