Emrit represents Trinidad and Tobago in West Indian domestic cricket. Emrit captained Trinidad and Tobago's Team in the 2007 Los Angeles Open 20/20 Cricket Tournament, which they came in 1st place. Emrit was the pro at Westhoughton Cricket club for the 2006 season. In August 2017, he was named in Bloem City Blazers' squad for the first season of the T20 Global League. However, in October 2017, Cricket South Africa postponed the tournament until November 2018.
In 2017, Rayad Emrit played his debut Pakistan Super League (PSL) match from Quetta Gladiators which was the final of the PSL's second edition held in Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. In this match he took 3 wickets of 31 runs in 4 overs. Quetta could not chase down the Zalmi score and finished runners up.
On 12 January 2007 he was named in the 14-member West Indian squad for a One Day International (ODI) series against India. Emrit made his ODI debut in the series on 27 January 2007. In November 2017, he was named in the West Indies' Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against New Zealand. He made his T20I debut against New Zealand on 3 January 2018.