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Full name: Sheldon Shane Cottrell
Born/Date of Birth: 19 August 1989
Place of Birth: Kingston, Jamaica
Height: 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Bowling: Left-arm fast-medium
National side: West Indies
Test debut (cap 297): 6 November 2013 v India
ODI debut (cap 169): 25 January 2015 v South Africa
ODI shirt no.: 19
T20I debut (cap 62): 13th March 2014 v England
T20I shirt no.: 19
Sheldon Shane Cottrell (born 19 August 1989) is a Jamaican international cricketer who plays for the West Indies cricket team. He is a left-arm fast-medium bowler and a right-handed batsman.
In first class cricket, Cottrell plays for Leeward Islands. He made his Test Debut in November 2013 against India at Eden Gardens, Calcutta in the penultimate Test of Sachin Tendulkar. He is known to march and salute to the pavilion followed by opening his arms to the heavens (formerly a dab) after every wicket as he is a Jamaican Defence Force soldier, and was among the army workforce manning the pitch during the fifth ODI against India at Sabina Park in 2011.
He made his T20I debut against England in March 2014. He made his One Day International debut for the West Indies against South Africa on 25 January 2015. Cottrell was a part of the 2015 West Indies World Cup squad, and returned to the ODI side on 23 December 2017 against New Zealand after a 2-year absence.
In May 2018, he was selected to play for the Leeward Islands national cricket team in the Professional Cricket League draft, ahead of the 2018–19 season. On 3 June 2018, he was selected to play for the Vancouver Knights in the players' draft for the inaugural edition of the Global T20 Canada tournament. He was the leading wicket-taker in the tournament, with sixteen dismissals in eight matches.
In April 2019, he was named in the West Indies' squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. He finished the tournament as the leading wicket-taker for the West Indies, with twelve dismissals in nine matches. In the 2020 IPL auction, he was bought by the Kings XI Punjab ahead of the 2020 Indian Premier League.
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