India's tour of Australia: Who is Brainder Sran?

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New Delhi, Dec 20: As selectors announced the Indian squad for the upcoming ODI and T20 series against Australia, everyone was surprised to hear induction of Punjab's young left-arm seamer Brainder Sran into ODI side.

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The 23-year-old pacer, who played for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL, was rewarded with a berth in the ODI for his consistent performance in domestic circuit.

Ind vs Aus: Who is Brainder Sran?

Here is facts that you need to know about young Punjab seamer:

Born: December 10, 1992, Sirsa, Haryana.

Ranji debut: He made his Ranji debut in November 2011 and played his first List A match four months later. 

Vijay Hazare Trophy: He took 13 wickets in 6 matches in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy

18 wickets in 7 Ranji Trophy games this season.

He was the 2nd highest wicket-taker for Punjab at Ranji this season.

32 wickets in 11 first-class matches and 15 wickets in seven List A matches.

IPL: Earlier this year, he was snapped by Rajasthan Royals at a base price of Rs 10 lakh at the IPL auctions and featured in 1 game for the now suspended outfit.

He appeared for a talent hunt in 2010 for IPL team Kings XI Punjab but could not make it to the KXIP.

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