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Kamran Khan is a left-arm fast-medium cricketer from India. He played for Rajasthan Royals and then Pune Warriors in the Indian Premier League, as well as representing Uttar Pradesh and the Colts in domestic cricket. He bowled the first ever super over in the history of the IPL while playing for RR alongside KKR’s Ajantha Mendis.

Bio

Kamran Khan born in the Mau district of Uttar Pradesh, India, on March 10, 1991. Khan, the son of a woodcutter, has suffered with poverty his entire life. He described how he would go to trials “I used to sleep on platforms in Lucknow and Kanpur. I used to buy a platform ticket and stay there all night. I’ve always struggled financially. I never ventured to ask my brothers for money. For trials, I only had one pair of white garments “.Shane Warne once characterised Khan as “a youngster, a slinger, a left-armer. He’s a tiny little guy, but he bowls at speeds of over 140 km/h.”

Source: http://archive.indianexpress.com/

Career

Kamran Khan is a short bowler who generates a good pace and can reach speeds of over 140kph at times. With his bowling, he pleased Rajasthan Royals director of coaching Darren Berry, and the Royals offered him an IPL contract for the second edition of the event. 

When Rajasthan Royals offered Kamran Khan, a US$24,000 contract, he had no first-class experience. He was mostly a tennis-ball player until April 2009, when he bowled Cape Cobras’ Justin Ontong with an off-stump yorker in Rajasthan’s warm-up game. His debut IPL game was in Apr 18, 2009 against Kolkata Knight Riders.

He only appeared in a few games for them till 2010, when he moved on to the Pune Warriors in 2011. He pleased Shane Warne enough that he was given the duty of bowling the Super Over during his time with the Royals. He returned his captain’s faith by contributing to the Royals’ one-over eliminator victory over the Kolkata Knight Riders.

During the 2009 IPL, Kamran Khan was also accused of having questionable bowling motions after his pace fooled numerous batsmen. He also had a slingy action that a lot of people couldn’t figure out. After two seasons with Rajasthan, Khan was acquired by the Pune Warriors India for the 2011 season of the IPL. He did, however, only appear in one match for Pune.

Khan made his first-class debut for Colts Cricket Club in March 2013, nearly two years after his last twenty20 match.

Statistics

Kamran Khan is a Left-handed batsman and a Left-arm fast-medium bowler. His role in the team is as a bowler. He has played a total of 2 first class cricket and 11 T20 matches. 

He has bowled a total of 246 balls in first class cricket and 208 balls in T20. In first class cricket, he has a bowling average of 28.60 runs per wicket. He has taken 5 wickets. His top performance in first class cricket is 3 wickets for 66 runs. In T20 cricket, he has a bowling average of 35 runs per wicket with a total of 12 wickets taken so far. His top performance in T20 is 3 wickets for 18 runs. He is also a decent fieldsman and taken 4 catches in T20. 

As a batsman, he scored a total of 30 runs in first class cricket and 22 runs in T20 cricket.

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There are many sports in the world. Some people likes football, and others likes cricket or basketball. But I love to play cricket because it is a game of gentalman. I am a left-handed batsman and a left-arm orthodox bowler. I played an inter-college tournaments. Also, I represented my college cricket team as vice captain. Ms. Dhoni is my idol, and the Chennai Super Kings are my all-time favourite franchise. 

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