Tinu Yohannan

Country: India
Born: February 18, 1979, Quilon (now Kollam), Kerala
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium fast

Tinu Yohannan Bio

Tinu Yohannan, a talented cricketer from India, has been a prominent name in the cricketing world for his impressive skills as a fast bowler. Born into an athletic family, Yohannan initially pursued a career in athletics, inspired by his father’s success as a former Asian Games record-holder in long jump. Despite achieving success in high jump at the state junior level, Yohannan’s interest shifted towards cricket, leading him to forge a path in the sport.

In 1997, Yohannan’s life took a significant turn when he came across an advertisement for the MRF Pace Academy. Intrigued, he decided to visit the academy, where he received training under the esteemed guidance of legends like Dennis Lillee and TA Sekhar. This experience proved to be a turning point, honing Yohannan’s skills and providing him with the opportunity to break into the Indian Test squad for the home series against England.

Although Yohannan has played sporadic Test matches since his debut, his permanent spot in the Indian cricket team eludes him. However, with the retirement of the renowned Javagal Srinath from Test cricket, the England tour presents Yohannan with a golden opportunity to solidify his position in the national bowling lineup.

Throughout his cricketing journey, Yohannan has remained dedicated to self-improvement. Making his Ranji Trophy debut in the 1999-2000 season against Goa, he has diligently worked on refining his craft. Despite having played only a handful of domestic matches at the time of writing, Yohannan’s towering stature and unwavering commitment to continuous growth have won him admiration from his teammates and coaches alike.

One of Yohannan’s most memorable moments in his cricketing career came during his Test debut against England at Mohali. In a stunning display of talent and skill, he dismissed the English opening batsmen in both innings, leaving a lasting impact on the match. This remarkable performance showcased Yohannan’s potential and established him as a rising star in Indian cricket.

Soft-spoken and humble, Yohannan possesses all the qualities of a true sportsman. He attributes his knowledge of fast bowling to his time spent under the guidance of Dennis Lillee. Determined to emulate his mentor’s teachings, Yohannan aspires to serve Indian cricket diligently, ensuring that his learnings from the legendary Australian benefit the team for years to come.

As Yohannan continues on his cricketing journey, his strive for excellence and relentless pursuit of improvement will undoubtedly contribute to his success. With his towering presence on the field and the skills he has cultivated under the guidance of cricketing greats, Yohannan has the potential to carve out a memorable legacy in the sport. With hard work and determination, he is poised to make a significant impact in Indian cricket, leaving an indelible mark on the sport he loves.

Tinu Yohannan Career Stats

Tinu Yohannan Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 3 4 4 13 8* - 30 43.33 0 0 1 0 1 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 3 2 2 7 5* - 11 63.63 0 0 0 0 0 0
FC 59 71 26 524 43 11.64 - - 0 0 - - 28 0
List A 45 28 16 93 13* 7.75 - - 0 0 - - 11 0
T20s 1 1 0 6 6 6 7 85.71 0 0 0 0 1 0

Tinu Yohannan Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 3 6 486 256 5 2/56 4/131 51.2 3.16 97.2 0 0 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 3 3 120 122 5 3/33 3/33 24.4 6.1 24 0 0 0
FC 59 - 9404 4868 145 6/61 - 33.57 3.1 64.8 - 6 0
List A 45 - 2302 1810 63 3/22 3/22 28.73 4.71 36.5 0 0 0
T20s 1 1 24 33 2 2/33 2/33 16.5 8.25 12 0 0 0

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