Sarandeep Singh

Country: India
Born: October 21, 1979, Amritsar, Punjab
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Offbreak

Sarandeep Singh Bio

Sarandeep Singh is a former professional cricket player from India, known for his off-spin bowling skills. Born on October 10, 1980, in India, Sarandeep made his debut in international cricket in November 2000 against Zimbabwe.

Sarandeep’s journey into professional cricket started in his early teens when he showed great aptitude for the sport. He began his career as a batsman in junior cricket but soon realized his potential as an off-spinner. He honed his skills and worked hard to become a specialist off-spinner.

In 1998-99, Sarandeep made his debut in first-class cricket against Haryana at Amritsar. Although he had a close call with the bat, making 45 runs, he failed to pick up any wickets. However, in the Super League match against Hyderabad, his exceptional bowling led to him taking eight wickets in the match, almost guiding his team, Punjab, to victory.

Sarandeep’s impressive performance in the 1999-2000 Ranji Trophy, where he took 37 wickets at an average of 19.43, thrust him into the national spotlight. He joined the National Cricket Academy, where he trained under renowned spinners like Prassana and Venkataraghavan. Sarandeep’s dedication and hard work paid off when he was selected to represent the India Under-19s against the touring Sri Lankan team.

Sarandeep made his Test debut against England in Bangalore in 2001, followed by another opportunity in the West Indies in April 2002. Although he only managed to pick up one wicket in the Test match against the West Indies, he was given three more chances to represent the Indian cricket team in ODIs.

In 2006-07, Sarandeep made the move from Delhi to Himachal Pradesh for the domestic season. It turned out to be a beneficial decision as the responsibility of representing a new team brought the best out of him. He finished the season with 28 wickets at an average of 22.28.

Throughout his career, Sarandeep’s performance was characterized by his ability to extract turn and bite from the wicket, keeping the batsmen on their toes. He was known for his accuracy, control, and his knack for taking crucial wickets.

After his retirement from professional cricket, Sarandeep has remained involved in the sport. He has served as a national selector for the Indian cricket team and has been actively involved in coaching and mentoring young talents. Sarandeep’s knowledge and experience make him a respected figure in the cricketing fraternity.

Overall, Sarandeep Singh’s career as a cricketer was marked by his passion, dedication, and determination. His contribution to Indian cricket, especially as an off-spinner, will always be remembered.

Sarandeep Singh Career Stats

Sarandeep Singh Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 3 2 1 43 39* 43 136 31.61 0 0 1 0 1 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 5 4 1 47 19 15.66 73 64.38 0 0 6 0 2 0
FC 92 118 22 2216 94 23.08 - - 0 7 - - 28 0
List A 77 46 13 474 50* 14.36 - - 0 1 - - 31 0
T20s 10 2 1 53 30 53 53 100 0 0 5 1 6 0

Sarandeep Singh Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 3 4 678 340 10 4/136 6/206 34 3 67.8 1 0 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 5 5 258 180 3 2/34 2/34 60 4.18 86 0 0 0
FC 92 - 19892 9100 314 8/180 - 28.98 2.74 63.3 - 18 2
List A 77 - 3758 2701 97 5/11 5/11 27.84 4.31 38.7 1 2 0
T20s 10 10 204 213 11 3/20 3/20 19.36 6.26 18.5 0 0 0

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