One of the most loved sports of India, Cricket has many secret gems, including Krishnappa Gowtham. Gowtham came into limelight after IPL 2018. He is a true gem to watch in the game. Here I will take you through the biography of Krishnappa Gowtham. You can also check out Arjun Tendulkar Biography as well.
1. Personal details:
|Full name||Krishnappa Gowtham (Krishna, Bhajji)|
|Date of Birth||20.10.1988|
|Age (till 2020)||32 years|
|Place of Birth||Bangalore, Karnataka|
2. Physical statistics:
|Height (approx.)||5 feet 7 inch (170cms)|
|Weight (approx.)||65 Kgs (143 lbs)|
|Chest measurement (approx.)||40 inches|
|Waist measurement (approx.)||32 inches|
|Biceps measurement (approx.)||14 inches|
|Domestic Team||Malnad Gladiators|
|International||Not played yet|
4. Interesting facts about Krishnappa Gowtham:
- Gowtham started playing cricket at a very early age.
- Gowtham had a tattoo on his left arm.
- He was also selected for the U-15 zonal tournament which was held at Bangalore, Karnataka. In this tournament, he was the second highest wicket taker and this brought him to the limelight.
- In 2011, Gowtham played his first T-20 tournament in Syed Mushtaq Trophy, for Karnataka, against Chennai.
- He played Ranji Trophy, at Meerut in the year 2012, against Uttar Pradesh.
- He is known for taking wickets of Suresh Raina and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
- In 2016, he took 5 wickets in the Ranji Trophy against Delhi and in 2017 as well the 5 wickets taken by him against Assam, led to their victory.
- Gowtham is a very big fan of Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh. His off spin bowling style is very much inspired by the legend.
- Gowtham made his place in IPL 2018 for Rajasthan Royals for 6.2 crores.
- In 2020, he was picked up by KXIP.
- Gowtham had the privilege to work with Erapalli Prasanna in a camp conducted by Karnataka State Cricket Association.
- He also had a controversy in 2017, when he backed off from Dilip Trophy due to illness. But later after free days, he was seen playing for Karnataka Premier League. This controversy led to his replacement in India A Squad with Karan Sharma.
- Later he managed to get his place in the India A Squad.
This was Krishnappa Gowtham biography. Being 32 years old, his agility and bowling skills are commendable. This year in the IPL 2021, he is playing for Mumbai Indians. He will show his off spin bowling magic, which is a real pleasure to watch. He had worked very hard to get to this level. Hoping for some of his best performances this year and wishing him all the much and good will.