Adrian Boris Barath
(born 14 April, 1990) is a West Indian cricketer
. A right-hand batsman for Trinidad and Tobago
, Barath made his Test
debut in November 2009, becoming the youngest West Indian to score a century.
A protege of Brian Lara
, Barath became the youngest West Indian player to make his first-class debut since Ramnaresh Sarwan
when he first appeared for Trinidad and Tobago at 16. In his debut match, Barath scored 73 against Guyana and put on a 170 runs partnership with captain Daren Ganga
. This gave them the record for Trinidad and Tobago highest opening partnership in first-class cricket. Barath scored his maiden century in his second match. This century gave him the record for being the youngest player in the Caribbean to score a century in first-class cricket, and he followed that up with a second century in the next game.
Barath was part of the West Indies U-19 team for the 2008 World Cup played for the West Indies A team against the touring England side in January 2009, making 132. During the Airtel Champions League Twenty20 2009, Barath made his T20 debut for Trinidad and Tobago against Diamond Eagles where he made 63 runs off 41 deliveries.
He made his Test debut for the West Indies against Australia at The Gabba
on 26th November 2009. He fell early in the first innings with a score of 15 but led the West Indies in... Read More