Sreesanth      

Full name Shanthakumaran Sreesanth

Born February 6, 1983, Kothamangalam, Kerala

Current age 36 years 305 days

Major teams India, Asia XI, Kerala, Kerala Under-19s, Kings XI Punjab, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Rajasthan Royals, Warwickshire

Also known as Gopu

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Shanthakumaran Sreesanth
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 27 40 13 281 35 10.40 539 52.13 0 0 38 4 5 0
ODIs 53 21 10 44 10* 4.00 121 36.36 0 0 2 0 7 0
T20Is 10 3 2 20 19* 20.00 14 142.85 0 0 4 0 2 0
First-class 73 99 30 661 35 9.57 1555 42.50 0 0 16 0
List A 86 37 15 127 33 5.77 286 44.40 0 0 10 0
T20s 60 20 12 73 19* 9.12 95 76.84 0 0 13 0 9 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 27 50 5419 3271 87 5/40 8/99 37.59 3.62 62.2 4 3 0
ODIs 53 52 2476 2508 75 6/55 6/55 33.44 6.07 33.0 2 1 0
T20Is 10 9 204 288 7 2/12 2/12 41.14 8.47 29.1 0 0 0
First-class 73 13057 7554 211 5/40 35.80 3.47 61.8 9 6 0
List A 86 4108 3906 111 6/55 6/55 35.18 5.70 37.0 4 1 0
T20s 60 59 1192 1639 50 3/29 3/29 32.78 8.25 23.8 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Nagpur, Mar 1-5, 2006 scorecard
Last Test England v India at The Oval, Aug 18-22, 2011 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Nagpur, Oct 25, 2005 scorecard
Last ODI India v Sri Lanka at Mumbai, Apr 2, 2011 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v India at Johannesburg, Dec 1, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v India at Melbourne, Feb 1, 2008 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2002/03
Last First-class Mumbai v Rest of India at Mumbai, Feb 6-10, 2013 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A Assam v Kerala at Visakhapatnam, Mar 2, 2013 scorecard
T20s debut South Africa v India at Johannesburg, Dec 1, 2006 scorecard
Last T20s Kings XI Punjab v Rajasthan Royals at Mohali, May 9, 2013 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/18 Royals v Kings XI Mohali 9 May 2013 T20
1/35 Royals v RCB Jaipur 29 Apr 2013 T20
0, 0/9 Royals v RCB Bengaluru 20 Apr 2013 T20
2/20 Royals v Kings XI Jaipur 14 Apr 2013 T20
0/38 Royals v Warriors Pune 11 Apr 2013 T20
1*, 1/25 Royals v KKR Jaipur 8 Apr 2013 T20
0*, 1/18 Royals v Daredevils Delhi 6 Apr 2013 T20
0, 0/56 Kerala v Assam Visakhapatnam 2 Mar 2013 LA
2/83 Kerala v Tamil Nadu Margao 18 Feb 2013 LA
4/61 Kerala v Andhra Porvorim 17 Feb 2013 LA
Profile

For three seasons, Sreesanth was hardly anything more than an answer to a trivia question - who is the only Kerala bowler to have taken a Ranji Trophy hat-trick ? His rise, though, was rapid, and since he played for a weak side, unnoticed. Not too many bowlers get selected for the Duleep Trophy in their first season, like Sreesanth did in 2002-03 after snapping up 22 wickets in his first seven games.

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May 2, 2019

Sreesanth and model and actress Janira Ider pose for photographs during the inauguration of the upcoming Hindi and Kannada film 'SPEED BOYS Dhoom Machale' in Mumbai, May 2, 2019

Sreesanth poses for photographs at the inauguration of his latest Hindi-Kannada film Speed Boys Dhoom Machale

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Mar 15, 2019

Sreesanth reacts after the Supreme Court set aside his life ban, New Delhi, March 15, 2019

Sreesanth reacts after the Supreme Court set aside the life ban in March 2019

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Mar 15, 2019

'It's a great opportunity for me to get back on the field' - Sreesanth

'It's a great opportunity for me to get back on the field' - Sreesanth

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