Basil Thampi (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Height, Biography & More

Basil Thampi (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, IPL Price, Net worth, Girlfriend, Wife, Bowling Speed & More

Basil Thampi is an amazing Indian bowler who has performed significantly and left his mark in various forms of cricket.Thampi is a right arm fast bowler and occasionally bats right handedly.

He plays for Kerala in domestic cricket and for Sunrisers Hyderabad in Indian premier league. He debuted in first class cricket in 2015.


Real NameBasil Thampi
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Date of Birth11 September 1993
Age (as in 2021)28 years old
Zodiac SignVirgo
Birth PlaceErnakulam, Kerala, India
FamilyFather: M.M Thampi
Mother: Lizy Thampi
Sister: Sinu Thampi
CastNot Known
Home TownErnakulam, Kerala, India

Birth and Early Life

Thampi was born on 11 September 1993, in Ernakulam, Kerala, India. He initially wanted to quit cricket as soon as he completed his schooling and take a job in the Gulf. However, his well wisher and friend told him the advantages of being a cricketer.

Education & More

SchoolNot known
CollegeNot known
QualificationNot known
AwardsEmerging player award (2017)


  • Domestic career-

Thampi debuted for first class cricket on 6 February 2015, in Ranji trophy for Kerala. His great performance led to his selection in February 2017 by Gujarat Lions, for a high price of INR 85 lakhs. He received the 2017 emerging player award in Indian premier league. 

In 2018 he was selected in Indian Blue squad for the Duleep trophy. He was roped in by Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2018 IPL auction.

  • International career

He was named in the 2017 test series against Australia, and was a net bowler for the team. In 2017 he was named in Twenty20 international matches against Sri Lanka but did not get to play. 


Playing StyleBowler
International DebutNot Yet
Debut MatchesRanji trophy on 2014
T20, 2014
IPl, 2017
TeamsKerala, Gujarat Lions,
India A, India Blue, India Red
Sunrisers Hyderabad
Batting StyleRight Handed Batsman
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast-medium
Bowling Speed 140 kmph
Jersey no.30
Best RecordNot known
Coach/ MentorNot known


IPL Debut Match2017
Year of Played Matches and TeamsGujarat Lions (2017)
Sunrisers Hyderabad(2018-21)
IPL Price₹ 9,500,000
RecordHis performance in 2017 Indian premier league

Personal Life & More

Basil’s Father’s name is M.M Thampi, his mother is Lizzy Thampi. He has a sister named Sinu Thampi.

Marital StatusUnmarried
GirlfriendsNot Available
Net worth$112Million
SalaryINR 9500000

Physical Status & More

Height (approx.)5-9”(In Feet)
Weight (approx.)62kg
Body MeasurementsChest:38 Inches
Waist: 30 Inches
Biceps: 11 Inches
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBlack

Some Important Facts About Basil Thampi

  • Thampi was born in Ernakulam, Kerala, India.
  • Thampi is known for his fiery bowling at speeds in excess of 140 kmph and is very good at bowling yorkers.
  • His favourite sports include cricket, football, hockey.
  • His hobbies other than playing cricket include listening to music.

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