Ramnaresh Sarwan

Ramnaresh Sarwan is an exceptionally talented batsman, with wristy strokes and nimble foot work. His cricket ability was recognised by both West Indies cricket officials and fans at an early age.  Sarwan became the youngest regional first-class player ever with a first class debut against  Barbados when he was just 15 years old.

Sarwan made his Test debut against Pakistan at Kensigton Oval,  Barbados in May 2000 he remained unbeaten in both innings scoring 84 in the first innings. After his first Test innings, 84 not out, Ted Dexter was moved to predict a Test average of more than 50.

Sarwan has claim the number 3 batting position in the West Indies team , many belive that his stlylish batting will be the main stay of the West Indies middle order in the post Lara era. After 63 Tests Sarwan has accumulated 4,207 runs at an average of 39.31. He has nine test hundreds and 26 fifties in addition to his three ODI tons and 23 fifties.

Ramnaresh Sarwan was reappointed as vice captain to Lara in May 2006 for the 2006 Digicel home series. The appointment as vice captain plus his recent form  put him in line to succeed Brian Lara after the 2007 World Cup.

Sarwan was out of International cricket for the majority of this year due to injury. He is now getting back into cricket in what is a very important tournament for the West Indies the Cricket World Cup. 

It has been noted that if the West Indies are to do well Sarwan will have to do extremely well in the batting department.

Ramnaresh Sarwan Test and One Day Cricket Statistics

Full Name Ramnaresh Ronnie Sarwan

Current Test Ranking

Current ODI Ranking 8th

Current Test Rating

557 points
Current ODI Rating 739

Highest Test Rating

697 vs England, Manchester 2004
Highest ODI Rating 798 v India, 23/05/2006

Number of Test

Number of ODIs 115

Test Run Aggregate

ODI Run Aggregate 3,724

Test Career Average

ODI Batting Average 44.33

Total Test Wickets

Total ODI Wickets 10

Test Bowling Average

ODI Bowling Average 39.90

Test Centuries

ODI Centuries 3

Date of Birth

June 23, 1980, Wakenaam Island, Essequibo, Guyana

Test Debut

Bridgetown, 18th May 2000

Last Test Match

Pakistan v West Indies at Karachi - Nov 27-Dec 1, 2006 

ODI Debut

England v West Indies at Nottingham - Jul 20, 2000
Last ODI Match Australia v West Indies at Mumbai (BS) - Nov 5, 2006 

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm leg breaks

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West Indies v Australia 2003 4th Test DVD  West Indies World Record defeat of Australia in the Fourth Test Match at the Recreational Grounds in  Antigua, with magnificent centuries from Sarwan and Chanderpaul.
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ICC Champions Trophy 2004 Final Stages DVD Highlights of the semis and then West Indies fantastic victory in the gloom over England.

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