Kona Srikar Bharat Biography, Age, Height, Cricket Career, IPL and More.

Who is Kona Srikar Bharat?

Srikar Bharat is an Indian wicket-keeper batsman who plays for the Andhra cricket team in domestic cricket.

In February 2015, he became the first wicket-keeper batsman to score a triple hundred in the Ranji Trophy.

Kona Srikar Bharat Biography
Kona Srikar Bharat Biography

Kona Srikar Bharat Biography

Full NameKona Shrikar
NicknameK.S. Bharat
Born 3 October 1993
East Godavari,
Andhra Pradesh,
Age29 Years
Birthday 3 October
Religion Hinduism
Net WorthNot Known

Physical Appearance

1.74 m or 174 cm
Hair colourBlack
Eye colour Black


FatherSrinivasa Rao
Mother Kona Devi
SisterManoghna Lokesh
WifeAnjali Nedunuri


School Not Known
CollegeNot Known
Not Known


  • Coach – J Krishna Rao
  • Batting Style – Right-handed Batsman
  • Role – Wicket-keeper Batsman
  • Domestic Team – Andhra
  • Major teams – Andhra, Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore, India A, India B, India Blue, India Red, Rest of India

International Debut

  • ODI debut – Not yet
  • Test debut – 9 February 2023, against Australia
  • T20I Debut – Not yet
  • IPL Debut – 20 September 2021

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Kona Srikar Bharat Biography

Srikar Bharat was born on 3 October 1993 in Ramachandrapuram, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh. His father’s name is Srinivasa Rao, and his mother’s name is Kona Devi. He has taken cricket training from J Krishna Rao.

He married his long-time girlfriend, Anjali Nedunuri, in 2020 after dating for 10 years.

Cricket career of Srikar Bharat

Domestic Cricket

On 20 February 2012, he made his List A debut against Tamil Nadu in Bangalore.

In the 2012–13 Ranji Trophy, he made his first-class debut against Kerala.

In the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, he made his T20 debut on 17 March 2013 against Tamil Nadu, where he scored 15 runs in 21 balls.

In February 2015, during the 2014–15 Ranji Trophy, he scored 308 runs in 311 balls, which included 38 fours and 6 sixes. With this, he became the fifth player in the history of India’s first-class cricket to score a triple century as a wicket-keeper and the first to do so in the Ranji Trophy. (1)

Indian Premier League (IPL)

He was bought by Delhi Daredevils in 2015 for a base price of 10 lakhs, but he did not get a chance to play that season.

Bharat was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2021 IPL auction at a base price of Rs 20 lakh.

On 20 September 2021, he made his IPL debut against Kolkata Knight Riders.

On 8 October 2021, he scored 78 runs in 52 balls with the help of 3 fours and 4 sixes against Delhi Daredevils, this was his first half-century in IPL.

In the 2021 IPL, he scored a total of 191 runs in 8 matches.

In February 2022, Delhi Capitals bought him for a price of 2 crores in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament.

In December 2022, he was bought by the Gujarat Titans in the auction for the 2023 Indian Premier League tournament for a whopping sum of INR 1.2 crores.

International Cricket

In January 2020, after Rishabh Pant suffered an injury, he was included in the Indian squad for the One Day International (ODI) series against Australia.

In May 2021 also, Bharat was included in India’s Test squad for the series against England as cover for Wriddhiman Saha. However, he did not get a chance to play both times.

In January 2023, he was named in India’s Test squad for the series against Australia.

On 9 February 2023, he made his Test debut against Australia.

Frequently Asked Questions

When and where was Shrikar Bharat born?

Sreekar Bharata was born on 3 October 1993 in Ramachandrapuram, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh.

What is the full name of Shrikar Bharat?

Kona Shrikar Bharat

How old is Shrikar Bharat?

29 years

What is the height of Shrikar Bharat?

1.74 m or 174 cm (approx)

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