Kevin Curran      

Full name Kevin Malcolm Curran

Born September 7, 1959, Rusape, Manicaland

Died October 10, 2012, Mutare (aged 53 years 33 days)

Major teams Zimbabwe, Boland, Gloucestershire, Natal, Northamptonshire

Nickname KC

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Other Coach

Height 6 ft 2 in

Education Marandelias High School

Relation Father - KP Curran, Cousin - PJ Curran, Son - TK Curran

Kevin Malcolm Curran
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 11 11 0 287 73 26.09 430 66.74 0 2 21 4 1 0
First-class 324 510 83 15740 159 36.86 25 83 209 0
List A 407 379 76 9194 119* 30.34 1 53 105 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 11 10 506 398 9 3/65 3/65 44.22 4.71 56.2 0 0 0
First-class 324 31994 16730 605 7/47 27.65 3.13 52.8 15 4
List A 407 14349 10648 364 5/15 5/15 29.25 4.45 39.4 11 1 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Australia v Zimbabwe at Nottingham, Jun 9, 1983 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v Zimbabwe at Cuttack, Oct 30, 1987 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1980-1999
List A span 1981-1999
Profile

A right-arm fast-medium bowler and middle-order batsman, Kevin Curran was one of the most effective overseas players in English cricket in the decade from the mid 1980s, scoring 1000 runs in a season five times. He first played for Zimbabwe in 1980, toured Sri Lanka (twice) and England with them, and played in the 1983 and 1987 World Cups - but by the time Zimbabwe gained Test status he had almost completed his 10-year qualification for English residency and was not tempted back. A slightly fiery character, Gloucestershire controversially declined to renew his contract at the end of 1990 and he moved to Northants where he played until retiring at the end of 1999. For some time he was Zimbabwe's assistant coach before moving west to take charge of Namibia. In September 2004, he returned home as director of coaching at the CFX Cricket Academy in Harare. In August 2005, he replaced Phil Simmons as national coach, a position he held till 2007. Curran was the coach of the Mash Eagles team when he died at the age of 53, after collapsing while jogging in Mutare.
Martin Williamson and ESPNcricinfo staff

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Oct 7, 2006

Kevin Curran speaks to the media, Ahmedabad, October 7, 2006

Kevin Curran speaks to the media

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Sep 30, 2006

Curran affairs: Kevin Curran addresses the media as Zimbabwe arrive in India for the Champions Trophy, September 30, 2006

Curran affairs: Kevin Curran addresses the media as Zimbabwe arrive in India for the Champions Trophy

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Nov 9, 1998

Kevin Curran Bowling

Kevin Curran Bowling

© Photo by John Dawson

Country Fixtures Country Results
Eagles v Tuskers at Harare - Apr 23-26
Tuskers 178 Eagles 472/5
Rhinos v Mountaineers at Kwekwe - Apr 23-26
Mountaineers 136 & 118/2 Rhinos 239
Final: Mountaineers v Rocks at Mutare
Apr 30, 2014 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 03:30 EDT | 02:30 CDT | 00:30 PDT)
Only Test: Zimbabwe v South Africa at Harare
Aug 9-13, 2014
1st ODI: Zimbabwe v South Africa at Bulawayo
Aug 17, 2014
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