Sam Curran - The Explosive All-Rounder

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.

Sam Curran’s Personal Details:

Name Sam Curran
Date of Birth June 3, 1998
Birthplace Northampton
Height 5 ft 9 Inches
Playing Role All-Rounder
Batting 67
Bowling 42

Sam Curran - Key Statistics and Achievements:

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.

Sam Curran’s Career Stats:

Sam Curran Batting Stats

Format Matches Innings Runs Highest score Average Strike Rate 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 16 4 632 78 27.48 63.58 0 0 3 73 17
ODI 2 0 17 15 8.5 58.62 0 0 0 1 1
T20I 5 0 35 24 11.67 152.17 0 0 0 3 2
IPL 9 4 95 55 23.75 172.73 0 0 1 13 3

Sam Curran Bowling Stats

Format Matches Innings Balls Bowled Runs Wickets BBM Economy Average Strike Rate 5W 10W
Test 16 26 1918 1032 35 5/92 3.24 29.49 54.8 0 0
ODI 2 2 72 90 2 2/44 7.5 45 36 0 0
T20I 5 5 108 153 6 2/22 8.5 25.5 18 0 0
IPL 9 9 198 323 10 4/11 9.79 32.3 19.8 0 0

International Career:

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.

IPL Career:

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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