Jermaine Lawson is a right handed batsman and right arm fast medium bowler who plays for West Indies cricket team. The other teams he plays for are West Indies B, University of West Indies Vice Chancellor’s XI, Leicestershire and Jamaica.
Lawson debuted in One day Internationals on 11th December 2001 at Colombo against Sri Lanka. He did not get a chance to bat in this match. He bowled 4 overs, none of which were maidens, conceded 29 runs and could not take any wicket. West Indies won this match by 49 runs. Lawson played his first Test match on 17th October 2002 at Chennai against India. In the 1st innings, he could not score a run, faced 6 deliveries and was caught by Ganguly off the bowling of Kumble. He bowled 20 overs, out of which 4 were maidens, conceded 63 runs and took 2 wickets. In the 2nd innings, he scored 2 runs in 4 deliveries and was bowled by Khan. He bowled 2 overs, none of which were maidens, conceded 2 runs and could not take any wicket. India won this match by 8 wickets.
Lawson played in 13 Tests in which he bowled 2364 deliveries, conceded 1512 runs and took 51 wickets. His bowling average was 29.64 and economy rate 3.83. He scored 52 runs at a batting average of 3.46 and strike rate of 29.37. He played in 13 One day Internationals during which he bowled 558 deliveries, conceded 498 runs and took 17 wickets. His bowling average was 29.29 and economy rate 5.35.