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Thursday, January 20, 2022

Sunil Narine

With impressive performances for Kolkata Knight Riders in Indian Premier League, Sunil Narine has become a household name in India. The right-arm off-spinner, who has played 82 matches in the tournament, in which he has taken 95 wickets at an average of 21.38, has garnered reputation as one of the most economical bowlers in the tournament. After 10 seasons, he has an impressive economy of 6.33. Narine, who was adjudged as the 'player of the tournament' in IPL 2012 which was won by KKR, grabbed the spotlight when he took 10 wickets in a trial match. he later became a part of West Indies U-19 team. He failed to impress in regional cricket, but proved to be effective in Champions Trophy 2011. In 65 ODIs, he has taken 92 wickets at an economy of 4.13 and an average of 26.47. He has a tremendous record in T20I as he hastaken 50 wickets in 48 T20Is at an average of 20.68.


Cricket was never easy for me, KKR my second home: Sunil Narine

December 02, 2021 6:39 pm

Sunil Narine has been an integral part of the success of KKR for the past decade.

Demystified Narine morphs from conjurer to craftsman

October 16, 2021 7:48 pm

Since remodelling his action, the KKR spinner has shuffled the angles, mixed the pace, altered the degree of his loop to remain a potent force.

Sunil Narine won't be added to West Indies World Cup squad: Kieron Pollard

October 13, 2021 12:43 pm

The 33-year-old Narine reminded the fans of his vintage past with his four-wicket haul and impact batting in the eliminator against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Monday.

KKR bowlers have shown us the way: Skipper Eoin Morgan

October 12, 2021 1:11 pm

Eoin Morgan attributed the team's massive reversal in fortunes in the second leg of IPL-14 to his bowlers' aggressive approach.

Jack of all trades Sunil Narine lords over RCB

October 12, 2021 1:09 pm

Sunil Narine carries KKR to victory. RCB choke again. Kohli signs off empty-handed.

Sunil Narine cleared by IPL 2020 bowling committee for suspected action

October 18, 2020 1:33 pm

Sunil Narine's bowling action came under the scanner during Kolkata Knight Riders' clash against Kings XI Punjab last week.

KKR hopeful of early resolution to Sunil Narine being reported for suspect action

October 13, 2020 8:50 am

Sunil Narine has been placed in the warning list and one more reporting of his suspected action by the on-field umpires could lead to him being barred from bowling in the ongoing IPL 2020.

Sunil Narine once again reported for chucking

October 11, 2020 8:24 am

The report was made by the on-field umpires (Ulhas Gandhe and Chris Gaffaney) according to the IPL's Suspected Illegal Bowling Action Policy. Narine will be placed on the Warning List and is permitted to continue to bowl in the tournament.

Sunil Narine 'not that far behind' Andre Russell as an all-rounder: KKR CEO

August 25, 2020 2:03 pm

Sunil Narine, who joined KKR as a dedicated spinner in 2012, has scored 224, 357, and 143 in the last three editions of the IPL, at strikes rates of 172.30, 189.89, and 166.27 respectively.

CPL 2020: Sunil Narine stars again in Trinbago Knight Riders victory

August 21, 2020 12:52 pm

CPL 2020: In another rain-affected game St Lucia Zouks beat barbados Tridents by seven wickets courtesy Duckworth Lews method.