July 8, 2023

 

BCA NEWS RELEASE #71/23 

 

JONATHAN LYNDON CARTER ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FROM FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL CRICKET

 

In an email correspondence addressed to officials of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) and Cricket West Indies (CWI), Barbadian all round cricketer Jonathan Lyndon Carter has officially announced his retirement from First Class and international cricket. Carter, in the email dated July 7, 2023, expressed thanks and sincere gratitude for the opportunity afforded to him in representing both Barbados and the West Indies teams between 2008-2023.

The 35 year-old Carter made his First Class (FC) debut in February 2008 against the Leeward Islands in Salem. His last FC match was also against the Leeward Islands in Trinidad (March 2023).

In 93 FC matches, Carter made 4395 runs (average 30.95) with 5 centuries and 26 half-centuries. His highest First-Class score was an unbeaten 149.

 

He took 61 wickets at an average of 26.47 (5/63 BBI) with one 5 wicket haul. As a versatile fieldsman he snared 129 catches.

 

In 139 List A matches, Jonathan made 3652 runs with 3 centuries and 23 half-centuries (average 32.03 (with a highest score of 133). He also took 43 catches.

 

At the international level, Carter debuted for the West Indies in One Day International (ODI) cricket against South Africa (in Durban) in January 2015.

 

He represented the West Indies in 33 ODIs, scored 581 runs (average 23.24) with three half centuries and a highest individual score of 54. Carter also took 4 wickets (2/14 BBI) and 7 catches.

 

The BCA thanks Jonathan Carter for the many contributions and sacrifices made during his playing career and we wish him continued success in his future endeavours.

 

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