Chetan Suryawanshi

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Chetan Suryawanshi
Born (1985-02-24) 24 February 1985 (age 32)
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Occupation Cricketer

Chetan Suryawanshi is the captain for the Singapore national cricket team. Singapore is his adoptive country and he has been playing for it since 2004. Born on 24 February 1985 in Pune, Maharashtra, India Chetan has been playing cricket since a very young age. His native village is Velu in Satara district. Chetan is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium pace bowler, although his primary role is that of a wicketkeeper. Chetan has lead Singapore national team most recently during the ICC World Cricket League Division 3 in Uganda. In one of the crucial 2009 ACC Twenty20 Cup tournaments, Chetan was Singapore's leading run scorer in the tournament with 204 runs.[1] He scored a record 100 in 36 balls in the same tournament. Chetan has also represented Singapore in the World Cricket League. He was the captain of the 2011 Maharashtra Premier League for Devgiri Emperor which emerged as winners of the tournament, with Chetan securing the Man of the Series Award. On 13 February 2014, Chetan took a hat-trick and scored 101, against Malaysia in the Malaysian Tri-Series tournament.[2] He is the first cricketer to take a hat-trick and score a century in an international 50-overs match.[3]


External links[edit]