Shai Hope Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Shai Hope

Full NameShai Diego Hope
ProfessionCricketer (Batsman, Wicket-keeper)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutODI- 16 November 2016 against Sri Lanka at Harare
Test- 1 May 2015 against England at Bridgetown
T20- 29 December 2017 against New Zealand at Nelson
Jersey Number#4 (West Indies)
#4 (Domestic)
Domestic/State Team(s)Barbados, Barbados Tridents
Coach/MentorAlan Wells, Barry Forde, Graeme West
Shai Hope With Alan Wells
Favourite ShotCover Drive
Records (main ones)In 2017, he became the first man to hit a century in both innings of a first-class match at Headingley, against England.
Awards, Achievements 2018- Wisden Cricketer of the Year, Cricket West Indies' Award in 3 categories: Men's Cricketer of the Year, Test Cricketer of the Year, ODI Cricketer of the Year
Shai Hope - Wisden Cricketers of the Year 2018
Career Turning PointIn 2015, when he scored a double-hundred for Barbados against the Windward Islands, which caught the selectors' attention and was included in West Indies' Test squad against England.
Shai Hope's double-century against Winward Isles in 2015
Personal Life
Date of Birth10 November 1993
Age (as in 2018)25 Years
BirthplaceSaint Michael, Barbados
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
Signature Shai Hope's Signature
HometownSaint Michael, Barbados
School• Queen's College, Barbados [1]Espncricinfo
• Bede's School, Eastbourne, East Sussex, England [2]Telegraph
College/UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationHigh School Graduate
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
AddressHe resides in Bridgetown, Barbados
HobbiesPlaying Basketball & Football, Modelling, Travelling
Shai Hope Likes Travelling
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
ParentsFather- Ian Hope
Shai Hope's Father Ian Hope
Mother- Quinta Hope
[3]Nation News
SiblingsBrother- Kyle Hope (Elder, Cricketer)
Shai Hope (right) with his brother Kyle (left)
Sister- None
Favourite Things
Favourite Athelte(s)Cricketer- Virat Kohli
Footballer- Lionel Messi
Shai Hope

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shai Hope

  • Does Shai Hope smoke: Not Known
  • Does Shai Hope drink alcohol: Yes

    Shai Hope Drinking Alcohol

    Shai Hope Drinking Alcohol

  • Shai belongs to a sports-loving family; as his father was a club cricketer, while his mother used to play netball and cricket.

    Shai Hope's childhood photo with Clive Lloyd

    Shai Hope’s childhood photo with Clive Lloyd

  • At the age of 17, he earned a life-changing opportunity when a scouting of St. Bede’s School of Sussex, rewarded him a 2-year scholarship programme to mould his cricketing skills.

    Shai Hope - St Bede's Cricket Captain

    Shai Hope – St Bede’s Cricket Captain

  • When he joined the Bede’s 1st XI cricket team, he was straightaway given the captaincy of the team by his team coach, Alan Wells.
  • His maiden ODI ton came in 2016; just in his second match, which was against Zimbabwe. Windies was chasing 257 where he scored 102. The match, however, resulted in a tie. He was awarded Man of the Match for his performance.
  • The Leeds Test against England in 2017 made him a star overnight after he made 147 runs in the first innings, and an unbeaten 118 in the second innings to earn West Indies a historic win by 5 wickets.

  • His first name is pronounced “Shey” or “Shaye” and not “Shy.”
  • Veteran West Indian cricket writer and commentator Tony Cozier has described him as “A stylish number 3 batsman.”
  • Shai Hope was picked by Delhi Capitals in the 2024 IPL auction for the base price of Rs. 75 lakh; the auction was held at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai.