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Varun Chopra

Key facts

Full Name: Varun Chopra
Born: June 21 1987 , Barking, Essex
County: Warwickshire
Other teams: Essex, England Lions, England Under-19s
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Leg-break

Biography

Chopra was handed the full-time captaincy of Warwickshire for the 2015 season after proving his leadership credentials the previous summer as the Bears fell just short of a trophy treble. Jim Troughton's long-term back problem handed Chopra the chance to lead the Bears in 2014 and his return was a first Twenty20 title, a Lord's final and second place in the LV= County Championship. It was, therefore, no surprise when Warwickshire immediately turned to the prolific top-order batsman when Troughton announced his injury would force him into retirement. Chopra had marked himself as a leade...

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