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Popular cricket players of West Indies: Ramnaresh Sarwan

by on March 21, 2011
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Popular cricket players of West Indies: Ramnaresh Sarwan

  • Ramnaresh Sarwan is a right handed batsman of West Indian cricket team. Sarwan is a fluent stroke maker and is a free-scoring batsman.
  • Sarwan made his ODI debut in West Indian cricket team on July 20, 2000 against England. Sarwan has played 181 ODIs scoring 5804 runs at an average of 42.67. The best batting performance of Sarwan has been his 120 runs. Ramnaresh Sarwan has struck 38 fifties and 5 hundreds in one day international career.
  • Ramnaresh Sarwan made his test debut against Pakistan cricket team on May 18, 2000. Sarwan played 87 test matches in which he scored 5842 runs with 291 being his highest score. Sarwan has scored 15 hundreds and 31 fifties in his test career.
  • Ramnaresh Sarwan has a batting average of 44.07 which is the third on West Indian batsmen line who have scored 5000 one day international runs.
  • Ramnaresh Sarwan has played two cricket World Cups with an average of 58.40 in 15 matches. Sarwan does not have any century on his record in World Cup but has two 90-plus runs performance which he scored against Bangladesh and South Africa in year 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup successively.
  • Although recently West Indian Cricket Team has failed to perform at the level that is expected from two times world Cup Champions, cricketers like Ramnaresh Sarwan have made sure that no one can write off West Indies Cricket easily.

Ramnaresh Sarwan played among the hard hitting batsmen such as Gayles and Darren Sammy. With such hard hitters, West Indies is lucky to have Sarwan who is a steady player and believes in developing a strong base for the team. To further groom his performance, it is needed that West Indian team plays domestic and international cricket at frequent intervals. As the financial crisis wrapped up West Indian cricket team, one can fathom how the players would be feeling demoralized. Having Sarwan in squad of 2015 ICC World Cup could be an asset for West Indian team. 

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