Birth date 24 Jun 1982 (37 years)
Nationality Jamaica Jamaica
Position Batsman

Brenton Anthony Parchment is a cricketer from the West Indies who is a right handed batsman and a right-arm offbreak bowler.

In 2001 Parchment was the captain of the West Indies Under-19 team that won the series against England. In the three matches Parchment scored fifties in all the three matches and hence there were a lot of expectations from him. However he was a slow developer and could not build up on the initial success.

Parchment takes part in first-class and List A cricket for Jamaica and he is a professional for English cricket clubs. In 2003-04 he was a professional cricketer for Middlesbrough Cricket club which won the cup during Parchment’s first season. In 2005 he was a professional for the Farnworth Cricket Club. He assisted this club to win both the league and the cup in the Bolton league.

His first first-class century was scored in 2004-05. In 2006-07 he improved tremendously and with score of 111 and 168 finished the season with an average of 60.33. Considering this performance he was selected for the tour of Zimbabwe and further made his Test debut against South Africa at Durban. He is now associated with the Blackrod Cricket Club in the Bolston association. Here on his debut itself he made a huge score of 184 not out which is the highest score for the club.

Career highlights

The Farnwoth Cricket Club has named one of the club’s pool tables after Parchment’s name.

In seven one day internationals Parchment has scored 122 runs at an average of 17.42.

In 2003, he was awarded as the best disciplined student at the West Indies Cricket Academy.

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