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.
|Real Name||Karun Kaladharan Nair|
|Date of Birth||6 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.|
|Birth Place||Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India|
|Family||Father: Kaladharan Nair|
Mother: Prema Nair
Sister: Sruthi Nair
|Home Town||Koramangala, 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
|School||Chinmaya School, Bangalore, Frank Anthony Public School, Bangalore|
|College||Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College, Bangalore|
|Awards||Player of the match in 2016 test.|
- 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.
|Playing Role||Top-order batsman|
|International Debut||Test: 26 November 2016 against England|
ODI: 11 June 2016, against Zimbabwe
T20: Not Yet
|Debut Matches||Ranji trophy 2013-14|
|Teams||India, India A, India Under-19s, Karnataka, Karnataka Under-19s, Karnataka Under-15s, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rajasthan Royals, Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab|
|Batting Style||Right Handed Batsman|
|Bowling Style||right arm off-break|
|Best Record||Quickest batsman to a maiden triple-hundred (Triple Century) in Test cricket history|
|IPL Debut Match||2012|
|Year of Played Matches and Teams|| Royal Challengers Bangalore (2012-13), |
Rajasthan Royals (2014-15),
Delhi Capitals (2016-17),
Kings XI Punjab (2018-20)
|Record||Nair’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.
|Wife Name||Shanya Tankariwala|
|Net worth||INR 10 crore|
|Salary||INR 5.6 crore|
Physical Status & More
|Height (approx.)||5-6”(In Feet)|
|Body Measurements||Chest: 38 Inches, |
Waist: 31 Inches,
Biceps: 12 Inches
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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