Varun Chakravarthy (Cricketer) Biography, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Father, Family, Wife, Net Worth & More

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Varun Chakravarthy Bio/Wiki:

Varun Chakravarthy is an Indian mystery spinner cricketer who can bowl with many different variations and is known as a mystery bowler. He was born on August 29, 1991, in Bidar, Karnataka. He did his schooling at St. Patrick School, Chennai. Initially, he started playing cricket with a tennis ball as a wicketkeeper-batsman.

At the age of 17, he decided to quit playing cricket and pursue further education in architecture. With this plan, he took admission to S.R.M. University, Tamil Nadu, and graduated from there. Thereafter, he started working as a freelancer. He worked as a freelancer for two years.

In the meantime, he used to play cricket whenever he would get free time. After being bored with his work, he again started playing cricket. This time, he started playing cricket as a fast bowler from the Crombest Cricket Club of Chennai but he ended up sustaining a knee injury.

Due to injury, he became a spin bowler. For the first time, he came into the limelight when he was playing for Siechem Madurai Panthers in the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) season of 2018. In that tournament, he bowled 40 overs of which he delivered 125 dot balls with a great economy of 4.7.

He picked 9 wickets after playing 10 matches in that season of Tamil Nadu Premier League. On 20 September 2018, he made his debut in the Vijay Hazare trophy where he emerged as a leading wicket-taker with 22 dismissals in 9 matches.

Subsequently, on 12 November 2018, he made his first-class debut for Tamil Nadu against Hyderabad in the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy. In that season of the Ranji Trophy, he bowled 39 0vers and ended up getting one wicket. According to him, he can bowl with 7 different variations.

Varun specializes in throwing balls such as offbreak, legbreak, googly, carrom ball, slider, flipper, and topspinner. In 2018, he was seen playing for the Madurai Panthers team in the Tamil Nadu Premier League. In this article, he bowled 240 balls in call 10 matches, out of which he took 125 dot balls and took a total of 9 wickets.

He came to Limelight for the first time with his excellent performance. He then had a terrific performance in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, joining him as a player in the List A category in Tamil Nadu. Varun performed brilliantly in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, taking 22 wickets for runs at an average of 4.2.

Then he was selected as a net bowler in the IPL for Chennai Super King and Kolkata Knight Rider for the first time where he bowled the net for both these teams. After this, in the IPL Auction, 2018 for the Indian Premier League held in 2019, the team Kings XI Punjab included Varun in their team with a bid of ₹8.4 crores.

In IPL 2019, he made his debut against Kolkata Knight Riders while playing for Punjab. In his debut match, Varun bowled very poorly where Sunil Narayan scored 25 runs including three sixes in the very first over of his IPL career. In that IPL season, he had only one chance to play 1 match.

After this, the team Kings XI Punjab released him from his team for the IPL matches to be held in the year 2020. Where he had included Varun in his team by bidding ₹4 crores in Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL 2019 auction.

After joining IPL 2020, he played 5 wickets for 20 runs against Delhi Capitals in Abu Dhabi, playing for Kolkata Knight Riders. This was his best IPL performance till now. He played a total of 13 matches in IPL 2020. He is also bowling for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2021. Varun was also selected for the Indian team in the year 2021.

When the Indian team went on tour to Australia, Varun was selected for the t20 matches between India vs Australia but due to injury, he could not join the Indian team.

After this, when the England team visited India in February 2021, he was selected for the 5 t20 matches played between India and England but once again he could not join the Indian team due to his fitness. This time he failed to pass the fitness test i.e. Yo-Yo test, due to which he was denied to make his international debut again.

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Real NameVarun Chakravarthy
Nick NameVarun
ProfessionCricket Player
Popular forPlaying Cricket in the IPL
Date of Birth29 August 1991 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2023)32 years
BirthplaceBidar, Karnataka, India
HometownBidar, Karnataka, India
Current AddressBidar, Karnataka, India
High SchoolSt. Patrick School, Chennai
College NameSri Ramaswamy Memorial Institute of Science and Technology (SRM University), Tamilnadu
Educational QualificationGraduate in B.Arch. (Bachelor of Architecture)
CasteNot Known
Zodiac Sign/Star SignVirgo ♍
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Bowling StyleLeg Break
Varun Chakravarthy bowling action
Jersey Numberin ODI: NA
in Test: NA
in T20I: 29
in IPL: 16
State TeamTamilnadu
CoachS. Vincent
DebutFirst-class: v Hyderabad (12-15 Nov 2018)
List A: v Gujarat (20 Sep 2018)
IPL: v Kolkata Knight Riders (27 Mar 2019)
International Debut Vs Srilanka (T20I Debut), 25 July 2021
IPL DebutKings XI Punjab (2019)
Current IPLTeamKolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
IPL Auction Price2019: Kings XI Punjab (8.4 crores)
2020: Kolkata Knight Riders (4 Crore)

Body Measurements & Physical Stats:

Varun Chakravarthy’s age is 32 years old in the year 2023. He exercises very hard daily for hours in the morning and evening to keep his body fit. He is a sportsperson who needs to keep his body fit, apart from this, he keeps practicing and exercising on the cricket field for hours.

Varun’s height is 5 feet 9 inches, which is 175 cm. His body weight is 76 kg and Varun’s body measurement is 36-34-10. His eye color is black and his hair color is Black.

Age (as of 2023)32 years
Heightin centimeter: 175 cm
in meter: 1.75 m
in feet: 5’9” inches
Weight in kilogram70 kg
Weight in pounds154 lbs
Body Measurement36-34-10
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack

Varun Chakravarthy Family Members & Their Relationship:

Varun Chakravarthy wife neha

Chakravarthy was born into a thriving Hindu family in Karnataka. His family believes in Hindu customs and beliefs. He also has faith in Hindu deities and worships them. Varun Chakravarthy’s father’s name is C.V. Vinod, who works in Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and his mother’s name is Malini Chakravarthy, who is a housewife.

Besides his parents, Varun also has a sister named Vanditha Chakravarthy. Varun Chakravarthy’s marital status is married. He married his childhood friend Neha Khedekar in 2020. Varun does not have any children yet. Varun Chakravarthy’s wife’s name is Neha Khedekar.

ParentsFather: C.V. Vinod
Mother: Malini Chakravarthy
SiblingsBrother: Not Known
Sister: Vanditha Chakravarthy
ChildrenSon: Not Available
Daughter: Not Available
Wife NameNeha Khedekar
Varun Chakravarthy girlfriend
Martial StatusMarried
Marriage Date11 December 2020
Girlfriends / AffairsNeha Khedekar

Favorite Things:

Ideal Cricket PlayerSachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag
Favorite ActorThalapathy Vijay
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Favorite ColourRed
Favorite SportsCricket
Favorite IPL TeamKolkata Knight Riders
Favorite PlayerMS Dhoni, Virat Kohli
Favorite DestinationGoa

Varun Chakravarthy Net Worth, Income & Salary:

Talking about the net worth of Varun Chakravarthy. According to sources, the charges are around ₹100k to ₹150k for playing a cricket match for the IPL team. The main source of his earnings is playing cricket for the IPL team. His total net worth is approx ₹15 crores to ₹20 crores.

SalaryApprox ₹4 crores per annum
Car CollectionNot Known
Total Net Worth₹15 crores to ₹20 crores (Approx, as of 2023)

Social Media Handles & Other Contact Details:

Facebook@chakaravarthyvarun29 (1.8k+ followers)
Instagram@chakaravarthyvarun (260k+ followers)
Twitter@chakaravarthy29 (90k+ followers)
Mobile/Phone NumberNot Known

Some Interesting Facts About Varun Chakravarthy:

  • Varun Chakravarthy known as a mystery bowler was born on August 29, 1991, in Bidar, Karnataka.
Varun Chakravarthy house
Varun Chakravarthy Home
  • He was fond of playing cricket since childhood.
  • He is a right-handed off-break bowler for the Kolkata Knight Riders team in the Indian Premier League.
  • He started his IPL career with the Kings XI Punjab team.
  • At the age of 17, he decided to quit playing cricket and pursue further education in architecture.
  • Varun was a freelancing architect by profession but at the age of 25, he quit his job to follow his passion and start playing cricket.
  • In IPL 2019, Kings XI Punjab bought him with the highest bid of 8.4 crores.
  • Varun is a leg-break spin bowler and he knows 7 types of variations in his bowling. These include leg-break, off-break, googly, carry-ball, flipper, slider, and topspin.
  • He started playing cricket with a tennis ball as a wicketkeeper-batsman.
  • In the next season, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bought Varun for IPL 2020 for 4 crores.
  • He debuts for India in the International T20 Matches against Srilanka on 25 July 2021.

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