Sridharan Sriram

Country: India
Born: February 21, 1976, Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Slow Left arm Orthodox
Playing role: Middle order Batter

Sridharan Sriram Bio

Sridharan Sriram, widely regarded as a doughty left-handed allrounder, hails from India and has left an indelible mark on the domestic cricket scene with his prolific runmaking. Born on 21 February 1976 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Sriram’s talent shone through from a young age.

Initially showcasing his prowess as a left-arm spinner, Sriram made waves during India’s Under-19 tour of South Africa in 1992-93, where he impressively claimed 29 wickets. However, it was his batting that truly set him apart and brought him national recognition. Joining the elite ranks of only three batsmen, Sriram amassed a remarkable 1,000 runs in a single domestic season in 1999-2000, inclusive of five impressive centuries.

Despite his domestic success, Sriram struggled to make an impact when given a chance in the Indian national team’s one-day internationals. Nevertheless, his consistent performances as an opener in domestic cricket cemented his reputation as an exceptional batsman. In a career spanning several years, he showcased exceptional skills and adaptability as he switched from representing Tamil Nadu to Maharashtra in the 2006-07 season.

However, the following year brought a significant turning point in Sriram’s career. He became a part of the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL), first joining the Chennai Superstars and later moving to the Ahmedabad Rockets. Joining the long list of Indian players participating in the ICL, Sriram made a difficult decision when the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) offered amnesty to the players involved. Realizing the importance of returning to the mainstream cricket world, Sriram accepted the BCCI’s amnesty offer in 2009, bidding farewell to the ICL.

In 2010, Sriram found himself once again in the limelight as he was signed by the Royal Challengers Bangalore for the Indian Premier League (IPL). The IPL provided him with a platform to showcase his skills against international players and further elevate his cricketing stature.

Sriram’s stats paint an impressive picture of his cricketing prowess. In his first-class career, he notched up over 10,000 runs at an average of approximately 49. He also contributed with his left-arm spin, taking more than 200 wickets in domestic cricket. His numbers highlight his consistency and dedication to the sport he loved.

Beyond his impressive on-field accomplishments, Sriram is remembered for his dedication and professionalism. Known for his disciplined and meticulous approach to the game, he was a role model for many budding cricketers. His ability to adapt to different roles and positions, coupled with his calm demeanor under pressure, made him a valuable asset to any team he played for.

Though Sriram’s international career might not have reached the heights he envisioned, his contributions to domestic cricket and the invaluable experience he gained in various leagues played a significant role in shaping his cricketing journey. Today, Sridharan Sriram’s legacy lives on as one of India’s finest left-handed allrounders, leaving an indelible mark on the country’s cricketing landscape.

Sridharan Sriram Career Stats

Sridharan Sriram Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 8 7 1 81 57 13.5 135 60 0 1 9 0 1 0
FC 133 194 14 9539 288 52.99 - - 32 36 - - 70 0
List A 147 138 14 4169 148* 33.62 - - 4 26 - - 44 0
T20s 15 14 3 233 39* 21.18 234 99.57 0 0 16 2 7 0

Sridharan Sriram Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 8 8 324 274 9 3/43 3/43 30.44 5.07 36 0 0 0
FC 133 - 8299 3916 85 4/26 - 46.07 2.83 97.6 - 0 0
List A 147 - 4637 3508 115 5/43 5/43 30.5 4.53 40.3 2 1 0
T20s 15 10 168 227 4 1/19 1/19 56.75 8.1 42 0 0 0

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