Brandon King were given his get started as a cast middle-order batter for Jamaica earlier than a promotion to the highest order within the CPL unlocked his power-hitting attainable, and culminated in a call-up to West Indies’ white-ball facet.
King made his top notch debut for Jamaica in 2014-15 however had a breakout season in 2018-19, when he racked up 630 runs in seven video games, touchdown him a middle-order slot within the West Indies A facet. King additionally debuted within the CPL in 2017 with St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, however flew underneath the radar till his transfer to Guyana Amazon Warriors in 2019, the place trainer Johan Botha noticed his attainable and bumped him up the order. He answered with 496 runs in 12 video games, essentially the most by means of someone within the match that 12 months, at a strike charge of 149, together with an unbeaten 132 towards Barbados Tridents, then the absolute best particular person rating within the CPL.
A step-up to the nationwide squad appeared the herbal order of items, however despite the fact that King produced appropriate, if now not earth-shattering performances in limited-overs collection towards Afghanistan, India, Sri Lanka and New Zealand, he was once dropped from the facet in overdue 2020. On his recall a 12 months later, he scored fifties in T20Is towards Pakistan and England, and an unbeaten 58 and 91 in an ODI collection win towards Netherlands.