Here’s all you need to know about the spinner, and his inspiring journey so far. He was rejected from many times to play in age-group cricket. Indian cricketer Varun Chakravarthy, who played for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL 2020, had a fanboy moment with Thalapathy Vijay. However, the Tamil Nadu bowler had to pull out of the tour after suffering a shoulder injury. TOI has learnt the Kolkata Knight Riders' mystery spinner is undergoing rehab Varun Chakravarthy, the Kolkata Knight Riders leg-break bowler, made headlines after bagging the first five-wicket haul in IPL 2020. They did manage to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat in two successive games but at the same time, also suffered bitter defeats at the hands of Bangalore in both their league games against the three-time finalists (by 82 runs & 8 wickets respectively). He was the leading wicket-taker for Tamil Nadu in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, with twenty-two dismissals in nine matches. Chakravarthy knows 7 types of variations in his bowling. The Kolkata IPL team took to their Instagram account to share an adorable video of the newlywed couple. It's an honour' Taking to the micro-blogging site, the 29-year-old had posted an image of him and Dravid posing supposedly during a gym session. The right-armer bowled superbly throughout the tournament and puzzled some of the most high-quality batsmen belonging to different franchises. You can write to him at, Varun was selected in India’s T20I squad, CreativeBrains Retail (OPC) Private Limited. Varun Chakravarthy, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Natarajan and other young players who have impressed me this IPL 46d Mark Nicholas For Virat Kohli, it will be about 'high-voltage cricket… In the IPL (Indian Premier League) 2019, he was sold to Kings XI Punjab for a whopping price of 8.4 […] Pic: kkr.in. The two-time champions had blown hot and cold in the entire competition. # cricket # headlines # Varun Chakravarthy # Varun Chakravarthy Wife # Varun Chakravarthy GF # Varun Chakravarthy Girlfriend # Varun Chakravarthy Neha Khedekar # Neha Khedekar # Cricket News in Hindi # Sports and Recreation # Sports # Cricket The leg-spinner played 13 matches for the Knight Riders in which he grabbed 17 wickets, which includes the only five-wicket haul of the 2020 edition. As soon as the news of Varun Chakravarthy maiden India call-up came out, cricketers, as well as, fans took to Twitter to congratulate the Kolkata spinner. In fact, he was the highest wicket-taker of the franchise with 17 scalps in the 13 matches that he had got to feature in. Pic: kkr.in. via Twitter A few weeks ago tweeple had claimed that the tattoo Kolkata Knight Riders spinner Varun Chakravarthy spots on his left hand is the image of Kollywood superstar Vijay. India Cricket Team Kolkata Knight Riders Varun Chakravarthy Cricket Get the latest updates on India vs Australia Series , check out the India vs … NEW DELHI: Spinner Varun Chakravarthy on Saturday said it is an honour to be mentored by former India batsman Rahul Dravid at the National Cricket Academy (). However, he managed to turn the tables while donning the Kolkata Knight Riders jersey in IPL 2020.. In several interviews, Varun had expressed his interest to meet Vijay. Get Varun ChakravarthyCricket rankings info, individual records, photos, videos, stats, and all about Varun Chakravarthy Taking to the micro-blogging site, the 29-year-old had posted an image of him and Dravid posing supposedly during a gym session. आईपीएल 2020 (IPL 2020) में अपनी गेंदबाजी से धमाल मचाने वाले मिस्ट्री स्पिनर वरुण चक्रवर्ती (Varun Chakaravarthy) ने अपनी गर्लफ्रेंड के साथ शादी के बंधन में बंध गए हैं. Varun Chakravarthy and actor Vijay. The caption on the wall says it all..', With the "GREAT WALL OF INDIA". The… However, due to pandemic, the film got postponed. Varun Chakravarthy has been ruled out of India T20I squad for the tour of Australia due to a shoulder injury. He made his List A debut for Tamil Nadu in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 20 September 2018. READ: Michael Vaughan Confident Of Leggie Yuzvendra Chahal Getting A Game In 2nd T20I At SCG. The 29-year-old cricket tied the knot with girlfriend Neha Khedekar on December 11 in Chennai. Unfortunately, lady luck did not smile on them as the Orange Army decimated Rohit Sharma & Co. by 10 wickets to secure a fifth straight playoff berth while Kolkata were left to lick their wounds after being knocked out. He belongs to a middle-class Hindu family. Varun went on to capture the image as 'With the "GREAT WALL OF INDIA". IPL 2020, KKR vs DC: Varun Chakravarthy returned with the best bowling figures of IPL 2020, while Nitish Rana overcame a personal tragedy to … Varun Chakravarthy married: Cricketer gets hitched with long-time girlfriend. KKR spinner Varun Chakravarthy, who has been picked for India’s tour of Australia, is reportedly struggling through a shoulder problem and can’t throw.In an apparent shocker, a report in the Indian Express claims that KKR spinner who was considered fit and hence was picked for all-important tour is actually unfit. He has played cricket since their school days. The spinner's love for cricket was also on display at his wedding, as he was seen playing the game with his wife. On Wednesday, the cricketer took to social media to share the happy news with his fans. In fact, it has become the most-liked teaser on YouTube in India as it has gathered enthusiastic responses from Vijay’s fans across the globe. Akshat is just another cricket fan who’s grown up watching the likes of Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid. Varun Chakravarthy's wife was seen batting in the video, while he bowled underarm deliveries. Varun Chakravarthy married: Cricketer celebrates occasion with a game of cricket with wife On Sunday, December 13, the Kolkata IPL franchise shared an adorable video of the newly-wedded couple where the two can be seen playing cricket with each other. Cricket News: On October 26, Chakravarthy was picked for the three T20Is in Australia. Mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy had a tremendous season for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020. Cricket runs in his veins. Varun Chakravarthy tied the knot with long-time girlfriend Neha Khedekar. Mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy had a tremendous season for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020. The architect-turned-cricketer had an outstanding run in the 13th edition of the marquee tournament where he had represented Kolkata. He was picked by Kings X1 Punjab for a whopping amount of 8.4 Crore which made the twitter to go bizarre. The caption on the wall says it all.. pic.twitter.com/Qtpiaj1QTZ. I like the story of Varun Chakravarthy, the Kolkata Knight Riders spinner who began a cricket life as an unsuccessful wicketkeeper-batsman and ditched it to pursue a degree in architecture. Varun Chakravarthy represented the Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2020. Cover drive is his favorite sight, and a ball meeting the middle of the bat is his favorite sound. IPL 2020: File image of Varun Chakravarthy bowling in the nets. However, he was ruled out due to a shoulder injury. The Eoin Morgan-led side finished the tournament at the fifth position with 14 points from the same number of matches. Left-arm seamer T Natarajan has been named his replacement. Varun Chakravarthy was born on 29 August 1991 in Bidar, Karnataka. Varun on Wednesday took to Twitter to share his photo with the South superstar. Cricket IND vs AUS: Varun Chakravarthy out of T20I series with shoulder injury, T Natarajan named as replacement Sanju Samson has been added as a back-up wicketkeeper to India’s ODI squad. IPL 2020, KKR vs DC: Kolkata Knight Riders' mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy produced a magical bowling spell against Delhi Capitals, picking up first five-wicket haul of IPL 2020. The tattoo bears semblance to the actor's image in the movie Thalaiva . ‘Master’ was originally planned to hit the cinemas in April. Varun is a freelance architect by profession but at the age of 25, he quit his job and started playing cricket. The architect-turned-cricketer picked up 17 wickets in … Varun Chakravarthy gave special mention to the former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid recently on social media. He met his idol Thalapathy Vijay at … (KKR/Twitter) Kolkata Knight Riders handed Chennai Super Kings their fourth defeat of … Varun and Neha tied the knot in a private ceremony at Chennai. Varun Chakravarthy tied the knot with long-time girlfriend Neha Khedekar. Varun Chakravarthy (born 29 August 1991) is an Indian cricketer who plays as a leg spin bowler. The Tamil Nadu cricketer is currently undergoing rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru and will be completing his rehabilitation process under NCA head Rahul Dravid. The ceremony was a private affair where his friends and family came together for the processions. Varun Chakravarthy Kolkata Knight Riders' leg-spinner Chakravarthy has had a fairy-tale IPL to say the least. Varun shared the picture with Vijay on his Twitter handle with a caption of lyrics from Vaathi Raid song – Vijay’s upcoming film Master. For latest cricket news and updates, subscribe to our Daily Newsletter. Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) leg-spinner Varun Chakravarthy recently tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend Neha Khedekar in a private ceremony.. Varun Chakravarthy’s franchise shared a video on Instagram in which the couple is seen indulging in a game of cricket during their reception. (Photo Source: Twitter) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy made headlines after he … Varun Chakravarthy began playing cricket when he was 13 years old, and until 17 was a wicketkeeper-batsman. Varun wrote, “Ulla vandha powera-di, Anna yaaru? Varun Chakravarthy @twitterkkr Ever since Varun Chakravarthy got his maiden national call for the Australian tour on Monday evening, the 29-year old has been the talk of the town. The right-armer bowled superbly throughout the tournament and puzzled some of the most high-quality batsmen belonging to different franchises. He was born on August 29, 1991, in Karaikudi Kaalai, Tamil Nadu, India. He is a right arm Legbreak googly bowler and a right-hand batsman. The Tamil Nadu-based player ended the season as the leading wicket-taker for his team. He met his idol Vijay at the latter’s office in Chennai. The teaser of Vijay’s film ‘Master’ was released on November 14, and since then, the video has been trending on the internet. Uncapped leg-spinner Varun Chakravarthy made a disastrous start to his IPL career in the Kings XI Punjab team last year. READ: Mark Taylor Says Concussion Rules Will Suffer The Same Fate As Runner's Rule If Misused. It's an honour to be mentored by Rahul sir. The leggie was selected in the Indian squad for the ongoing T20I series against Australia Down Under riding on his impressive bowling performances in the Dream11 IPL 2020. THALAPATHY.. #vaathicoming #vaathiraid #master #ThalapathyVijay (sic).”, Ulla vandha powera-di, Anna yaaru?…THALAPATHY.. #vaathicoming#vaathiraid #master #ThalapathyVijay 🤩😘 pic.twitter.com/TFoPqxn65J, — Varun Chakaravarthy (@chakaravarthy29) November 17, 2020, Former KKR skipper Dinesh Karthik also posted the same photo with a caption: “Dreams do come true.”, Dreams do come true 💝 pic.twitter.com/RRGBQ3bZJI, — DK (@DineshKarthik) November 17, 2020. He said that it is an 'honour' to be mentored by the 'Wall of Indian Cricket'. In their final league match, they faced the 2008 champions Rajasthan in what was a virtual quarterfinal that they went on to win by a huge margin of 60 runs after which their playoff chances relied on the final match of the league stages between Mumbai and Hyderabad. Stay updated on the latest IND VS AUS news, IND VS AUS updates, IND VS AUS schedule, IND VS AUS matches and more. Varun picked up a five-for against Delhi Capitals (DC) during the league stage. Varun Chakravarthy (Born 29 August 1991) is an Indian emerging cricketer and Tamilnadu’s mystery spinner who storms into the limelight after the IPL auction 2019. Let's take a look at a few reactions. Varun Chakravarthy married his long-time girlfriend Neha Khedekar on Friday. As per local media reports, Vijay’s manager received a request from Varun’s side and the actor obliged to meet his fan. At age of 13, he played as a wicket-keeper batsman. With just one First-Class match under his belt, Chakravarthy has been a success story for not only IPL but also for Tamil Nadu Premier League, where he first caught the eyes … These include leg-break, offbreak, googly, carryball, flipper, slider and topspin. 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