It was the first day of 2014 when a young lad playing for the New Zealand national cricket team made history; he scored the fastest century in a one-day international from just 36 balls which were the fastest century ever made in the history of cricket up till that point in time.
Yes, it was Corey Anderson a not so known name in the cricketing world till he put his pads on; marched down the field with a bat in his hands; faced just 36 balls to make a ton. He hit 14 over boundaries and 6 boundaries to end his magnificent innings unbeaten at 131 in just After that there was no looking back for the Kiwi all-rounder and within in a short amount time, he became one of the most loved stars in the world of cricket.
It was 13th of December in the year 1990, one of the best players of the National Cricket Team of the Kiwis were born in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. The sportsmanship runs in the family of the Andersons. Corey’s father Grant was a sprinter in the Commonwealth Games of 1974.
So the tale was all weaved by the God from the beginning to make Corey Anderson, a celebrated cricket player in the world. But destiny only comes to fruitfulness with hard work as well as efforts and Corey was able to make it big for himself with years of practice in the cricket ground. At home, he has always been a Momma’s boy and always been favourite to his mother Linda Anderson.
Like any other youngster, Corey loves to party hard and spent his time with his family and friends when not representing the country in the field. He is also very famous among girls in New Zealand and throughout the world. And he seems to enjoy the affection that the teen girls shower on him. Corey Anderson made his debut in the international cricket at just the age of 22 in 2012 but it was in 2014 when his talents were truly being noticed.
Anderson is about 6ft tall and is mostly popular for his blue eyes, charming looks and brown hair. He is very fit; maintains a balanced diet and has never skipped workout regime even if he is very busy.
Corey Anderson was always much more interested in the athletics and sports rather than the studies. His primary education was completed in the local Christchurch Boy’s High school in Christchurch in New Zealand. At the age of 15, he dedicated himself fully to the game of cricket and made it his life’s goal. So nothing is known about his high school and college education. But it does not matter because for every human being the greatest thing is to do what they love most and Cory is one of the luckiest ones who got this opportunity to do what he loves. Hence, we should wish him luck for more success in the future.
Corey Anderson Net Worth
A radiant 36-ball century against West Indies on the New Year day of 2014 truly changed the life of the Black Caps’ young performer Corey Anderson. The world record and few more elegant innings against India during their tour in New Zealand cemented his place in the National Cricket Team. It did not only make his ground solid in the national team but also skyrocketed his worth in the IPL auctions. For the 2014-2015 seasons, he was snatched by Mumbai Indians at an enormous price of $866,000; which in words of Anderson was a life changing experience.
With few more solid performances for the national team and his IPL, his match fee was raised to $120,000 for a season. The sponsorships and the endorsements also started to come his way with the increase of his popularity, which contributed heavily to the increase of his net worth. The net worth of this youngster is $2.5 million US dollars as of 2017 which is one of the highest in the world considering his age. Such impressive figures. Way to go champion!
When it comes to the achievements, the greatest achievement of Corey Anderson that needs not to be mentioned is his brilliant innings against West Indies on the very first day of the year 2014. On January 1st, 2014, Corey Anderson scored a brilliant century against West Indies in just 36 balls. He shattered the world record of the Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi to make the world record of fastest century in the history of cricket.
Another achievement of Corey Anderson that cannot go without mentioning is his famous five-wicket haul in a One-day International against India when the Indian team was touring New Zealand. He took 5 wickets for just 63 runs and it is considered as one of his greatest bowling spells.
Corey Anderson is highly popular among the girls, especially among the teens. His handsome looks, charming personality and attacking style of batting has made his female fans go all gaga over him. Although there have been many speculations about his love life and lots of names has been linked with his name but the cricketer has never made his comments about his affairs or love life. The name of his alleged girlfriend is still a mystery and his fans are waiting eagerly to know the name of that lucky girl who is dating this kiwi sport.
Corey Anderson has again made his place in the headlines but this time it is not for his marvellous performance or quirky comments rather his price tag in the IPL auction for 2017-2018 has become huge news for the media at present. Corey was bagged by Delhi Daredevils for an enormous amount of NZ$ 207,000. Well, the sheer amount of the cheque that he will receive proves how important he has become for the teams. Hardships may come and go but it is sheer determination that can help one win the battle. His bat shows his skills and the audiences love it.
We wish him luck for his future and we hope that he will continue to entertain all the cricket fans with his amazing performances.