Varun Chopra      

Full name Varun Chopra

Born June 21, 1987, Barking, Essex

Current age 27 years 19 days

Major teams England Lions, England Performance Programme, England Under-19s, Essex, Essex 2nd XI, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club, Warwickshire

Nickname Tidz

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Height 6 ft 1 in

Education Ilford County HS

Varun Chopra
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 130 216 15 7354 233* 36.58 14479 50.79 14 37 910 25 145 0
List A 76 74 3 2818 115 39.69 3708 75.99 6 19 262 18 22 0
Twenty20 57 55 8 1105 75* 23.51 1068 103.46 0 7 100 17 13 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 130 16 192 116 0 - - - 3.62 - 0 0 0
List A 76 1 18 18 0 - - - 6.00 - 0 0 0
Twenty20 57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Essex v Loughborough UCCE at Chelmsford, Apr 15-17, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Warwickshire v Nottinghamshire at Birmingham, Jun 29-Jul 2, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Essex v Sri Lankans at Chelmsford, Jun 9, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Warwickshire v Northamptonshire at Birmingham, Aug 26, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Hampshire v Essex at Southampton, Jul 3, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Warwickshire v Nottinghamshire at Birmingham, Jul 8, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
14 Warwickshire v Notts Birmingham 8 Jul 2014 T20
4 Warwickshire v Northants Northampton 3 Jul 2014 T20
33, 10 Warwickshire v Notts Birmingham 29 Jun 2014 FC
35 Warwickshire v Derbyshire Derby 27 Jun 2014 T20
29, 5 Warwickshire v Yorkshire Birmingham 22 Jun 2014 FC
5 Warwickshire v Worcs Worcester 20 Jun 2014 T20
68* Warwickshire v Northants Birmingham 19 Jun 2014 T20
47 Warwickshire v Northants Northampton 15 Jun 2014 FC
17 Warwickshire v Notts Nottingham 13 Jun 2014 T20
9, 29 Warwickshire v Lancashire Birmingham 8 Jun 2014 FC
Profile

By the time he scored a century on Championship debut in 2006, Varun Chopra had long been viewed as an opening batsman with a bright future. Only one man, Steven Peters, had scored a Championship century for Essex younger than Chopra's 18-years and 338 days, while he had also impressed as captain of England U19. He led England to a series whitewash over Sri Lanka in 2005 and was hailed by Graham Gooch as "a smart lad who works hard at his game and has a natural eye for a ball." Even an 11-0 defeat in Bangladesh did little to dim his promise.

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May 12, 2014

Varun Chopra had his stumps demolished, Yorkshire v Warwickshire, County Championship, Division One, Headingley, 2nd day, May 12, 2014

Varun Chopra had his stumps demolished

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Apr 28, 2014

Peter Siddle removed Varun Chopra in his first over and finished with three wickets, Nottinghamshire v Warwickshire, County Championship, Trent Bridge, April 28, 2014

Peter Siddle removed Varun Chopra in his first over and finished with three wickets

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Apr 23, 2014

Ateeq Javid and Varun Chopra head off after the umpires halted play due to bad light, Lancashire v Warwickshire, County Championship, Division One, Old Trafford, 4th day, April 23, 2014

Ateeq Javid and Varun Chopra head off after the umpires halted play due to bad light

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Investec Test: England v India at Nottingham - Jul 9-13
India 457 England 43/1
North Division: Durham v Yorkshire at Chester-le-Street
Jul 11, 2014 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
North Division: Leics v Lancashire at Leicester
Jul 11, 2014 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
South Division: Somerset v Gloucs at Taunton
Jul 11, 2014 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
North Division: Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton
Jul 11, 2014 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
South Division: Surrey v Glamorgan at The Oval
Jul 11, 2014 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
North Division: Warwickshire v Worcs at Birmingham
Jul 11, 2014 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
South Division: Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton
Jul 11, 2014 (19:00 local | 18:00 GMT | 14:00 EDT | 13:00 CDT | 11:00 PDT)
South Division: Sussex v Kent at Hove
Jul 11, 2014 (19:00 local | 18:00 GMT | 14:00 EDT | 13:00 CDT | 11:00 PDT)
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