Sam Curran Biography, Age, Height, Centuries, Net Worth, Wife, ICC Rankings, Career

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Samuel Matthew Curran, popularly known as Sam Curran was born in Northampton, Northampton shire, England on 3 June 1998. Sam Curran is an English left-arm medium-fast bowler and the left-hand batter who has been a part of the England team consistently for the past 2-3 years. However, he has not been a part of any match since 2021 due to his injury. Sam Curran was raised in Zimbabwe but later moved to England. He is often seen as the future of English cricket as he is an effective bowler as well as an excellent lower-middle order batter. Sam Curran has played in the Indian Premier League in 2019 for Kings XI Punjab and then for Chennai Super Kings in seasons 2020 and 2021. He didn’t take part in the mega auction of TATA IPL 2022 due to an injury.

Sam Curran Early Life and Education

Sam Curran started off playing cricket at an early age of 6 years. Sam attended Springvale House, Marondena and St. George College in Harare. He played many matches for his school team. He also represented Zimbabwe in Under-13 age group. Sam Curran was a talented all rounder from his early days. In 2004, his family moved to England and attended Wellington College in Berkshire. Sam Curran represented Surrey County Club in Under-15, Under-17 level.

Sam Curran International Debut

Sam Curran Test Debut – 1 June 2018 against Pakistan

Sam Curran ODI Debut – 24 June 2018 against Australia

Sam Curran T20I Debut – 1 November 2019 against New Zealand

Sam Curran Career

Sam Curran Domestic Career

Sam Curran started off his domestic career in 2014 when he was picked up to play for Surrey Cricket Club. He was also termed as the best cricketer at the age of 17 years by his coaches and team mates.

At the age of just 17 years in 2015, Sam Curran made his T20 Debut for Surry in NatWest Blast in a match against Kent.

On 13th July 2015, Sam Curran played his maiden first-class match in the County Championship against Kent and took 5-wicket haul in his debut innings.

Sam Curran became the youngest bowler to take a 5-wicket haul in a first class debut innings.

Few Days later, Sam Curran made his List A debut against Northamptonshire in Royal London One-day match.

In 2016, Sam Curran was picked in the squad of England for the Under-19 ICC Cricket World Cup. Sam scored 201 runs in 6 matches and also took 7 wickets in the tournament. He was also picked up in the squad of England Lions to play a series against South Africa A.

In 2022, Sam Curran was roped in by Oval Invincible for The Hundred.

Sam Curran has played 78 first-class matches and scored 3060 runs including 22 half centuries. He has taken 200 wickets with the best bowling figures of 7/58 in a match.

Sam Curran has played 60 List A matches and scored 721 runs. He has taken 78 wickets with the best bowling figures of 5/48 in a match.

Sam Curran International Career

Sam Curran was first picked up in the England squad in January 2018 for the series against New Zealand and Australia but he didn’t get a chance to appear in playing-11.

Sam Curran made his International Debut in a Test match against Pakistan on 1st June 2018 and took 2 wickets in the match and also scored 20 runs in an innings.

Few days later in the same month, Sam Curran made his ODI debut in a match against Australia where he picked 1 wicket in the match.

Sam was picked up for the series against India and took 4 wickets in the match and also scored 63 runs in the match. For his remarkable performance, he was awarded with Player of the match. Sam Curran scored 272 runs in the series and also took 11 wickets. He was named Player of the series for England.

In November 2018, Sam Curran was picked up in 2-test series against Sri Lanka and he scored 112 runs and also took 1 wicket.

In November 2019, Sam Curran made his T20I debut in a match against New Zealand.

In 2019-20, Sam played 6 Tests and took 16 wickets and also scored 170 runs.

In March 2021, Sam Curran was included in the limited overs series against India and Sam played a match winning knock of 95 runs in the final ODI of the series.

Sam Curran took his maiden 5-wicket haul in an ODI match against Sri Lanka on 1st July 2021.

Sam was also picked up in the squad for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup but later ruled out of the squad due to an injury. He remained out of the action for almost 7 months.

Sam Curran IPL Career

Sam Curran was first roped in by Kings XI Punjab to play in Indian Premier League for season 2019. Sam played 9 matches and scored 95 runs and took 10 wickets in the season.

He was released by the franchise after the season.

Sam Curran was bought by Chennai Super Kings for next season for a whopping amount of 7 crores. Sam played 14 matches in the tournament and scored 186 runs and also picked 13 wickets.

In next season, Sam Curran played 9 matches and scored 54 runs and also took 9 wickets in the tournament. He didn’t take part in the mega auction of TATA IPL 2022 due to an injury.

Sam Curran Stats

In Tests, Sam Curran has played 24 matches and scored 815 runs including 3 half centuries. He has taken 47 wickets with the best bowling figures of 4/58 in an innings.

In ODIs, Sam Curran has played 11 matches and scored 141 runs including 1 half century. He has taken 12 wickets with the best bowling figures of 5/48 in a match.

In T20Is, Sam Curran has played 16 matches and scored 91 runs. He has taken 16 wickets with the best bowling figures of 3/28 in a match.

In IPL, Sam Curran has played 32 matches and scored 337 runs including 2 half centuries. He has taken 32 wickets with the best bowling figures of 4/11 in a match.

Sam Curran Family

Sam Curran was born to Kevin Curran and Sarah Curran in 1998. His father Kevin has played International cricket for Zimbabwe for many years and Sam also has a brother named Tom Curran who also plays for England and another brother Ben Curran who plays for Northamptonshire.

Personal Information

Sam Curran Full Name: Samuel Matthew Curran

Sam Curran Nickname: Sam

Sam Curran Height: 175 cm

Sam Curran Birthplace: Northampton, Northamptonshire, England

Sam Curran Date of Birth: 3 June 1998

Sam Curran Age: 23 years

Sam Curran Nationality: English

Sam Curran Religion: Christianity

Sam Curran Marital Status: Unmarried

Sam Curran Favorite Cricketer: Wasim Akram

Sam Curran Jersey Number: 58

Sam Curran Bowling style: Left-arm medium fast

Sam Curran Batting Style: Left-hand bat

Sam Curran Favorite Ball: Inswing

Sam Curran Hobbies: Playing Golf

FAQs

1. When did Sam Curran made his International debut?

Sam Curran made his International Debut in a Test match against Pakistan on 1st June 2018 and took 2 wickets in the match and also scored 20 runs in an innings.

2. Who is the father of Sam Curran?

Sam Curran’s father Kevin Curran has played International cricket for Zimbabwe for many years

3. How many wickets Sam Curran has taken in Tests?

In Tests, Sam Curran has played 24 matches and scored 815 runs including 3 half centuries. He has taken 47 wickets with the best bowling figures of 4/58 in an innings.

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