|Konganda Charamanna Cariappa
|Indian Cricketer (Bowler)
|Physical Stats & More
|in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
|in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 159 lbs
|- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 31 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
|#26 (Kings XI Punjab)
|Karnataka, Bijapur Bulls, Kolkata Knight Riders, Kings XI Punjab
|Right Handed Bat
|Right-handed leg break
|Nature on field
|Records/Achievements (main ones)
|As of March 2017, Cariappa has played 15 T20 matches and taken 13 wickets, averaging at 33.61.
|Career Turning Point
|Looking at the performance of Cariappa in the Karnataka Premier League, Kolkata Knight Riders signed the lad for the 2015 season of IPL.
|Date of Birth
|13 April 1994
|Age (as in 2017)
|Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign
|Father- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
|Listening to Music, Playing golf
|Girls, Family & More
Some Lesser Known Facts About KC Cariappa
- Does KC Cariappa smoke: Not Known
- Does KC Cariappa drink alcohol: Not Known
- Cariappa began playing as a fast bowling all-rounder but, later started bowling orthodox round-arm action.
- The spinner played a lot of tennis ball tournaments before playing for Social Cricket Club in Bangalore. After that, he went on to play in the Karnataka Premier League.
- He played for Bijapur Bulls in Karnataka Primer League in 2014 wherein he was the third highest wicket taker with 11 wickets at an economy of just 6.
- In the 2014 IPL trials, Cariappa stunned everyone after Gautam Gambhir completely failed to read his bowling. Gambhir then asked his team management to look out for the spinner.
- Despite his base price of just INR 10 Lakh, Kolkata Knight Riders, after an aggressive contest with Delhi Daredevils, bought him for INR 2.4 Crores.
- Ricky Ponting once called him the Sunil Narine of Indian cricket.
- At the 2016 IPL auctions, Kings XI Punjab signed him for INR 80 Lakh but, he has been struggling to get a fixed spot in the team.