Sandeep Warrier is an Indian Cricketer who has been displaying his talent to swing the ball magically for quite some time now. Sandeep plays for Tamil Nadu at the domestic level and made his T20 International debut for India in 2021. He made his T20I debut against the Sri Lankan team in Colombo.
Sandeep began his domestic cricket playing for Kerala but the right-arm fast-medium bowler switched to Tamil Nadu in 2021.
He plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in the famous Indian Premier League or IPL. He started as a pure swing bowler but later evolved his pace and his pace now can reach up to 130 kmph.
This is the life & style of a rising talented cricketer – Sandeep Warrier
About Sandeep Warrier
Sankarankutty Sandeep Warrier
Date of Birth
4 April 1991
Thrissur, Kerala, India
6 ft 1 inch
leading wicket-taker for Kerala in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy (12 wickets in 6 matches). Leading wicket-taker for Kerala in the group-stage of the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy (44 wickets in 10 matches). Hat-trick in the 2019 season of Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy.
Approx 7 crores
Father- Sankarankutty Mother- Lakshmi
T 20 Debut
vs Sri Lanka at R.Premadasa Stadium, Jul 29, 2021
Teams Played for
India, Kerala, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kolkata Knight Riders, Tamil Nadu
vs Mumbai Indians at Eden Gardens, Apr 28, 2019
Federal Institute of Science And Technology (FISAT)
Sandeep Warrier Family
Sandeep Warrier began playing cricket during his school days. He played at lower levels for his school. His father used to work as a bank employee during his early years.
Warrier, like many other middle-class kids in India, pursued Engineering after School. But he soon dropped out, choosing to chase his dream of becoming a cricketer instead.
After many ups and downs in his cricketing career, Sandeep finally got a chance to play for the Indian Team and accomplish his dream in 2021 against Sri Lanka.
Sandeep Warrier Wife
Sandeep Warrier got married to an International Skater, Arathy Kasturiraj in 2019. They got married after being in a relationship for a long time.
During Indian Premier League 2021, Sandeep Warrier along with his KKR teammate Varun Chakravarthy tested positive for the COVID-19 Virus. That day, His team Kolkata Knight Riders were to play Royal Challengers Bangalore. The match was postponed due to the news.
Sandeep Warrier played his debut First-Class match in 2012 against Goa. He was the leading wicket-taker for Kerala during the 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy. Sandeep had shone in the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy, taking 44 wickets in 10 matches during the group stage. He was the highest wicket-taker for Kerala during that interval.
Sandeep Warrier, along with five other players was suspended for three matches in the 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy. The reason for his suspension was revealed to be dissent with Sachin Baby, who was captain of the side.
Sandeep Warrier, along with 12 other players, wrote a letter to the KCA regarding their dissatisfaction with Sachin Baby’s Captaincy. They did not however have any prior discussion with Sachin Baby regarding this.
Sandeep Warrier also has a hat-trick to his name which he took during the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 trophy in 2019.
Sandeep’s ability to generate swing for his balls makes him a formidable bowler. He can also find extra bounce on the wicket if necessary. On his best days, Sandeep can prove to be any Batsman’s Nightmare.
He has over 100 First-Class wickets in nearly 40 matches. He was named to play for India Red in Duleep Trophy and India A in the Deodhar Trophy in the 2019-20 edition.
After being the strike bowler for Kerala for a long time, Sandeep moved on to Tamil Nadu at the Domestic level in 2021.
He was one of the five net bowlers for India during the 2021 India V England Test Series. He was then again selected as a net bowler for India during India’s Tour of Sri Lanka.
Warrier was added to the main squad for the last two T20I matches after a COVID-19 case. He made his T20I debut against Sri Lanka in 2021.
Sandeep Warrier IPL
He was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2013 after impressing Captain Virat Kohli during a net session. But he didn’t get to play a single match during his stay at Bangalore.
Although RCB released him three years later, Sandeep had developed his skills a lot by then, working with Zaheer Khan and Praveen Kumar during his stay.
By the turn of events, he ended up playing for Kolkata Knight Riders and took 3 wickets in the two matches he got to play in.
Sandeep Warrier Bowling
Sandeep Warrier stats
|First – Class||57||9830||186||24.43||6/44|
- Sandeep Warrier IPL price
He was bought for 20 lakhs by Kolkata Knight Riders.