Varun Chakravarthy overview

Varun Chakravarthy is an Indian cricketer who was born on 29th August 1991 at Bidar, Karnataka. The 29-year old cricketer is primarily a leg-spinner and a right-hand batsman also.

Before his professional cricketer, Varun served as an architect. He also made a cameo appearance, acting as a club cricketer in the sports-drama film Jeeva, made in the Tamil language in 2014.

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
ODI 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
T20 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
IPL 14 3 1 10 7 5.0 15 66.67 0 0 0 0 0

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
ODI 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
T20 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
IPL 14 14 330 391 18 5/20 5/20 7.11 21.72 18.33 1 0

Early signs

Varun Chakravarthy who has participated in only one first-class match, representing Tamil Nadu in 2018-19 Ranji Trophy so far and taken only 1 wicket, giving away 105 runs, made his debut in List ‘A’ cricket for Tamil Nadu in a Vijay Hazare Trophy match against Gujarat in 2018. Varun earned 1wicket in his maiden appearance, having 10 overs, but gave away 41 runs at an economy rate of 4.10. However, Varun has participated in 9 List ‘A’ matches and claimed 22 wickets at an economy rate of 4.23 including his best bowling figure of 5 for 38.

ODI Career

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Test career

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IPL career

Varun Chakravarthy made his debut in IPL in December 2019 for Kings XI Punjab. He was bought by the franchise team in the auction for a price of Rs 8.4 crores. In his debut match, Varun gave away 25 huge runs in his opening over. It also created a record of conceding the maximum number of runs. Varun was released by Kings XI Punjab ahead of the 2020 IPL auction. Varun represented Kolkata Knight Riders that year and made his revival, scalping 5 for 20 against Delhi Capitals in Abu Dhabi. Varun has bagged 18 wickets in 14 IPL matches and 5 for 20 has been his best bowling figure so far.

T20 Career

Varun Chakravarthy has played in 14 Twenty20 matches in the domestic circuit. He has scalped 20 wickets so far with his best figure of 5 for 20.

ICC Trophies

An architect turned professional cricketer with dreams to fulfill.

Blog

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Advice from former stalwarts helped me get over concerns about footwork: Virender Sehwag
'Kohli will never worry about Johnson but will always have doubts Vs Anderson'
'Kohli will never worry about Johnson but will always have doubts Vs Anderson'
Rahul bhai told me 'don't run after India selection, it'll follow you': Rahane
Rahul bhai told me 'don't run after India selection, it'll follow you': Rahane
James Anderson on the cusp of going past Anil Kumble in 2nd New Zealand Test
James Anderson on the cusp of going past Anil Kumble in 2nd New Zealand Test
'He's faced the NZ attack in NZ': Former Kiwi coach on who should open for India
'He's faced the NZ attack in NZ': Former Kiwi coach on who should open for India
Anti-racism movement in cricket needs re-sparking, re-engaging: Jason Holder
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England skipper Knight gives thumbs-up to multi-format India series
England skipper Knight gives thumbs-up to multi-format India series
WTC Final: Bumrah, Shami steam in; Kohli, Pant bring out big shots
WTC Final: Bumrah, Shami steam in; Kohli, Pant bring out big shots
'Down-to-earth guy, no one's more passionate than him': Hockley lauds Ganguly
'Down-to-earth guy, no one's more passionate than him': Hockley lauds Ganguly
Team India trains with ‘High Intensity’ ahead of World Test Championship final
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ICC should change 5 things before the next WTC starts
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'Age on his side': Former India wicket-keeper backs Pant to improve further
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We didn't want to see each other: Prasad on his arguments with Kohli, Shastri
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'2 of the greatest batsmen in the world': Gower's praise for Kohli, Williamson
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