Amar Virdi

Country: England
Born: July 19, 1998, Chiswick, Middlesex
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Offbreak
Playing role: Bowler

Amar Virdi Bio

Guramar Singh Virdi, commonly known as Amar Virdi, is a talented young cricketer from England who has been making waves in the cricketing world with his off-spin bowling skills. Born on October 19, 1998, in London, Virdi started playing cricket from a young age and quickly caught the attention of selectors with his promising talent.

Virdi made his mark in the cricketing world when he became one of the four Surrey players to create history by making his third Championship appearance for the county in 2017. Alongside players like Sam Curran, Ollie Pope, and Ryan Patel, Virdi became part of the first quartet of teenagers to play for a county since World War 2, showcasing his exceptional skills at a young age.

A tall off-break bowler, Virdi made his debut for the England Under-19 team in 2016, where his talent was further recognized. A year later, he graduated to the Lions squad on a tour of Australia, shadowing the Ashes senior squad and gaining valuable experience playing against top-level competition.

In 2018, Virdi’s talent and hard work paid off when he displaced Surrey’s veteran off-spinner Gareth Batty from the Championship side. Batty voluntarily stepped down from the captaincy to make way for Virdi, a testament to the young player’s potential and ability to make a significant impact on the team.

Virdi had an impressive start to his career, taking 39 wickets at an average of around 30 in his debut season, with a standout performance of six wickets against Worcestershire. However, he faced adversity when he suffered a stress-related back injury the following winter, which sidelined him for a period of time. Despite recovering from his injury, Virdi found himself out of the team due to concerns about his overall fitness and readiness.

In a bizarre turn of events in 2019, Virdi was involved in a regulation mix-up during a Championship game when he was informed that he couldn’t bat at No. 11 as a substitute for Batty, who was ill. However, he quickly bounced back from the incident and proved his worth by taking 14 wickets for 139 runs against Nottinghamshire in the next game, reinforcing his talent and resilience on the field.

With a bright future ahead of him, Guramar Singh Virdi continues to make a name for himself in the cricketing world with his exceptional off-spin bowling skills and determination to succeed. As he strives to fulfill his potential and make a lasting impact in the sport, Virdi’s journey is one that promises to captivate cricket fans around the world.

Amar Virdi Career Stats

Amar Virdi Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
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FC 41 50 26 229 47 9.54 524 43.7 0 0 37 2 10 0
List A 10 8 2 31 8 5.16 61 50.81 0 0 2 0 1 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Amar Virdi Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
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FC 41 63 6903 3778 123 8/61 14/139 30.71 3.28 56.1 5 5 1
List A 10 8 300 290 7 3/38 3/38 41.42 5.8 42.8 0 0 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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