Karun Nair is an Indian Cricketer who plays for his home team Karnataka and Team India. He has played for Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indian Premier League. After this, he was taken into Delhi Daredevils in the year 2016. He is a right-handed batsman and an occasional right-arm off break bowler. He made his first debut in ‘Test Cricket’ in 2016 against England. He becomes second Indian Cricket player after Shewag to hit a triple century in international cricket.
He was born in Jodhpur to Kaladharan and Prema who are from Chengannur in Alappuzha district, Kerela. By profession, his father is an engineer who was posted to Jodhpur and later he shifted to Bangalore and he worked on a sprinkler system at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. Nair’s mother belongs to a well-educated family and she is a school teacher in Bangalore. From his very early age, he had started playing cricket in his school teams when his age was 10 years old. After his 4th Grade, he swapped to Frank Anthony Public School. He is very close to his elder sister who lives in Canada.
Nair made his first debut in Karnataka in the year 2013-14 and he was awarded there with Ranji Trophy. His career as a cricketer formally in ‘Test Cricket’ started in the year 2016 against team England. He had scored three consecutive centuries in a final league game and first two knockout matches. His brilliant performance by scoring 709 runs in their ten matches provided winner title to Karnataka. He is the second player from Karnataka to score a triple century after Virendra Sehwag, and the first batsman to score a triple century in Ranji Final since the year 1946-47. These are the achievements and career peak in domestic part.
Coming to Nair’s International career achievements he has made his debut against Zimbabwe for ‘One Day International’ at Harare Sports Club on 11 June 2016. After his ODI debut, he played against England at Mohali. Maiden Century was scored by him at the final match of these series making runs 303 (not out). He had done brilliant batting performance making history in the cricket. He hit a triple century in three innings and became the quickest batsman to make a maiden triple hundred in Test Cricket.
Born: 6 December 1991 (25 Years Old)
Birth Place: Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Height: 1.68 Meters
Hometown: Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Father: Kaladharan Nair
Mother: Prema Nair
Sister: Shruti Nair
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Marital Status: Unmarried
Net Worth: N/A