|Real Name||Konganda Charamanna Cariappa|
|Profession||Indian Cricketer (Bowler)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 159 lbs
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 31 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
|International Debut||Test- N/A
|Jersey Number||#26 (Kings XI Punjab)|
|Domestic/State Teams||Karnataka, Bijapur Bulls, Kolkata Knight Riders, Kings XI Punjab|
|Batting Style||Right Handed Bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-handed leg break|
|Nature on field||Calm|
|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)||23 Years|
|Birth Place||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Aries|
|College/ University||Not Known|
|Educational Qualifications||Not known|
|Family||Father- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
|Hobbies||Listening to Music, Playing golf|
|Favourite Actor||Shahrukh Khan|
|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.
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