Sandeep Warrier is a Kerala-born fast bowler, who has been a part of multiple IPL franchises. The right-arm quick bowler has been a consistent performer for his home state in all forms of domestic cricket. Warrier made his first-class debut against Goa at Malappuram on November 24, 2012.
Since then, Sandeep has played 57 first-class matches and picked up 186 wickets, with his best figures in a match being 9/75. Warrier has played some matches for the India ‘A’ cricket team as well, which suggests that he is on the brink of breaking into the Indian cricket team. Speaking of Warrier’s performances in the other formats, he has played 55 List-A games in his career.
The right-arm fast bowler started his List-A career on February 14, 2013 against Hyderabad. In 55 List-A matches, Sandeep has taken 66 wickets, with his economy rate being 5.42. This talented player has the potential to make it big in the coming days, and here are some interesting things you need to know about Sandeep Warrier.
Sandeep Warrier Age
Sandeep Warrier was born on April 4, 1991. As of April 17, 2021, Sandeep is 30 years and 13 days old. He recently celebrated his 30th birthday before IPL 2021.
Sankarankutty Sandeep Warrier was born in Thrissur, Kerala. He plays domestic cricket for his home state in all three formats. It is pertinent to note that Sandeep has been equally successful in all three formats.
Sandeep Warrier played for the Royal Challengers Bangalore from 2013 to 2015. The Royal Challengers paid him INR 10 lakhs per year. After staying away from the competition for three seasons, Warrier joined the Kolkata Knight Riders as a replacement player in 2019. Warrier has a contract worth INR 20 lakh with the Knight Riders.
Sandeep Warrier IPL Salary
In all, Sandeep Warrier has earned INR 90 lakh in the six seasons he has played so far. Despite his consistent performances in the domestic arena, not many franchises showed interest for him at the auction. As a result, the teams that have signed him managed to do so at his base price.
Sandeep Warrier T20 stats
Warrier has played 4 IPL matches in his career, taking two wickets at an economy rate of 7.93. Warrier has played 54 domestic T20 matches in his career, where he picked up 53 wickets at a strike rate of 21.80. His best bowling figures in the shortest format of the game are 3/19. Sandeep can bowl in the powerplay as well as the death overs. It will be exciting to see how the Kolkata Knight Riders use him in IPL 2021.