Karun Nair IPL 2018 KXIP: Wiki, Biography, Age, Sex, Stats, Performance, Team

Karun Nair IPL 2018 KXIP: Wiki, Biography, Age, Sex, Stats, Performance, Team

Karun Nair is an Indian Cricketer. Nair is a right-handed opening batsman and a part-time off-break bowler. He represents Karnataka in domestic cricket. He played for Karnataka at all junior levels. He also represented India’s Under-19 team tour of Australia.

He was signed by the Royal Challengers Bangalore team for the fifth edition of Indian Premier League in 2012. Although he gets to play only 2 games in that edition. He had an excellent 2013-14 Ranji season where he scored three centuries in Six matches including an inning of 151 not out in the semi-finals.

He learned perfection and discipline in the 2014 IPL edition as he was under the guidance of Rahul Dravid, Shane Watson, and Brad Hodge as he was the part of Rajasthan Royals team in 2014 season. In the 2016 Delhi Daredevils bought him at the price of 4 crore which is more than 40 times of his base price.

After his consistent performance for Karnataka and India A, he finally got a call from the national team in 2015 where he replaced injured Murali Vijay. Unfortunately, he did not get a chance to make it for Playing XI. Finally, in 2016, he got a chance to debut against England in Mohali and he scored a massive triple ton in only his third test.

By doing so he made it count for that chance. His consistency will make him a big player one day.

Full Name – Karun Kaladharan Nair

Born – December 6, 1991, Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Age – 26 years

Sex – Male

Major teams – India, Delhi Daredevils, India A, India Under-19, Karnataka, Karnataka State Cricket Association Colts XI, Karnataka State Cricket Association XI, Karnataka Under-15, Karnataka Under-19, Mangalore United, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, South Zone

Playing role – Batsman

Batting style – Right-hand

Bowling style – Right-arm off-break

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Career Statics

ODI debut Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jun 11, 2016
Last ODI Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jun 13, 2016
First-class debut Karnataka v Punjab at Hubballi, Dec 14-17, 2013
Last first-class Karnataka v Vidarbha at Kolkata, Dec 17-21, 2017
List A debut Goa v Karnataka at Bengaluru, Feb 20, 2012
Last List A Assam v Karnataka at Bengaluru, Feb 8, 2018
T20s debut Goa v Karnataka at Shimoga, Mar 17, 2013
Last T20s Karnataka v Mumbai at Kolkata, Jan 25, 2018

Batting And Fielding Averages

ODIs First class List A T20s
Mat 2 57 55 90
Inns 2 90 54 83
NO 0 9 11 8
Runs 46 4248 1530 1869
HS 39 328 120 111
Ave 23.00 52.44 35.58 24.92
BF 88 8057 1813 1435
SR 52.27 52.72 84.39 130.24
100 0 13 1 2
50 0 15 11 10
4s 6 530 151 198
530 0 21 29 56
Ct 0 47 21 26
St 0 0 0 0

Bowling averages

ODIs First-class List A T20s
Mat 2 57 55 90
Inns 48 23 6
Balls 1151 624 48
Runs 628 508 55
Wkts 13 12 2
BBI 2/11 2/16 1/3
BBM 2/35 2/16 1/3
Ave 48.30 42.33 27.50
Eco 3.27 4.88 6.87
SR 88.5 52.00 24.0
4 0 0 0
5 0 0 0
10 0 0 0

Facts You Should Know About Karun Nair

In July 2016 he almost died. Nair was making to a temple through river Pampa in Kerala when his boat overturned. He had to wade and float in the choppy waters until a rescue team could reach him. The accident was so severe that six people lost their lives and several went missing.

He started playing because of Sachin Tendulkar. His role is Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid. In fact, Rahul Dravid informed him about his selection in the Indian cricket team.

He is the first Indian batsman in 68 years to score a triple century in Ranji Trophy.

 

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