Sam Curran, the England international cricketer, is a third-generation all-rounder. Touted as a prodigy since a young age, the son of Kevin Curran, a former cricket player for Zimbabwe has fulfilled his destiny. Curran had first made waves as a teenager, becoming the second-youngest player to debut for Surrey in England’s first-class cricket circuit. An outstanding performance followed, where the ace cricketer claimed a five-wicket haul in the first innings and ended the match with eight wickets.
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A left-arm bowler by trade, it is his ability to swing the ball to the right-hand batsman that makes him so lethal. He can also double up as an able lower-order batsman, and this has seen him become an England regular at such a young age. He is the youngest ever cricket player to achieve a five-wicket haul in the Championship. Sam Curran claimed his first wicket with his fifth delivery against Kent at the Oval. All of this at the tender age of 17. The english cricketer caught the attention of the wider audience by winning back-to-back runner-up medals in the Royal London Cup final.
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A couple of days before his 20th birthday, he made his debut for his national side as England took on Pakistan at Headingley, and there has been no looking back since then.
Although he was relatively unproven in the shortest format of the game, KXIP paid a massive Rs.7.2 crore for his service and were certainly not disappointed by his exploits.
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