Gurnoor Brar is an Indian cricketer who is known for his pace bowling. He represented Punjab in Ranji Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy. He signed up with Punjab Kings for the 2023 season of IPL.
Gurnoor Brar aka Gurnoor Singh Brar was born on Thursday, 25 May 2000 (age 23 years; as of 2023) in Muktsar, Punjab. His zodiac sign is Gemini. He studied at Ryan International School, Chandigarh. He pursued Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education (B.P.Ed) from DAV College, Chandigarh.
He started playing cricket during childhood and trained at Launch Pad Cricket Academy in Mohali, Punjab under the coaches Varinder Singh and Aayush Mehandiratta. He used to play cricket for his school and college and won the Red Bull Campus Cricket National for DAV College in 2019.
Height (approx.): 6′ 5″
Weight (approx.): 80 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Brown
He was born into a Sikh family.
Parents & Siblings
His father’s name is Sukhveer Brar, and his mother’s name is Manwinder Dhaliwal Brar. He has a younger brother named Varnoor Brar.
Wife & Children
He is unmarried.
His girlfriend’s name is Manmeet Kaur.
In August 2021, he was selected for the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy camp for the Punjab state team. On 14 December 2021, he played his debut one-day match in the Vijay Hazare Trophy for Punjab against Goa and took 1 wicket for 62 runs. On 20 December 2022, he played his debut test match in the Ranji Trophy for Punjab against Railways and took 4 wickets for 16 runs in the first innings.
He scored his maiden Ranji half-century in the match against Jammu & Kashmir. He played in the Under-25 A State Trophy 2022-23 and took 20 wickets in 8 matches at an average of 18.90 and an economy rate of 5.17 including two 4-wicket hauls.
Indian Premier League (IPL)
In the 2023 IPL season, he was acquired by Punjab Kings (PBKS) at his base price of Rs 20 lakhs after Kings’ player Raj Angad Bawa got ruled out due to a left shoulder injury.
Gurnoor Brar is our newest sher! 🦁
— Punjab Kings (@PunjabKingsIPL) April 5, 2023
He owns a Mahindra Thar SUV.
- Although he can hit big shots, he is primarily a bowling allrounder and can bowl at a decent pace. In the Red Bull Campus Cricket 2019, he took three wickets in both the semi-final and final matches.
- He was a net bowler for Mumbai Indians in IPL 2019.
- He went to England as a member of the Reliance Cricket Team owned by Mumbai Indians. He played two T20 games during the tour; one against Kent Second XI in which he took 2 wickets for 34 runs, and another against Sussex Second XI in which he gave 12 runs in 2 overs.
- His batting style is Left-handed, and his bowling style is Right-arm fast-medium.
- In a 2022-23 Ranji Trophy match against Gujarat, he scored a quick 41 runs off 15 balls at a strike rate of 273.33 which included 3 fours and 4 sixes.