Sunil Narine (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More

Sunil Narine

Real NameSunil Philip Narine
ProfessionWest Indian Cricketer (Spin bowler)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weightin Kilograms- 78 kg
in Pounds- 172 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 7 June 2012 vs Engand in Birmingham
ODI- 5 December 2011 vs India in Ahmedabad
T20- 27 March 2012 vs Australia in St Lucia
International Retirement5 November 2023 [1]India Today
Sunil Narine's post on Instagram about his retirement from international cricket
Note: Sunil announced his retirement from international cricket through an Instagram post.
Coach/MentorNot Known
Jersey Number#74 (West Indies)
#74 (IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamWest Indies, Barisal Burners, Cape Cobras, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Kolkata Knight Riders, Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies Under-19s
Nature on fieldCalm
Likes to play againstIndia and England
Favourite BallCarrom ball
Records (main ones)• Took all the 10 wickets for 55 runs in an innings in an under-19 trial match in 2006.
• The only bowler to bowl a maiden super over in T20 cricket.
• Sunil Narine holds the joint record with Yusuf Pathan to score the fastest half-century in the Indian Premier League (15 balls).
Career Turning PointWhen he took 10 wickets in an innings in an under-19 trial match in 2006.
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 May 1988
Age (as in 2017)29 Years
Birth PlaceArima, Trinidad & Tobago
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
HometownArima, Trinidad & Tobago
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Late Shadeed Narine
Mother- Christina Narine
Sunil Narine parents
Brother- Not Known
Sisters- Not Known
HobbiesListening music
ControversiesIn 2015, he was suspended from bowling in international cricket after it was found that his bowling action was illegal. And in April 2016, his ban was released.
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketersBatsman: Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Chris Gayle
Bowler: Ian Bishop
Favourite FoodSawine and donuts
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNandita Kumar
Wife/SpouseNandita KumarSunil Narine with his wife Nandita Kumar
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net WorthNot Known

Sunil Narine

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sunil Narine

  • Does Sunil Narine smoke?: No
  • Does Sunil Narine drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Narine’s first ODI wicket was of Virat Kohli at Motera, Ahmedabad in 2011.
  • In IPL 2013, he took a hat-trick against Kings XI Punjab by dismissing David Hussey, Azhar Mehmood and Gurkeerat Singh.
  • In 2012, he won the Emerging Cricketer of the Year Award.
  • His father named him after the name of Sunil Gavaskar as he was a huge fan of his.
  • He is the first ever bowler to bowl a maiden super over in T20 cricket to Nicolas Pooran in a Caribbean Premier League (CPL) match against Red Steel.

  • Kolkata Knight Riders bough him in IPL for the first time with a whooping amount of 3.55 crore (INR). He didn’t disappoint them and was the 2nd highest wicket-taker (24 wickets), which helped KKR win their first IPL title.
  • He is popular for his spiked Mohawk hairstyle.
  • Despite the IPL success, he still live in his parent’s 2-room old house.
  • Once he smashed 4 consecutive 6s off Glenn Maxwell‘s bowling in an ODI.

  • On 28 August 2023, during a CPL 2023 T20 match between Trinbago Knight Riders and St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Kieron Pollard gave Sunil Narine a slow-over red card, making him the first player in CPL history to receive such a penalty.