Tom Curran

Country: England
Born: March 12, 1995, Cape Town, Cape Province
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast medium
Playing role: Bowling Allrounder

Tom Curran Bio

Thomas Kevin Curran, commonly known as Tom Curran, is an English cricketer who has made a name for himself with his exceptional skills as a fast bowler. Born on March 12, 1995, in Cape Town, South Africa, Tom Curran comes from a family with a rich cricketing background. His father, Kevin Curran, was a former Zimbabwe cricketer, and his two younger brothers, Ben and Sam Curran, are also professional cricketers.

Curran’s journey in cricket began when he was spotted by former Surrey captain Ian Greig while playing schools cricket. Impressed by his talent, Curran was invited to play Second XI cricket for Surrey at the age of 17. In his second game, he showcased his abilities by taking an impressive 5 for 21 against Kent. It was clear from the start that Curran had a bright future ahead of him.

In 2012, tragedy struck when Curran’s father passed away suddenly. However, despite the difficult circumstances, Curran decided to continue pursuing his cricketing dreams. He enrolled at Wellington School, where he was offered a place alongside his two younger brothers, providing them with stability and support during a challenging time.

Curran made his first-class debut for Surrey in 2014, and he immediately made an impact with his impressive pace and ability to generate away swing. Although he was still a teenager, Curran displayed maturity and skill beyond his years. His breakthrough season was unfortunately limited to just seven first-class games due to injuries, but he had already established himself as a promising talent.

His performances for Surrey caught the attention of the cricketing fraternity, and Ireland even tried to convince Curran to play for their national team. However, he remained committed to his England ambitions and made steady progress through the ranks. In 2015, he had a breakout season for Surrey, helping them win promotion in the County Championship and reaching the final of the Blast.

Curran’s impressive form earned him a call-up to the England national team in 2017, making his debut in all three formats of the game at just 22 years old. Although he initially struggled to pick up wickets in Test cricket, his white-ball performances were exceptional. In an ODI against Australia in Perth, he produced a memorable performance, taking 5 for 35 to seal a narrow victory for England.

His talent and potential were recognized globally, leading to an IPL contract with the Kolkata Knight Riders in 2018. However, despite his early successes, Curran had to face disappointment when he was left out of the T20 World Cups in 2021 and 2022. In February 2023, he made the difficult decision to take an indefinite break from all red-ball cricket after experiencing a second stress fracture within two years.

Off the field, Curran is known for his strong work ethic and determination. He takes pride in his physical fitness and constantly strives to improve his skills as a cricketer. With his deadly yorkers and excellent pace, Curran has the potential to be a complete bowler in all formats of the game.

As he continues his cricketing journey, Tom Curran remains a highly regarded athlete with a bright future. Although setbacks and challenges have tested him, his determination and passion for the game have never wavered. English cricket fans eagerly await his return to the field, where he will undoubtedly make a significant impact once again.

Tom Curran Career Stats

Tom Curran Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 3 1 66 39 33 120 55 0 0 12 0 0 0
T20Is 30 13 7 64 14* 10.66 56 114.28 0 0 1 4 8 0
ODIs 28 17 9 303 47* 37.87 321 94.39 0 0 29 5 5 0
FC 61 84 11 1367 115 18.72 2582 52.94 1 5 185 9 23 0
List A 86 56 21 739 47* 21.11 790 93.54 0 0 60 9 26 0
T20s 196 122 41 1728 67* 21.33 1215 142.22 0 5 154 63 58 0

Tom Curran Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 2 3 396 200 2 1/65 1/82 100 3.03 198 0 0 0
T20Is 30 29 588 907 29 4/36 4/36 31.27 9.25 20.2 1 0 0
ODIs 28 28 1308 1290 34 5/35 5/35 37.94 5.91 38.4 2 1 0
FC 61 98 10509 5709 195 7/20 10/176 29.27 3.25 53.8 13 7 1
List A 86 83 3909 3633 126 5/16 5/16 28.83 5.57 31 6 3 0
T20s 196 175 3571 5234 206 4/22 4/22 25.4 8.79 17.3 3 0 0

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