John Campbell overview

John Campbell was born on 21st September 1993. He is from Jamaica. He is a left-handed opening batsman and a right-arm off-spin bowler. Campbell was embroiled in controversy early this year when playing for Jamaican Scorpions in the West Indies Championship against Trinidad & Tobago Red Force his bowling exceeded the ICC-set 15-degree limit.

Campbell has been suspended from bowling in domestic cricket by Cricket West Indies for an indefinite period. Campbell finished the match with the figure of 1 wicket for 54 runs in 19 overs.

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 10 20 3 410 55 24.12 712 57.58 0 0 1 47 4
ODI 5 5 0 248 179 49.6 214 115.89 1 0 0 25 8
T20 2 2 0 11 11 5.5 16 68.75 0 0 0 2 0

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 10 2 61 30 0 0/10 0/10 2.95 0.0 0.0 0 0
ODI 5 1 6 13 0 0/13 0/13 13.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
T20 2 1 6 1 0 0/1 0/1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0 0

Early signs

The 27-year old Campbell represented West Indies in the under-19 World Cup in Australia. The batsman from Saint Mary Parish was noticed by the cricket fraternity of West Indies when Campbell, in the fifth-place play-off match against England struck a superb 105 off 133 deliveries, the team's only century in the championship. Cambell made his debut at the senior level, playing for Jamaica in the Caribbean Premier T20 League in 2012-13. In the following year in 2014, Campbell started playing first-class cricket and he was consistent and has not lost place in Jamaica's senior squad since then. He made his maiden first-class century (110 off 180 balls) in the same year in the Regional Four-Day competition. Campbell also impressed with the variety in his spin bowling when he acquired a stunning figure of 7 wickets for 73 runs against Trinidad & Tobago in the same competition in 2015-16. Campbell has participated in 75 first-class matches so far and he has 4021 runs in his kitty including five hundreds and 20 half-centuries. His highest first-class run has been 156 so far.

ODI Career

John Campbell made his debut in the One Day International (ODI) in February 2019 against England at Bridgetown. Campbell scored only 30 runs off 28 balls but within the short spanned innings Campbell hit four stunning fours that drew the attention of the crowd. England won the match by six wickets. Campbell has taken part in six ODIs so far. He has scored 248 runs at an average of 49.60. His highest in the ODI so far is 179 runs and that has been inscribed in cricket history. Campbell and Shai Hope made a partnership of 365 runs at Dublin against Ireland in the opening match of the Ireland Tri-Nation series where Campbell struck 179 runs of 135 balls, hitting 15 fours and six sixes and Shai hope scored 170 off 152 deliveries including 22 fours and two sixes. This was the highest opening partnership in an ODI and also the first time where both the openers scored more than 150 runs each.

Test career

John Campbell had his debut in the Test in 2019 against England at Bridgetown. In his first appearance the Jamaican opening batsman, although failing to make an eye-catching performance, scored formidable 44 and 33 runs, respectively in both the innings. West Indies however won the first Test by 381 runs. Campbell has participated in 10 Tests so far. He has scored 410 runs at an average of 24.11 and his highest in the Test has been 55 so far.

IPL career


ICC Trophies



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