All About Sunil Narine And His Cricket career

Sunil Narine is an international player in cricket games born on 26 May 1988 in Amira, Trinidad, and Tobago. The international cricketer has engaged himself in the cricket game since he was just 11 years old in the primary level. He started cricket during the regional competition that took four days and now he plays for the West Indies team at the international level.

Sunil Narine professionally plays as a spin-blowing cricketer. His batting style is Left-hand batting style, while his bowling style is Right-arm bowling style. In terms of the team numbers that Sunil Narine has played for, can be concluded that he has impressively engaged himself in several cricket teams from domestic teams to international teams. Some teams include; Trinidad and TobagoKolkata Knight Riders, Sydney Sixers, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Cape Cobras, Comilla Victorians, Trinbago Knight Riders, Melbourne Renegades, Lahore Qalandars, Dhaka Dynamites Sandoval Invincibles.

Additionally, Sunil Narine has participated in different Cricket Ball formats.     Sunil Narine has so far played in the One Day International (ODO) games, Twenty20 games (T20), Test matches, and the Twenty20 International (T20I) matches.

During the Regional Four Day Competition, Sunil Narine played in the first-class cricket for Trinidad and Tobago in February 2009 when he first joined. Sunil bowled 13 overs but did not bag any wicket. After a year he played another First-class match, in the first inning, he did not take any wicket but made it in the second inning.

He joined the Twenty20 match for the first time during the Caribbean Twenty20 on 20 January 2011. Trinidad and Tobago won the match. It was mentioned ahead of the 2011 Twenty20 Champions league that happened in September and October.

In ListA matches Sunil Narine joined for the first time in October 2011 in the Regional Super50 and managed to score one wicket, 35 runs. Sunil became the champion man in the wicket-taking in the T20 Champions League records with 39 scalps.

In the first edition of the Global T20 Canada cricket tournament in May 2018, he was mentioned as part of team players. He was selected for the inaugural edition on the 3 June 2018 tournament for the Montreal Tigers.

Sunil Narine played in the 2018 Indian Premier league and became famous because he won the 2nd MVP award after 2012 IPL when he first participated in the IPL tournament. He was listed in the Dhaka Dynamites team in October 2018 to represent it in Bangladesh Premier League for 2018/2019.

Sunil Narine was selected to the Franchise team, Montreal Tigers in 2019 June for the 2019 World T20 Canada Tournament. In July 2020, he was named in the Trinbago Knight Riders squad for the 2020 Caribbean Premier League, and in February 2021 Sunil Narine played 100 List A matches during the 2020/2021 Super50 Cup.

However, Sunil Narine has bad records in his bowling action that he has done repeatedly. This caused him suspended in the 2014 final T20 Champions league and 2015 international cricket. During the third ODI game against Sri Lanka, his actions were reported and he got cleared after one year from all types of domestic and international cricket. In the 2018 Pakistan Super League, Sunil was reported but managed to be cleared early and again in 2020 during the 2020 Indian Premier League whereby the action was cleared by the IPL Suspect Bowling Action Committee.

Personal Information About Sunil Narine

NAME                  Sunil Philip Narine
DATE OF BIRTHMay 26, 1988
PLACE OF BIRTHArima, Trinidad & Tobago
PROFESSIONSpin Bowler cricketer
BOWLING STYLERight-arm off-break
TEAMSTrinidad and TobagoKolkata Knight Riders, Sydney Sixers, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Cape Cobras, Comilla Victorians, Trinbago Knight Riders, Melbourne Renegades, Lahore Qalandars, Dhaka Dynamites Sandoval Invincibles.  
AGE33 years
HEIGHT5.10 Fts

Achievements of Sunil Narine in Cricket Career.

  • made his first play in first-class cricket for Trinidad and Tobago in February 2009 during the Regional Four Day Competition, he bowled 13 overs but did not bag a wicket. After a year he played another first-class match only to score double in the second inning after failing to take a wicket in the first inning.
  • ne played the List A match in February 2021 during the 2020/21 Super50 cup.

Family information of Sunil Narine

Sunil Narine is the son of the Late ShadeedNarine, his father, and his mother Christine Narine. The information regarding his siblings is unknown.

He is married to Nandita Kumar. They got married in 2021.

Career summary of all formats

Test Career

Sunil Narine made to the Test career for his first time representing the West Indies against England in June 2012. At this time he had played six first-class matches and managed to score 34 wickets at an average of 11.88. he has played 6 Test matches so far with a running score of 40.

ODI Career

He made his One Day International debut playing for West Indies against India and took the wickets of ViratKohli and then RavichandranAshwin which brought victory to the West indies.

T2OI Career

Sunil Narine made his Twenty20 international debut against Australia in March 2012. He has played more than 51 T20 matches.

T2O Career

Sunil Narine played his first Twenty20 (T20) game during the Caribbean T20 took 5 wickets at an average of 13.40 which made Trinidad and Tobago win.

Career Averages of all formats

Batting and fielding stats


Bowling stats


IPL Career and Team

Sunil Narine made his Indian Premier League debut in 2012 and got rewarded the Most Valuable Player(MVP) award. He also played in IPL 2018 winning the same award for the second time.

 In October 2018, he was named to the squad for the Dhaka Dynamites team, following the draft for the 2018/19 Bangladesh Premier League. In March 2019, Narine played in his 100th match in the IPL.

In July 2020, Sunil got named in the Trinbago Knight Riders squad for the 2020 Caribbean Premier League.

Sunil Narine’s Net-worth

Sunil Narine has a net worth of about $1.5 US Dollars. This net-worth is contributed from his earnings from cricket ball games and also from brand endorsements.

SulinNarine’s social media accounts

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  1. What is the marital status of Sunil Narine?

He is married. His wife is called Nandita Kumar.

  • What is the nationality of Sunil Narine?

He is a Trinidadian

  • When was SulinNaarine born?

He was born on 26 May 1988.