KC Cariappa

Country: India
Born: April 13, 1994, Bangalore, Karnataka
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Legbreak
Playing role: Bowler

KC Cariappa Bio

Konganda Charamanna Cariappa, affectionately known as “Carri” among his team-mates, is an exceptional cricketer hailing from the picturesque region of Coorg in Karnataka, India. Standing tall at 5 feet 11 inches, Cariappa is a skillful legspinner whose talent has captured the attention of cricket enthusiasts across the nation.

From a young age, Cariappa exhibited an innate passion for cricket. His unwavering dedication and relentless pursuit of excellence led him to master the craft of legspin bowling. With an orthodox round-arm action, Cariappa demonstrates remarkable precision and finesse on the field. The leg break is his signature delivery, brilliantly complemented by his repertoire of variations, including the deceptive googly and the tricky carrom ball. What sets Cariappa apart from his contemporaries is his unique ability to seamlessly transition into offspin bowling without altering his grip.

Cariappa’s remarkable journey into the professional realm began during the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) auctions. Despite having only a handful of Karnataka Premier League matches under his belt, his outstanding potential was quickly recognized by the Kolkata Knight Riders, who acquired his services for a whopping sum of INR 2.4 crores. This acquisition not only showcased the trust the team had in his abilities but also provided him with an extraordinary opportunity to prove his worth on a grand stage.

While his debut season with the Kolkata Knight Riders resulted in limited opportunities, Cariappa made an unforgettable impact in the solitary match he played. Taking on the mighty Royal Challengers Bangalore, Cariappa managed to dismiss the legendary AB de Villiers, leaving spectators and critics in awe of his talent. Although his time on the field was brief, his performance served as evidence of his immense potential as a cricketer.

The following year, Cariappa’s fortunes took a turn for the better as he was signed by the Kings XI Punjab for INR 80 lakh in the 2016 IPL auctions. This move provided him with renewed hope and opportunities to further refine his skills and make a significant contribution to his team’s success. With each passing game, Cariappa continues to showcase his remarkable talent, leaving fans intrigued and excited about his future in the cricketing world.

Off the field, Cariappa remains a humble and hardworking individual, fully aware of the importance of diligence and perseverance in his pursuit of success. He constantly strives to improve his game, relentlessly working on his technique and honing his craft.

As Cariappa’s career unfolds, it is certain that he will leave an indelible mark on Indian cricket. With his exceptional bowling skills and unwavering determination, he has the potential to become a formidable force in international cricket. As fans eagerly await his future endeavors, one can only imagine the heights he will scale and the records he will break.

KC Cariappa Career Stats

KC Cariappa Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
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T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 4 7 1 158 74 26.33 172 91.86 0 1 18 8 1 0
List A 13 10 0 141 36 14.1 171 82.45 0 0 9 8 1 0
T20s 45 18 7 103 21* 9.36 87 118.39 0 0 2 9 8 0

KC Cariappa Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
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T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 4 8 1547 583 31 6/66 10/114 18.8 2.26 49.9 1 3 1
List A 13 13 651 444 12 3/28 3/28 37 4.09 54.2 0 0 0
T20s 45 45 990 1085 45 4/15 4/15 24.11 6.57 22 1 0 0

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