KC Cariappa (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Family, Affairs, Biography & More

KC Cariappa

Real NameKonganda Charamanna Cariappa
ProfessionIndian 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
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- N/A
T20- N/A
Coach/MentorNot Known
Jersey Number#26 (Kings XI Punjab)
Domestic/State TeamsKarnataka, Bijapur Bulls, Kolkata Knight Riders, Kings XI Punjab
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Bowling StyleRight-handed leg break
Nature on fieldCalm
Records/Achievements (main ones)As of March 2017, Cariappa has played 15 T20 matches and taken 13 wickets, averaging at 33.61.
Career Turning PointLooking at the performance of Cariappa in the Karnataka Premier League, Kolkata Knight Riders signed the lad for the 2015 season of IPL.
Personal Life
Date of Birth13 April 1994
Age (as in 2017)23 Years
Birth PlaceBengaluru, Karnataka, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
HometownBengaluru, Karnataka
SchoolNot Known
College/ UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot known
FamilyFather- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- N/A
HobbiesListening to Music, Playing golf
Favourite Things
Favourite ActorShahrukh Khan
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
ChildrenDaughter- N/A
Son- N/A

KC Cariappa bowling

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.