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KKR captain Eoin Morgan(IPL)

'We're definitely going to see a lot more of him in international cricket'

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
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.
Irfan Pathan explains why Chakravarthy can be a 'huge X-factor' for team India in T20 WC(HT Collage)
Irfan Pathan explains why Chakravarthy can be a 'huge X-factor' for team India in T20 WC(HT Collage)

Pathan explains why Chakravarthy can be a 'huge X-factor' for team India

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
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.
RCB captain Virat Kohli(IPL / Twitter)
RCB captain Virat Kohli(IPL / Twitter)

'He will be a key factor; going to play in near future for India': Kohli

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
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.
'Called Karthik (in frame) for advise a day before match. He was commentating in England': Chakravarthy(Dinesh Karthik/Instagram)
'Called Karthik (in frame) for advise a day before match. He was commentating in England': Chakravarthy(Dinesh Karthik/Instagram)

'Called Karthik for advice a day before match. He was commentating in England'

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.
Rahul Dravid: File photo
Rahul Dravid: File photo

Dravid only candidate to apply for NCA Head of Cricket post

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.
Former Pakistan cricketer Ramiz Raja(YouTube)
Former Pakistan cricketer Ramiz Raja(YouTube)

'On this pitch, he could have bowled with more flight and pace at times'

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
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.
File image of M S Dhoni and Harbhajan Singh in action for Chennai Super Kings.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
File image of M S Dhoni and Harbhajan Singh in action for Chennai Super Kings.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

'He had Dhoni in all sorts of troubles': Harbhajan impressed with India spinner

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.
Former Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan: File photo(REUTERS)
Former Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan: File photo(REUTERS)

'It’s not going to be easy for him to start because T20 is a harder game'

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
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.
Indian spin trio of Krunal Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal and Varun Chakravarthy(HT Collage)
Indian spin trio of Krunal Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal and Varun Chakravarthy(HT Collage)

Attack or defend, India spoilt for spin choices as T20 World Cup approaches

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.
Varun Chakravarthy during his debut T20I against Sri Lanka.(Twitter)
Varun Chakravarthy during his debut T20I against Sri Lanka.(Twitter)

'He’s got an X-factor': Laxman lauds new spinner on the block for Team India

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.
Prithvi Shaw and spinner Varun Chakravarthy make T20I debuts against Sri Lanka(HT Collage)
Prithvi Shaw and spinner Varun Chakravarthy make T20I debuts against Sri Lanka(HT Collage)

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI team news: Varun Chakravarthy, Prithvi to make debut

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
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.
Dinesh Karthik(Dinesh Karthik/Instagram)
Dinesh Karthik(Dinesh Karthik/Instagram)

‘A mystery spinner is going to make debut’: Dinesh Karthik

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
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.
Varun Chakravarthy talks about his experience of Covid during IPL 2021. (IPL)
Varun Chakravarthy talks about his experience of Covid during IPL 2021. (IPL)

'SRK spoke to all the players individually': Varun remembers Covid-19 ordeal

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
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.
DC and KKR players during the IPL 2021 match no. 25(IPL)
DC and KKR players during the IPL 2021 match no. 25(IPL)

Two KKR players positive as IPL bubble breaks, DC too told to be in quarantine

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
KKR bowler Varun Chakravarthy (L) and Sandeep Warrier (R) tested positive for Covid-19 on May 3(HT Collage)
KKR bowler Varun Chakravarthy (L) and Sandeep Warrier (R) tested positive for Covid-19 on May 3(HT Collage)

RCB wish a speedy recovery to KKR's Varun Chakravarthy, Sandeep Warrier

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.
Eoin Morgan and Varun Chakravarthy (right)(IPL/BCCI)
Eoin Morgan and Varun Chakravarthy (right)(IPL/BCCI)

'Probably not'- Morgan reveals why Chakravarthy didn't bowl a second over vs KKR

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.
KKR’s Varun Chakravarthy bagged 17 wickets in 13 matches in IPL 2020 in the UAE.(BCCI)
KKR’s Varun Chakravarthy bagged 17 wickets in 13 matches in IPL 2020 in the UAE.(BCCI)

Spinners hope to revive their mystery in IPL 2021

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.
India's Virat Kohli warms up during a training session ahead of the first Twenty20 cricket match between India and England in Ahmedabad, (AP)
India's Virat Kohli warms up during a training session ahead of the first Twenty20 cricket match between India and England in Ahmedabad, (AP)

No space for any compromise: Kohli on Chakravarthy's failed fitness Test

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.
Varun Chakravarthy
Varun Chakravarthy

'What was he doing in last 3-4 months': Badani after Ind spinner fails YoYo test

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.
File photo of Sachin Tendulkar(Reuters)
File photo of Sachin Tendulkar(Reuters)

Tendulkar congratulates Suryakumar, Ishan, Tewatia on maiden call-up

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.
Cricketer Varun Chakravarthy met his matinee icon, Vijay.
Cricketer Varun Chakravarthy met his matinee icon, Vijay.

KKR star Varun Chakravarthy’s fanboy moment with actor Vijay, see viral pic

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.
Photo of Ravindra Jadeja from the 49th IPL 2020 match between CSK and KKR(IPL/Twitter)
Photo of Ravindra Jadeja from the 49th IPL 2020 match between CSK and KKR(IPL/Twitter)

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.
Varun Chakravarthy.(IPL/Twitter)
Varun Chakravarthy.(IPL/Twitter)

IPL 2020: Impressed with Varun Chakravarthy’s performance, says Sachin Tendulkar

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.
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli during a press conference in Dharamshala, on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. India and South Africa are scheduled to play their first T20 match of a three-match series on Sunday.(PTI)
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli during a press conference in Dharamshala, on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. India and South Africa are scheduled to play their first T20 match of a three-match series on Sunday.(PTI)

Covid in mind, India name huge squad for Aus series

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: File image of Varun Chakravarthy bowling in the nets.(KKR/Twitter)
IPL 2020: File image of Varun Chakravarthy bowling in the nets.(KKR/Twitter)

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.
Abu Dhabi: Shubman Gill and Eoin Morgan of Kolkata Knight Riders celebrates their win against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Indian Premier League 2020 cricket match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, Saturday, Sept. 26,2020.(PTI)
Abu Dhabi: Shubman Gill and Eoin Morgan of Kolkata Knight Riders celebrates their win against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Indian Premier League 2020 cricket match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, Saturday, Sept. 26,2020.(PTI)

IPL 2020: Shubman Gill leads a super Knights’ show against Sunrisers Hyderabad

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.
Varun Chakravarthy(BCCI)
Varun Chakravarthy(BCCI)

IPL 2019: KXIP’s Varun Chakravarthy ruled out of IPL

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.

IPL 2019: 5 costliest buys of the season - How have they fared

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.
Varun Chakravarthy was sidelined by a finger injury and will be ruled out for the better part of the Indian Premier League (IPL).(IPL)
Varun Chakravarthy was sidelined by a finger injury and will be ruled out for the better part of the Indian Premier League (IPL).(IPL)

IPL 2019: Kings XI Punjab spinner Varun Chakravarthy sidelined by a finger injury

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.
File image of Varun Chakravarthy.(Twitter)
File image of Varun Chakravarthy.(Twitter)

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.
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