Biography of Sam Curran: Most Expensive player of IPL 2023, WIKI, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Family, Best Bowling

The Biography of Sam Curran: Samuel Matthew Curran better known as Sam Curran was born on 3rd June 1998. He is a right-handed bat and left-handed bowling all-rounder English cricketer who plays for England in all formats.

He was born to a former Zimbabwe international cricketer Kevin Curran. He is the elder brother of Surrey and England cricketer Tom Curran. He grew up in Zimbabwe and his early life in Rusape. In 2012, he moved to England. He has done his education at Wellington College of Berkshire.

Biography Sam Curran
Sam Curran Most Expensive player in the IPL
NicknameCurran
GenderMale
Age24 years old in 2022
Date of Birth3rd June 1998
Full NameSamuel Matthew Curran
Height5 Feet 4 Inches or 1.75 m
MediumMedium Blonde
FamilyGrand Father – KP Curran Father – KM Curran Brother – TK Curran, BJ Curran
ProfessionCricket Player
NationalityBritish
BirthplaceNorthamptonshire, England
Zodiac SignGemini
Body Measurements38-13- 32

Debut in a different format

  • One day International On 24 June 2018 against Australia at Emirates Old Trafford
  • Test On 30 May 2018 against Pakistan at Headingley
  • T20 On 1st November 2019 against New Zealand at Hagley Oval
  • IPL Debut in 2019 for Kings XI Punjab

The domestic playing of Sam Curran

YearsTeam
2015–presentSurrey cricket
2017Auckland Aces
2019Kings XI Punjab IPL
2020–2021Chennai Super Kings IPL
2021–presentOval Invincibles
2023Punjab Kings IPL
Sam Curran
Sam Curran

Biography of Sam Curran, Earlier Career

Sam Curran represented the Zimbabwe Cricket team in 2011–12 in South Africa, where he won the player of the tournament.

He represented England Under-19s at the 2016 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, he played six games, scoring 201 runs and taking seven wickets to help his team finish sixth.

He made his first One Day International debut against Australia on 24th June 2018 and after one year he was selected for England’s Test and Twenty20 International against New Zealand.

He played 3 seasons in IPL in 2019 he was bought by King’s XI Punjab after that in 2020 he was released and was bought by Chennai Super Kings. He plays a total of 32 matches in which he took 32 Wickets and scored 337 runs.

IPL Batting Statistics of Sam Curran

YearMatchesN.O.RunsHighestAverageStrike Rate
202191563418.66193.10
20201431865223.25131.91
2019949555*23.75172.72
All IPL32833755*22.46149.77

IPL Bowling Statistics of Sam Curran

YearMatchesOversRuns GivenWicket TakenAverageEconomics
2021933328936.449.93
202014423441326.468.19
20199333231032.309.78
All IPL321089953231.099.21

Sam Curran Career Stats

Sam Curran
Sam Curran

Sam Curran Batting Stats

FormatMatchesInningsRunsHighestAverageStrike Rate100s50s4s6s
Tests24388157824.6964.12039621
ODIs322446895*22.2895.70012821
T20Is41251852410.88117.0800109
FC80122325012630.0963.1512343555
List A755196395*22.3990.50028025
T20s199160262472*20.18133.94014196127

Sam Curran Bowling Stats

FormatMatchesInningsBallsRunsWicketsBestAverageEconomyStrike Rate4w5w10w
Tests244230911669475/9235.513.2365.7200
ODIs262610481030285/4836.785.8937.4110
T20Is41418021026435/1023.867.6718.6010
FC8013411198622220610/10130.203.3354.3771
List A757232683069945/4832.645.6334.7210
T20s199192375953981915/1028.268.6119.6430

Sam Curran Test statistics

Matches Played till 202224
Total Innings Played38
Total runs made815
Highest Scored78
Half Centuries3
CenturiesNil

Sam Curran One Day International statistics

Matches Played till 202221
Total Innings Played14
Total runs made262
Highest Scored95
Half Centuries1
CenturiesNil

Sam Curran T20 statistics

Matches Played till Feb 202335
Total Innings Played21
Total runs made158
Highest Scored24
Half CenturiesNil
CenturiesNil

How He Became the Most Expensive Player In Ipl History Of 2023?

In the recent T20 World Cup, he gained the name ICC Player of the Tournament for his comeback in WORLD CUP 2022. In the last T20, Final match against Pakistan Curran took 3 wickets in 4 overs by giving only 12 runs.

He picked wickets with some of the star Pakistani players Muhammad Rizwan, Shah Masood, and Muhammad Nawaz. This attracts many IPL franchises such as Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab, and Chennai Super Kings which increased the value of Curran more than 9 times from the base price of INR 2 crore.

Finally, Kings XI, Punjab bought him at a whooping price of INR 18.5 crore which makes him the most expensive player in the history of IPL. Previously he was bought two times by Chennai Super King in 2020 and 2021 at 5.5 crores respectively.

Conclusion

Sam Curran is the most young exciting player. He is playing from England and he is an all-rounder. Now he is currently the most expensive player in IPL.

This article is co-author by Noorul Huda

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