Jason Holder Biography
Jason Omar Holder, a cricketer from Barbados and a former captain of the West Indies cricket team, was born on 5 November of the year 1991. Right-arm fast bowler Jason Holder is a versatile player who plays in all three formats of cricket. Holder was recognized as the best all-around player in the world in January 2019 by the official International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings.
Holder won the Test Player of the Year award from Cricket West Indies in the month of August of the year 2019, and on April 14, of the year 2021, one of Wisden’s Five Cricketers of the Year was Omar Holder. Holder is the sixth player from the West Indies to score 2000 runs and take 100 wickets in one-day internationals. Jason Omar Holder is also the first to take three wickets in a T20 match. In test match cricket, Omar Holder became only the second West Indian, after Garfield Sobers, to score 2500 runs and take 150 wickets. The West Indies side that won the 2016 T20 World Cup included Holder.
Domestic Cricket Career
Holder was signed by the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL auction a few days after making his international debut in 2013 for his base salary of $20,000. Sunrisers bought him in the year 2014. In the batting order against all-rounders Karn Sharma and Parvez Rasool, Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Omar Holder received a promotion. Jason Holder was purchased by Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2016 year auction. Holder recorded two wickets at 51.50 and 22 runs at 5.50 in the four games in which he took part. Jason Holder joined Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2020 to fill in for the injured Mitchell Marsh during the IPL. Northamptonshire County Cricket Club has secured Holder for the 2018 County Season.
The 31-year-old lost his test captaincy to Kraigg Brathwaite this year after losing his white-ball captaincy in the year 2019. In July 2020 for the Caribbean Premier League, Jason Holder was a member of the Barbados Royals roster (formerly the Barbados Tridents).
Holder was purchased by the Lucknow Super Giants for 8.75 crores during the 2022 IPL Auction. Jason Holder was purchased by Rajasthan Royals for INR 5.75 Crore to play in the IPL 2023 season on December 23, of the year 2022.
On February 1, of the year 2013, Holder played in his first One Day International (ODI) match against Australia. His first noteworthy ODI performance came in the opening match against Pakistan in the month of July of the year 2013, where he took 4 for 13, although the effort was overshadowed by Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi, who took seven wickets as West Indies were bowled out for 98. In the third ODI of the same series, Holder put up a strong all-around performance, scoring 19 not out off 9 deliveries to assist his team tie the game. Jason Holder did this alongside Kemar Roach. Jason Holder played in his maiden T20 international match against New Zealand in the month of January of the year 2014, with figures of 2-34 in 3 overs.
Holder was named for the Test squad in the month of June of the year 2014 after strong ODI performances. On June 26, 2014, Jason Holder faced New Zealand in his first Test match. In the first innings, Jason Omar Holder essentially bowled four first-inning overs despite not having any wickets to his name. Holder’s first Test wicket came in the second inning when he took out Ross Taylor for 16 runs. Omar Holder finished the game 2 for 50. Holder added 90 runs to the total in the game, including his first Test fifty. West Indies, however, fell short by a score of 53 runs.
Holder, a fan of the Premier League football team Tottenham Hotspur, was appointed BookBarbados.com’s brand ambassador in the month of February of the year 2022.
Full name: Jason Omar Holder
Born 5 November 1991
Age: 31 Years
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Birth Place: Bridgetown, Barbados
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Bowling: Right-arm fast-medium
Role: Bowling all-rounder