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Varun Chakravarthy Full Biography, Records, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More


Varun Chakravarthy Full Biography


Varun Chakravarthy (born 29 August 1991) is an Indian cricketer who made his first-class debut for Tamil Nadu. A mystery leg spinner who mainly came into the discussion in the player auction of IPL 2019 when Kings XI Punjab picked him at the price of 8.4 crores. He couldn’t do much for his franchise in the season as he played only one match because of his finger injury. In 2020, he was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders where he impressed everyone with his bowling variation and played a major role in his team. Varun took 17 wickets in the season at an average of 20.94.

Varun Chakravarthy Indian Cricketer – Basic Information

  • Full Name:
    Varun Chakravarthy Vinod
  • Nickname: NA
  • Role: Bowler
  • Batting Style: Right-hand bat
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm leg-break

Varun Chakravarthy Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.): 5’9″
  • Weight (approx.): 70kg
  • Eye Colour: Grey
  • Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life Of Varun Chakravarthy

  • Date of Birth: 29 August 1991
  • Age: 29(as of 2021)
  • Birth Place: Bidar, Karnataka, India
  • Zodiac sign: Virgo
  • Nationality: Indian
  • School: NA
  • College: SRM University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Educational Qualifications: Degree In Bachelor Of Architecture

Varun Chakravarthy Family & Religion



  • Father: C. V. Vinod Chakravarthy
  • Mother: Malini Chakravarthy
  • Brother: NA
  • Sister: Vandita Chakravarthy
  • Coach/Mentor:NA
  • Religion: Hinduism
  • Address: Bidar, Karnataka, India

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Cricket Career Of Varun Chakravarthy

Internation Debuts

  • Test: NA
  • ODI: NA
  • T20: NA
  • Jersey Number: #14 IPL
  • Major Teams: Karaikudi Kaalai, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Siechem Madurai Panthers, Tamil Nadu
  • Nature on the field: Calm
Batting Career
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 1 0 0
List A 9 5 2 60 32 20.00 74 81.08 0 0 3 3 2 0
T20s 14 3 1 10 7* 5.00 15 66.66 0 0 0 0 3 0
Bowling Career
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 1 234 105 1 1/105 1/105 105.00 2.69 234.0 0 0 0
List A 9 9 520 367 22 5/38 5/38 16.68 4.23 23.6 0 1 0
T20s 14 14 330 391 18 5/20 5/20 21.72 7.10 18.3 0 1 0


Source: ESPN


Highlighted Records of Varun Chakravarthy

  • In the 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, he was the leading wicket-taker for Tamil Nadu with 22 wickets in 9 matches.
  • His career-best IPL bowling figures came against Delhi Capitals where he took 5 wickets for 20 runs.

Varun Chakravarthy Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: Travelling, Watching Movies, Listening to music.
  • Favorite Batsmen: NA
  • Favorite Bowler: Ravichandran Ashwin
  • Most Favorite Sportspersons: NA
  • Favorite Actor: NA

Relationship Status Varun Chakravarthy

  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Neha Khedekar
  • Marriage Date: NA
  • Affairs/Girlfriend: NA
  • Children: NA

Awards and Recognitions

  • In October 2020, he was named in India’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for the series against Australia but because of injury later he was ruled out.

Controversies did by Varun Chakravarthy

During IPL 2021 Varun Chakravarthy tested positive for Covid-19 as a result, the match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore was postponed and later when some of the other players found positive the tournament was suspended.

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Lesser-Known Facts

  • He started playing cricket from his school days as a wicket-keeper.
  • At the age of 17, he quit cricket to complete his architecture degree.
  • After doing a job for 2 years as an architect he made a comeback to the field.
  • He played for Siachem Madurai Panthers in the Tamil Nadu Premier League.
  • He was a net bowler for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the past.
  • He is fondly called a “mystery spinner.” as he has 7 variations.
  • In 2014, he played a cameo role in a Tamil movie Jeeva as a club cricketer.

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