Who is Kona Srikar Bharat?
Kona Srikar Bharat is commonly known as Srikar Bharat, is an Indian wicket-keeper batsman who plays for the Andhra cricket team in domestic cricket and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL.
Srikar Bharat was the first wicket-keeper batsman to score a triple century in the Ranji Trophy.
Kona Srikar Bharat Biography
|Full Name||Kona Shrikar |
|Born||3 October 1993|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
|1.73 m or 173 cm|
- Coach – J Krishna Rao
- Batting Style – Right-handed Batsman
- Role – Wicket-keeper Batsman
- Domestic Team – Andhra
- Idol – MS Dhoni
- Major teams – Andhra, Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore, India A, India B, India Blue, India Red, Rest of India
- ODI debut – Not yet
- Test debut – Not yet
- 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
On 20 February 2012, he made his List A debut against Tamil Nadu in Bangalore, scoring just 1 run in 13 balls. (1)
In the 2012–13 Ranji Trophy, he made his first-class debut against Kerala, scoring 8 runs in his first match and 38 in the second.
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. (2)
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, playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore, where he scored 16 runs in 19 balls.
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 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.
Frequently asked Questions
Q. 1- When and where was Shrikar Bharat born?
Sreekar Bharata was born on 3 October 1993 in Ramachandrapuram, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh.
Q. 2- What is the full name of Shrikar Bharat?
Kona Shrikar Bharat
Q. 3- How old is Shrikar Bharat?
Q. 4- What is the height of Shrikar Bharat?
1.73 m or 173 cm (approx)