UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2021 09:27 AM IST
KKR captain Eoin Morgan reserved special praise for Varun Chakravarthy, who went wicketless but conceded 22 from four overs.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2021 03:05 PM IST
Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan said spinner Varun Chakravarthy could be a surprise element in Team India’s bowling attack.
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2021 07:20 AM IST
RCB captain Virat Kohli pointed out that the mystery spinner is going to be a vital part of India's plans in time to come.
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2021 06:03 PM IST
- Karthik had just finished his commentary duties in England-Sri Lanka series and was gearing for his stint with The Hundred, when Chakravarthy decided to call him up for some advice on the eve of his India debut.
PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 18, 2021 09:15 PM IST
BCCI had to invite applications since Dravid's two-year contract had ended. As per the new constitution, there is no provision for extension and the hiring process has to start afresh.
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2021 07:44 AM IST
Speaking in his latest YouTube video, former Pakistan cricketer Ramiz Raja also underlined the failure of India’s batting against spin.
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2021 08:59 AM IST
- 'He had Dhoni in all sorts of trouble and dismissed him several times. And no one was able to hit him in the nets. That's when I had predicted that this guy is going to play for India," Harbhajan said.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2021 10:10 PM IST
Sri Lankan spin legend Muralitharan highlighted that Varun didn’t turn the ball much but still, managed to give a ‘good performance’ on his international debut.
By Rasesh Mandani, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2021 06:14 PM IST
Chakravarthy the mystery spinner ends up taking more risk, while Chahal’s primary objective is greater control. Their first outing as a bowling combination for India was promising in the win over Sri Lanka.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2021 03:22 PM IST
- Ind vs SL 1st T20I: Chakravarthy's big day arrived on Sunday and he made it special by picking up the wicket of Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka. He returned with figures of 1/28 from his 4 overs, to make a decent start to his international career.
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2021 08:11 PM IST
At the time of toss, Indian captain Shikhar Dhawan spoke about giving opportunities to the youngsters so that their capabilities can be assessed.
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2021 05:24 PM IST
As soon as Karthik's tweet surfaced, fans began the guessing game. A majority of Twitter users took the name of Tamil Nadu spinner Varun Chakravarthy.
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2021 04:14 PM IST
- IPL 2021 was suspended due to Covid-19 and players went home while the infected players stayed back for treatment. Chakravarthy recovered from the virus earlier this month.
By Rasesh Mandani, Abhishek Paul, Mumbai, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 03, 2021 11:42 PM IST
The positives of two Kolkata Knight Riders players forced the rescheduling of Monday’s contest between KKR and Royal Challengers Bangalore at Ahmedabad
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2021 09:21 PM IST
RCB took to Twitter on Monday and confirmed the postponement of its clash against Eoin Morgan & Co. They also extended their good wishes to Varun and Sandeep in the tweet.
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2021 05:03 PM IST
- KKR skipper Eoin Morgan saved his best spinner on the day, Varun Chakravarthy, for later but the move didn't work out as well as he would have liked.
PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2021 08:54 AM IST
- IPL 2021: Varun Chakravarthy missed his India berth due to fitness issues, but for other unconventional spinners like Kuldeep Yadav and Sunil Narine it’s about regaining their touch.
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2021 11:45 AM IST
- Chakravarthy was included in the India T20 squad for the series against England starting on March 12 after recovering from his shoulder injury. But as it turned out, Chakravarthy failed to clear the fitness at the National Cricket Academy repeatedly.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2021 07:57 PM IST
- “What was he doing the last 3-4 months when he wasn’t playing any cricket and nursing a shoulder injury,” Badani asked on Twitter after Varun Chakravarthy failed fitness again ahead of the India vs England T20 series.
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 05:09 PM IST
The master blaster took to Twitter and wished 'a lot of success’ to Ishan Kishan, Rahul Tewatia and Suryakumar Yadav on receiving the maiden India call-up.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Karthik Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 04:08 PM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders’ cricketer Varun Chakravarthy was thrilled to meet his screen icon, Tamil actor Vijay. A picture of them together has since gone viral.
IPL 2020, CSK vs KKR: Ravindra Jadeja sixes hand CSK win, leave KKR play-off hopes hanging by a thread
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Dhiman Sarkar
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 11:43 PM IST
IPL 2020, CSK vs KKR: Chakravarthy got Dhoni and dropped Sam Curran in the same over but KKR still managed to pull it back. And then they lost to Jadeja.
Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 10:48 PM IST
IPL 2020: “Varun has been bowling well throughout this tournament (IPL). And very rarely he has given a little more runs at this level,” Tendulkar said in a video shared on 100MB.
Mumbai | By Rasesh Mandani
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 01:48 PM IST
A total of 32 players—16 for the T20s, 15 for ODIs and 18 for the Tests to follow—that includes four reserve pace bowlers were named on Monday. The squad will travel from the UAE to Australia and head straight into a bio-bubble ahead of the limited-overs leg of the tour in Sydney.
IPL 2020: ‘After the match, I took a picture with Dhoni sir,’ Varun Chakravarthy after getting MS Dhoni’s wicket
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2020 12:47 PM IST
IPL 2020: Varun Chakravarthy bowled veteran finisher MS Dhoni in the 17th over to crush CSK’s winning hopes. The KKR bowler looked thrilled after dismissing the legend and said it was a ‘surreal moment’ for him.
Mumbai | By Sanjjeev K Samyal
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 11:31 PM IST
IPL 2020: SRH were restricted to 142/4, which is the third lowest IPL score for a team that’s lost only four wickets. The icing on the cake for KKR was seeing the young Gill leading their chase with another classy exhibition of batting, scoring 70 (62b; 5x4; 2x6) on way to a seven-wicket win.
Mohali | By PTI
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2019 03:24 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu player has been on the sidelines for most part of this IPL campaign due to a finger injury.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2019 03:56 PM IST
After 29 days and 37 matches, here is a look at the performance of the top 5 most expensive picks of IPL 2019.
Mohali | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2019 06:08 PM IST
Varun Chakravarthy made his IPL debut against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) late last month and since then the player has been absent from the team for the following matches.
IPL 2019: Varun Chakravarthy is back-up spinner who will add value to Kings XI Punjab - Preity Zinta
New Delhi | By PTI
PUBLISHED ON DEC 27, 2018 08:19 PM IST
Confirming that Ashwin will continue to lead the KXIP this season, Zinta provided the rationale behind picking Varun, who did well in the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL), for such a humongous amount.