Birth date 9 Sep 1981 (35 years)
Nationality India India
Team history
KKR 1999 - present

Saurasish Lahiri is a state level cricketer who represents Bengal team. He has not still played at the national level. In the IPL, he is a member of Kolkata Knight Riders. This team has selected him for 62,500 USD. Lahiri’s forte is his right arm leg break bowling.

At the domestic level of cricket in India, Lahiri has delivered a prolific performance. In first class cricket, he has claimed overall 197 wickets. Additionally, he has taken 5 wickets in an innings 8 times and his bowling average was 36.33. The best bowling performance he delivered was 7 for 93. This is evidence that he is a proficient bowler. His batting performance is not bad either. He has struck 3 half centuries in first class cricket. In the 69 first class matches that he has played in, he has batted in 98 innings and in these has accumulated 1404 runs at a batting average of 16.91. His highest score was 62.

During the inaugural session of IPL in 2008, he did not get an opportunity to demonstrate his skills for Kolkata Knight Riders. He might get a chance in the 2009 season.

Career Highlights

Saurasish Lahiri appeared in 8 Twenty20 matches and in these bowled 156 deliveries and took 9 wickets while conceding 166 runs. His economy rate was 6.38, bowling average was 18.44 and bowling strike rate was 17.3.