About Varun Chakravarthy
Varun Chakravarthy is an Indian Cricketer. Varun Chakravarthy was born on 29 August 1991 in Bidar, Karnataka. He belongs to a middle-class Hindu family. He has played cricket since their school days. At age of 13, he played as a wicket-keeper batsman. He was rejected from many times to play in age-group cricket. Because of that, his family given pressure to complete his graduation. He graduated from SRM University in Chennai. At this time, he left to play cricket. After, his graduation he worked as a freelance architect. Then, he worked in the same field for two years. Cricket was a passion for him since his childhood, so he started to play cricket on holidays. The age of Varun is 29 years.
|Date of Birth
|29 August 1991
|Age(as in 2020)
|5′ 8″ Feet
|Chest: 38 inches
Waist: 32 inches
Biceps: 12 inches
|Cricket and Travelling
Mother : Not Available
Father : Not Available
Sister: Not Available
Brother: Not Available
Wife : Not Available
|First-class : Tamil Nadu v Hyderabad (12-15 Nov 2018)
List A: Gujarat v Tamil Nadu (20 Sep 2018)
IPL: Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab (27 Mar 2019)
Relationship & more
|IPL Auction Price
|2019: Kings XI Punjab (8.4 crores)
2020: Kolkata Knight Riders (4 Crore)
Varun Chakravarthy made a debut in First-class Cricket on 12 November 2018. The first match was between Tamil Nadu and Hyderabad. In the same year, he debuted in List A cricket of India matches on 20 September 2018. He Played from Tamil Nadu and the match between Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. After, he got chance to play in the Indian’s biggest league “Indian Premium league” on 27 March 2019. The match was between Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab.
He left his job at the age of 25 years and selected cricket to make his career. After, he entered Crombest Cricket Academy to play cricket. Unfortunately, he injured in the second match. Then, he had not got a chance to play cricket because of a knee injury. So, Varun Chakravarthy tried to spin blowing. He used tennis balls for practicing on 18 yards pitch. He learned many variations in spin bowling during that time period.
After he was famous for his spin bowling and people gave a new name “Mystery Spinner”. Finally, he got an opportunity to play in the Tamil Nadu Premier League at the age of 27 years. He was a part of the Siechem Madurai Panthers team. His team won this league because of his excellent performance. Because of his performance, Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders hired him as a nets bowler. Then, he made a debut in Vijay Hazare Trophy in 2018 and Ranji Trophy in the year 2019. He has got a total of 22 wickets in domestic List A cricket.
Some unknown facts about
- He was brought by Kings XI Punjab in 8.4 Crore INR. In the year 2019. Kolkata Knight Riders Pick up him 4 Crore in IPL auction in 2020.
- Early, he was a fast bowler. Nowadays, he bowled leg-break spin bowling.
- He has learned seven types of bowling such as leg-break, off-break, googly, carryall, flipper, slider and topspin.
- He Played only 9 matches and got 22 wickets in List A cricket. His average is 16.00. in domestic List A cricket.