Born and brought up in Bridgetown, Jason Holder is an exceptional right-handed batsman & fast bowler and he is currently the number 1 all-rounder in the ICC test all-rounder rankings. Jason Holder made his ODI debut in 2013 and test international debut in 2014. He was a former West Indies cricket team captain as well in 2014 at the age of just 23 years.
In 2019, the West Indies cricket board decided to name him as the best test player of the year for his impressive season. The cricket board decided to name him as captain of the national side on 4 September 2015 for the test side.
|Full Name||Jason Omar Holder|
|Age and Date of birth||31 years, 5 November 1991|
|Height||6 feet 7 inches|
|Height in Feet||6 feet 7 inches|
|Height in Centimeter||200 cm|
|Height in Meter||2.00m|
|Batting Style||Middle-order batter, Right handed|
|Bowling Style||Fast bowler, Right-handed|
|ODI Debut||1 February 2013|
|T20 Debut||15 January 2014|
|Domestic Team||Barbados, Barbados Royals, Otago, Northamptonshire, Sydney sixers|
|IPL Team||Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super King, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Lucknow Super Giants|
|IPL Debut||March 2013|
|Father’s Name||Ronald Holder|
|Mother’s Name||Denise Holder|
|Net Worth||$100,000 - $1M|
Jason Holder’s Age, height & hobbies
Jason Holder was born on 5 November 1991 and his current age is 31 years old . He is a 6 feet 7 inches tall man, an outstanding height for a fast bowler .
Jason Holder's hobbies include watching the English premier league. He is a fan of Tottenham Hotspur which is one of the most successful clubs in the premier league. He also loves playing Golf and listening to music.
Jason Holder's: Personal life and Family
Jason Holder started playing cricket at the age of 7-8 years. Jason Holder's family also includes his father, Ronald Holder and his wife, Christina whom he have married in September 2015. He also became the youngest captain of the West Indies cricket team at the age of 23 years.
Holder joined the Wanderer’s great club at a young age. His mother (Denise Holder) enrolled him in that club and from that day onwards, he developed his love and passion for cricket.
Jason Holder career
Jason Holder made his ODI debut in Perth on 1 February 2013. Jason was only 22 years old when he made his first debut match and that was against mighty Australia. Things didn't go well for Jason as he was only able to score 7 runs off 19 balls. Darren Sammy who was the captain of that time decided not to bowl Jason Holder in that game. Australia won the game easily by 9 wickets.
Jason Holder played his last ODI match against the New Zealand team on 21 August 2022 at Bridgetown. Jason Holder didn’t have a good game with the bat as he only scored 1 run but did a decent spell of bowling and managed to take 2 wickets after giving 37 runs in his 7-over spell. He maintained a good economy rate as well. In the end, New Zealand beat the West Indies team by 5 wickets after chasing down a score of 301.
After having a steady impressive performance in the ODI, the West Indies board decided to give Jason Holder a chance in T20I and he got selected in the team. His first T20I debut was against New Zealand on 15 January 2014 at Wellington. Jason didn't get the chance to bat in that match but he bowled and managed to take 2 wickets in his 3-over spell. He didn’t have a good game as he gave 34 runs in his 3-over spell. Almost every bowler was conceding runs on that day and New Zealand won the game by 4 wickets with 6 balls till to go.
Jason Holder's last T20I match was against Ireland and the Ireland team won the game easily by 9 wickets. Jason Holder did get the chance to show his batting skills but he did bowl on that day and gave 23 runs in his 4 overs spell and took 0 wickets.
After having good performances in the ODI as well as in the T20 international, the West Indies board decided to put Jason Holder's name in the test squad list. Holder’s first test debut was against New Zealand at Bridgetown on 26 June 2014. He was having a good time with the bat and scored a decent 38 runs in his first innings and made an impressive 52 runs in his second innings.
Many cricketing experts questioned the selection of Jason Holder for test international as he is a player who likes to hit the ball as sweet as he can and also used to maintain a strike rate of more than 100, but he managed to silence the critics after having an impressive game with both bat and bowl. Holder took 2 wickets in the second innings after having no wickets in his first innings, but that was not enough as New Zealand won the game by 53 runs. Jason Holder announced his arrival on that day.
Jason Holder played his last test match against the Australia team at Adelaide on 8 December, 2022. Holder had a tough time against the Aussies on that day as he scored a duck and 11 runs in his two-inning batting spell and managed to take a total of only 1 wicket in his first innings and the second innings combined. Australia won by a huge margin as they scored more than 500 runs in their first innings. The Aussies won the game by 419 runs.
Jason Holder played his debut FC match against Guyana on 11 April 2009. It was a regional four-day competition where Jason was playing for Barbados at Providence. Jason Holder made only 7 runs in his first innings and wasn't able to bat in the second innings.
He managed to take 1 wicket in his first and 1 wicket in his second innings. The match between Barbados and Guyana was drawn as it was a 3-day test match and no team managed to dominate other opponents within the given time. So, the result ended in a draw.
Jason Holder played his last Fc match against Australia in Adelaide on 8th December 2022.
Jason Holder's first debut T20 match was against Zimbabwe team at St George’s on 22 April 2022. Holder was playing for West Indies A and he took 2 wickets after conceding 24 runs in his 4-over spell. Holder wasn’t able to bat in that game. West Indies won the game by 5 wickets with 2 balls remaining. It was an exciting match in the end.
Holder's last T20 match was against Ireland at Hobart on 21 October 2022 which Ireland won by 9 wickets with 15 balls remaining.
Jason Holder Domestic Stats
Jason Holder's domestic stats are remarkable. He started his career on a domestic level by playing for Barbados where he used to outshine everyone. So far, Holder has played 479 domestic games in his career which is every cricketer's dream of playing as much as they can. A taller than usual guy, he likes to ball fast but he is an equally decent batsman too who can hit a maximum of sixes whenever the team is in need.
His domestic batting stats are decent, he played a total of 90 FC matches where he scored a total of 3351 runs which includes 13 fifties and 3 hundred, with an average of 25.58 which is decent for lower-order batsmen.
He has also scored a double century against mighty England and became the 3rd ever player to hit a double century coming on as a number 8. Holder’s also played 189 List A matches and his List A batting stats are also decent.
Domestic Batting Stats
Holder's bowling stats on a domestic level is outstanding and this is the reason why Holder makes a breakthrough in the West Indies team. Out of 479 games he played on a domestic level, he took a total of 564 wickets, a highly impressive number. He took 6 times 4 wicket halls in his Fc career and 8 times 4 wicket hall in his List A career. His T20 stats are very impressive on a domestic level and his best figures are 5/27 where he took 5 wicket hall after giving 27 runs in 4 overs.
D omestic Bowling Stats
Jason Holder International stats
Jason Holder made his ODI debut in 2013 and he didn’t have a good game on that date. He made a name for himself and announced his arrival in a match against Pakistan team in July 2013. He took 4 wickets after giving 13 runs.
However, his overall international bowling stats are astonishing. Holder played a total of 238 games on an international level, where he took a total of 347 wickets which is absolutely incredible for any bowler. He took a 5 wicket hall 8 times in a test with an economy of 2.54. He also took a total of 153 wickets in ODI with an economy of below 6 which is decent for any bowler. Holder’s T20 stats are also very impressive where he has taken 51 wickets in 49 games.
Jason Holder International Bowling Stats
Jason holder is a very handy batsman too with his muscle power, he can hit sixes in any part of the ground. It's not that hard for him to clear the rope. His international batting stats are an exception if you count him as a player who comes on to bat at no 8 positions.
He scored 2612 runs out of 58 games in tests with an average of 29.68 and 2042 runs in 131 games for playing the ODI international with an average of 24.30. He scored a total of 22 fifties in both test and ODI and one massive double century. His T20 strike rate is 120.68, an amazing number for any batsman in a shorter format of the game.
I nternational Batting Stats
Jason’s Rise to Glory
Jason Holder has an average debut and for several months, he didn’t have a good game to show for it. He made a breakthrough against Pakistan for his outstanding spell. He was made the captain of the West Indies team in a series against Sri Lanka after they sacked Bravo.
Holder became the 2nd young captain of all time for the West Indies. Under Holder’s captaincy, West Indies played the semis of the 2015 World Cup. He has also won the Lord Gravon award for his outstanding performance for Barbados under 19. He was appointed as a test captain in 2015.
Jason is the first West Indies male player to take a hattrick in the T20I. Holder’s achievements and awards have been rapidly increasing due to his immense efforts in the cricketing field. He won West Indies cricket player of the year in 2019.
Jason Holder’s IPL Journey So Far
Jason Holder’s IPL journey started when he was signed by Chennai Super Kings in 2013 at the base price of $20,000. He was then signed by Sunrisers Hyderabad where they promoted him to the batting order. In the 2016 auction, KKR bought and included Holder in their squad. In 2020, he again joined Sunrisers Hyderabad as a replacement for Mitchell Marsh. In 2022, he was signed by Lucknow Super Giants for a whopping 8.75 crores.
Jason Holder IPL Battings Stats
Jason Holder IPL bowling stats
Jason Holder’s Networth & Income
Rovman Powell gets the majority of his income from playing cricket. His current net worth stands at $100,000 - $1M.
Jason Holder is already a big name in the cricketing world and is expected to break records in the near future because of his hitting power, all-rounder performance, and leadership qualities for the team.
Jason Holder FAQs
Jason Holder was a former captain of the West Indies cricket team.
Jason holder was born on 5th November, 1991 and is 39 years old.
Jason Holder is one of the tallest crickets in the cricketing world and is 6 feet 7 inches tall.
Jason Holder is playing for Lucknow Super Giants as of now. LSG bought him for 8.75 crores in the 2022 auction.
Jason Holder is the costliest cricketer in the West Indies team and earns the majority of his income from playing cricket. His current net worth stands at 6.6 million that is 50 crores approximately in Indian Currency.
No, Jason Holder hasn’t retired from international cricket. In fact, he is No. 1 All Rounder as of March 2022 in ICC Test All Rounder Rankings.