Happy B’Day Ramnaresh Sarwan: This Hindu player of West Indies was told by Gayle that it is poisonous than Corona, there was uproar

Ramnaresh Sarwan, former captain of West Indies cricket and known for his outspokenness, of Indo-Guyanese origin, turned 42 today. Sarwan played 87 Tests, 181 ODIs and 18 T20 Internationals for the West Indies in his career spanning 13 years. Apart from this, he was also appointed as a selector in West Indies cricket. Despite this, his career was full of controversies.

Sarwan made his Test debut in the year 2000 against Pakistan. In the same year, Sarwan also got a chance in ODIs against England and in the year 2007, he came to play his first T20 match against South Africa.

In Test cricket, Sarwan scored 5842 runs at an average of 39.74 in which he scored 15 centuries and 31 half-centuries. During this he also scored two double centuries. In ODIs, Sarwan scored 5804 runs with 5 centuries and 38 half-centuries. Apart from this, he has 298 runs in his name in T20.

Sarvan’s controversy

With his unique style of playing, Ramnaresh Sarwan was also in the news due to controversies. Sarwan first came into the limelight during the 2011 World Cup when he was accused of match-fixing. After this allegation, an inquiry committee was set up on him but he got clean chit in it. The report revealed that the allegation of match-fixing regarding Sarwan was just a rumor and he was not involved in any sort of fixing activities.

Apart from this, in the year 2020, veteran batsman Chris Gayle also made serious allegations against him. Gayle on his YouTube channel had also termed Sarwan poisonous with the corona virus. However, it remained a personal issue between the two and it was never openly revealed what was the problem between the two.

Left the post of selector in five months

Ramnaresh Sarwan, who achieved many achievements with his game for the West Indies, also got the opportunity to work as the chief selector this year. Although he remained in his post for a long time, he resigned within a few months. In addition to a selector role, he was also appointed as a coach in the Caribbean Premier League.

Sarwan was the assistant coach of Jamaica Tallawahs in CPL 2020. Sarwan had pulled out of the league citing personal reasons.

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