A Look at Sam Currans Impressive Stats
Sam Curran is one of the top all-rounders in the present cricket world. The young cricketer of England does well with both bat and ball. In fact, he is an incredible fielder too. Curran’s debut ODI match was on 24 June 2018. The match was against Australia. In that match, his score was just 15 runs off 21 balls. However, he did manage to get 2 wickets in 6 overs.
Now, in the recent series of Bangladesh vs England, his performance was exceptional. In fact, the whole series was great entertainment for all cricket fans. Many of the eyes were on the star all-rounder, Sam Curran. After the IPL auction Sam Curran did get extra attention. Punjab Kings did analyze Sam Curran’s stats. And then they did the highest bid of all time. Therefore, Curran did get Rs. 18.50 crores.
This is the reason, Curran’s performance is grabbing everybody’s attention. In Bangladesh vs England ODI series, Sam Curran stats were exceptional. Let’s discuss his performance in each match of the series.
Bangladesh vs England – First ODI:
Though England did win the first ODI by 3 wickets. Sam Curran was on the Bench. Instead, Chris Woakes was in the playing eleven. In the first Bangladesh vs England ODI match of the series, the Bangladesh team was able to score 209 runs in 47.2 overs. And, England did achieve the target in 48.4 overs. With still 3 wickets remaining.
Bangladesh vs England – Second ODI:
This Bangladesh vs England match was clearly on England’s side. Sam Curran’s strike rate in this match was the highest (173.68). He did score 33 runs off just 19 balls. Which includes, 3 fours and 2 sixes. With his contribution, his total score in England was 326. And none was able to grab Curran’s Wicket in that match.
Moreover, Sam Curran Stats about bowling is impressive too. He did bowl 6.4 overs. Out of which 1 was maiden. In addition, he took 4 wickets of the Bangladesh cricket team. And, put a halt on their inning in 44.4 overs. Also, they were able to score only 194 runs.
And England did win the match. Also got the lead in the series with 2-0.
Bangladesh vs England – Third ODI:
Here comes the third match of the series between Bangladesh vs England. Though the series was already in the hands of the England team. But of course, the final match is always interesting. Sam Curran stats in this match were not bad either.
However, the batting was not as per Curran’s aggressive style. He was able to score just 23 runs in 49 balls. However, every run counts.
On the other hand, in this match too his bowling was above average. He got two of the Bangladeshi Batsmen out. But, the whole England team was not able to achieve the target of 247 runs. Instead, they were all out scoring 196 runs.
Next, we have Bangladesh vs England T20 series. It will be a three-match series. The way Sam Curran did perform in the second ODI match. It would be great to see him playing in short-format cricket. Moreover, prior to IPL, this will be a great way to be ready for it. The dates for the matches are March 9, the first T20 match. March 12 and March 14, is the second and third match respectively.
The venue for the Ist match is Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram. And both the second and third T20 matches will be played at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka.
Those three matches will add more runs and wickets to Sam Curran Stats. You need not wait much to watch him play.
All in all, it is definitely quite fun to watch Curran play. In a foreign land, Sam Curran, an all-rounder did great tricks with the bowl. Also, the bat was aggressive as always. Apart from these, he did a great job as a fielder too. Curran was quite active on the field. And, did save many runs for his team. In fact, he grabbed some catches too.
Overall, he is one of the complete players. We will soon see him playing in the IPL too. It is almost around the corner. Fun is going to begin soon.