Sam Curran Biography wiki: Sam Curran is an English Cricketer who plays for England in all format, and for Surrey in Domestic Cricket. He is the son of former Zimbabwe cricketer Kevin Malcolm Curran.
Sam came in the light of International cricket audience when he scored the quickest half-century in just 23 balls in Indian Premier League(IPL) 2019. Apart from this he also took hat-trick wicket in IPL 2019.
Sam Curran is a Left-handed batsman and Left-arm medium-fast bowler. In Indian Premier League(IPL) 2020, he was bought by Chennai Super King in 5.5 Crores.
Sam Curran Biography
Samuel Matthew Curran was born on 3 June 1998 in Northampton, England. His father name is Kevin Malcolm Curran and mother is Sarah Curran. He completed his schooling from Springvale House, Marondera and college from St. George’s Harare and Wellington College, Berkshire.
|Full Name||Samuel Matthew Curran|
|Date Of Birth||3 June 1998|
|Birth Place||Northampton, England|
|Father||Kevin Malcolm Curran|
|Home Town||Northampton, England|
|Schooling||Springvale House, Marondera|
|College||St. George’s College, Harare |
Wellington College, Berkshire
|Bowling||Left-arm Medium Fast|
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Sam Curran Age & Physical Appearance
Sam Curran’s age is 22 Years(as in 2020). He is about 5 feet 9 inches tall and his weight is about 70 kg.
Sam Curran Family
Sam Curran is the son of former Zimbabwe cricketers, Kevin Malcolm Curran. He has two brothers Tom Curran and Ben Curran. Tom plays for Surrey and Ben plays for Northamptonshire in England domestic crickets. His Grandfather name is Kevin Patric Curran who was also a Cricketer.
Sam Curran Debut
- One Day International(ODI) debut against Australia on 24 June 2018.
- Test debut against Pakistan in 2018.
- T20 International debut against New Zealand in 2019.
- Debuted in-country championship in 2015.
- List -A debut against Northamptonshire.
- He played for zimbabwe in U13
- Sam played U-15 and U-17 cricket for Surrey.
- He was hired by Auckland Aces for 2017-2018 Burger King Super Smash in Newzealand.
- His IPL career started when he was signed by Kings XI Punjab in 2019.
- He made the fastest half-century in IPL history against Kolkata Knight Riders in just 23 balls.
- In IPL 2019 he took a hat trick against Delhi Capitals.
- Sam played for England Lions in 2016-17 in the United Arab Emirates.
- In Srilanka tour of England, he scored 112 runs in two matches.
- He made his position strong in test series while playing against India.
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Sam Curran Batting Stats
Sam Curran Bowling Stats
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Sam Curran Teams
- England, England Lions, Surrey, Surrey 2nd XI, Surrey Under-15s, Kings XI Punjab, Surrey Under-17s, Zimbabwe Under-13s , Chennai Super King
Sam Curran IPL
His IPl career was started in 2019 when he was bought by Kings XI Punjab in 7.20 crores. He came into the limelight of Indian audience when he took Hatric wicket against Delhi Capitals in his second IPL match.
Sam scored the fastest half-century in just 23 balls against Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2019. In the last few matches of IPL 2019, he did not perform well that is why he was released by Kings XI Punjab before the auction of IPL 2020.
Sam Curran IPL 2020
In IPL 2020, Sam Curran was bought by Chennai Super King in 5.5 crores after that he said in a video that he is excited to learn from MS Dhoni and coach Stephen Fleming.
In a video made by Chennai Super King Sam said, “I am eager to come to Chennai to meet my new teammates, captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and coach Stephen Fleming.” For me, it is a golden opportunity to learn from them and hopefully, we will win the trophy.
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Marital Status and Affairs
Sam Curran is ynmarried.
Some Interesting and Unknown facts about Sam Curran
- The International Cricket Council (ICC) named Curran as one of the five breakout stars in men’s cricket in 2018.
- The 2019 edition of Wisden Cricketers Almanac selected him as one of their five cricketers of the year.
- The director of surrey cricket told about him, “the best 17-year-old cricketer that I have seen”
- He was the part of England U-19 world cup team in ICC 2016 World Cup.
- Sam got the chance to play in the senior team against Australia and New Zealand in 2018.
- He belongs from a cricket background family in which his Grand-father, father and two brothers are also cricketers.
- In Indian Premier League(IPL) 2020, he was bought by Chennai Super King in an auction held in Kolkata in 5.5 crore Indian Rupees.
- Does Sam Curran Smoke cigarette? No
- Does Sam Curran drink alcohol? Yes
Sam Curran Net worth
|Net Worth in 2020||Not Known|
|Earnings in 2020||Not Known|