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.
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-
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
India v England at Mohali, (26 to 29 October 2016)
India vs Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club, (11 June 2016)
vs Mumbai Indians at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, (4th April 2013)
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.
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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