Varun Chakravarthy (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Net Worth, Biography & More

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.

Bio

Real NameVarun Chakravarthy
NicknameVarun
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Date of Birth29 August 1991
Age (as in 2021)29 years old
Zodiac SignVirgo
Birth PlaceBidar, Karnataka, India
FamilyFather: Vinod Chakravarthy
Mother: Malini Chakravarthy
Sister: Vanitha Chakravarthy
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
CastNot Known
Home TownBidar, 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 

SchoolSt. Patrick School, Chennai
CollegeSRM University, Tamil Nadu
QualificationGraduate in Architecture
AwardsChakravarthy won the Player of the Match award

Career

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.

Cricket

Playing StyleBowler
International DebutTest: Not Yet
ODI: Not Yet
T20I: July 25, 2021, against Sri Lanka
Debut MatchesRanji trophy on 2018
T20, 2018
IPL, 2019
TeamsKaraikudi Kaalai,
Siechem Madurai Panthers,
Tamil Nadu,
Kings XI Punjab
KKR
Batting StyleRight Handed Batsman
Bowling Styleleg break googly
Jersey no.29
Best Recordleading wicket-taker in Vijay Hazare Trophy in 2018-19.
Coach/ MentorS. Vincent

IPL

IPL Debut Match2019
Year of Played Matches and TeamsKings XI Punjab (2019),
Kolkata knight riders (2020-21)
RecordHe has won the Player of the Match award in IPL 2020 for picking up five wickets in an IPL inning against DC.
Varun With MS Dhoni

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.

Marital StatusMarried
Girlfriend / Wife NameNeha Khedekar
Children Not Yet
Marriage Date 11 December 2020
Net worth $1-$5 million
SalaryINR 8.4 crore
Varun With M Siddharth

Physical Status & More

Height (approx.)5-9”(In Feet)
Weight (approx.)70kg
Body MeasurementsChest: 38 inches
Waist: 30 inches
Biceps: 12 inches
Hair ColourBrown
Eye ColourBrown
HobbiesTraveling

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.

Social Media Presence 

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