[27] Replacing fellow off spinner Shane Shillingford in the side, Narine made his Test debut on 10 June 2012.[28]. The most experienced ODI player in the squad is opener Chris Gayle with 258 appearances. He made his One Day International debut in the third fixture on 6 December, taking the wickets of Virat Kohli and then Ravichandran Ashwin to help the West Indies to a 16-run victory. [10][11] Narine is the all-time leading wicket taker in Champions League T20 history with 39 scalps. Bravo and Pollard, who were in the forefront of the player's strike during the tour of India in October, have missed the flight while Jason Holder, who was named as the ODI skipper for the South Africa series, will lead the side for the World Cup. The West Indies selection panel, led by Clive Lloyd, made the decision on Saturday as the West Indies went in with a combination of five allrounders, four fast bowlers and two spinners for the tournament starting in February. "I believe we have selected a very good team which will do West Indies proud at the World Cup. ... Sunil Narine played a useful cameo from No. His bag of tricks - an assortment of carrom balls, knuckle balls and skidders - led West Indies to the World T20 title in 2012 - the first time they claimed a … I have really high hopes in this team I believe they can do something special. [5] T&T won the competition and Narine managed five wickets at an average of 13.40. Samuels (162), Denesh Ramdin (115) and Sammy (115), all have over a hundred ODI games under their belts while Dwayne Smith (94) could achieve his 100th appearance during the World Cup which starts on February 14. South Africa Women v Pakistan Women, 2021, Sunil Narine was picked in the World Cup squad despite having his action reported during CLT20. [39] Narine missed out on the final match of the 2014 Champions League Twenty20 due to being suspended for an illegal action over 15 degrees. (Reuters) – Sunil Narine has still not given up hope of a return to international cricket after missing out on a spot in West Indies’ World Cup squad due to … ... "If you give an opportunity to an IPL team… Sunil Narine still wants to play international cricket. [6][7] By virtue of winning the competition Trinidad and Tobago qualified for the 2011 Champions League Twenty20 held in September and October, in which Narine was one of three bowlers to take ten or more wickets. [15][16] West Indies picked up their World Cup squad on the last cut-off date i.e. 4 BCCI. [32] He was also named in the T20I XI by Cricinfo for his performances in 2013. He still remains hopeful of playing for his national side in the future. Trinidadian left-handed bowler who led West Indies to its first-ever ICC World Twenty20 title in 2012. [8] He made his List A debut on 20 October 2011 in the Regional Super50, claiming figures of one wicket for 35 runs (1/35); his wicket that of opening batsman Miles Bascombe. [42], On 10 October 2020, Narine was again reported by on field umpires for his bowling action in the 2020 Indian Premier League which was cleared by IPL Suspect Bowling Action Committee on 18 September 2020. Despite what some call a controversial bowling action, spinner Sunil Narine will lead West Indies' spin attack in the World Cup. We have a good mixture of some good seasoned players and some good youngsters who will fly the West Indies flag in Australia and New Zealand. [33], As on 8 March 2014 he topped the ICC Twenty20 rankings of bowlers with 784 points. Saeed Ajmal of Pakistan at second, was way behind in points at 714, while Ajantha Mendis of Sri Lanka with 674 points completed the top three. Also Read | ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli Drops Out Of Top 3 For The First Time Since 2016 Mohammed Amir, Dawid Malan, Sunil Narine retain spots for The Hundred 2021. Carter and Cottrell are both in the ODI squad to face South Africa in a five-match series to commence shortly. Form West Indies Test captain Chris Gayle has been named in the 15-man squad that was announced by Cricket West Indies on Friday. Speaking about the selection, Lloyd said he had high hopes from the squad which has a mixture of experience and youth. Image Credit: ANI. Primarily an off-spin bowler, he is also an aggressive left-handed batsman.[1]. London [UK], Apr 25 (ANI): West Indies spinner Sunil Narine said that he would have loved to play in the upcoming Cricket World Cup in England and Wales after missing out on the opportunity to play in the tournament due to a finger injury. The West Indies Cricket Board said he is … [29] Playing only in his second Test he was adjudged the Man of the Match after he picked eight wickets which included his maiden five-wicket haul. In domestic cricket, he has played in various leagues with teams like the Sydney Sixers, the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Guyana Amazon Warriors. [13][14] On 3 June 2018, he was selected to play for the Montreal Tigers in the players' draft for the inaugural edition of the tournament. West Indies’ Sunil Narine  (Photo by LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP/Getty Images) Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced Windies’ 15-man squadfor the World Cup on Wednesday. West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine has withdrawn from the forthcoming World Cup as he needs to spend more time remodelling his bowling action. A superb performance by Narine of five wickets for 28 runs on 16 July 2012 helped the West Indies beat New Zealand by 20 runs in their fifth and last ODI and win the current series 4–1 at Basseterre, St. [34], For his performances in 2016, he was named both in the World ODI XI by ICC and Cricinfo. Off-spinner Sunil Narine has withdrawn from the West Indies World Cup squad while he continues to work on his controversial bowling action, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said on Tuesday. Darren Bravo, who missed the South Africa tour due to personal reasons, has been included while Kemar Roach, who flew back home following an ankle injury in the first Test at Centurion, also makes it to the squad. The team will be led by all-rounder Jason Holder. Marlon Samuels was named vice-captain of the side. But one name who was widely discussed inside the selection … Their first big clash is against Pakistan at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch on February 21 while they play Zimbabwe in Canberra on February 24. I have missed international cricket and I have missed representing the West Indies. West Indies start their campaign on February 16 against Ireland at Nelson. 23 rd of April and included trump cards like Andre Russell. However, he was only suspended from bowling in BCCI-organized tournaments while there were no restrictions on him representing the national side. Sunil Narine out of the 2015 cricket world cup: There has been a statement from the West Indies Cricket Board that confirms – all of Narine’s deliveries are currently being recorded as legal. Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard have been dropped for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 while Sunil Narine returns to the team after a gap of three months. Narine has the reputation of a "mystery bowler", due to the variations that he has on his off breaks, and how he disguises them. West Indies will have to cope without Sunil Narine at the upcoming Cricket World Cup after it was announced on Tuesday that the spinner has withdrawn from the squad. Sunil Narine’s Profile: Sunil Narine, a mystery spinner, caught the West Indies selectors' attention by taking all ten wickets in a trial match and received a call up to the Trinidad & Tobago squad in January 2009. Sunil Narine disappointed over exclusion from world cup 2019 squad(pic source : twitter) Sunil Narine has been an important part of West Indies cricket team. In November 2015, Narine was suspended from bowling in international cricket, after his bowling action was deemed to be illegal. Mystery spinner not confident enough to bowl with new action As of 2019, he currently plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Dhaka Dynamites in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) and Trinbago Knight Riders in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Former West Indies fast bowler Sir Andy Roberts believed that Narine should consider taking a hiatus from international cricket. Kitts. West Indian off-spinner Sunil Narine on Tuesday said Kolkata Knight Riders is like a “family” to him and he would be willing to play for … [12], In May 2018, he was named as one of the ten marquee players for the first edition of the Global T20 Canada cricket tournament. Chris Gayle has been named in the team … [2] He did not play another first-class match until nearly a year later,[3] and after going wicketless in the first innings claimed a single scalp in the second, that of tail-ender Lionel Baker. ALSO WATCH Narine, however, said that he isn't giving up on hopes of making an international return. . In October 2018, he was named in the squad for the Dhaka Dynamites team, following the draft for the 2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League. Narine's action was deemed illegal during the Champions League T20 and he was subsequently withdrawn from the tour to India and was not selected for the ODI series against South Africa. However, a few big names have been left out, like Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine, Marlon Samuels and Dwayne Bravo. Selectors name 23-year-old Jason Holder as captain of the side. [9] Trinidad and Tobago won the competition and Narine was the leading wicket-taker in the competition with 15 scalps, five more than the nearest competitor, fellow spin bowler Nikita Miller. He has played in Twenty20 (T20) franchise leagues around the world and played in over 300 T20 matches. Sunil made his debut in first-class cricket for Trinidad and Tobago in February 2009 during the Regional Four Day Competition, bowling thirteen overs without taking a wicket. [20][21], When the West Indies toured India in November and December 2011 Narine was included in the squad. Also Read: ICC Cricket world cup statistics and history Narine and West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach each finished with eleven wickets and were joined leading wicket takers in the series which was drawn 3–3 If they play to their potential, I am quite sure we will do very well. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut in December 2011 and Test match debut in June 2012. Primarily an off-spin bowler, he is also an aggressive left-handed batsman.. [22] Playing in the final two matches (both won by India) Narine took one more wicket while conceding a further 87 runs. But, of course it is not easy to maintain a new bowling action in such a short period of practice. He has played in Twenty20 (T20) franchise leagues around the world and played in over 300 … Biography. © Cricbuzz, Kohli-Dhoni combo great for India: Shastri, Shastri defends Kohli, lauds Team India's performance, Review: A World Cup that England would want to forget quickly, © 2021 Cricbuzz.com, Times Internet Limited. Narine, who is presently playing with Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019, admitted that he wasn't ready for 50-over cricket because of the … The likes of Sunil Narine, Alzzarri Joseph, Kieron Pollard were few known to miss out. Sunil Narine was not named in the 15-man squad announced by West Indies for the World Cup in May. "I would have loved to play in the World Cup. [25][26], Following an injury to fast bowler Kemar Roach, and the conclusion of the 2012 IPL, Narine was drafted into the West Indies squad for the third and final Test against England in June 2012. [35][36], He is the only bowler to have bowled a maiden in a Super Over in a Twenty20 match.[37][38]. [23], Back in the Caribbean, Narine played three of T&T's six matches in February 2012 in the Regional Four Day Competition, taking 31 wickets at an average of 9.61, and finishing as the team's leading wicket-taker and seventh overall. Narine has been in average form as a bowler in the ongoing IPL. In 2018 Indian Premier League he became the most valuable player, this was his second MVP award, after his debut season in 2012 Indian Premier League, Sunil Narine wins Most Valuable Player of IPL 2018. Under a new selection panel led by interim chairman of selectors Robert Haynes, players "that have not regularly appeared in the side over the last two years" were also considered before West Indies … Find out more in our, Deonarine among 44 USA players listed to audition for Oman tour, After coach's resignation, Mumbai selector Ankola seeks permission to pick Vijay Hazare probables, Kapp, Khaka seal series for SA after Riaz scare, South Africa wear black to make men see the light, Sometimes I'd wake up at night and Ajmal would be bowling at me: Faf, Bangladesh unlikely to experiment in dead-rubber, suggests Nazmul. We have the talent and if we can play to our potential we have a very good chance of lifting that trophy.". Sunil Narine is best known as a Cricket Player. [17] In March 2019, Narine played in his 100th match in the IPL. [19] In July 2020, he was named in the Trinbago Knight Riders squad for the 2020 Caribbean Premier League. [30][31] Narine was left out of the first 2 tests vs New Zealand. At the time he had played just six first-class matches, managing 34 wickets at an average of 11.88. Roach was one of the star performers in the 2011 World Cup, where he picked up 6/27, including a hat-trick in the league match against the Netherlands in New Delhi. 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Jamaica: West Indies have taken a gamble by naming Sunil Narine in their squad for the World Twent20 tournament in March as the off-spinner is currently suspended from bowling in … The West Indies have officially announced their World Cup 2019 squad to head to England. Sunil Narine hasn't represented West Indies since late 2017, but his international ambitions got a boost when Cricket West Indies confirmed he had been in contention for their 15-member squad for the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019. He may not have accomplished that in international cricket, but every time Narine came to bowl, he looked like taking a wicket. West Indies spinner Sunil Narine said that he would have loved to play in the upcoming Cricket World Cup in England and Wales after missing out on the opportunity to play in the tournament due to a finger injury. For his performances in 2012, he was named in the ODI XI and T20I XI of the year by Cricinfo. The squad though, had only one spinner in Ashle Nurse as Devendra Bishoo failed to make the cut. [40] All rights reserved |, We use cookies to improve your experience on our site and to show you non-personalized ads. A couple of names, including the likes of Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard, were missing from the roster. Ace spinner, Sunil Narine, was picked in West Indies' squad for the World Cup that saw senior players, Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard, missing out. The West Indies Cricket Board (WCB) announced their 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 on Wednesday, and the squad missed a few big names. [4], On 20 January 2011, during the Caribbean Twenty20, Narine played his first Twenty20 (T20) match but did not bowl as the match was rained off before Trinidad and Tobago could bowl. [41] In April 2016, he was cleared for bowling in all formats of domestic and international cricket. However, he has been facing many issues recently including his bowling arm injury finger and the issue of his legality of bowling action. Sunil Narine has been playing for KKR since 2012 and has represented the TKR, a team that plays in the CPL and is owned by KKR's parent company. Sunil Philip Narine (born 26 May 1988) is a Trinidadian cricketer who plays internationally for the West Indies. Sunil Philip Narine (born 26 May 1988) is a Trinidadian cricketer who plays internationally for the West Indies.He made his One Day International (ODI) debut in December 2011 and Test match debut in June 2012. Narine's action was reported again during the 2018 Pakistan Super League, but was cleared soon after. They take on South Africa in Sydney on February 27 while they take on defending champions India on March 06 in Perth. [18], In June 2019, he was selected to play for the Montreal Tigers franchise team in the 2019 Global T20 Canada tournament. Their final league game is against the UAE on March 15 in Napier. [40] His action was reported during the third ODI game against Sri Lanka earlier in the same month. According to the rules of the tournament, each of the eight teams in the tournament can have a squad of up to 15 players. Only Sheldon Cottrell and Jonathan Carter yet to debut internationally. In all honesty, it was surprising … 2022 Under-19 men's World Cup qualifying events set to begin in June 2021. Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Kieron Pollard have decided to skip the World Cup Qualifiers to play in the Pakistan Super League in March. [3][24] Australia arrived in the West Indies in March, and their tour began with five ODIs. 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