Varun Chakravarthy Age, Family, Girlfriend, Biography & More

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Age: 27 Years
Education: Graduation In Architecture
Hometown: Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

Varun Chakravarthy

Full NameVarun Chakravarthy Vinod
ProfessionCricketer (Bowler)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 38 inches
- Waist: 30 inches
- Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColourGrey
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutNone
Domestic/State Team(s)• Karaikudi Kaalai
• Siechem Madurai Panthers
• Tamil Nadu
• Kings XI Punjab
Batting StyleRight-hand
Bowling StyleLegbreak & Googly
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 August 1991
Age (as in 2018)27 Years
BirthplaceBidar, Karnataka, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
HometownThanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India
College/UniversitySRM University, Tamil Nadu
Educational QualificationsGraduation in Architecture
HobbiesTravelling, Listening to Music
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
ParentsFather- C.V. Vinod Chakravarthy (Works at Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited)
Varun Chakravarthy's father Vinod Chakravarthy
Mother- Malini Chakravarthy (Homemaker)
SiblingsBrother- Not Known
Sister- Vanditha Chakravarthy
Varun Chakravarthy's sister Vanditha Chakravarthy
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerRavichandran Ashwin
Favourite FoodSnickers Chocolate Bars
Favourite ActorVijay
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)IPL- ₹8.4 Crore/year

Varun ChakravarthySome Lesser Known Facts About Varun Chakravarthy

  • At the age of 13, Varun Chakravarthy started playing cricket as a wicket-keeper-batsman.
  • At the age of 17, he quit cricket; as he didn’t see his future in it. So, he decided to become an architect.
  • After two years of working as an architect, he left the job and chose cricket as a career.
  • In 2015, Varun started playing cricket as a medium pace bowler for the CromBest Cricket Club.
  • Once, during a match for CromBest Cricket Club, he had suffered a knee injury, thereafter, he couldn’t play for six months.
  • He then made his comeback as a spinner and started playing for Jubilee Cricket Club in the fourth division.
  • Varun Chakravarthy was also inducted into the Tamil Nadu’s Karaikudi Kaalai team; however, he couldn’t get an opportunity to play.
  • He came into limelight in 2018 when he played for the Siechem Madurai Panthers in Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL), where he took nine wickets in 10 matches and delivered 125 dot balls out of the 240 balls.
  • In 2018, Varun Chakravarthy got selected to play for Tamil Nadu, and he made his List A debut against Gujarat at Chennai in the 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy.
  • In the 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, he took 22 wickets in 9 matches at an economy rate of 4.23.
  • According to him, he has seven bowling variations such as Offbreak, Legbreak, Googly, Carrom Ball, Slider, Flipper, and Topspinner.
  • Varun Chakravarthy has also worked as a net bowler for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
  • In December 2018, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) bought him at a whopping price of ₹8.4 crores for the ‘2019 Indian Premier League’ (IPL) auction.
  • He is fondly called as “mystery spinner.”