Ryan Ponsonby Burl is a Zimbabwean cricketer who plays for the national team. He was born on April 15, 1994. In February 2017, he made his international debut for Zimbabwe.
Ryan Burl on Twitter
Ryan Burl has just started his career as a cricketer and his twitter account is followed by more than 18k people. He joined twitter in 2011. He follows only 217 people on twitter.
Inspiring short Biography
One of Zimbabwe’s up-and-coming cricketers, Ryan Burl, stepped forward and asked for sponsorship for his national team as he recently posted a heartbreaking photo of one of his cricket kits on social media. At a time when the world’s richest cricket council is making millions in sponsorship and broadcasting rights, Zimbabwean player Ryan Burl highlighted the plight of his country’s cricketers who cannot afford even decent shoes for their games.
The 27-year-old, who played 3 Tests, 18 ODIs and 25 T20Is, tweeted on Saturday a photo of his torn shoe, a glue stick and some tools to fix it. On Twitter, a Zimbabwean cricketer posted a photo of his torn sneakers and asked if anyone would like to sponsor shoes for the Zimbabwe national cricket team. Ryan tweeted a photo of the sneakers and asked if anyone would like to sponsor shoes for the Zimbabwe cricket team.
Zimbabwean cricketer Ryan Burl must have been on cloud nine after signing a sponsorship deal with Puma Cricket. Zimbabwean cricketer Ryan Burl secured a sponsorship deal for himself after he tweeted a photo of his torn cricket shoes. Harbhajan Singh tweeted that he praised Puma for offering a sponsorship deal to Ryan Burl. The tweet was met with overwhelming support from cricket fans around the world, and within 24 hours, Burl had won the deal.
Zimbabwean all-rounder Ryan Burl may have received the sponsorship he wanted from Puma Cricket, but he could be in trouble with the cricket scoreboard. As for Burl, he was last seen in action on 25 April in the third T20I between Zimbabwe and Pakistan.
Career of Ryan Burl
He made his international ODI debut for Zimbabwe against Afghanistan on 16 February 2017 at Harare Sports Club. In February 2017, Burr was recruited to the Zimbabwe academic cricket team to tour England that same year.
A left-wing centre-forward and sometimes a military veteran, Burl broke into Zimbabwe in 2017, having previously played for the BPL and the Afghan cricket league Shpageeza. Burl, 27, has participated in two trials, 18 ODIs and 25 T20Is since his international debut in 2017.
So far, the mid-level forward has amassed a total of 660 points across all formats. Burl is a talented athlete, in addition to cricket, he has represented Zimbabwe’s youth teams in ice hockey, squash and athletics. Burl made his debut in 2017 and has since represented Zimbabwe in two Tests and 18 ODIs.
Zimbabwe recently hosted Pakistan for both the Trials and the T20 and ended up losing both series. In August they plan to travel to Ireland to play three ODIs and the same number of T20Is. Zimbabwe is a bit busy right now as they fly to Ireland to play 3 ODIs and 3 T20Is.
Responding to Burles’ message, they tweeted, “Time to clean up the glue, I’ll get you back,” confirming that they would sponsor a Zimbabwean cricketer. Puma retweeted an image of the Burls sneakers, stating that they are covering for a Zimbabwean cricketer. While the cricket world was happy that Puma was helping Burl, the entire episode was reportedly disliked by the Zimbabwe Cricket Council.
The cricket world was heartbroken when a tweet from Zimbabwean cricketer Ryan Burl caught everyone’s attention. Burls’ address was accompanied by a photograph of his worn boots, glue, and tools.
Puma Cricket responded to Burls’ tweet earlier in the day and assured him of their full support. Burl’s tweet sparked controversy on social media as several countries urged not to delay tours with Zimbabwe, while others accused the ICC of neglecting some teams more than others. According to a couple of tweets from reporter Adam Theo, members of the council may reject Burl because of his tweet.
In July 2019, the International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended Zimbabwe and banned the country from qualifying for the T20 World Cup that same year.
Burl, who had two and a half centuries in five innings, was the tournament’s second leading scorer with 138 points. Burl played his last game on 25 April 2021 in the third T20I between Zimbabwe and Pakistan.
The two countries played a three-game T20I streak and a two-day test streak. The African nation did not qualify for the 2017 European Champions Cup and 2019 World Cup, which were held in England.