Out of the considerable number of players named in India’s squads for the various number of squads, maybe the most fascinating one is Barinder Singh Sran. Many people have been scratching their heads thinking who he is and what he’s done to win an opening in India’s ODI squad. Well, this young lad is a promising youthful enormous talent from Punjab. The left-arm fast bowler was born on 10 December, 1992 in Sirsa, a town on the edge of Punjab and Haryana.
Today, we are up with some of the fascinating facts about the most astonishing and the budding lad who is marking his name to the international cricket.
- Cricket wasn’t the principal sport for Barinder Sran. As a child, Barinder was keen on cricket like every other Indian kid but he never thought of taking up the game professionally. Interestingly, back in his childhood times, he learned boxing at Bhiwani and got the attention of Jagdish Singh, a mentor who had prepared a few Olympic level boxers including Vijender Singh. But he was a sort of human who always wanted to achieve something very big. In order to achieve such dreams, he fled away from Bhiwani to Chandigarh in order to attain everything by the means of cricket. He went to an ability chase in Mohali and inspired everybody with his pace and swing. This was the point at which a few state-level mentors and selectors became notified with him and took him under their training segment.
- Barinder Singh Sran made his first-class debut in 2011. He made his introduction for Punjab in 2011 against Odisha and it ended up being a huge recreation for him. He finished the game with figures of 3/66 and 4/27 and blew everybody over.
- He made his Indian Premier League debut for Rajasthan. Barinder was purchased by Rajasthan’s franchise in 2015 at the base cost of 10 lakh. He made his introduction in the 8th edition of the Indian Premier League.
- He once strike out an umpire. Yes, Barinder was batting at a Ranji Trophy game and smashed a ball straight back to the bowler. It struck Australian umpire John Ward on his head, however luckily he was stated out of risk in the wake of being raced to the nearest hospital. “It was a mass mishap. On the off chance that I get a chance to meet him, I might want to meet him at his home.” said Sran after the occurrence.
- He has got some genuine recognitions from huge names. Once Barinder stepped into the spotlight, there was no turning back for him. He is the second left arm pacer India have blooded after Sreenath Aravind since the retirement of Zaheer Khan so he conveys a great deal of desires. So it’s no big surprise that his talent carnival has pulled in cheers from a few tremendous names in cricket including Rahul Dravid and Yuvraj Singh.
Barinder saran! Serious spell of fast bowling on a flat track ! A talented fast left armer to watch out for reminds me of a young @ImZaheer
— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) October 3, 2015
When asked about who are the cricketers that inspire you the most, he added that, – “India’s Zaheer Khan and Pakistan’s pace legend Wasim Akram are the two bowlers that I’ve always followed.” Furthermore, when asked about what sort of experience or the abilities you learnt from the Rajasthan Royals dugout, he said that – “Players like Tim Southee and James Faulkner had constant conversations with me, guiding me, telling me how things work in terms of bowling and field placements. Rahul (Dravid) sir boosted my confidence and encouraged me all the time. All this mattered a lot to me.“
Barinder Singh Sran devotes all his success to his family, his friends and most importantly, The coaches he has been trained under (Kulbir Singh, Amit Uniyal, Kulwinder Singh Jandoria). May Barinder be blessed with everything he aspires for and he will be the greatest and the best bowling sensation.
Good Luck mate! All the very best for the future. #bleedblue