Varun Chakravarthy (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

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Varun Chakravarthy (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Girlfriend and More

Varun Chakravarti is an Indian cricketer who plays from his home team Tamil Nadu. He is a right-arm bowler and is known for his leg break and googly.

Birth & Early life

Varun Chakravarti was born on 29 August 1991 in Bidar, Karnataka. Varun comes from a middle-class family. He started playing cricket right from his school time. He played cricket as a wicket-keeper batsman from the age of 13. He faced rejections many times in age group cricket. After which the family pressured him to complete his studies. Varun completed his graduation from SRM University in Chennai. During this time, he gave up playing cricket.

After completing his studies, Varun started working as a freelance architect, Later he also worked for 2 years in same field. From childhood to youth, cricket was a passion for Varun, so he again started playing cricket on weekends.


Real NameVarun Chakravarthy
Nick NameVarun
Date of Birth29 August 1991
Age(as in 2020)29 Years
Birth PlaceBidar, Karnataka
Home TownBidar, Karnataka
FamilyMother : Not Available
Father : Not Available
Sister: Not Available
Brother: Not Available
Wife : Not Available
AddressBidar, Karnataka


At the age of 25, Varun quit his job and chose cricket as his future. He quit his job and joined Crombest Cricket Academy. Varun got hurt in the second match. Due to a knee injury, Varun did not get a chance to play cricket for a long time then he started spin bowling. Varun had to bowling on a pitch of 18 yards with a tennis ball and in such a situation, Varun learned a lot of variations in his spin bowling and this was the reason that people started to know him by the name of Mystery Spinner.

At the age of 27, Varun got a chance to play in the Tamil Nadu Premier League with the Siechem Madurai Panthers team. His team won the title due to his performance. Based on this performance, he was called as a nets bowler for Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. After this success, Varun debut Vijay Hazare Trophy in 2018 and Ranji career in 2019.

Education Details and More

SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationGraduate
DebutFirst-class : Tamil Nadu v Hyderabad (12-15 Nov 2018)
List A : Gujarat v Tamil Nadu (20 Sep 2018)
IPL : Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab (27 Mar 2019)
State TeamTamil Nadu
AwardsNot Available

Physical Stats and More

Height5′ 8″ Feet
Weight65 Kg
Body ShapeChest: 38 inches
Waist: 32 inches
Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
HobbiesCricket and Travelling

Marital Status and More

Marital StatusSingle
GirlfriendsNot Available
IPL Auction Price2019 : Kings XI Punjab (8.4 crore)
2020 : Kolkata Knight Riders (4 Crore)
Net WorthNot Available

Social Media Presence

FacebookNot Available
TwitterNot Available
InstagramNot Available
WikipediaVarun Chakravarthy

Some Facts About Varun Chakravarthy

  • Varun Chakravarti was born and brought up in Bidar, Karnataka.
  • Earlier Varun used to be fast bowling and now is leg break spin bowler.
  • Varun is a freelance architect by profession but at the age of 25, he quit his job and started playing cricket.
  • Chakravarthy knows 7 types of variations in his bowling. These include leg-break, offbreak, googly, carryball, flipper, slider and topspin.
  • He started his Ranji career in November 2019.
  • In IPL 2019, Kings XI Punjab bought him with highest bid of 8.4 crores.
  • Kolkata has bought Varun for IPL 2020 for 4 crores.

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