Hiren Varaiya

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Hiren Varaiya
Personal information
Full nameHiren Ashok Varaiya
Born (1984-04-09) 9 April 1984 (age 34)
Nairobi, Kenya
NicknameViru
BattingRight handed batsman
BowlingLeft arm leg spinner
RoleBowler
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 33)5 August 2006 v Canada
Last ODI30 January 2014 v Scotland
T20I debut (cap 11)1 September 2007 v Bangladesh
Last T20I24 November 2013 v Afghanistan
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2006/07Kenya Select
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 63 25 25 83
Runs scored 252 51 513 513
Batting average 12.00 51.00 15.08 12.78
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 34 18* 44 34
Balls bowled 2,951 464 4,681 3,824
Wickets 68 18 105 85
Bowling average 30.11 25.61 22.14 30.89
5 wickets in innings 0 0 8 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 2 0
Best bowling 4/25 2/10 6/22 4/25
Catches/stumpings 15/0 12/0 12/– 21/0
Source: Cricinfo, 14 May 2017

Hiren Ashok Varaiya (born 9 April 1984 in Nairobi) is a Kenyan cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a left arm leg spinner.

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Kenya in an ICC Intercontinental Cup game against Canada at Maple Leaf Cricket Club on 29 July 2006.[1] He has since represented Kenya in 63 One Day Internationals and 25 Twenty20 Internationals.

Earlier in his career he represented Kenya at the Under 19 World Cup in 2002. Domestically, he plays for the Nairobi Gymkhana Club and Cricket Kenya Franchise, The Southern Stars.

In January 2018, he was named in Kenya's squad for the 2018 ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Varaiya sets up comfortable win for Kenya". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Cricket Kenya hire Pakistani match analyst". Daily Nation. Retrieved 25 January 2018.

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