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Ravi Bopara      

Full name Ravinder Singh Bopara

Born May 4, 1985, Forest Gate, London

Current age 32 years 353 days

Major teams England, Auckland, Chittagong Kings, Dhaka Dynamites, Dolphins, England Lions, England Under-19s, Essex, Essex Cricket Board, Gloucestershire, Karachi Kings, Kings XI Punjab, Marylebone Cricket Club, Prime Bank Cricket Club, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Sydney Sixers

Nickname Puppy

Playing role Middle-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Brampton Manor School

Ravinder Singh Bopara
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 13 19 1 575 143 31.94 1087 52.89 3 0 71 2 6 0
ODIs Insights on odi 120 109 21 2695 101* 30.62 3462 77.84 1 14 204 34 35 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 38 35 10 711 65* 28.44 599 118.69 0 3 54 17 7 0
First-class 197 319 35 11500 229 40.49 22358 51.43 27 48 100 0
List A 306 285 55 9265 201* 40.28 14 55 99 0
T20s Insights on t20 287 264 52 5753 105* 27.13 4833 119.03 1 31 451 161 96 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 13 10 434 290 1 1/39 1/39 290.00 4.00 434.0 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 120 74 1860 1523 40 4/38 4/38 38.07 4.91 46.5 1 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 38 21 322 387 16 4/10 4/10 24.18 7.21 20.1 1 0 0
First-class 197 14476 8803 239 5/49 36.83 3.64 60.5 4 3 0
List A 306 7345 6467 229 5/63 5/63 28.24 5.28 32.0 6 1 0
T20s Insights on t20 287 219 3874 4799 195 6/16 6/16 24.61 7.43 19.8 3 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v England at Kandy, Dec 1-5, 2007 scorecard
Last Test England v South Africa at The Oval, Jul 19-23, 2012 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v England at Sydney, Feb 2, 2007 scorecard
Last ODI Afghanistan v England at Sydney, Mar 13, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v New Zealand at Manchester, Jun 13, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I England v India at Birmingham, Sep 7, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2002
Last First-class Cambridge MCCU v Essex at Cambridge, Apr 7-9, 2018 scorecard
List A debut 2002
Last List A Essex v Nottinghamshire at Chelmsford, Jun 16, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Surrey v Essex at East Molesey, Jun 14, 2003 scorecard
Last T20s Karachi Kings v Peshawar Zalmi at Lahore, Mar 21, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
25* Essex v Cambs MCCU Cambridge 7 Apr 2018 FC
3/35 Karachi Kngs v Zalmi Lahore 21 Mar 2018 T20
1/17, 7 Karachi Kngs v Zalmi Sharjah 15 Mar 2018 T20
13*, 0/11 Karachi Kngs v Qalandars Dubai (DSC) 11 Mar 2018 T20
4* Karachi Kngs v Sultans Dubai (DSC) 10 Mar 2018 T20
0 Karachi Kngs v Quetta Glad Dubai (DSC) 8 Mar 2018 T20
8, 0/11 Karachi Kngs v Islamabad Un Sharjah 4 Mar 2018 T20
- Karachi Kngs v Sultans Sharjah 2 Mar 2018 T20
50* Karachi Kngs v Qalandars Dubai (DSC) 26 Feb 2018 T20
0/27, 17* Karachi Kngs v Zalmi Dubai (DSC) 25 Feb 2018 T20
Profile

A talented, wristy strokeplayer, capable of opening the innings or batting in the middle order, Ravi Bopara was a regular member of the England set-up for several years without ever making himself indispensable. Admirers of his laid-back approach to life, and there are many, still live in hope that his England career will finish in a blaze of glory, but England's inglorious World Cup campaign in 2015 - and his 120th ODI cap against Afghanistan in Sydney - could prove to be where his international story ends.

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Dec 8, 2017

Ravi Bopara was pumped after taking a wicket, Rangpur Riders v Khulna Titans, BPL 2017 eliminator, Dhaka, December 8, 2017

Ravi Bopara was pumped after taking a wicket

© Raton Gomes

Nov 11, 2017

Ravi Bopara pulls out a full-length dive, Rangpur Riders v Rajshahi Kings, BPL 2017-18, Dhaka, November 11, 2017

Ravi Bopara pulls out a full-length dive

© Raton Gomes/BCB

Nov 8, 2017

Ravi Bopara guides the ball through point, Chittagong Vikings v Rangpur Riders, Bangladesh Premier League, Sylhet, November 8, 2017

Ravi Bopara guides the ball through point

© Raton Gomes/BCB

Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2007
Cricket Writers' Club Young Cricketers of the Year 2008

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