Tom Curran Biography, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Brother, Family, IPL & Facts

Tom Curran Biography – England’s super all-rounder who made his international debut in all 3 formats at just 22!

Family Background of Tom Curran:

Tom Curran was born on March 12, 1995, in Capetown. His late father, Kevin Curran, was an international cricket player and the coach of the Zimbabwean cricket team from 2005 to 2007. His mother’s name is Sarah Curran. Even his grandfather was also a cricketer, who had played first-class cricket for Zimbabwe.

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Tom Curran with his mother

Tom has 2 brothers named Sam Curran and Ben Curran and he is the oldest among them.

Sam, the youngest, is currently playing international cricket for England, while Ben Curran is a regular player 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.

The Brothers – Tom and Sam 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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Tom with brother Sam 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.

Early Life:

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.  Consequently, his family moved to Geoff Marsh’s home while Tom boarded to Hilton College in Durban.

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Kevin Curran

In 2012, while Tom Curran was playing for his school team in a tournament in South Africa, Ian Greig, former English cricketer recognized his talent, and soon by that day, he was offered for a scholarship at Wellington College.

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Kevin, who taught the basics of cricket to his sons, unfortunately, died due to a heart attack in 2012. Later, Alec Stewart, former English Cricketer and family friend of  Currans asked them to move to Surrey.

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Tom with his brothers and mother

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

Education:

He did his schooling from Springvale House Preparatory School, Marondera. Then he joined Harare’s St. George’s College. Later, he boarded to Hilton College and finally into Berkshire’s Wellington College.

Biography of Tom Curran:

Tom Curran's Profile
Personal Life
Full NameThomas Kevin Curran
NicknameTom
Date of BirthMarch 12, 1995
Age24 years (in 2021)
NationalitySouth African
Religionchristianity
Zodiac/Sun SignNot Known
Birth PlaceCapetown, South Africa
EducationSpringvale House Preparatory School, Marondera
St. George's College, Harare
Hilton College
Wellington College, Berkshire
Physical Stats
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight78 kg (171 lbs)
Eye ColorHazel Grey
Hair ColorBlonde
Family & Relationships
Father
Kevin Curran
MotherSarah Curran
SiblingsBen Curran & Sam Curran.
Marital StatusUnmarried
GirlfriendTatiana Sharpe
Career
ProfessionCricketer
Playing RoleAll-rounder
Batting StyleRight-hand bat
Bowling StyleRight-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
Australia vs England at Melbourne (December 26-30, 2017)
International
(ODI) Debut
England vs West Indies at Southampton (September 29, 2017)
International (T20) DebutEngland vs South Africa at Taunton (June 23, 2017)
First-Class DebutCambridge MCCU vs Surrey at Cambridge (April 1-3, 2014)
List-A DebutSurrey vs Essex at The Oval (August 2, 2013)
T-20 DebutSussex vs Surrey at Hove (May 16, 2014)

Cricket Career of Tom Curran:

Tom Curran represented South African first-class cricket team KwaZulu-Natal Inland at Under-15, U-17, and U-19 level. Later, at 17, he played for Surrey XI second team and took 5 wickets in his second game against Kent. After his father’s death, he began at Wellington school in 2012.

At the age of 18, he started his List-A career against Essex at the Oval. On his debut, he was run out for 1 by Ravi Bopara who also scored a century in the match. Later, he was hit for 42 runs in the 6 overs he bowled.

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On April 01, 2014, he made his First-Class debut against Cambridge MCCU at Cambridge. He got out for 0 in the first innings and didn’t get the chance to bat in the second innings. But he did well in the bowling department as he dismissed 3 players in the match.

He made his T20 debut on May 16, 2014 opposite Sussex.

International Career:

At 22, on June 23rd, 2017, he made his international debut by playing the T20I match against South Africa at Taunton. He took 3 wickets in the match at an economy of 8.25.

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On September 29, 2017, he played his first One Day International match against West Indies at Southampton in which he took the only wicket of Chris Gayle. He didn’t get the chance to bat in the match.

Later, at the end of December of the same year, Tom made his Test debut against Australia in Australia. He bowled out Steve Smith, then captain of Australia, in the first innings which was his only wicket of the match. He also scored 4 runs with the bat.

Cricket Stats:

Cricket Stats:
Batting Stats:
TESTsODIsT20IsFirst ClassList-AT20s
Matches224275982134
Innings31611815576
Runs66292541241728972
H.S.3947*14*6047*62
Average33.0041.7113.5017.7221.4119.83
100s/50s0/00/00/00/50/00/3
Bowling Stats:
TESTsODIsT20IsFirst ClassList-AT20s
Matches224275982134
Innings324269579131
Wickets22826195120157
Average100.0038.0731.2328.7828.4025.34
Economy3.035.989.223.255.578.84
B.B
(Match)
1/825/354/3610/1765/164/22

BBL & IPL:

He played 3 matches for Sydney Sixers in the inaugural season of Big Bash League in which he took 5 wickets at an economy rate of 9.50. Curran also played in the 2018 edition of the BBL for the same team. He took 20 wickets in 14 innings and scored 185 at a strike-rate of 144.53.

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In 2019, he also played for Tshwane Spartans in South Africa’s Mzansi Super League.

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He played for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in IPL 2018. Tom made his IPL debut on April 11, 2018, against Chennai Super Kings (CSK). He took 2 wickets and remained not out for 2 runs in the match.

Rajasthan Royals (RR) signed Tom Curran at 1 crore for IPL 2020. He scored his maiden IPL fifty against KKR on September 30, 2020. Later, Delhi Captials bought him at the auction for IPL 2021.

IPL Stats:

IPL Stats
Batting Stats:
YearMatchesRunsHighest ScoreAverageStrike-Rate100/50
2018523187.6682.140/0
202058354*83.00133.870/1
Bowling Stats:
YearMatchesWicketsBest Bowling
(Match)
AverageStrike-RateEconony
2018562/1919.6610.1611.60
2020562/1919.6610.1611.60

Facts about Tom Curran:

  • He won the Cricket Writers’ Club Young Cricketer of the Year award in 2015.
  • Tom Curran is dating Tatiana Sharpe, who is a socialist and the author of the book The Lonely Tiger.
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Tom Curran with his girlfriend Tatiana
  • His idol is Brett Lee.
  • He was part of the England squad that won the 2019 Cricket World Cup, however, he did not get the chance to play in the tournament.

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  • He likes playing Golf.
  • On July 25, 2019, Curran took a hat-trick against Glamorgan in theT20 Blast match.

Frequently asked questions of Google:


Q1: Are Tom and Sam Curran brothers?

Ans: Yes.


Q2: What is the height of Tom Curran?

Ans:  6 ft (183 cm)


Q3: What is the age of Tom?

Ans: 25 years (in 2021)


Q4: Who is the girlfriend of Tom Curran?

Ans: Tatiana Sharpe


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