Varun Chakravarthy (cricketer) Age, wife, net worth, biography

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Varun Chakravarthy Vinod (born 29 August 1991) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Tamil Nadu in domestic cricket and as a leg-spin bowler for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He made his international debut for the Indian cricket team in July 2022.

Real Name Varun Chakravarthy
Nick Name Varun
Profession Cricketer
Date of Birth 29 August 1991
Age(as in 2022) 30 Years
Birth Place Bidar, Karnataka
Nationality Indian
Home Town Bidar, Karnataka

Varun Chakravarthy height, weight, and more

Height (approx) centimeters– 176 cm
meters– 1.76 m
feet inches– 5’ 9”
Weight (approx) in kilograms– 72 kg
in pounds– 159 lbs
Body Measurements (approx) – Chest: 38 inches
– Waist: 32 inches
– Biceps: 13 inches
Eye Colour Grey
Hair Colour Black

Varun Chakravarthy Personal life

He also made a cameo appearance as a club cricketer in the 2014 Indian Tamil-language sports drama film Jeeva. Prior to his professional career as a cricketer, he worked as an architect. On 11 December 2022, he married his longtime girlfriend Neha Khedekar in a closed ceremony in Chennai.

Varun Chakravarthy net worth

On 3 May 2022, Chakraborty along with his Kolkata Knight Riders teammate Sandeep Warrier tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, the match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore was called off. Ultimately, the tournament was suspended.

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International Debut None
Domestic/State Team(s) Karaikudi Kaalai

Siechem Madurai Panthers

Tamil Nadu

Kings XI Punjab

Batting Style Right-hand
Bowling Style Legbreak & Googly

Varun Chakravarthy Career

Varun is an off-break bowler. He made his List A debut for Tamil Nadu in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 20 September 2018. Varun was the leading wicket-taker for Tamil Nadu in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, with twenty-two dismissals in nine matches. He made his first-class debut for Tamil Nadu in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy on 12 November 2018.

In December 2018, he was bought by the Kings XI Punjab in the player auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL) at the price of 8.4 crores. He made his Twenty20 debut for the team on 27 March 2022. His first over went for 25 runs, the highest number of runs conceded by a bowler on debut in the IPL.

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He was released by the Kings XI Punjab ahead of the 2022 IPL auction. In the 2022 IPL auction, he was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders ahead of the 2022 Indian Premier League. On 24 October 2022, he took his first five-wicket haul in the IPL, with figures of 5 wickets for 20 runs, against the Delhi Capitals in Abu Dhabi.

In October 2022, he was named in India’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against Australia. However, on 9 November 2022, Chakravarthy was ruled out of the squad after suffering an injury. In February 2022, he was named in India’s T20I squad for their series against England.

In June 2022, he was named in India’s One Day International (ODI) and T20I squads for their series against Sri Lanka. He made his T20I debut on 25 July 2022, for India against Sri Lanka, taking the wicket of Dasun Shanaka. In September 2022, Chakravarthy was named to India’s squad for the 2022 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.

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Varun Chakravarthy Family

Father Vinod Chakravarthy
Mother Malini Chakravarthy
Sister Vanitha Chakravarthy


Varun was very good at studies since childhood Varun loved to play cricket, he did his schooling from St. He did his graduation in Architecture from SRM University, Tamil Nadu after completing his schooling from Patrick School, Chennai. He has also received many awards in cricket like Player of the Match and more.

School St. Patrick School, Chennai
College SRM University, Tamil Nadu
Qualification Graduate in Architecture
Awards Chakravarthy won the Player of the Match award

Favorite Thinks

Ideal Cricket Player Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag
Favorite Actor Vijay
Hobbies Traveling
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Favorite Colour Red
Favorite Sports Cricket
Favorite IPL Team Kolkata Knight Riders
Favorite Player MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli
Favorite Destination Goa

Some Facts about Varun Chakravarthy

  • At the age of 13, Varun Chakravarthy started playing cricket as a wicketkeeper-batsman.
  • He left cricket at the age of 17; Because he didn’t see his future in it. Therefore, he decided to become an architect.
  • After working as an architect for two years, he left the job and chose cricket as a career.
  • In 2015, Varun started playing cricket as a medium pace bowler for Chromebest Cricket Club.
  • Once, during a match for Crombest Cricket Club, he suffered a knee injury, after which, he could not play for six months.
  • He then returned as a spinner and started playing for Jubilee Cricket Club in the fourth division.
  • Varun Chakravarthy was also included in the Karaikudi wrist team of Tamil Nadu; however, he did not get a chance to play.
  • He came into the limelight in 2018 when he played for Sikem Madurai Panthers in the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL), where he took nine wickets in 10 matches and conceded 125 dot deliveries from 240 balls.
  • In 2018, Varun Chakravarthy was selected to play for Tamil Nadu and made his List A debut against Gujarat in Chennai in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy.
  • In the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, he took 22 wickets in 9 matches at an economy rate of 4.23.
  • According to him, he has seven bowling variations like off-break, leg break, googly, carrom ball, slider, flipper, and top spinner.

Varun Chakravarthy Net worth

Salary INR 8.5 crore
Total Net Worth $2-$5 million

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