IPL is the most loved form of cricket all over the world. People wait for the IPL to happen. Last year the IPL could not happen due to Covid-19. And this year due to the second wave of Covid-19, IPL 2021 has to be stopped mid-way. But now the second phase of IPL 2021 has started again and the wait is over. The second phase of IPL is going on in UAE under strict Covid-19 protocols.
We all know that IPL is a hub where we see a lot of fresh faces and newcomers. Freshers get an equal opportunity to shine and showcase their talent. One such amazingly talented fellow is, Srikar Bharat. Srikar used to play for Andhra Pradesh. Srikar has been bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore and he has proved his capabilities and amazing skills. In this post, I’ll share some important details about the personal and professional life of Srikar Bharat.
Srikar Bharat Personal details
|Full name||Kona Srikar Bharat|
|Nickname||Srikar Bharat and KS Bharat|
|Father’s name||Srinivasa Rao|
|Mother’s name||Kona Devi|
|Siblings||Manoghana Lokesh (Sister)|
|Birth place||Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Age (till 2020)||28 years|
|Hometown||Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India|
Srikar Bharat Physical statistics
|Height (approx.)||5 feet 7 inches (170.18 cms)|
|Weight (approx.)||65 Kgs (143.3 lbs)|
|Chest measurement (approx.)||Unknown|
|Waist measurement (approx.)||Unknown|
|Biceps measurement (approx.)||Unknown|
|Eye colour||Dark Brown|
Srikar Bharat Career
|Coach||J Krishna Roa|
|Salary||20 lakhs (IPL 2021)|
|Net worth||$ 1 Million USD|
|Batting style||Right hand batsman|
|Bowling style||Right arm off break bowler|
|International ODI debut||Has not played yet|
|International Test series debut||Has not played yet|
|International T-20 series debut||Has not played yet|
|IPL teams||Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)|
Interesting facts about Srikar Bharat
- Srikar started playing cricket at a very young age of 10.
- At the age of 19, he made his first-class cricket debut in the year 2012-13, against Kerala
- In the year 2012, he started his List-A career with the Vijay Hazare trophy against Tamil Nadu.
- He is very fond of traveling, working out and dancing.
- MS Dhoni is the idol of Srikar
- Srikar is the first Indian wicketkeeper-batsman to score a triple century in the Ranji trophy in 2015.
- In 2018, Srikar was added to the squad of India Blue team for Duleep Trophy.
- KS Bharat was kept as a backup for Wridhhiman Saha for India’s second test against Bangladesh in 2019.
- He was also added to India’s squad for the ODI 2020.
- In IPL 2015, Kona Srikar was signed by Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) for Rs. 10 lakh.
- For the IPL 2021, Srikar was bought by RCB for Rs. 20 lakh.
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This was all about Srikar Bharat. He has worked very hard since the tender age of 10 to reach this position. We wish him a very successful and healthy life.