S. Sreesanth (Bigg Boss 12) Age, Height, Family, Girlfriend, Wife, Biography & More

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Wife: Bhuvneshwari Kumari
Age: 41 Years
Hometown: Kothamangalam, Kerala


Full NameShanthakumaran Sreesanth
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- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 16 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest-1 March 2006 vs England in Nagpur
ODI- 25 October 2005 vs Sri Lanka in Nagpur
T20- 1 December 2006 vs South Africa in Johannesburg
RetirementOn 9 March 2022, he announced his retirement from all forms of domestic cricket. [1]The Hindu
Jersey Number#36 (India)
Domestic/State TeamsKerala, Kings XI Punjab, Warwickshire, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Rajasthan Royals
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast-medium
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Records/Achievements (main ones)Sreesanth took a hat-trick in a Ranji Trophy match in 2004 while playing for Kerala.
Career Turning PointIn 2005, while representing India B in the Challenger Trophy, a domestic limited overs tournament, Sreesanth was the leading wicket taker and was titled Man of the Series. This got him the ticket to Indian national team for the ODI series against Sri Lanka.
Personal Life
Date of Birth6 February 1983 (Sunday)
Age (as of 2024)41 Years
BirthplaceKothamangalam, Kerala, India
Zodiac signAquarius
HometownKothamangalam, Kerala, India
FamilyFather- Santhakumaran Nair
Mother- Savithri Devi
Brother- Dipu Santhan
Sister- Nivedita, Divya
ControversiesArrested for Spot-Fixing: Sreesanth was arrested on charges of spot-fixing in the IPL 2013 while he was playing for Rajasthan Royals.

Cheating Case: In November 2023, Sreesanth and two others faced legal trouble as an FIR was filed against them in a cheating case. The complaint, filed by Chunda Kannapuram resident Sareesh Balagopalan, alleged that Sreesanth, along with Rajiv Kumar and Venkatesh Kini, cheated him on three occasions, starting from April 25, 2019, with a total amount of Rs 18.7 lakh involved. The case was registered under IPC Section 420 (cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property). Sreesanth later responded to the accusations through a post on X in which he mentioned that he had no involvement in cheating and was not connected to the other accused. [2]Onmanorama
CricketerAnil Kumble
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsBhuvneshwari Kumari
WifeBhuvneshwari Kumari
Sreesanth with his wife and daughter
ChildrenSon- Suryasree
Daughter- Sree Sanvika

Sreesanth bowling

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sreesanth

  • Sreesanth, in the beginning, was a leg-spinner and considered Anil Kumble his role model, but his yorkers transformed him into a seamer later on.
  • For a short while in 2006, Sreesanth changed his name to Sreesunth due to the slump in his form, but he later changed it to Sreesanth due to the sentimental reasons.
  • After being slapped by off-spinner Harbhajan Singh at the end of IPL 2008, the seamer told in an interview, that everything between the two was fine while they had their dinner together. It was the media that aired the issue to a greater extent.
  • Sreesanth along with Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila was found guilty of spot-fixing in the 2013 season of IPL while playing for Rajasthan Royals. BCCI imposed life ban from cricket on Sreesanth.
  • He had always had the love for dance and after being thrown out of cricket, he began moving his limbs in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (2014), a dance reality show.
  • In February 2015, he opened his shop named ‘S36 The Sports Store’ in Kochi.
  • Delhi’s Patiala House Court in July 2015 cleared Sreesanth of the high-profile IPL match fixing charges.
  • The white sunscreen has now been replaced by the greasepaint as the seamer prepared himself for the film industry. Team 5 (2016)a Malayalam film was the first big screen project for Sreesanth wherein he appeared as a Biker. He then featured alongside Richa Chaddha in Cabaret (2016) and is also working in a thriller film, Aksar 2, which is scheduled to release in 2017.
  • In March 2016, the seamer-turned-actor formally joined Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and was named the party’s candidate from Thiruvananthapuram constituency for the then assembly polls. Unfortunately, he could not taste the victory in his all-new career.
  • In 2018, he participated in ‘Bigg Boss 12‘ as a celebrity contestant and became the first runner-up of the show.
  • S. Sreesanth got engaged in a heated argument with cricketer Gautam Gambhir during a Legends League Cricket match on 7 December 2023. After a clip from the altercation went viral on the internet, Sreesanth addressed the incident on social media and expressed his disappointment with Gambhir’s on-field behaviour. Sreesanth claimed that Gambhir had called him a “fixer” and continuously abused him, while he maintained a sarcastic smile. Sreesanth, moreover, mentioned that when the umpire attempted to intervene, Gambhir directed abusive language towards him as well. Gautam, on the other hand, later posted a picture of himself on X with the caption ‘Smile when the world is all about attention!’ [3]NDTV