Varun Chakravarthy (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, IPL Price, Girlfriend, Net Worth & More
Varun Chakravarthy is a brilliant Indian bowler whose scorecard is quite amazing. He belongs to Bidar, Karnataka, India. His List A debut was in the year 2018, for the Tamil Nadu cricket team. He made his first-class debut in the same year for the same team. He bowled exceptionally in his debut match.
Seems like this amazing bowler is also good at acting, he was seen in a sports drama Jeeva, where he made a cameo as a club cricketer.
|Real Name||Varun Chakravarthy|
|Date of Birth||29 August 1991|
|Age (as in 2021)||29 years old|
|Birth Place||Bidar, Karnataka, India|
|Family||Father: Vinod Chakravarthy|
Mother: Malini Chakravarthy
Sister: Vanitha Chakravarthy
|Home Town||Bidar, Karnataka, India|
Birth and Early Life
Varun was born on 29 August 1991, in Bidar, Karnataka, India. He started playing cricket with tennis balls at an early age, and later shifted to leather balls. He used to pose as a wicketkeeper but he decided to quit cricket and started studying architecture.
After completing his degree, he worked as a freelance architect and played cricket in the meantime. He later left his job to play cricket.
Education & More
|School||St. Patrick School, Chennai|
|College||SRM University, Tamil Nadu|
|Qualification||Graduate in Architecture|
|Awards||Chakravarthy won the Player of the Match award|
He started playing cricket as a fast bowler at Chennai’s CromBest cricket club but injured himself. After overcoming his injury he started playing for IV Division in Chennai league at Jubilee Cricket Club.
- Domestic career-
Varun made his List A debut for Tamil Nadu on 20 December 2018. He performed exceptionally in debut and became the leading wicket-taker with twenty-two wickets. He made his first-class debut for Tamil Nadu, in the Ranji Trophy on 12 November 2018.
Varun was roped in by Kings XI Punjab in December 2018 at a high price. He made the highest run by any bowler in a debut match in 2019. He was dropped by Punjab ahead of 2020 and he was roped in by Kolkata knight riders, he scored a five-wicket haul against Delhi Capitals.
- International career–
In 2020 he was selected in T20 international against Australia, but due to injury, he couldn’t perform well. He was again selected for this year’s T20 international squad against England in February.
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 Varun was selected. But he was not selected for the ODI team. He was selected in T20 playing Eleven of the Indian team for the T20 series against Sri Lanka. He made his T20 International debut on July 25, 2021, against Sri Lanka, In his debut match, he took 1 wicket in 4 over and he bowled very well.
Currently, he was selected in the Indian team for the T20 World Cup 2021.
|International Debut||Test: Not Yet|
ODI: Not Yet
T20I: July 25, 2021, against Sri Lanka
|Debut Matches||Ranji trophy on 2018|
|Teams||Karaikudi Kaalai, |
Siechem Madurai Panthers,
Kings XI Punjab
|Batting Style||Right Handed Batsman|
|Bowling Style||leg break googly|
|Best Record||leading wicket-taker in Vijay Hazare Trophy in 2018-19.|
|Coach/ Mentor||S. Vincent|
|IPL Debut Match||2019|
|Year of Played Matches and Teams||Kings XI Punjab (2019), |
Kolkata knight riders (2020-21)
|Record||He has won the Player of the Match award in IPL 2020 for picking up five wickets in an IPL inning against DC.|
Personal Life & More
Varun’s father is a govt worker and his mother Malini is a homemaker.
He married his long-time girlfriend Neha Khedekar in a closed ceremony in Chennai on 11 December 2020.
|Girlfriend / Wife Name||Neha Khedekar|
|Marriage Date||11 December 2020|
|Net worth||$1-$5 million|
|Salary||INR 8.4 crore|
Physical Status & More
|Height (approx.)||5-9”(In Feet)|
|Body Measurements||Chest: 38 inches |
Waist: 30 inches
Biceps: 12 inches
Some Important Facts About Varun Chakravarthy
- Varun Chakravarthy was born in Bidar, Karnataka, India.
- He came into light when he started playing for Siechem Madurai Panthers in the Tamil Nadu Premier League, where he took nine wickets out of ten and delivered 125 dot balls.
- He is an excellent bowler with seven bowling variations such as Offbreak, Legbreak, Googly, Carrom Ball, Slider, Flipper, and Topspinner.
- His favorite hobbies include traveling, listening to music.
- He is about play career’s first world T20 match against Pakistan.
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|Wikipedia||Varun Chakravarthy Wikipedia|
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