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Varun Aaron      

Full name Varun Raymond Aaron

Born October 29, 1989, Singhbhum, Bihar (now Jharkhand)

Current age 26 years 336 days

Major teams India, Australian Centre of Excellence, Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, India Emerging Players, Jharkhand, Jharkhand Under-19s, Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Varun Raymond Aaron
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 9 14 5 35 9 3.88 110 31.81 0 0 4 0 1 0
ODIs 9 3 2 8 6* 8.00 15 53.33 0 0 1 0 1 0
First-class 40 62 15 612 72 13.02 1360 45.00 0 1 76 10 9 0
List A 30 13 4 119 34 13.22 116 102.58 0 0 8 6 7 0
Twenty20 47 15 9 71 17* 11.83 81 87.65 0 0 5 2 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 9 14 1189 947 18 3/97 3/97 52.61 4.77 66.0 0 0 0
ODIs 9 9 380 419 11 3/24 3/24 38.09 6.61 34.5 0 0 0
First-class 40 61 5897 3473 104 6/63 8/194 33.39 3.53 56.7 3 4 0
List A 30 29 1330 1194 45 5/47 5/47 26.53 5.38 29.5 0 2 0
Twenty20 47 45 970 1327 40 3/16 3/16 33.17 8.20 24.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v West Indies at Mumbai, Nov 22-26, 2011 scorecard
Last Test India v South Africa at Bangalore, Nov 14-18, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Mumbai, Oct 23, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI India v Sri Lanka at Cuttack, Nov 2, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Jharkhand v Jammu & Kashmir at Ranchi, Nov 3-6, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Australia A v India A at Brisbane, Sep 15-18, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Assam v Jharkhand at Cuttack, Feb 10, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Australia A v India A at Mackay, Aug 30, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Jharkhand v Tripura at Dhanbad, Oct 20, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kings XI Punjab at Bangalore, May 18, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0*, 1/84 India A v Australia A Brisbane 15 Sep 2016 FC
4, 3/41, 6, 2/52 India A v Australia A Brisbane 8 Sep 2016 FC
1/65 India A v Australia A Mackay 30 Aug 2016 LA
3/58 India A v NPS Mackay 27 Aug 2016 LA
- India A v Sth Africa A Mackay 25 Aug 2016 LA
0/17 RCB v Kings XI Bangalore 18 May 2016 T20
0/19 RCB v Guj Lions Bangalore 14 May 2016 T20
2/37 RCB v Mum Indians Bangalore 11 May 2016 T20
0/25 RCB v Kings XI Mohali 9 May 2016 T20
0/31 RCB v Supergiants Bangalore 7 May 2016 T20
Profile

In a country starved of genuinely quick bowlers, Varun Aaron grabbed the headlines when he hit 153 kph during the 2010-11 Vijay Hazare Trophy final against Gujarat. Hailing from Jharkhand, Aaron has been part of the MRF Pace Academy in Chennai since he was spotted by a talent scout at the age of 15. However, his career has been marred with frequent injuries. Two stress fractures of the back soon after his Ranji Trophy debut in the 2008-09 season for Jharkhand, a back injury that kept him out of India's tour to Australia in 2011-12 before a recurrence kept him out of competitive cricket for 15 months, and a leg injury in 2014 has had a severe impact on the pacer's Test career.

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Sep 9, 2016

Varun Aaron had Cameron Bancroft lbw for 10, Australia A v India A, 1st unofficial Test, 2nd day, Brisbane, September 9, 2016

Varun Aaron had Cameron Bancroft lbw for 10

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Apr 30, 2016

A frustrated Varun Aaron gets down on his haunches during David Warner and Kane Williamson's strong stand, Sunrisers Hyderabad v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2016, Hyderabad, April 30, 2016

A frustrated Varun Aaron gets down on his haunches during David Warner and Kane Williamson's strong stand

© BCCI

Nov 14, 2015

Varun Aaron exults after bowling Hashim Amla, India v South Africa, 2nd Test, 1st day, Bangalore, November 14, 2015

Varun Aaron exults after bowling Hashim Amla

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