Chirag Suri

Chirag Suri (born 18 February 1995) is an Indian-born Emirati cricketer.[1][2]

Chirag Suri
Personal information
Full nameChirag Suri
Born (1995-02-18) 18 February 1995 (age 25)
New Delhi, Delhi, India
BowlingRight-arm off break, Right-arm Leg break
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 75)6 March 2018 v West Indies
Last ODI9 January 2020 v Namibia
T20I debut (cap 42)22 October 2018 v Australia
Last T20I27 February 2020 v Kuwait
Domestic team information
2017Gujarat Lions
2019((Toronto Nationals))
Career statistics
Competition ODI FC LA
Matches 4 2 12
Runs scored 69 137 246
Batting average 17.25 34.25 22.36
100s/50s 0/0 0/1 0/1
Top score 38 81 78*
Catches/stumpings 1/– 1/– 4/–
Source: Cricinfo, 27 February 2020

Chirag Suri used to go to school at Repton School, Dubai, UAE, where he developed his skills. He was very well known through the staff and students and his friends even commented on him joining the Indian cricket team. But he chose to join the Emirati cricket team.

He played Under-19 Cricket World Cup in 2014.[3][4][5][6][7] He was one of the six Associates cricketers in the 2017 Indian Premier League auction.[8] In February 2017, he was bought by the Gujarat Lions team for the 2017 Indian Premier League for 10 lakhs.[9] He made his first-class debut for the United Arab Emirates against Namibia in the 2015–17 ICC Intercontinental Cup on 16 September 2017.[10]

He made his One Day International (ODI) debut for the United Arab Emirates against the West Indies in the 2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier on 6 March 2018.[11] In August 2018, he was named in the United Arab Emirates' squad for the 2018 Asia Cup Qualifier tournament.[12] He made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut for the UAE in a one-off match against Australia on 22 October 2018.[13]

In June 2019, he was selected to play for the Toronto Nationals franchise team in the 2019 Global T20 Canada tournament.[14] In September 2019, he was named in the United Arab Emirates' squad for the 2019 ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier tournament in the UAE.[15]


  1. ^ "Chirag Suri player pofile". Retrieved 2015-10-28.
  2. ^ "From Ahmed Raza to Zahoor Khan - 13 UAE players who would be great cover options during IPL 2020". The National. Retrieved 5 August 2020.
  3. ^ "united arab emirates under 19s squad". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015-10-28.
  4. ^ "Suri offers example of UAE's rise in cricket world". Retrieved 2015-10-28.
  5. ^ "Chirag Suri ready to step into the big league". Retrieved 2015-10-28.
  6. ^ "Chirag Suri". Retrieved 2015-10-28.
  7. ^ "Chirag Suri Profile". Retrieved 2015-10-28.
  8. ^ Player list finalized for IPL 2017 auction
  9. ^ "List of players sold and unsold at IPL auction 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 20 February 2017.
  10. ^ "ICC Intercontinental Cup at Windhoek, Sep 16–19 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 September 2017.
  11. ^ "6th Match, Group A, ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier at Harare, Mar 6 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 6 March 2018.
  12. ^ "Emirates Cricket Board officially announces team to represent the UAE in the Asia Cup Qualifiers 2018". Emirates Cricket Board. Retrieved 18 August 2018.
  13. ^ "Only T20I, Australia tour of United Arab Emirates at Abu Dhabi, Oct 22 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 October 2018.
  14. ^ "Global T20 draft streamed live". Canada Cricket Online. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  15. ^ "Emirates Cricket Board announces side to compete in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifiers 2019". Emirates Cricket Board. Retrieved 17 September 2019.

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