Sam Curran

England
Age
June 3, 1998 (23 years)
Role
All Rounder
Birth Place
Northampton
Batting Style
Left Handed
Nationality
England
Bowling Style
Left-arm medium fast

Sam Curran is a 22-year-old all-rounder who bowls left-arm fast-medium and bats left-handed. Curran has represented England in international cricket.

ICC Rankings

Test ODI T20I
Batting
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Bowling
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Team played

England, ICC World XI, Auckland, England XI, Surrey, Kings XI Punjab, Chennai Super Kings, England Under-19, England Lions, South, Oval Invincibles

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s 6s
ODI
10
6
2
134
95*
33.5
146
91.78
0
1
12
4
T20I
16
10
5
91
24
18.2
57
159.65
0
0
6
6
Test
19
28
5
653
78
28.39
1089
59.96
0
3
71
19
IPL
28
21
7
328
55*
23.43
217
151.15
0
2
29
18

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI Econ Avg SR 4W 5W 10W
ODI
10
10
405
400
12
5/48
5.93
33.33
33.75
1
1
0
T20I
16
16
275
364
16
3/28
7.94
22.75
17.19
0
0
0
Test
19
31
2221
1232
33
4/74
3.33
37.33
67.3
1
0
0
IPL
28
27
558
842
30
4/11
9.05
28.07
18.6
1
0
0

Test Career

Sam Curran has played 19 Test matches and scored 728 runs at an average of 26.96 with the top score of 78. He has also taken 41 wickets at 32.12 with his best bowling figures in an innings of 4/58. Sam achieved his highest Test score against India in Southampton in August 2018. In that game, England batted first and scored 246. In reply, India made 273, taking a slender lead of 27 runs. England made 271 in their second outing to set India a target of 245 before bowling out the tourists for 184 to complete a 60-run victory. Batting at number 8, Curran scored 78 in 136 balls in 188 minutes spent at the crease. He hit 8 fours and a six in the innings during which he shared a partnership of 81 runs for the 7th wicket with Moeen Ali. When Curran took guard, England’s score was a shaky 86/6. Effectively, this was a match-winning knock. Sam Curran took his best Test bowling figures in a match against South Africa at Centurion in December 2019. The hosts batted first and scored 284. Curran took 4/58, accounting for the wickets of Markram, Van der Dussen, Quinton de Kock and Pretorius. However, England collapsed for 181 giving away a crucial lead of 103. Though South Africa scored only 272 in their second knock, the target of 376 was a bridge too far for England who were bowled out for 268 to hand the hosts a 107-run victory. Curran last appeared in a Test match against Pakistan in Southampton in August 2020.

ODI Career

Curran has scored 25 runs in 5 ODIs at 6.25 with the top score of 15. Sam has also taken 5 wickets at 33.80 with the best bowling figures of 3/35. Sam played his first ODI against Australia in Manchester on 24 June 2018. in that game, Australia batted first and scored 205. Curran took 2/44 in 6 overs and was responsible for the dismissals of Carey and Agar, paving the way for England to chase down the target with one wicket and 9 balls to spare. Curran also got his best ODI score with the bat in the match, 15 off 21 balls with a four and a six. Sam Curran last appeared in an ODI against Australia in Manchester on 13 September 2020. In that match, England batted first and scored 231/9. Australia began their reply well and at one stage were placed strongly at 144/2. Sam Curran took 3/35 from 9 overs and helped stage one of the greatest fightbacks in an ODI by England. Australia lost their last 8 wickets for 63 runs to be all out for 207. Curran accounted for the scalps of Cummins, Starc and Zampa, ensuring that there was no rearguard effort by Australia as England went on to register a historic 24-run victory.

T20I Career

Sam Curran has scored 35 runs in 5 T20Is at an average of 11.66 with the top score of 24. He has also taken 6 wickets at 25.50 with his best bowling figures of 2/22. In his first T20I against New Zealand, the Kiwis batted first and scored 153/5. Curran took 1/33 in his 4 overs, accounting for the wicket of New Zealand opener Guptill. England managed to chase down the target with 7 wickets and 9 balls to spare. In his next match against the same opposition in Wellington, Curran registered his best bowling figures in T20I cricket. New Zealand batted first and scored 176/8. Curran took 2/22 in his 4 overs. Unfortunately for Curran and England, the effort came in a lost cause as England were bowled out for 155 in 19.5 overs to hand the Kiwis a 21-run victory. In the 4th match of the series played in Napier, Curran’s bowling did not go in vain. England batted first and scored 241/3. Replying, New Zealand were bowled out for 165 with Curran grabbing 1/36 in 4 overs, accounting for the wicket of Santner. In the 5th and last game of the series, Curran underscored his all-round utility to the side. New Zealand batted first and were restricted to 146/5 in their 20 overs. Curran took 1/33 in his 2 overs, accounting for the scalp of Munro, managing to take his wicket just as he was beginning to cut loose. England scored an identical 146/7 to which Curran contributed his highest T20I score of 24 off 11 balls with 2 fours and 2 sixes. England went on to win the tied game in a one-over eliminator.

IPL Career

Sam Curran has scored 95 runs in 9 IPL games at an average of 23.75 with his top score of 55. He has also taken 10 wickets at an average of 32.30 with his best bowling figures of 4/11. Playing for Kings XI Punjab against Kolkata Knight Riders on 3 May 2019, Curran scored 55 off 24 balls with 7 fours and 2 sixes to boost KXIP’s score to 183 for 6. Batting at number 6, Sam came to the wicket when the KXIP score was 111/4 after 13.3 overs. Thanks to his assault on the KKR bowlers, KXIP had a competitive score on the board. However, sadly for Curran and KXIP, KKR managed to chase down the score with 7 wickets and 2 overs to spare. In his bowling during the KKR innings, Curran conceded 43 in 4 overs without taking a wicket. On 1 April 2019, Kings XI Punjab hosted Delhi Capitals in Mohali. Batting first, the hosts scored 166/9. Curran opened the innings with KL Rahul and scored 20 off 10 balls with 3 fours and a six. When DC batted, they were bowled out for 152 thanks in part to Curran’s brilliant bowling figures of 4/11 in 2.2 overs. His all-round effort saw Curran named the Man of the Match.

Family

Sam Curran comes from a family of cricketers. His father, Kevin Curran, played international cricket for Zimbabwe. His brother, Tom Curran, plays for Surrey and England. Another brother, Ben Curran, plays for Northamptonshire.

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