All Rights Reserved. But they just did not click in IPL 2020. [17] In March 2019, Narine played in his 100th match in the IPL. [3][24] Australia arrived in the West Indies in March, and their tour began with five ODIs. Among those … Tactically, the move worked perfectly. [40] His action was reported during the third ODI game against Sri Lanka earlier in the same month. In order to stay relevant as a T20 freelancer, Narine started opening the batting in Big Bash and subsequently for KKR in IPL with quite a bit of success. Among those … In the IPL, Sunil has scored 771 runs at a staggering strike-rate of 168.34. Narine and West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach each finished with eleven wickets and were joined leading wicket takers in the series which was drawn 3–3 Talking about batting, Narine started opening the innings for KKR in 2017 and has transformed into a phenomenal striker of the ball. [23], Back in the Caribbean, Narine played three of T&T's six matches in February 2012 in the Regional Four Day Competition, taking 31 wickets at an average of 9.61, and finishing as the team's leading wicket-taker and seventh overall. His recent exploits at the Caribbean Premier League for Trinbago Knight Riders remind us why KKR hasn’t let go of this man since 2012. Narine was placed on a "warning list" by the IPL, which said the offspinner would be "suspended" in case he were to be reported again this tournament. KKR CEO and MD Venky Mysore recently said Sunil Narine is as good as Andre Russell when it comes to all-round capabilities. Narine has been one of the chief architects behind the KKR's success in the Indian Premier League in 2012 and 2014 editions. He took wickets. In order to stay relevant as a T20 freelancer, Narine started opening the batting in Big Bash and subsequently for KKR in IPL with quite a bit of success. ... Narine could not get going and just managed to score 9 off 10 deliveries opening the innings for KKR. IPL 2020 | KKR opt new opening combination against CSK after Sunil Narine's struggle Narine has scored only 27 runs in four matches as the opener for KKR. Let us have a look at five of Best Batting Performance of Sunil Narine in IPL: 5. Talking about batting, Narine started opening the innings for KKR in 2017 and has transformed into a phenomenal striker of the ball. Two-time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders on Monday hoped that there would be an “appropriate resolution” to the issue of their spinner Sunil Narine being reported for a suspect bowling action, expressing surprise at the development. The West Indian spinner has now been cleared. But he looks in good shape and ready to go. Sunil Narine equals the 15-ball IPL fifty record of Yusuf Pathan…. [18], In June 2019, he was selected to play for the Montreal Tigers franchise team in the 2019 Global T20 Canada tournament. He began opening the innings in the IPL three years ago and has a strike rate of 183.90 at the top, higher than any other opener since 2017 by a distance. [2] He did not play another first-class match until nearly a year later,[3] and after going wicketless in the first innings claimed a single scalp in the second, that of tail-ender Lionel Baker. [13][14] On 3 June 2018, he was selected to play for the Montreal Tigers in the players' draft for the inaugural edition of the tournament. He made his ODI debut against India in Ahmedabad in 2011. Narine has been extremely effective in the powerplay overs and even at the death. IPL on the Go. IPL 2020: Sunil Narine has been a good opener for KKR, would be stupid not to continue with that, says David Hussey IPL 2020: De Kock never stopped believing in … It won’t be a hyperbole if we say that he was one of the key orchestrators of our 2012, 2014 title wins. How did Sunil Narine fare with the bat? IPL 2020: Sunil Narine Can Bowl Again For Kolkata Knight Riders Sunil Narine was pulled up for a suspected bowling against by an IPL committee. He started off in the team as a pinch-hitter and slowly progressed to be one of the finest openers for us. He began opening the innings in the IPL three years ago and has a strike rate of 183.90 at the top, higher than any other opener since 2017 by a distance. In the first three games of the CPL, Narine has conceded less than 5 RPO and has played an instrumental role in restricting the opposition. [39] Narine missed out on the final match of the 2014 Champions League Twenty20 due to being suspended for an illegal action over 15 degrees. [5] T&T won the competition and Narine managed five wickets at an average of 13.40. I think his performance level has always been of high quality. Russell and Narine are the two most destructive batsmen in IPL history with a career strike rate of 182.33 and 164.27. A superb performance by Narine of five wickets for 28 runs on 16 July 2012 helped the West Indies beat New Zealand by 20 runs in their fifth and last ODI and win the current series 4–1 at Basseterre, St. In order to stay relevant as a T20 freelancer, Narine started opening the batting in Big Bash and subsequently for KKR in IPL with quite a bit of success. Narine's action was reported again during the 2018 Pakistan Super League, but was cleared soon after. In November 2015, Narine was suspended from bowling in international cricket, after his bowling action was deemed to be illegal. “Sunil couldn’t play in the PSL (Pakistan Super League) due to a finger injury. He soon got a summon to the Trinidad & Tobago squad in January 2009. In IPL 2017, in his very first stint as opener, Narine struck 37 off 18 balls, while sharing a 76-run opening stand with Gambhir against Kings XI Punjab. 14,377 01:35 24 Oct 20. IPL 2020, RCB vs KKR: Sunil Narine was not included in Kolkata Knight Riders’ playing XI against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Sharjah on Monday. [32] He was also named in the T20I XI by Cricinfo for his performances in 2013. @mipaltan are now set and you don’t give someone like @ImRo45 13 balls to … 2,888 00:40 24 Oct 20. Primarily an off-spin bowler, he is also an aggressive left-handed batsman.. As of 2019, he currently plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Dhaka Dynamites in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) and Trinbago Knight Riders in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The move proved to be sensational as the West Indies star played one fiery knock after another and guided his side to many wins. [22] Playing in the final two matches (both won by India) Narine took one more wicket while conceding a further 87 runs. When Narine came on to bowl, ESPNcricinfo's Smart Stats tool gave the Super Kings a win probability of 78.72%. "Sunil couldn't play in the PSL (Pakistan Super League) due to a finger injury. [6][7] By virtue of winning the competition Trinidad and Tobago qualified for the 2011 Champions League Twenty20 held in September and October, in which Narine was one of three bowlers to take ten or more wickets. 01:35 M42: KKR vs DC – Sunil Narine Interview. Irfan Pathan (Opened 3 innings, batted at number 8 five times) Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan … Sunil Philip Narine (born 26 May 1988) is a Trinidadian cricketer who plays internationally for the West Indies. [35][36], He is the only bowler to have bowled a maiden in a Super Over in a Twenty20 match.[37][38]. Kitts. Sunil made his debut in first-class cricket for Trinidad and Tobago in February 2009 during the Regional Four Day Competition, bowling thirteen overs without taking a wicket. Chris Lynn’s fifty of 21 deliveries suddenly seems a little slow after the the Narine highlight package #RCBvKKR — Deep Dasgupta (@DeepDasgupta7) May 7, 2017. 47 (25) vs Rajasthan Royals. The 43-year-old Crowe, who helped the West Indian modify his bowling action, said, "Sunil had a cracking start in the IPL in the first few years. Irfan Pathan (Opened 3 innings, batted at number 8 five times) Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan … [10][11] Narine is the all-time leading wicket taker in Champions League T20 history with 39 scalps. IPL 2020: Sunil Narine - Not The Best Start To IPL 2020 Cricketnext Staff. [19] In July 2020, he was named in the Trinbago Knight Riders squad for the 2020 Caribbean Premier League. He has played in Twenty20 (T20) franchise leagues around the world and played in over 300 T20 matches. The franchise, however, did … Last year, however, he struggled a lot. Copyright Kolkata Knight Riders. We have updated our Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy to reflect changes in the law on cookies and tracking technologies used on websites. Sunil Narine had kidney stones removed, which is why he missed Trinbago Knight Riders' last three Caribbean Premier League 2020 matches, revealed coach Brendon McCullum. Hours before their match against the Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday, Kolkata Knight Riders have been told by the IPL that Sunil Narine's action has been cleared and taken off the warning list. Sunil Narine has been an invaluable asset to the Knight Riders team. But he looks in good shape and ready to go. His power hitting with the bat and tricky variations with the ball make him one of the most sought-after players in IPL. Narine has the reputation of a "mystery bowler", due to the variations that he has on his off breaks, and how he disguises them. [15][16] Former West Indies fast bowler Sir Andy Roberts believed that Narine should consider taking a hiatus from international cricket. Saeed Ajmal of Pakistan at second, was way behind in points at 714, while Ajantha Mendis of Sri Lanka with 674 points completed the top three. [29] Playing only in his second Test he was adjudged the Man of the Match after he picked eight wickets which included his maiden five-wicket haul. [40] [42], On 10 October 2020, Narine was again reported by on field umpires for his bowling action in the 2020 Indian Premier League which was cleared by IPL Suspect Bowling Action Committee on 18 September 2020. Best innings of Sunil Narine in IPL. [9] Trinidad and Tobago won the competition and Narine was the leading wicket-taker in the competition with 15 scalps, five more than the nearest competitor, fellow spin bowler Nikita Miller. Sunil Narine came on to bowl in the 12th over for the Kolkata Knight Riders against the Chennai Super Kings, when the partnership between Shane Watson and Ambati Rayudu was on 64 and CSK needed 74 to win in nine overs. Though Narine might not be the most consistent opener – he averages just 21.12 in the IPL while opening – his aggressive batting has given KKR … Get all the IPL action at your fingertips. Narine, who began his career as a proper off-spinner, started opening for KKR in 2017 under the leadership of the then skipper Gautam Gambhir. In October 2018, he was named in the squad for the Dhaka Dynamites team, following the draft for the 2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League. He finished with nine wickets from five matches at a prolific average of 11.88. [12], In May 2018, he was named as one of the ten marquee players for the first edition of the Global T20 Canada cricket tournament. [34], For his performances in 2016, he was named both in the World ODI XI by ICC and Cricinfo. ... Narine's poor form while opening this IPL, and the need for a left-right combination at the top. Cricketnext Staff; Updated: September 1, 2020, 10:49 PM IST Even on a sluggish surface in Trinidad, Narine scored quick-fire 50s against Guyana Amazon Warriors and Jamaica Tallawahs. He has played in Twenty20 (T20) franchise leagues around the world and played in over 300 T20 matches. Kolkata Knight Riders have expressed "surprise" about their premier offspinner Sunil Narine being reported for suspect action in the match against Kings XI Punjab on October 10. Another selection conundrum for Knight Riders lies in the opening spot. [8] He made his List A debut on 20 October 2011 in the Regional Super50, claiming figures of one wicket for 35 runs (1/35); his wicket that of opening batsman Miles Bascombe. Sunil Narine led the wickets column Kolkata Knight Riders' Sunil Narine led the wickets tally in the UAE. https://cricket.yahoo.net/news/ipl-2020-dk-open-instead-124858283 [27] Replacing fellow off spinner Shane Shillingford in the side, Narine made his Test debut on 10 June 2012.[28]. In 2018 Indian Premier League he became the most valuable player, this was his second MVP award, after his debut season in 2012 Indian Premier League, Sunil Narine wins Most Valuable Player of IPL 2018. For his performances in 2012, he was named in the ODI XI and T20I XI of the year by Cricinfo. Pat Cummins had just finished his fourth. Chennai Super Kings; Delhi Capitals; Kings XI Punjab; Kolkata Knight Riders; Mumbai Indians; ... Sunil Narine. At the time he had played just six first-class matches, managing 34 wickets at an average of 11.88. He made his One Day International debut in the third fixture on 6 December, taking the wickets of Virat Kohli and then Ravichandran Ashwin to help the West Indies to a 16-run victory. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut in December 2011 and Test match debut in June 2012. Narine was promoted to the opening in 2017, and for the first two seasons, it worked miracles. The failure of two of their star all-rounders - Andre Russell and Sunil Narine - was KKR's biggest setback of the season. I think his performance level has always been of high quality. Coming back to Sunil Narine’s batting, he fared a bit better than earlier matches. [30][31] Narine was left out of the first 2 tests vs New Zealand. All-rounder Sunil Narine, who has scored 795 runs for KKR at a strike rate of 164.26, not clicking at the top seems to be a concern for them. Why did Narine bat ahead of Morgan, and why did it work? Why did Narine bowl so late? Kolkata looked to have found their ultimate opening combination when Gambhir and Chris Lynn set an IPL record with a partnership of 184 in their first game against Gujarat Lions. Narine made a typical Narine score of 17 off 9, and the third-wicket stand brought 28 runs in 2.5 overs. Sunil Narine first grabbed attention of the Windies selectors by taking all 10 wickets in a trial match. [4], On 20 January 2011, during the Caribbean Twenty20, Narine played his first Twenty20 (T20) match but did not bowl as the match was rained off before Trinidad and Tobago could bowl. 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"If you give an opportunity to an IPL team, an opening, and they've got quality players to take it - today with Narine holding overs back, it made it very difficult in the back end," Stephen Fleming, the Super Kings coach, would say later. 03:20 Sunil Narine's swashbuckling 64(32) 51,334 03:20 24 Oct 20. With Narine, that risk is minimal: 'hit out or get out'. [41] In April 2016, he was cleared for bowling in all formats of domestic and international cricket. Sunil Narine Had Kidney Stones Removed, Reveals His CPL and IPL Coach Brendon McCullum. 15 balls by Sunil Narine for #KKR 2017#RCBvKKR — Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) May 7, 2017. In the IPL, Sunil has scored 771 runs at a staggering strike-rate of 168.34. In the last two games in the IPL, Narine has been tough to pick as Kings XI's Prabhsimran Singh and Nicholas Pooran found out at the death as he finished with two for 28 to … Primarily an off-spin bowler, he is also an aggressive left-handed batsman.[1]. [33], As on 8 March 2014 he topped the ICC Twenty20 rankings of bowlers with 784 points. In four IPL 2020 matches, Narine has scored 27 runs at an average of 6.75 and a strike rate of 87.09. If you continue on this website, you will be providing your consent to our use of cookies. [25][26], Following an injury to fast bowler Kemar Roach, and the conclusion of the 2012 IPL, Narine was drafted into the West Indies squad for the third and final Test against England in June 2012. Narine has been extremely effective in the powerplay overs and even at the death. [20][21], When the West Indies toured India in November and December 2011 Narine was included in the squad. @KKRiders needed to open with @patcummins30 and Sunil Narine. KKR website employs cookies to improve your user experience. 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