Varun Chakravarthy Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, IPL, Stats, Career, Bowling & more.

Varun Chakravarthy Biography
Varun Chakravarthy Biography

Varun Chakravarthy is an Indian Cricketer who plays for Tamilnadu in Domestic Cricket. He is a Legbreak bowler and Right-handed batsman. Varun debuted in Indian Premier League(IPL) for Kings XI Punjab in 2018, and for IPL 2020 he was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders in 4 crores.

Varun Chakravarthy Biography

Varun Chakravarthy was born on 29 August 1991 in Bidar, Karnataka, India. He completed his earlier education from Bidar, thereafter he did Graduation in Architecture from SRM University, Tamilnadu.

Full Name Varun Chakravarthy Vinod
Nick NameVaru
Date Of Birth 29 August 1991
Birth PlaceBidar, Karnataka, India
Home Town Bidar, Karnataka, India
ReligionHinduism
CasteNot Known
NationalismIndian
CollegeSRM University, Chennai, Tamilnadu
QualificationGraduation in Architecture
ProfessionCricketer
RoleAll-rounder
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Legbreak Googly

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Varun Chakravarthy Age & Physical Appearance

Varun Chakravarthy Age is 29 Years(as in 2020). He is a tall guy with 5 feet 9 inches in height and 68 kg weight. His chest size is 38 inches, waist size 30 inches, and biceps size 14 inches. Varun’s eye and hair colour are black. His shoe size is 9.

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Family

Varun Chakravarthy father’s name is C.V Vinod Chakravarthy who works at Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited and his mother is Malini Chakravarthy who is a housewife. He has a sister named Vanditha Chakravarthy.

Father C.V Vinod Chakravarthy
Mother Malini Chakravarthy
Wife Not Known
Siblings Sister- Vanditha Chakravarthy

Debut

  • List A debut for Tamilnadu in Vijay Hazare Trophy in 2018-19.
  • First-class debut for Tamilnadu in 2018-19 Ranji Trophy.
  • IPL debut in 2018 for Kings XI Punjab.

Career

  • In 2018-19 he played for Tamilnadu in Ranji Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy. 
  • In 2018 he was signed by Kings XI Punjab and played for two seasons.
  • He was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders For IPL 2020.

Varun Chakravarthy IPL

He was bought by Kings XI Punjab for the first time in 8.4 crores In the Indian Premier League(IPL) in 2018. After being signed by Kings XI Punjab he said,

“I felt very happy. I didn’t expect to get this much in the auction. I am very excited because Ashwin is from the same state. When I had met him in the past, we didn’t discuss a lot about bowling, it was all general. But now I am hoping to learn a lot from him,”

Varun Chakravarthy IPL 2020

In IPL 2020 Varun Chakravarthy was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders in 4 Crores. He is going to contribute to IPL 2020 for Kolkata Knight Riders from his Legbreak Googly.

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Batting Stats

List AFirst-classT20
Matches911
Innings5
Runs60
Not Out2
Highest Score32
Average20.0
Strike Rate81
Balls Faced74
1000
500

Bowling Stats

List AFirst-classT20
Matches911
Innings911
Runs36710535
Wickets2211
Balls52023418
Average16.7010535
Strike Rate23.423418
Economy4.232.7011.66

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Teams

  • Karaikudi Kaalai
  • Kings XI Punjab
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Siechem Madurai Panthers

Varun Chakravarthy Marital Status and Affairs

Marital StatusUnmarried
AffairsNot Known

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Varun Chakravarthy Salary & Net worth

In 2018 IPL he was bought by Kings XI Punjab in 8.4 Crore/year, and he played for two years. In IPL 2020 he was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders in 4 crore.

Unknown Facts about Varun Chakravarthy
  • Initially, he was a fast bowler, but due to injury, he became a Legbreak spinner.
  • In his school days, he used to watch and play cricket a lot.
  • After XII he did not see the future in cricket when he had to choose between a safe career and cricket.
  • He went to SRM University where he did graduation in Architecture.
  • When he was in college, he did not even use to watch cricket and was not getting the time to play cricket.
  • He was not in touch with cricket for 7 years.
  • After his graduation, he joined the job of Architect and was completely involved in designing architecture.
  • One day he waked up and changed his mind and decided to start his carer in Cricket.
  • His parents always supported him in every situation of his life, and never disagreed with his decisions.
  • When he was bought by Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2018, his parents and friends were very happy for him he said.

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