Sunil Narine. Picture Credits: Google Images

Sunil Narine: The man with the Midas touch

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Sunil Philip Narine, a renowned West Indian cricketer, has always been the talk of the town for his phenomenal all-rounder skills.

Family:

Sunil Narine was born and brought up in Arima, Trinidad and Tobago. Narine has always been passionate about cricket, a sport he played with the support of his parents. His parents and family stood by him in every situation and motivated him to chase his dreams.

That’s why Sunil Narine is one of the most loved cricketers, not just among his countrymen but all over the world as well.

Debut:

– Narine made his ODI debut against India on 5 December 2011; in his debut match, Narine took two wickets.

– Sunil debuted for West Indies in T20 in 2012 against Australia; in his debut match, he couldn’t contribute as a wicket-taker in the team.

– He also made his test debut against England in 2012 and the match was a draw.

Glories to his name:

  • Sunil Narine has been one of the most crucial players in the Indian Premier League in which he represented the Kolkata Knight Riders. Sunil Narine’s contribution with both bat and ball has earned him various awards, such as IPL’s Most Valuable Player and he has also won the purple cap for being the leading wicket-taker of the tournament.
  • Sunil Narine played a vital role in leading his team towards a victory in the ICC World Cup T20 in 2012.
  • Narine’s mastery in spin bowling has earned him many awards as well as the love, respect and admiration of his peers and fans.

Fan Following:

Sunil Narine enjoys a world-wide fan following and has 424K followers on Instagram. They shower their love and affection on him by commenting or liking his posts in large numbers.

Retirement from International Career:

Sunil Narine is an amazing cricketer who was known for his explosive batting style and his mastery of spin bowling. In his international career, he played 65 ODI matches, 51 T20s and six test matches and represented his country, West Indies.

He took 165 wickets in his international career and announced his retirement from international cricket but he stated that he will continue to play for domestic T20 leagues.

Moreover, Narine will announce his retirement from the domestic 50 over competitions at the end of CG United Super 50. Narine represents the Trinidad and Tobago team which is currently maintaining its streak of being in the top 2.

All in all, Sunil Narine’s unwavering dedication and commitment towards his sport has always opened the doors of opportunities for him. His determination has helped him shine throughout his career, on the back of excellent performances with both bat and ball.