Sunil Narine is a well-known cricket player who plays Internationally for the West Indies. Sunil Narine is a left-handed batsman and an off-spin bowler.
Sunil Philip Narine was born on May 26, 1988, in Arima, Trinidada, Tobago. Currently, Narine is 34 years old and his birth sign is Gemini. According to the nationality, he is a Trinidadian, and his ethnicity is not known. He was born to his father Shadeed Narine and his mother Christina Narine. But, the other details about Sunil’s family member is not disclosed. Likewise, Sunil’s educational background is also not leaked yet.
In February 2009, Sunil started his career with Trinidad and Tobago in first-class cricket. He appeared during the Regional Four Day Competition. On 20 January 2011, he played the first Twenty20, during the Caribbean Twenty20. Unfortunately, before Trinidad and Tobago could bowl, the match was rained off before. Later, he listed A debut on 20 October 2011 in the Regional Super50.
In the Champions League T20 in 2011, he helped Trinidad and Tobago result in the group stage. Later, he was picked by the Kolkata Knight Riders for the 2012 IPL. That led the Trinidadian to its first-ever IPL victory. And, in the tournament, he was the 2nd highest wicket-taker. In 2017 IPL, he was the fastest in the history of IPL. Likewise, he will be playing in the 2020 season. He was included in the West Indies tour of India in November and December 2011.
On December 6, he made his One Day International debut. He won the match taking the wickets of Virat Kohli and then Ravichandran Ashwin. In the final two matches, he took one more wicket while conceding a further 87 runs. Narine played 3 of T&T’s six matches in the Regional Four Day Competition, in February 2012. Moreover, he took 31 wickets at an average of 9.61. The tour began in 5 ODIs when Australia arrived in the West Indies in March.
More about career
He and fast bowler Kemar Roach finished with eleven wickets each. Additionally, they joined leading wicket-takers n the series which was drawn 3–3. Later, for the third and final Test, he was drafted into the West Indies squad. It was against England in June 2012. He made his Test debut on 10 June 2012, replacing off-spinner Shane in the side.
In July 2012, he made five wickets for 28 runs. And, in the 5th and last ODI, the West Indies beat New Zealand by 20 runs. Similarly, he has been adjudged the Man of the Match. Thus, he picked 8 wickets that included a maiden five-wicket haul. Hence, he was left out of the first 2 tests vs New Zealand. He was named in the ODI XI and T20I XI of the year by Cricinfo, for his performance in 2012.
In addition, he was named in the T20I XI by Cricinfo, in 2013. With 784 points, he topped the ICC Twenty20 rankings of bowlers, on March 8, 2-14. Due to his performance, he was named in the World ODI XI by ICC and Cricinfo, in 2016. Eventually, he is the only bowler to have bowled a maiden in a Super Over in a Twenty20 match.
Sunil Narine is enjoying his married life. And, he was married to Nandita Kumar. Likewise, Sunil and Nandita are also blessed with a child. The other information about his personal life and marriage has not been disclosed yet. He is a huge fan of Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, and Chris Gayle. Likewise, in bowler, he is a huge fan of Ian Bishop. He is especially found listening to music in his free time. And, his favorite dish is sawine and donuts.
Rumors and controversies
Previously, Sunil Narine was suspended from bowling in international cricket, in 2015. Thus, it was found that his bowling action was illegal. Likewise, in April 2016, he was released from the ban. After that. Sunil has not been in any rumors and controversies. And, he always has been away from the candles. Especially, he has managed his personal and professional life.
Body measurement and Social media
Sunil Narine stands tall and good-looking. He stands 5 feet 10 inches tall (180 cm/ 1.80m) And, as a player he has maintained his diet and weighs 78 kg (172 lbs). Additionally, his body measurement is 42-34-14 (chest-waist-biceps) inches respectively. Sunil has black hair color and brown eyes. Sunil Narine is only active in his Instagram account. In an Instagram account, he has 341k followers.