Karun Nair : Indian Cricketer Career | Records | Family | Photos

Karun Nair – Probably every Indian Cricket fan know this man. Indian Cricketer Karun Nair created so many records with scoring 303 runs in Test. He is right handed batsman and occasional off break bowler. Currently he is in Delhi Daredevils team in IPL.

Here we are sharing a complete profile of Karun Nair including his cricket career, family, photos and more.

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Karun Nair Photos

Sunil Gavaskar giving Test Cap to Karun Nair
Sunil Gavaskar giving Test Cap to Karun Nair

Karun Nair 300 Runs

Indian Cricketer Karun Nair-

Full Name- Karun Kaladharan Nair

Birthday- 6th December 1991

Hometown- Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

Parents- Kaladharan and Prema Nair

Siblings- Shruti Nair (elder sister)

Karun Nair is a son of Kaladharan and Prema Nair. He has elder sister named Shruti Nair who is living in Canada. Karun Nair is born in Jodhpur Rajasthan while his parents are from Chengannur, Kerala. His father is a mechanical engineer while his mother is a teacher.

Karun Nair is from Rajasthan but he is playing from Karnataka state.

Karun Nair Cricket Career Information-

Major teams-

India, Delhi Daredevils, India A, India Under-19s,

Karnataka, Karnataka State Cricket Association Colts XI, Karnataka State Cricket Association XI, Karnataka Under-15s, Karnataka Under-19s, Mangalore United, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, South Zone

Playing role– Top-order batsman

Batting style– Right-hand bat

Bowling style– Right-arm offbreak

Indian Cricketer Karun Nair
Indian Cricketer Karun Nair

Test Debut:

India v England at Mohali, (26 to 29 October 2016)

ODI debut:

India vs Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club, (11 June 2016)

IPL debut:

vs Mumbai Indians at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, (4th April 2013)

Indian batsman Karun Nair maiden Triple Century
Indian batsman Karun Nair maiden Triple Century

Karun Nair’s strike rate is pretty good in limited overs matches and ‘The Wall’ Rahul Dravid roped him in Rajasthan Royals for IPL 2014. But in 2016, IPL banned Rajasthan Royals for 2 years so Delhi Daredevils picked up Nair in 2016 IPL Auction.

Well, Karun Nair made his debut in the first ODI against Zimbabwe in June 2016 where played in opening but he did not score well. Nair made his test debut against England from 3rd test at Mohali. In his career’s first two tests, he couldn’t make an impact.

Cricketer Karun Nair Holiday Pic
Cricketer Karun Nair Holiday Pic

But in the last test of India vs England series at Chennai, Karun Nair created so many records. He scored his maiden ton and he converted it to 300.

On 4th day of 5th test of India vs England, Karun Nair scored 303 runs and as he completed his 300 runs, Captain Virat Kohli declared Indian First Innings. Nair become the second Indian to score triple century in tests after Virender Sehwag.

So, Congratulations and All the Best to Young Indian Cricketer as many records are waiting for him to get shattered…

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