Karun Nair Wiki, Age, Height, Family Wife, Net Worth, Biography & More

Karun Nair (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Biography, Family, Mother Tongue, Cast, IPL Price, Girlfriend, Net Worth & More

Karun Nair is an impressive Indian batsman, who plays for the Karnataka Cricket team in domestic cricket and Kolkata knight riders in the Indian premier league. He has performed amazingly in all the years as a batsman.

In his debut first-class match he played so exceptionally well that the Karnataka Cricket team won the Ranji trophy. He made his test debut in 2016, in which he displayed fantastic batting skills.

Bio

Real NameKarun Kaladharan Nair
NicknameKarun
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Date of Birth6 December 1991
Age (as in 2021)30 years old
Mother Tongue Malayalam is the Mother Tongue of Karun Nair but he can also speak more than 4 languages like Kannada, Tamil, Hindi, English.
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Birth PlaceJodhpur, Rajasthan, India
FamilyFather: Kaladharan Nair
Mother: Prema Nair
Sister: Sruthi Nair
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
CastNot Known
Home TownKoramangala, Bangalore

Birth and Early Life

Karun Nair was born on 6 December 1991 in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. As he was an premature baby, his father was advised to introduce him to sports to improve his lung weakness. He joined Koramangala Cricket Academy on March 28, 2001 at the age of eleven years. He was coached under Shivanand.

Education & More 

SchoolChinmaya School, Bangalore, Frank Anthony Public School, Bangalore
CollegeSri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College, Bangalore
QualificationNot known
AwardsPlayer of the match in 2016 test.

Career

  • Domestic career-

Karun made his first-class debut in the 2013-14 season in which Karnataka won the Ranji Trophy. He scored consecutive centuries in this trophy. Karnataka won the Ranji trophy again next year in 2014-15, because Karun played exceptionally well in all the games especially the last one against Kerala. 

In 2018, he was selected in the Indian squad for Deodhar Trophy, and his name was in eight players to look out for in 2018-19. In August 2019, he was in the read team for the Duleep trophy.

  • International career

Karun made his ODI debut on June 11, 2016, against Zimbabwe in Harare cricket club. In the same year, he made his test debut on 26 November 2016 against England. He scored a maiden century in the last match of the series at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium. He scored a triple century in three innings becoming the quickest batsman to do so in history. He was the second Indian cricketer to do so and the third player after Bob Simpson and Sir Garfield Sobers to shift their maiden into the triple century.

Cricket

Playing RoleTop-order batsman
International DebutTest: 26 November 2016 against England
ODI: 11 June 2016, against Zimbabwe
T20: Not Yet
Debut MatchesRanji trophy 2013-14
T20, 2013
IPl, 2020
TeamsIndia, India A, India Under-19s, Karnataka, Karnataka Under-19s, Karnataka Under-15s, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rajasthan Royals, Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab
Batting StyleRight Handed Batsman
Bowling Styleright arm off-break
Jersey no.69
Best RecordQuickest batsman to a maiden triple-hundred (Triple Century) in Test cricket history
Coach/ MentorShivanand

IPL

IPL Debut Match2012
Year of Played Matches and Teams Royal Challengers Bangalore (2012-13),
Rajasthan Royals (2014-15),
Delhi Capitals (2016-17),
Kings XI Punjab (2018-20)
RecordNair’s consistent performances for his team- Rajasthan Royals, at the 2014 edition of IPL gathered much needed attention.

Personal life & More

Karun Nair’s father is a mechanical engineer and businessman, his mother is teacher. He was born in Jodhpur and brought up in Bangalore but his family belongs from Kerala.

Marital StatusMarried
Wife NameShanya Tankariwala
ChildrenNot Available
GirlfriendsNot Available
Net worthINR 10 crore
Salary INR 5.6 crore

Physical Status & More

Height (approx.)5-6”(In Feet)
Weight (approx.)67kg
Body MeasurementsChest: 38 Inches,
Waist: 31 Inches,
Biceps: 12 Inches
Hair ColourBrown
Eye ColourBrown
HobbiesPlaying Golf

Some Important Facts About Karun Nair

  • Karun Nair was born in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
  • He wanted to quit cricket in 2010 because he was not selected in the Under-19 World Cup.
  • He is a childhood friend of KL Rahul, they both made their ODIs and T20 debut on the same day.
  • He loves playing golf and football, his favorite football club is Manchester United.

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