Biography – Stuart Binny (Career, Records and Stats)
Here is the biography of former Indian All-rounder Stuart Binny who took his retirement from all formats in international cricket yesterday.
Stuart Terrance Roger Binny is son of former Indian all-rounder Roger Binny. Like his father Stuart Binny was also an all-rounder. He was aright arm fast bowler and right arm batsman. He was born on 23 June 1984 in Bangalore, Karnataka. He was a hard-hitting batsman in lower middle order and a medium fast bowler who can swing and seam the bowl. During the initial stage of his career, he struggled to get in the line up of Karnataka. Then in 2007 he joined Indian Cricket League and established himself as one of the great all-rounders of the tournament.
He got his first achievement in 2013 when BCCI selected him in India A for a tour of South Africa and later that year, he got a call from the main Indian national team for a tour to New Zealand. 2013-14 was his best year in domestic cricket he played a very important role in Karnataka’s squad he was good with both bat and bowl. Later he was selected for an ODI tour of Bangladesh where he surprised everyone. In second ODI at Mirpur he gave a stunning performance with bowl. He 6 wickets and gave only 4 runs in that inning and holds the record for best bowling figures by an Indian in ODIs.
He also got selected for test tour at England in 2014 and played a crucial role in first match. He was also the part of 2015 world cup squad of India. Later that year he was called in between the series against away series in Sri Lanka and he there too played an important knock in India’s victory of 2-1. He also got a chance to play at Bangalore in his home town against South Africa in a home test against Chinnaswamy but unfortunately rain washed out the game. In IPL he played for Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians.
He got two records and both are from ODIs.
- Most Wickets – best bowling figures in an innings that is 6/4 against Bangladesh is at 13th in the world and outstanding bowling analyses in an inning that is 6/4 against Bangladesh is at 1st in the world.
- Best Strike Rate – he got best strike rate in an inning that is 4.6 in an inning which is at 6th in the world.
- Test – he played 6 matches and scored 194 runs with average of 21.56 and has highest score of 78.
- ODI – he played 14 matches and scored 230 runs with average of 28.75 and has highest score of 77.
- T20 – he played 3 matches and scored 25 runs with average of 17.5 and has highest score of 24.
- IPL – he played 98 matches and scored 880 runs with average of 19.13 and has highest score of 48.
- Test – he played 6 matches and took 3 wickets with average and economy of 86.0 and 3.44. His personal best bowling figures are 2/24.
- ODI – he played 14 matches and took 20 wickets with average and economy of 21.95 and 5.38. His personal best bowling figures are 6/4.
- T20 – he played 3 matches and took 1 wicket with average and economy of 54.0 and 10.8. His personal best bowling figures are 1/14.
- IPL – he played 98 matches and took 22 wickets with average and economy of 34.45 and 7.66. His personal best bowling figures are 2/14.
Also Read: Top 10 Longest Six in IPL History