Varun Aaron

Country: India
Born: October 29, 1989, Singhbhum, Bihar (now Jharkhand)
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast
Playing role: Bowler

Varun Aaron Bio

Varun Raymond Aaron, hailing from Jharkhand, India, is a highly talented and fiercely rapid cricket player known for his extraordinary pace and ability to generate intimidating bounce. Born on October 29, 1989, Aaron has faced numerous challenges throughout his career due to frequent injuries. Despite the setbacks, he has left an indelible mark on the world of cricket with his fiery bowling style.

At the tender age of 15, Aaron was identified by a talent scout and was invited to join the prestigious MRF Pace Academy in Chennai. Under the watchful eyes of experienced coaches, he honed his skills and emerged as one of India’s most promising fast bowlers. His phenomenal potential was evident during the 2010-11 Vijay Hazare Trophy final against Gujarat when he clocked a blistering speed of 153 km/h, capturing the attention of cricket enthusiasts across the nation.

However, injuries have plagued Aaron throughout his career. Soon after making his Ranji Trophy debut for Jharkhand in the 2008-09 season, he suffered two stress fractures in his back, which caused significant setbacks. Another back injury in 2011-12 forced him to miss the Australian tour, and a subsequent recurrence kept him out of competitive cricket for a grueling 15 months. In 2014, a leg injury dealt another blow to his Test career.

Despite these setbacks, Aaron’s undeniable talent propelled him forward. In 2011, he earned a call-up to the India ODI squad for the series in England, although he did not get a chance to play. His moment in the sun finally arrived in October 2011 when he made his debut for India in an ODI match against England in Mumbai. Just a month later, he made his Test debut against West Indies on the same ground.

Aaron’s fierce pace, showcased during India’s tour of England in 2014, impressed the English county side Durham, and he was signed for the final few weeks of the season. Prior to that, he had been a part of the Kolkata Knight Riders squad in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and made his IPL debut in 2011 for the Delhi Daredevils. In 2014, Royal Challengers Bangalore purchased him for a whopping INR 2 crore (approximately 300,000 USD), recognizing his immense talent and game-changing abilities.

While injuries have consistently disrupted Aaron’s progress, his explosive bowling has made a lasting impact on cricket fans worldwide. Known not only for his raw pace but also for his ability to generate disconcerting bounce, he possesses an arsenal of weapons that have troubled even the finest batsmen. With time, Aaron continues to fight against his injury woes, determined to make his mark in international cricket and contribute towards India’s success.

Despite the challenges he has encountered, Varun Aaron’s passion for the game and his extraordinary talent remain undimmed. Cricket enthusiasts eagerly await his return to the field, hoping to witness more scorching deliveries and wicket-taking performances that exemplify his potential as a formidable fast bowler.

Varun Aaron Career Stats

Varun Aaron Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 9 14 5 35 9 3.88 110 31.81 0 0 4 0 1 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 9 3 2 8 6* 8 15 53.33 0 0 1 0 1 0
FC 65 97 19 836 72 10.71 1981 42.2 0 1 109 13 12 0
List A 84 44 14 311 34 10.36 411 75.66 0 0 27 9 13 0
T20s 95 33 18 133 17* 8.86 184 72.28 0 0 11 4 15 0

Varun Aaron Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 9 14 1189 947 18 3/97 3/97 52.61 4.77 66 0 0 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 9 9 380 419 11 3/24 3/24 38.09 6.61 34.5 0 0 0
FC 65 101 9784 5669 168 6/32 8/53 33.74 3.47 58.2 7 6 0
List A 84 83 3953 3573 138 6/33 6/33 25.89 5.42 28.6 5 4 0
T20s 95 93 1919 2731 93 3/16 3/16 29.36 8.53 20.6 0 0 0

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