| On May 24, 2021 2:12 PM IST

Who Is Zimbabwe Cricketer Ryan Burl? His story is winning the internet!


Ryan Burl: Zimbabwe Cricketer Ryan Burl created a perfect storm on social media on Sunday which revealed the existing enormous gap between the top teams and the fringe cricket nations like Zimbabwe. The 27-year-old shared photos of torn shoes on his Twitter account that was not only heart-wrenching but shows the financial plight professional cricketers have to endure in small countries.

“Any chance we can get a sponsor so we don’t have to glue our shoes back after every series,” Burl posted on his Twitter account.

Who Is Ryan Burl?

You may be wondering who is Ryan Burl and why the cricketer has been in the news for the last 24 hours or so. His tweet sent shivers down the spine of the cricket world and brought the focus on the Zimbabwe all-rounder. Here is everything you may want to know about Ryan Burl.

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Ryan Burl Cricket Career and Timelines

  • Born on 15 April 1994, in Marondera, Zimbabwe.
  • Burl is a left-handed batsman who bats in the middle-order. He can also bowl leg-spin.
  • Burl’s big breakthrough came in 2014 when he was selected in Zimbabwe’s squad He was part of the Zimbabwe Academy Squad that toured England in 2017.
  • After making all the right noise in domestic cricket, Burl made his International ODI debut for Zimbabwe versus Afghanistan on 16 February 2017.
  • Burl earned his maiden T20I cap against Afghanistan on 5 February 2018.
  • The all-rounder was also part of the T20I team that played against Pakistan last month.

All in all, Burl has played 3 Tests, 18 ODIs, and 25 T20Is for Zimbabwe.

Puma Cricket Announces Sponsorship Deal With Ryan Burl

They say there’s light at the end of the storm, and Ryan Burl can certainly vouch for that old adage.

The 27-year-old got his wish come true as sportswear giant Puma announced a deal with the cricketer via their social media account.

“Time to Put The Glue Away, I got you covered,” replied Puma Cricket.


Later, Burl thanked the fans for their unflinching support on social media which led to Puma Cricket striking the deal with him.

Who Is Ryan Burl Wife?

The 27-year-old is reportedly single. He is not in any kind of relationship and is yet to tie the knot. Burl has no children as well.

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