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
Karun Nair Photos
|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|
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.