Harishankar Reddy Age, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 25 Years
Education: Graduate
Hometown: Chinnamandem, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh

Harishankar Reddy

Full nameMaramreddy Harishankar Reddy [1]The New Indian Express
ProfessionCricketer (Bowler)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 177 cm
in meters- 1.7 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 10”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutYet to make
Jersey Number#46 (IPL)
Harishankar Reddy posing before his wardrobe inside CSK's dressing room
Domestic & Franchise Cricket Team(s)• Andhra Pradesh
• Chennai Super Kings (IPL)
Coach/MentorC.D. Thomson
CD Thomson, Harishankar's coach and mentor
Batting StyleRight-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast medium
Personal Life
Date of Birth2 June 1998 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2023)25 Years
BirthplaceNagurivandla Palli village, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh
Zodiac signGemini
HometownChinnamandem, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh
SchoolSwetha High School, Chinnamandem, Kadapa
Educational qualificationGraduate [2]Telangana Today
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Ramachandra Reddy (farmer)
Mother- Lakshmi Devi
SiblingsBrother- One
Sister- None
Favourite Things
CricketersBatsmen- MS Dhoni & Virat Kohli
Bowler- Jasprit Bumrah

Harishankar Reddy

Some Lesser Known Facts About Harishankar Reddy

  • Harishankar Reddy is a young Indian cricketer who plays domestic cricket for Andhra Pradesh. He will be playing for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the IPL 2021.
  • Hari Shankar did not play with a cricket ball up until the age of 14. He got introduced to hardball cricket in 2012 when he went to chance his luck in a cricket trial that was conducted for picking players in Kadapa’s district-level under-14 cricket team. He impressed everyone with his bowling at the selection camp and thereafter played under-14 and under-16 cricket for Kadapa.
  • His village and the villages nearby lacked proper cricket facilities, so he moved to Vizianagaram in 2016 and enrolled himself at ACA Academy Ground. He further improved his bowling skills and went to play under-19 cricket for Andhra Pradesh the same year.
  • He was selected to play for Andhra Pradesh’s team in the 2018 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy (20-overs tournament). On 11 January 2018, in his debut T20 match for Andhra Pradesh against Kerala, he took four wickets and conceded 12 runs in two overs that he bowled in the match.

    Reddy's Mushtaq Ali Trophy debut performance covered in a newspaper

    Reddy’s Mushtaq Ali Trophy debut performance covered in a newspaper

  • On 20 February 2021, he made his List-A cricket debut in the 2021 Vijay Hazare Trophy (50-overs tournament). Since then, he has been a regular player for Andhra Pradesh in domestic cricket.

    Harishankar receiving his Vijay Hazare Trophy debut cap from Hanuma Vihari

    Harishankar receiving his Vijay Hazare Trophy debut cap from Hanuma Vihari

  • In February 2021, during the players’ auctions for IPL 2020, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) bought him for his base price of Rs. 20 lakh. He is the second player to be picked by an IPL franchise from his district, Kadapa, after Vijayakumar, who played for the Deccan Chargers in the IPL 2009.

  • In a practice session before the beginning of IPL 2021, Hari made headlines after he clean-bowled MS Dhoni.

  • Hari’s parents revealed in an interview that during his college days, he used to skip college to practice cricket.
  • He admires Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah‘s bowling and also considers him as his idol.