Sunil Narine Profile – Age, Achievements, Career, Stats & More

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Sinil Narine was born in 1988 in Arima, Trinidad & Tobago. He first came into the spotlight when he took 10 wickets during a trial game. He later ended up with the Trinidad and Tobago team in 2009. In the same year, Sunil managed to make his first-class debut for Trinidad and Tobago against Leewards Islands. Below is his player profile and career information.

Basic Information

  • Name: Sunil Philip Narine
  • Place of birth: Arima, Trinidad, and Tobago 
  • Date of birth: 26th May 1988
  • Nationality: Trinidad
  • Height: 1.80 m
  • Bowling style: Right-arm offbreak
  • Batting style: Left-Handed Bat
  • Role: Bowler
  • Teams: Kolkata Knight Riders, Trinbago and Tobago, Sydney Sixers, Barisal Burners, Comilla Victorians, Guyana Amazon Warriors.

Sunil Narine bowling and batting stats

Batting stats

  • In ODIs, Sunil has played 65 matches in 65 innings, made 12 Not Outs, 441 Bfs, and scored 2435 runs. He has also bagged 36 fours with a strike rate of 38.40 and an average of 26.46.
  • For the T20Is, he has played 51 games in 49 innings, scoring 1105 runs, 2 Not Outs, and 128 BFs. He has bagged 13 fours with a strike rate of 21.10 and an average of 21.25.
  • In the T20s, Sunil has played 382 matches in 376 innings scoring 8781 runs and 1707 BFs. He has also managed to bag 246 fours, 40 Not Outs, with a strike rate of 20.50 and an average of 20.74.

Bowling stats

  • For the ODIs, Sunil has played 65 games in 45 innings, giving away 363 runs and taking 92 wickets. He also managed to bowl 590 overs with an economy of 4.12 and an average of 11.00.
  • In the T20Is, he played 51 matches in 23 innings, taking 52 wickets. He has also bowled 183.4 overs with an economy of 6.01 and an average of 10.33.
  • For T20s, Sunil played 382 games in 227 innings taking 390 wickets. He also bowled 1338.2 overs with an economy of 6.06 and an average of 15.02.

Career Information

Domestic Career

In 2009, he made his first-class debut for Trinidad and Tobago in a  cricket match. It was during the Regional Four Day tournament where he bowled 13 overs with no wickets. In 2011, he played his first T20 game during the Caribbean T20. In the same year, Signal made his List A debut during the Regional Super 50, and he scored 35 runs.

IPL Career

After the 2011 tournament, Sunil was picked by Kolkata Knight Riders to join their squad for the 2012 IPL. He did not disappoint them with a total of 24 wickets. In 2017, he made a half-century in just 15 balls. 

ODI Career

Sunil made his ODI debut against India during the third match of the series. After this tournament, Narine went missing for one year but came back to the West Indies squad in 2015.

T20I career

In 2012, Narine made his T20I debut against Australia. In the same year, he was the one who led the West Indies to their victory in the World T20 cup. He also played in the ICC T20 tournament in 2014, which gained him 784 points.


  • He has represented West Indies in 65 ODIs and 51 T20Is. 
  • He has managed to take 92 wickets in ODIs.
  • He has taken the most wickets in a single IPL tournament for Kolkata Knight Riders.




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