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Sam Curran Biography Age, Girlfriend, Family, IPL, Stats & Facts

Sam Curran Biography –  The youngest English Cricketer in a century to be named as one of Wisden’s Cricketer of the Year (2019).

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Early Life:

Sam Curran was born on June 3, 1998, in Northampton. Earlier, his family had to leave their house because of the Land Reform Policy in Zimbabwe. Later, Kevin became the coach of the Zimbabwe cricket team.

It was Kevin who taught the basics of cricket to his sons, but unfortunately, he died due to heart-attack in 2012. After his death, Alec Stewart, former English Cricketer and family friend of Currans asked them to move to Surrey.

So, before moving to England, Sam had already played for the Under-13 Zimbabwe cricket team. In a tournament in South Africa, he took 3 wickets and scored 65 runs in 5 matches.

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Sam with his Family

So, his family shifted to Surrey, and under the guidance of Allan Lamb (former English Cricketer), Sam and Tom started playing age-group cricket.

The Brothers – Sam and Tom Curran:

In 2015, Sam and Tom Curran took 10 wickets together in an inning of County Cricket Championship against Northamptonshire at The Oval.

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Sam with brother Tom Curran

Both of them had represented England in the same match in October 2018. Ben and Adam Hellioake were the last brothers who represent England in the same match in 1999.

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Education:

He completed his schooling from Marondera’s Springvale House Preparatory School. He did his higher-level education from St. George’s College, Harare, and Berkshire’s Wellington College.

Sam Curran Biography:

Sam Curran's Profile
Personal Life
Full NameSamuel Matthew Curran
Nickname Sam
Date of BirthJune 03, 1998
Age22 years (in 2020)
NationalityBritish
ReligionNot Known
Zodiac/Sun SignGemini
Birth PlaceNorthampton, England
EducationSpringvale House Preparatory School, Marondera
St. George's College, Harare
Wellington College, Berkshire
Physical Stats
Height5ft. 9' (175 cm)
Weight65 kg (145 lbs)
Eye ColorGreen
Family & Relationships
FatherKevin Curran
MotherSarah Curran
SiblingsBen Curran, Tom Curran
Marital StatusUnmarried
GirlfriendIsabella Symonds
Career
ProfessionCricketer
Playing RoleAll-rounder
Batting StyleLeft-hand bat
Bowling StyleLeft-arm medium-fast
Major Teams England, England Lions, Kings XI Punjab, Surrey, Surrey 2nd XI, Surrey Under-15s, Surrey Under-17s, Zimbabwe Under-13s
International
(Test) Debut
England vs Pakistan, Leeds (June, 2018)
International
(ODI) Debut
England vs Australia, Manchester (June, 2018)
First-Class DebutSurrey vs Kent, The Oval (July, 2015)
List-A Debut Surrey vs Northamptonshire, The Oval (July, 2015)
T-20 DebutSurrey vs Kent, The Oval (June, 2015)

Family Background:

His father Kevin Curran was an international cricket player and the coach of the Zimbabwean cricket team. His mother’s name is Sarah Curran. Even his grandfather was also a cricketer, who had played first-class cricket for Zimbabwe.

Sam has 2 brothers named Tom Curran and Ben Curran, and Sam is the youngest among them.

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Kevin Curran

Tom Curran, the oldest, is currently playing international cricket for England, while Ben Curran is a regular batsman of the Northamptonshire cricket team.

 

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Tom (Left), Ben (Center) & Sam (Right)

Both Tom and Sam Curran are all-rounders like their father.

Cricket Career of Sam Curran:

Sam played Under-15 and Under-17 level cricket for Surrey and had represented Weybridge in Surrey Championship Divison.

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In the year 2015, he played his debut Natwest T20 Blast match at the age of 17.

In 2015, He made his First-Class debut against Kent in County Cricket Championship. He took 5 wickets in a match and became the youngest player ever to do so in the history of the tournament.

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Sam with brother Ben Curran

He made his T20 debut for Surrey on June 19, 2015, against Kent in the Natwest T20 Blast series.

On July 13, 2015, he made his first-class debut against the same team in the County Championship Division 2. He took 5 wickets in the first innings and 3 wickets in the second innings, and also played some handy shots with the bat.

Later, on June 27, he started his List-A career against Northamptonshire in which he took 4 wickets at an economy of 4.57.

International Career:

On June 01, 2018, Curran started his international career from the Test match against Pakistan. He took 2 wickets and scored 20 runs in the match.

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Later, on June 24 of the same month, he played his first One-Day International match against Australia. He took 2 wickets in his 6 overs quota and scored 15 runs with the bat.

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On November 01, 2019, he made his T20 International debut against New Zealand in which he took the wicket of Martin Guptil.

Cricket Stats:

Cricket Stats:
Batting Stats:
TESTsODIsT20IsFirst ClassList-AT20s
Matches1955695469
Innings31431073655
Runs72825352645605838
H.S.781524965755*
Average26.966.2511.6628.1319.5119.04
100s/50s0/30/00/00/180/10/4
Bowling Stats:
TESTsODIsT20IsFirst ClassList-AT20s
Matches1955695469
Innings33551185168
Wickets41561947163
Average32.1233.8025.5029.1131.0930.28
Economy3.246.038.503.365.548.65
B.B
(Match)
5/923/352/22 10/1014/324/11

IPL Career of Sam:

Sam Curran was bought by KXIP at IPL 2019 auction at a whopping price of ₹ 7.20 Crore.

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He got the highest bid at IPL 2019 auction among the overseas player, while Varun Chakravarthy (KXIP) became the highest bid-getter in the category of uncapped-Indian player.

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Sam and his girlfriend Isabella

Sam took the first hat-trick of IPL 2019 against Delhi Daredevils and Shreyas Gopal took the second hat-trick of the season.

Curran was bought by CSK for 5.5 crores at IPL auction for the 2020 season.

IPL Stats:

IPL Stats
Batting Stats:
YearMatchesRunsHighest ScoreAverageStrike-Rate100/50
201999555*23.75172.721
BowlingStats:
MatchesWicketsBest BowlingAverageEconomy4w/5w
20199104/1132.309.781/0

Facts about Sam Curran:

  • He became the youngest English Cricketer in a century to be named as one of Wisden’s five Cricketers of the Year (2019).
  • His father’s cousin, Patrick Curran was also a cricketer.
  • Sam is the youngest player to take a hat-trick in the IPL.

Frequently asked questions on Google:


Q1: Where is Sam Curran born?

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Ans: Northampton, England


Q2: Is Sam Curran related to Tom Curran?

Ans: Yes, Sam & Tom Curran are brothers.


Q3: What is the Nationality of Sam Curran?

Ans: British


Q4: How old is Sam Curran?

Ans: 22 Years (in 2020)


Q5: Who is the girlfriend of Sam Curran?

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Ans: Isabella Symonds


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