Krishnappa Gowtham (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Bowling, Family, IPL, Biography & More

Krishnappa Gowtham (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, IPL Price, Bowling, Net Worth & More

Krishnappa Gowtham is a hard-working youngster who belongs to Bangalore, Karnataka. He is an Indian all-rounder cricketer. He made his first-class debut with the Zonal Twenty20 tournament where he became the highest wicket-taker. He played for Karnataka in Ranji Trophy 2012. He played exceptionally in the 2016-17 Ranji trophy where he picked up five wickets haul for two back-to-back matches.

He became the most expensive uncapped player in the history of Indian premier league. He was picked up by Chennai Super Kings for 9.25 crore after having a bidding fight with Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians. 


Real NameKrishnappa Gowtham
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Date of Birth20 October 1988
Age (as in 2021)32 years old
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Birth Place Bangalore, Karnataka
FamilyFather: not known
Mother: not known
Sister: not known
CastNot Known
Home Town Bangalore, Karnataka

Birth and Early life

Krishnappa was born on 20 October 1988 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. He never wanted to become a cricketer as a child, he was a part of NCC Air Wing camp and dreamt of becoming an AirForce pilot.

Although this dream didn’t last long as he saw his friends playing cricket, he got fascinated by the equipment and changed his goal.

Education & More

Schoolnot known
Collegenot known
Qualificationnot known
Awardsnot known


  • Domestic Career

Krishnappa Gowtham made his first-class debut in the cricket world in the under 15 Zonal Tournament for Karnataka against Uttar Pradesh. He made his T20 debut for Karnataka against Goa in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, on October 16, 2011. Krishnappa didn’t do well in this match, but in 2012 he won his Ranji trophy and performed well. 

He made his List A debut against Jharkhand, in February 2017 in Vijay Hazare Trophy.

  • International Career

On Day 10 June 2021, BCCI announced India’s 19 men’s squad for ODI & T20I series against Sri Lanka, In this, Indian Team Squad Krishnappa was selected. But he was not selected in the first two ODI matches of the Indian team but in the end, he played the last match of the ODI series. He made his One Day International debut on July 23, 2021, against Sri Lanka, In his debut match, he took 1 wicket in 8 over and but he bowled very well.


Playing StyleAll-rounder
International DebutTest: Not Yet
ODIs: July 23, 2021, against Sri Lanka, Colombo
T20i: Not Yet
Debut MatchesFirst-class Debut in 2012 against Uttar Pradesh
List-A on 2017
T20- 2011
IPL, 2018
Malnad Gladiators
Mumbai Indians
Rajasthan Royals
Chennai Super Kings
Batting StyleRight Handed Batsman
Bowling StyleRight-arm off-break
Jersey no.18
Best RecordHe took 18 wickets in three matches of the 2016 Ranji trophy
Coach/ MentorNot available


He was bought by Mumbai Indians in the year 2017 for 2 crores, but he didn’t get to perform. He made his IPL debut in 2018 for Rajasthan royals against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Krishnappa was bought by Rajasthan royals at 6.2 crores.

In IPL 2021 auction he was bought by Chennai Super Kings for a whopping Rs. 9.25 crore.

IPL Debut Match2018
Year of Played Matches and TeamsMumbai Indians (2017)
Rajasthan Royals (2018)
Punjab Kings (2019-20)
Chennai Super Kings (2021)
RecordIn IPL 2021 Auction, He became the most expensive uncapped Indian player in IPL history
IPL Price Rs. 9.25 crore

Personal Life & More

He is a huge fan of Harbajan Singh. He married Archana Sundar in 2019.

Marital StatusMarried
Wife NameArchana Sundar
Children Not Available
GirlfriendsNot Available
Net worth$2.2 million
Salary INR 6.2 crores(IPL)
Krishnappa with KL Rahul

Physical Status & More

Height (approx.)5-9”(In Feet)
Weight (approx.)65kg
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBrown

Some Important Facts About Krishnappa Gowtham

  • Krishnappa Gowtham was born in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
  • He initially wanted to become an Air Force pilot but later changed his mind.
  • In 2021 he was named as the net player in India’s test series against England.
  • He loves traveling and is an ardent fan of Harbajan Singh, he likes to imitate him while bowling.

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