IPL 2023: Hero in the World Cup.. Zero there.. Rs. 18.5 crore player who made Punjab Kings difficult.. Why?

Punjab Kings: England all rounder Sam Curran is currently playing in the SA20 league. His performance in this league is increasing Punjab Kings’ odds for IPL 2023.

English all rounder Sam Curran is currently playing for MI Cape Town in SA20. It is known that for IPL 2023, Punjab Kings got Sam Curran by paying a whopping price of Rs 18.5 crores in the mini auction. Curran became the highest selling player in IPL. He performed brilliantly in the T20 World Cup played in 2022. He was adjudged the ‘Player of the Tournament’ in the World Cup. Seeing his performance… Punjab Kings put a huge price on him.

Punjab Kings’ problems have increased..

Sam Curran’s performance in the ongoing SA20 league in South Africa has been very poor. He has played a total of four matches in this league so far. He bowled in these matches and took only 2 wickets. At the same time, he scored only 43 runs in the batting. In this he scored 20 runs in the first match, 0 in the second match, 15* in the third match and 8 runs in the fourth match. Meanwhile bowling, he took two wickets in only the fourth match.

Curran looking at these statistics.. Both ball and bat seem to have failed in the SA20 league. His failure will create problems for Punjab Kings in IPL 2023. Punjab Kings paid a huge amount and got him in their team.

International career

Curran, 24, has played three formats for England. In this he took 47 wickets in 42 innings in 24 Test matches. He scored 815 runs in 38 innings while batting. Apart from this, he took 16 wickets in bowling and scored 206 runs in batting in 18 ODIs. Bowling and batting in 35 T20 International matches, he scored 41 wickets and 158 runs in 21 innings.


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