Thomas Kevin Curran
Thomas Kevin Curran was born on 12 March 1995. He is a South African-born English cricket who represents England in Tests and limited overs format. He represents Surrey in English domestic cricket and he plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL. He is a right-arm fast medium bowler who bats right-handed.
He was bestowed with the Cricket Writers’ Club Young Cricketer of the Year award for his stand out performances in 2015. He played for KwaZulu-Natal Inland at U-15 level, U-17 level and U-19 level. His immense potential then got noticed by former Surrey skipper Ian Grieg and he invited him to play for the Surrey second XI in 2012. He made his senior debut for Surrey in a List A match against Essex in 2013 and his First-class debut against Cambridge University. He was roped in by the Cape Town Knight Riders squad for the first season of the T20 Global league. In 2018, he was named in the squad of Kolkata Knight Riders in 2018.
|Height (approx.):||6 ft|
|Weight (approx.):||78 Kg|
|Eye Colour:||Hazel Grey|
|Date of Birth:||12 March 1995|
|Age (as on 2018):||22 years|
|Birth Place:||Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Virgo|
|College:||St George College, Harare and Wellington College, England|
|Educational Qualifications:||Not Known|
|Brother:||Sam Curran and Ben Curran
|ODI:||England v West Indies at Southampton, Sep 29, 2017|
|T20I:||England v South Africa at Taunton, Jun 23, 2017|
|Jersey Number:||#59 (England) (Surrey)|
|Domestic/State Team:||England, England Lions, KwaZulu-Natal Inland Under-19s, Kolkata Knight Riders, Surrey 2nd XI Surrey|
|Nature on the field:||Agressive|
|Likes to play against:||Australia and India|
|Favourite Shot:||Straight Drive|
|Records and Awards|
- Tom Curran was noticed playing schools cricket by former Surrey captain Ian Greig and then he was invited to play for the Surrey second XI in 2012.
- Curran made his senior debut for Surrey in a List A match against Essex County in 2013.
|Hobbies:||Playing Football & golf, listening to music|
|Favourite Batsmen:||Brendon McCullum, Sachin Tendulkar|
|Favourite Bowlers:||Not Known|
|Favourite Cricket Ground:||Not Known|
|Favourite sports personalities:||Adam Gilchrist and Glenn McGrath|
|Favourite Food:||Spaghetti Bolognese|
|Favourite Actors:||Not Known|
|Favourite Films:||Not Known|
|Car Collection:||Not Known|
|Favourite Musicians/Singers:||Not Known|
|Favourite Destinations:||Not Known|
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children|
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
IPL 1 Crore
|Lesser Known Facts|
- In September 2015, Tom Curran was selected for the England Performance Programme. Curran was named in England’s Twenty20 International squad for their series against West Indies team in 2017.
- For his county Surrey, Tom Curran opens bowling with his brother Sam Curran.
- His father, Kevin Curran has played for Zimbabwe as an all-rounder.