Arjun Nair

Australia
Age
April 12, 1998 (24 years)
Role
All Rounder
Birth Place
Canberra
Batting Style
Right Handed
Nationality
Australia
Bowling Style
Off break

Arjun Nair (born 12 April 1998) bowls right-arm offies and bats right-handed. His maiden first-class match was in February 2016 for New South Wales versus South Australia in Coffs Harbour. He also stars for Sydney Thunder in the BBL (Big Bash League).

ICC Rankings

Test ODI T20I
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Team played

New South Wales, Australia Under-19, Sydney Thunder, National Performance Squad, Cricket Australia XI, Prime Ministers XI, New South Wales XI

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s 6s
ODI
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0
0
0
-
-
0
-
0
0
0
0
T20I
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0
0
0
-
-
0
-
0
0
0
0
Test
0
0
0
0
-
-
0
-
0
0
0
0
IPL
0
0
0
0
-
-
0
-
0
0
0
0

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI Econ Avg SR 4W 5W 10W
ODI
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0
0
0
0
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-
-
-
0
0
0
T20I
0
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0
Test
0
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0
IPL
0
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0

Biography

Nair made his BBL debut in December 2016. He studied at Patrician Brother’s College in Blacktown.

Nair is the first person of Malayalee origin to star for the Australian under-19 team. He is a big fan of legendary wicket-keeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist. Nair’s parents migrated from Kerala to Australia in 1996. Nair was born two years later and got interested in cricket though his father, Jayanand, had played hockey in India.

Nair got a cricket coach at the age of four and he was one of the youngest players to play First Grade cricket in Sydney which he did when he was only 15. Ever since then, his aim has been to represent Australia in all formats.

In his debut u-19 match for Australia versus England Nair bagged a brilliant 4/33 to demolish the opponents. He was instantly compared to Shane Warne.

T20

Nair has featured in 34 T20 games so far, bagging 23 wickets at a 26.73 average, a 7.68 economy rate and a 20.80 strike rate. His best T20 figures are 3/12. Nair has also blasted 251 runs in T20s, at an average of 20.91 and a scoring rate of 117.84. His highest score in a T20 match is 45. He has pouched 9 catches in this format.

First-Class

Nair has starred in 4 first-class games to date, snaring 4 scalps at a 77.00 average and a strike rate of 167.00. His best first-class figures are 2/71. He has stroked 106 runs in this format at a 17.66 average with the highest score of 42.

List A

Nair has played 15 List A matches, grabbing 20 wickets at a 34.25 average, a 5.52 economy rate and a 37.20 strike rate. His best List A figures are 3/15. Nair has smashed 174 runs in this format at a 19.33 average and a 74.04 strike rate with 1 fifty, which is his highest score of 67.

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