Sunil Narine ICC Ranking And Stats

Sunil Narine, who goes by the full name Sunil Philip Narine is one of the popular West Indies international cricket players who is quite famous for his mysterious yet amazing bowling skills. Sunil Narine, age 35 years old, is an outstanding bowler as well as a batter, especially in the T20 cricket format. The right-arm off-spinner and left-handed batter has a unique playing style that sets him apart from others.

Narine has been representing the West Indies cricket team since December 2011 when he played his first international ODI match against India at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Sunil Narine's stats are as impressive as his bowling! Let’s have a close look at his career so far!

Sunil Narine Initial Career 

Sunil Narine was first recognised during his extraordinary performance at the trials where he took all ten wickets in a match. He was then picked for the Trinidad and Tobago first-class match in February 2009. 

He was also part of the West Indies Under-19 team. In the Caribbean T20 match in 2011, he took five wickets but his bowling action ended up getting under the radar. He was asked to consult the biomechanical experts to change the same and his bowling actions were improved afterwards. His performance in the Champions League 2011 was spellbound as he took 10 wickets at an economy rate of 4.37 and an average of 10.50.

Sunil Narine Career Stats

Sunil Narine ODI stats say he has taken 92 wickets in the ODI format during 2012-2019 with an Econ. 4.12 and an Avg. 26.46. The total number of wickets he has taken in the T20I format is 52 with an Avg. of 21.25 and Econ. 6.01. Sunil Narine stats for the Test match format aren’t very good though! He took 21 wickets with an Avg. of 40.52 and an Econ. of 3.09.

Sunil Narine ICC Rankings

Here are the current rankings of the West Indies player Sunil Narine.

  • Batting: Latest- 175th, Highest- 162nd
  • Bowling: Latest- 61st, Highest- 56th
  • All-rounder: Latest- 93rd, Highest- 89th
  • Batting: Latest- 213th, Highest- 131st
  • Bowling: Latest- 12th, Highest- 1st
  • All-rounder: Latest- 58th, Highest- 22nd
  • Batting: Latest- 603rd, Highest- 140th
  • Bowling: Latest- 146th, Highest- 1st
  • All-rounder: Latest- 214th, Highest- 35th
Sunil Narine IPL Stats

Sunil Narine was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders, in the year 2012 owing to his outstanding performance. He has been a part of KKR ever since the franchise first bought him. This also makes him one of the very rare players who have been a part of a single franchise team throughout the IPL so far.  

In the initial year itself, he took a total of 24 wickets making him the second-highest wicket-taker in the tournament. He played a crucial role in the significant win of KKR in 2012 making him bag the title of “Player of the Tournament”. He also went on to play a vital role in the Kolkata Knight Riders winning the IPL title in 2014.

In IPL 2018, he took everyone by storm when he cleared the grounds with both bat and the bowl. He made the quickest half-centuries during the season with a total of 357 runs with a strike rate of 189.89.

Sunil Narine has been one of those remarkable players for the West Indies team as well as the IPL franchise team KKR. Sunil Narine ODI and test format performances have been very impressive although he could not display a great show in the test match format. His exceptional performances and unique bowling style earned him much more recognition and honour in international cricket!

Which team does Sunil Narine play for?
Sunil Narine plays for the West Indies cricket team while he also plays for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL.
Is Sunil Narine Indian?
No, Sunil Narine is not Indian, he is a Trinidadian cricketer.
How old is Sunil Narine?
Sunil Narine is currently 35 years old as he was born on 26 May 1988.