Sandeep Warrier overview

Sandeep Warrier is an Indian cricketer who was born on 4th April 1991 in Thrissur, Kerala. The 29-yar old cricketer is primarily a right-arm medium pacer and a right-hand batsman. He grew up and studied in Mumbai.

Warrier’s development as a cricketer began in Mumbai, the nursery of cricket in India. His father was a bank employee in Mumbai. Warrier began to play in school there but the force came in Sandeep’s mind after they were shifted back to Kerala when Warrier was 16 years old. Within a short span of four years Sandeep Warrier made his debut in first-class cricket and then ensured a berth in the national under-23 side.

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
ODI 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
T20 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
IPL 4 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
ODI 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
T20 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
IPL 4 4 90 119 2 2/31 2/31 7.93 59.5 45.0 0 0

Early signs

Sandeep Warrier made his debut in first-class cricket in 2012 in a Ranji Trophy match against Goa. He mnaged only 2 wickets giving away 86 runs in 23 overs. But as the time wore on Sandeep Warrier developed his bowling a lot. The 2018-19 was his best he became the leading wicket-taker of Kerala in the group stage of Ranji Trophy, having scalped 44 wickets in 10 matches and his superb show finally guided Kerala to the maiden semi-final appearance in the Ranji Trophy. Sandeep has participated in 57 first-class matches and scalped 186 wickets at an economy rate of 2.77 including his best bowling figure of 9 for 75 in a match. Sandeep had begun his journey in the List ‘A’ game in a Vijay Hazare Trophy match against Hyderabad and drew attention by capturing 3 wickets at the cost of only 30 runs in 10 overs. But it was 2018-19 when Sandeep, shrugging off all his lean phase, became the leading wicket-taker of his state one again by picking up 12 wickets in only 6 matches. Sandeep has played in 55 List ‘A’ matches and scalped 66 wickets including his best figure of 4 for 51.

ODI Career

NA

Test career

NA

IPL career

Sandeep Warrier was first bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for the 2013 IPL but he was completely benched for the next two seasons before being released by the franchise in 2015. Being unsold at the auction, only 10 days before the commencement of 2019 IPL, Sandeep was roped in by Kolkata Knight Riders. He has played in only 4 matches in two seasons for KKR and claimed 2 wickets. H has been retained by KKR for the 2021 IPL but uncertainty looms large over his chances to get into the playing eleven in the League this year.

T20 Career

Sandeep Warrier’s debut in 2013 in a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match against Hyderabad was not bright also as he only managed 1 wicket at the cost of 22 runs in his 4 overs. But later on he started shining even in the shortest format of the game. He took a hat-trick in the same tournament in 2019. He has however played in 54 Twenty20 matches in the domestic circuit and captured 53 wickets with his best figure of 3 for 19.

ICC Trophies

From Mumbai school to Kerala’s leading domestic wicket-taker.

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