IPL Auction 2023- Sam Curran Bought By Punjab Kings (PBKS) For 18.50 Crores
IPL Auction 2023- Sam Curran Bought By Punjab Kings (PBKS) For 18.50 Crores

Sam Curran was bought by Punjab Kings (PBKS) for Rs. 18.50 crores during IPL 2023 auction. The England all-rounder had a base price of Rs. 2 crores during IPL 2023 auction. Sam Curran is an all-rounder who bowls left-arm medium pace and bats left-handed.

Sam Curran did not play in IPL 2022 as he wanted to focus on his domestic team. In IPL 2021, the left-arm pacer was part of the Chennai Super Kings. He played 9 matches for CSK and scored 56 runs at a strike rate of 193+. With the ball, he scalped 9 wickets in 9 games at an average of 36.44.

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Sam Curran Was Part of PBKS and CSK in Previous Seasons of IPL

So far, Curran has played in 3 IPL seasons. In IPL 2019, he was part of Punjab Kings. In IPL 2020 and 2021, he was a member of Chennai Super Kings. Overall, Curran has played 32 matches in IPL so far and scored 337 runs at a strike rate of 149+.

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The left-handed batsman has also hit 2 half-centuries in IPL. With the ball, the left-arm medium pacer has hunted 32 wickets in 32 games at an average of 31.09. He holds an economy of 9.21. His best bowling show in a match is 4 wickets for 11 runs, which he grabbed in IPL 2019.

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Sam Curran is a regular member of England in ODIs and T20Is. He has played 24 Tests, 18 ODIs, and 35 T20Is for England so far. He has hit 815 runs in Tests, 206 runs in ODIs, and 158 runs in T20I. The youngster accounts for 47 wickets in Tests, 16 in ODIs, and 41 in T20Is.

IPL Auction 2023: Sam Curran Bought By Punjab Kings (PBKS) For 18.50 Crores

 

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