Birth date 23 Jun 1980 (39 years)
Nationality Guyana Guyana
Position Batsman
Team history
Knight Riders 2016
Guyana national cricket team 1996 - 2014
Leicestershire County 2012 - 2014
Guyana Amazon Warriors 2013 - 2014
West Indies national women's 2000 - 2013
Gloucestershire County 2005

Ramnaresh Ronnie Sarwan is a professional West Indian cricketer who plays for the West Indian national cricket team. He is a right handed batsman and a right arm slow spinner.

He made his debut into international cricket in the year 2000 against Pakistan at Barbados. In the debut match he was unbeaten in both the innings and in the first innings scored 84. Since this match he has been a permanent member of the West Indies team.

In October 2002 while playing at Chennai against India he scored 78 which was his fourth innings of above 75 that was not transformed to a century. In the next Test series against Bangladesh he scored his first Test century at Dhaka. His second Test century was scored in May 2003 at St. John’s against Australia.

One of his best performance was against the Bangladesh team in a test series where he was 261 not out. Along with his batting skills he is also matured as a bowler. Sarwan has attained mastery in the leg break and has the best bowling figures of 4 for 37 although overall he has taken 23 wickets.

Sarwan was made the skipper of the West Indies team after the retirement of Lara. After the disappointing run in the 2007 World cup, Sarwan was down with injury as he tried to save a boundary and rammed himself into the boundary fence. He was out the complete season.

In 2008 during the series against Sri Lanka Sarwan played very well and scored with the average of 77.75.

Major achievements

Scored 4 consecutive half centuries against Sri Lanka in test series in 2008

Achieved 11 centuries in his career by scoring 4,826 runs at an average of 40.55

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