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Happy Birthday Sunil Narine: Interesting facts about the magical Caribbean spinner

Sunil Philip Narine Was born on 26 May 1988 in Trinidad and Tobago.

His father named him Sunil after being inspired by the great Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar,

Naren’s best friend was kevon cooper in school, and it was because of him that Kevon’s interest shifted from football to cricket.

He made his first-class debut for Trinidad and Tobago in February 2009 and made his List A debut in the Regional Super 50 in October 2011.

Meanwhile, Narine’s first appearances for the West Indies in One Day Internationals (ODIs) and Test cricket came in December 2011 and June 2012 respectively.

Notably, India’s star batsman Virat Kohli It was his first ODI wicket.

He received his first T20I cap on 27 March 2012.

Narine also won the ICC Emerging Player of the Year award in 2012.

The off-spinner has the ability to bowl six different deliveries in a single over.

they were framed by Kolkata Knight Riders franchise for $700,000 in the same year and became the player of the tournament that season with 24 wickets.

Naren tied the knot Nandita Kumar Via Indian Wedding Rituals in 2013.

Narine is the only bowler in T20 cricket history to bowl a maiden in a Super Over. He achieved the feat against Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel in CPL 2014.

Narine was also a part of West Indies’ T20 World Cup winning team in 2016.

He won the MPV award for the second time in 2018 IPL. He took 17 wickets in 16 matches with 357 runs.

Narine has been a part of the Kolkata-based franchise since his IPL debut and has not moved to any other team till now.

The West Indies cricketer has played in almost all the major leagues around the world including IPL, BPL, CPL, PSL and The Hundred.


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