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Shimron Hetmyer Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Shimron Hetmyer Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth December 26, 1996
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Spouse Nirvani Umrao

Shimron Hetmyer is a Guyanese professional cricketer who has represented the West Indies in all 3 formats of the sport (Tests, ODIs, and T20Is), as a top-order batsman. Before breaking into the senior national team in all 3 formats in the same year (2017), he had participated in the 2014 Under-19 ICC Cricket World Cup where the West Indies had finished in a creditable 6th position. In December 2015, he was named the captain of the West Indies squad for the 2016 Under-19 ICC Cricket World Cup. He had captained the team to their first-ever title in the tournament. He had made a vital contribution with the bat as well, scoring 158 runs in 6 games including critical fifties in the quarter-final and the semi-final matches. In the Caribbean domestic circuit, he has played for his home country of Guyana (2014–Present) across all 3 formats. A destructive top-order batsman, he has been featured in franchise-based T20 leagues around the world, turning out for Royal Challengers Bangalore (2019) and Delhi Capitals (2020-Present) in the IPL (Indian Premier League); and Guyana Amazon Warriors (2016–Present) in the CPL (Caribbean Premier League).

Born Name

Shimron Odilon Hetmyer

Nick Name

Hettie

Shimron Hetmyer in an Instagram selfie from October 2018
Shimron Hetmyer in an Instagram selfie from October 2018 (Shimron Hetmyer / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Cumberland, Berbice, Guyana

Residence

Guyana

Nationality

Guyanese

 

Occupation

Professional Cricketer

Shimron Hetmyer as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2019
Shimron Hetmyer as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2019 (Shimron Hetmyer / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Gladstone Hetmyer (Former Worker in a Sugar Estate)
  • Mother – Ingrid Hetmyer
  • Siblings – Seon Hetmyer (Older Brother), Shonette Hetmyer (Older Sister), Shonelle Hetmyer (Older Sister)

Batting

Left-Handed

Bowling

Right-Arm Off Break

Role

Top Order Batsman

Jersey Number

  • 2 – One Day International (ODI), T20 International (T20I)
  • 189 – Guyana Amazon Warriors (CPL), Delhi Capitals (IPL)

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Shimron has dated –

  1. Nirvani Umrao (2019-Present) – Shimron got engaged to his long-term girlfriend Nirvani Umrao in December 2019 and the couple tied the knot in March 2020.

Shimron Hetmyer and Nirvani Umrao, as seen in March 2021
Shimron Hetmyer and Nirvani Umrao, as seen in March 2021 (Shimron Hetmyer / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

He is of Afro-Guyanese descent.

Hair Color

Black

He often tends to dye his hair blonde.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Side-cropped hair
  • Affable smile
  • Sports a trimmed goatee
  • Wears ear studs

Religion

Christianity

Shimron Hetmyer as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2020
Shimron Hetmyer as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2020 (Shimron Hetmyer / Instagram)

Shimron Hetmyer Facts

  1. Before he led the West Indies to the 2016 Under-19 ICC Cricket World Cup title, Shimron had played just 5 domestic games for Guyana in the Caribbean domestic circuit.
  2. In his List A (50 overs) debut match, he had scored a century against Trinidad and Tobago, in January 2015. His T20 debut match was the exact opposite experience for him as he was dismissed for a duck (a score of 0) while playing for Guyana Amazon Warriors in the 2016 season of the Caribbean Premier League.
  3. In August 2018, he had become the youngest batsman to score a century in the CPL when he had made 100 runs for Guyana Amazon Warriors against the Jamaica Tallawahs.
  4. In October 2018, he had scored a hundred off just 74 balls in an ODI match against India. As of May 2021, this was the 10th-fastest ODI century scored by a West Indies batsman.
  5. In June 2019, in a match against Bangladesh, he had reached the milestone of 1,000 ODI runs for the West Indies senior national team. The performance had made him the fourth-fastest West Indian batsman to reach the milestone of 1,000 ODI runs. He had achieved the feat in just 29 innings.

Featured Image by Shimron Hetmyer / Instagram

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