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Shamilia Connell

Shamilia Connell Shamilia Connell

The biggest prankster and life of the party on the team. With her towering height, “Mealz” as she’s fondly called is easily the most identifiable in a crowd. As the opening bowler for the WINDIES Women, she’s clocked a deathly 79mph already and consistently stays within that range.

Shamilia started playing cricket in primary school but soon gave that up for track and field which she stuck with during high-school, until a Barbadian cricket coach saw her one day after school and asked if she’d be interested in trying out for cricket. Thankfully she agreed and as they say, the rest is history. Mealz can look very menacing when she’s steaming up to deliver the opening ball of an innings, and she’s also been known to provoke bowlers when it’s her turn at the crease. We all know the history of West Indian tailenders not being able to score runs, so many a bowler have tried to bounce her or “pepper” her with variations at the back-end of an innings.

Though she zooms past the heads of her opponents and delivers blows to them, Mealz is a softie at heart and loves slow loved-up music. She has already indicated her intent to be around West Indies cricket for a long time to come, both on and off the field. She loves photography and media, so maybe one day we’ll see her as the Media Officer of the WINDIES Women or Men’s teams.

  • 1992-07-14
  • Barbados Women, West Indies Women
  • RHB (No. 11)
  • Bowler (Tailender batsman; Opening bowler)
  • Right-arm fast (Opening)

Career Stats

  • 29
  • 55
  • 17
  • 7.85
  • 45.47

Career Stats

Batting

Women's ODI
2014-2019 29 16 9 55 15* 7.85 128 2.57 18.2 0 0 2 3 0 2.34
Women's T20I
2014-2019 34 6 4 25 13* 12.50 37 4.05 18.5 0 0 2 1 0 2.70

Bowling

Women's ODI
2014-2019 29 29 1017 773 17 3/32 3/32 45.47 4.56 59.8 0 0 0 29 4 4 0 2 (2ct 0st)
Women's T20I
2014-2019 34 32 569 575 20 3/29 3/29 28.75 6.06 28.4 0 0 0 34 10 10 0 2 (2ct 0st)

Season Stats

Batting

2014/15 4 3 2 2 2* 2.00 10 1.20 10.0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
2015 2 1 0 0 0 0.00 - - - 0 0 1 - - -
2015/16 5 1 1 3 3* - 8 2.25 - 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
2016/17 5 4 2 11 4* 5.50 24 2.75 12.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
2017 2 1 0 1 1 1.00 2 3.00 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
2017/18 5 3 2 9 7 9.00 16 3.37 16.0 0 0 0 1 0 6.25
2018/19 6 3 2 29 15* 29.00 64 2.71 64.0 0 0 0 2 0 3.12
2014 2 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 0 0 - - -
2014/15 3 1 1 6 6* - 19 1.89 - 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
2015/16 11 4 2 13 13* 6.50 11 7.09 5.5 0 0 2 1 0 9.09
2016/17 2 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 0 0 - - -
2017/18 5 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 0 0 - - -
2018/19 11 1 1 6 6* - 7 5.14 - 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

Bowling

2014/15 4 4 84 91 0 - - - 6.50 - 0 0 0 - - - - - 4 0 0 0 0
2015 2 2 30 32 0 - - - 6.40 - 0 0 0 - - - - - 2 0 0 0 0
2015/16 5 5 204 125 7 3/32 3/32 17.85 3.67 29.1 0 0 0 - - - - - 5 0 0 0 0
2016/17 5 5 174 121 1 1/42 1/42 121.00 4.17 174.0 0 0 0 - - - - - 5 0 0 0 0
2017 2 2 60 53 1 1/23 1/23 53.00 5.30 60.0 0 0 0 - - - - - 2 0 0 0 0
2017/18 5 5 189 186 2 1/24 1/24 93.00 5.90 94.5 0 0 0 - - - - - 5 0 0 0 0
2018/19 6 6 276 165 6 1/20 1/20 27.50 3.58 46.0 0 0 0 - - - - - 6 4 4 0 2 (2ct 0st)
2014 2 2 18 33 0 - - - 11.00 - 0 0 0 - - - - - 2 0 0 0 0
2014/15 3 3 36 45 0 - - - 7.50 - 0 0 0 - - - - - 3 0 0 0 0
2015/16 11 11 210 167 7 1/10 1/10 23.85 4.77 30.0 0 0 0 - - - - - 11 3 3 0 1 (1ct 0st)
2016/17 2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 0 0 - - - - - 2 1 1 0 1 (1ct 0st)
2017/18 5 5 102 140 5 3/35 3/35 28.00 8.23 20.4 0 0 0 - - - - - 5 1 1 0 1 (1ct 0st)
2018/19 11 11 203 190 8 3/29 3/29 23.75 5.61 25.3 0 0 0 73+ 53.2* 11+ 1+ 8.75* 11 5 5 0 2 (2ct 0st)

Team Stats

Batting

West Indies Women 2014-2019 29 16 9 55 15* 7.85 128 2.57 18.2 0 0 2 3 0 2.34
West Indies Women 2014-2019 34 6 4 25 13* 12.50 37 4.05 18.5 0 0 2 1 0 2.70

Bowling

West Indies Women 2014-2019 29 29 1017 773 17 3/32 3/32 45.47 4.56 59.8 0 0 0 29 4 4 0 2 (2ct 0st)
West Indies Women 2014-2019 34 32 569 575 20 3/29 3/29 28.75 6.06 28.4 0 0 0 34 10 10 0 2 (2ct 0st)

Career Stats

Batting

Aliya Riaz 2015-2019 6 3 0 1 2 1 0 - 3.00 -
Bismah Maroof 2015-2019 5 2 0 1 7 8 0 - 6.85 -
KH Brunt 2016-2016 5 4 1 0 - - 0 - - -
SFM Devine 2018-2018 3 3 1 1 5 6 1 6.00 7.20 5.0
Diana Baig 2019-2019 2 2 1 1 4 0 1 0.00 0.00 4.0
KE Ebrahim 2018-2018 3 3 0 0 - - 0 - - -
A Hartley 2016-2016 5 4 0 0 - - 0 - - -
HR Huddleston 2018-2018 3 3 0 1 4 0 0 - 0.00 -
Kainat Imtiaz 2019-2019 3 2 0 1 3 2 0 - 4.00 -
M Kapp 2016-2018 4 1 0 1 3 1 0 - 2.00 -
LM Kasperek 2018-2018 3 3 0 3 7 3 0 - 2.57 -
MM Klaas 2016-2018 4 1 0 1 4 0 0 - 0.00 -
HC Knight 2016-2016 5 4 0 0 - - 0 - - -
SE Luus 2016-2018 4 1 0 0 - - 0 - - -
Z Mali 2018-2018 3 1 0 1 4 3 0 - 4.50 -
LA Marsh 2016-2016 5 4 0 0 - - 0 - - -
Nashra Sandhu 2019-2019 3 2 0 2 11 3 0 - 1.63 -
Nida Dar 2015-2019 6 3 0 2 7 4 0 - 3.42 -
AR Ntozakhe 2018-2018 3 1 0 0 - - 0 - - -
Sana Mir 2015-2019 7 3 0 2 9 1 0 - 0.66 -
M Schutt 2014-2017 4 3 1 2 6 1 1 1.00 1.00 6.0
NR Sciver 2016-2016 5 4 1 0 - - 0 - - -
TS Sekhukhune 2018-2018 3 1 0 1 6 4 0 - 4.00 -
HASD Siriwardene 2015-2017 4 1 1 1 3 0 1 0.00 0.00 3.0
D van Niekerk 2016-2018 4 1 0 1 7 4 0 - 3.42 -
Anam Amin 2015-2019 5 2 1 1 1 0 1 0.00 0.00 1.0
KM Beams 2014-2016 4 1 0 0 - - 0 - - -
Bismah Maroof 2015-2019 6 2 0 0 - - 0 - - -
SJ Coyte 2014-2014 2 1 0 1 5 2 0 - 2.40 -
MR Daniels 2016-2018 3 1 0 1 4 7 0 - 10.50 -
Diana Baig 2015-2015 1 1 0 0 - - 0 - - -
RM Farrell 2014-2016 4 1 0 1 4 3 0 - 4.50 -
Y Fourie 2016-2016 1 1 0 0 - - 0 - - -
AK Gardner 2018-2018 1 1 0 1 2 2 0 - 6.00 -
JN Goswami 2016-2016 3 1 0 0 - - 0 - - -
S Ismail 2016-2018 3 1 0 1 5 6 0 - 7.20 -
JL Jonassen 2014-2016 4 1 0 0 - - 0 - - -
H Kaur 2016-2016 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 0.00 0.00 1.0
DM Kimmince 2014-2018 2 1 0 1 4 4 0 - 6.00 -
MM Klaas 2016-2018 6 1 0 0 - - 0 - - -
SE Luus 2016-2018 6 1 0 0 - - 0 - - -
SG Molineux 2018-2018 1 1 0 0 - - 0 - - -
Nida Dar 2015-2019 6 2 0 0 - - 0 - - -
EA Osborne 2014-2016 4 1 0 1 5 0 0 - 0.00 -
EA Perry 2014-2018 5 2 0 1 5 1 0 - 1.20 -
Sadia Yousuf 2016-2016 1 1 0 0 - - 0 - - -
Sania Khan 2015-2015 2 1 0 0 - - 0 - - -
M Schutt 2014-2018 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 - 0.00 -
D van Niekerk 2016-2018 4 1 0 0 - - 0 - - -
GL Wareham 2018-2018 1 1 0 0 - - 0 - - -

Bowling

Aliya Riaz 2015-2019 6 5 1 1 3 0 1 0.00 0.00 3.0
Asmavia Iqbal 2015-2015 4 3 0 1 2 4 0 - 12.00 -
SW Bates 2018-2018 3 3 1 3 43 38 1 38.00 5.30 43.0
TT Beaumont 2016-2016 5 5 1 0 - - 0 - - -
Bismah Maroof 2015-2019 5 5 1 4 26 12 1 12.00 2.76 26.0
NE Bolton 2014-2017 5 5 0 4 36 35 0 - 5.83 -
SFM Devine 2018-2018 3 3 0 3 62 75 0 - 7.25 -
M du Preez 2016-2018 4 4 0 2 17 8 0 - 2.82 -
Javeria Khan 2015-2019 7 7 1 7 88 43 1 43.00 2.93 88.0
HC Knight 2016-2016 5 5 0 0 - - 0 - - -
MM Lanning 2014-2017 5 5 0 5 48 52 0 - 6.50 -
SE Luus 2016-2018 4 4 1 3 22 14 1 14.00 3.81 22.0
Marina Iqbal 2015-2015 3 3 2 3 20 10 2 5.00 3.00 10.0
Nain Abidi 2015-2015 4 4 1 3 21 15 1 15.00 4.28 21.0
Nida Dar 2015-2019 6 6 1 1 6 2 1 2.00 2.00 6.0
EA Perry 2014-2017 5 5 0 1 9 11 0 - 7.33 -
Sana Mir 2015-2019 7 7 0 3 22 10 0 - 2.72 -
AE Satterthwaite 2018-2018 3 3 0 1 7 9 0 - 7.71 -
NR Sciver 2016-2016 5 5 0 0 - - 0 - - -
Sidra Ameen 2015-2019 4 4 1 4 26 15 1 15.00 3.46 26.0
CL Tryon 2018-2018 3 3 0 2 10 16 0 - 9.60 -
D van Niekerk 2016-2018 4 4 0 3 40 21 0 - 3.15 -
L Winfield 2016-2016 5 5 0 0 - - 0 - - -
L Wolvaardt 2018-2018 3 3 1 3 28 8 1 8.00 1.71 28.0
DN Wyatt 2016-2016 5 5 0 0 - - 0 - - -
Aliya Riaz 2015-2019 6 6 0 1 3 10 0 - 20.00 -
SW Bates 2014-2018 7 6 1 4 19 16 1 16.00 5.05 19.0
Bismah Maroof 2015-2019 6 6 0 6 48 36 0 - 4.50 -
SFM Devine 2014-2018 7 7 2 5 27 48 2 24.00 10.66 13.5
NC Dodd 2018-2018 3 3 1 1 6 8 1 8.00 8.00 6.0
M du Preez 2016-2018 7 6 0 3 12 7 0 - 3.50 -
ML Green 2014-2018 6 5 1 2 5 5 1 5.00 6.00 5.0
Iram Javed 2015-2019 4 4 2 2 15 11 1 11.00 4.40 15.0
Javeria Khan 2015-2019 4 4 1 4 18 16 1 16.00 5.33 18.0
JL Jonassen 2014-2016 4 4 0 2 12 6 0 - 3.00 -
M Kapp 2016-2018 7 6 2 5 27 35 2 17.50 7.77 13.5
MM Lanning 2014-2018 5 5 0 4 18 31 0 - 10.33 -
L Lee 2016-2018 7 7 1 5 41 30 1 30.00 4.39 41.0
KJ Martin 2016-2018 5 5 0 3 17 33 0 - 11.64 -
SJ McGlashan 2014-2016 3 3 0 0 - - 0 - - -
Nida Dar 2015-2019 6 6 0 2 8 7 0 - 5.25 -
EA Perry 2014-2018 5 5 0 0 - - 0 - - -
RH Priest 2014-2016 3 3 1 1 5 5 1 5.00 6.00 5.0
Sana Mir 2015-2019 6 5 0 1 3 1 0 - 2.00 -
AE Satterthwaite 2014-2018 7 6 0 2 17 26 0 - 9.17 -
R Searle 2018-2018 2 2 1 2 10 3 1 3.00 1.80 10.0
Sidra Ameen 2016-2019 2 2 1 2 14 7 1 7.00 3.00 14.0
CL Tryon 2018-2018 5 5 0 1 2 1 0 - 3.00 -
EJ Villani 2014-2018 5 5 0 4 15 19 0 - 7.60 -
L Wolvaardt 2018-2018 4 4 0 4 18 13 0 - 4.33 -