All About K S Bharat And His Cricket Career

K S Bharat is an Indian cricketer who plays as a wicket-keeper batsman for Andhra cricket team in domestic cricket. He was on born 3 October 1993 in Ramachandrapuram, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, India. Kona Srikar Bharat Played for Andhra, Andhra Cricket Association XI, Delhi Daredevils, India A, India B, India Blue, India Red, Rest of India, and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

In his early life He enrolled in a local cricket association as a ball boy, due to his hyperactive behavior and restlessness. He started cricket play games at the age of 10 because his father encouraged him to start it after he realized his son was energetic. At the age of 12, he had started wicket-keeping and was guided by his coach Mr. J. Krishna Rao.

KS Bharat made his first-class debut against the Kerala domestic team while he was just 19 years old, he is very hardworking wicket keeper and fast runner. He is the first Indian wicketkeeper to record a triple century in the Ranji Trophy. Bharat showed out impressive record in 2014/15, by scoring 758 runs in Ranji at an average of 54.14, earning him an IPL contract with Delhi Daredevils for Rs.10 lakh

On 2018, he was chosen for the Indian Blue team to compete in the Duleep Trophy. He was selected to play in the Test squad as a result of his outstanding performance. This game was against Bangladesh. He replaced the injured cricket player by the name WriddhimanSaha.

Additionally, he was selected to play in One Day International matches against Australia ODI series, he took the place of Rishabh Pant. He was chosen as one of five reserve/bench players for the Test squad beginning in 2021. This series was against England. KS Bharat made his highest score of 308.KS Bharat was purchased in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction by the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for Rs.20 lakhs ahead of the 2021 IPL.

KS Bharat’s Favourite batsman is MS Dhoni and his favorite bowler is Mitchell Starc. His favorite actor is the exceptionally famous Tollywood actor Prabhas and his favorite actress is the past Miss Universe, Aishwarya Rai. Bharat also enjoys swimming, jogging, and gyming. His favorite food is Biryani and he enjoys hip hop and rock music.

Personal Information of KS Bharat

NAMEKona Srikar  Bharat
NICK NAMEKS Bharat
BATE OF BIRTH3 October 1993
PLACE OF BIRTHVisakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
 NATIONALITYIndian
RELIIGIONHindu
PROFESSIONCricketer
BATTING STYLERight-handed
ROLEWicket-keeper batsman
HEIGHT5ft 7in
TeamsAndhra, East Zone, South Zone, Delhi Capitals, Rest of India, India Red, India Blue, India B, India A, Board President XI, Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB)

Achievements of KS Bharat in cricket career

In February 2015, KS Bharatbecame the first wicket-keeper batsman to score a triple hundred in the Ranji Trophy.

Furthermore, on February 2015 he was signed up for Rs.10 lakh by the Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Daredevils.

Additionally, he was named in the squad for India Blue for the 2018/2019 Duleep Trophy on July 2018.

KS Bharat was added to India’s Test squad for the second Test against Bangladesh, as cover for WriddhimanSaha on November 2019.

Come 2020 January   he was chosen to be part of the Indian’s squad for the One Day International (ODI) series against Australia, after Rishabh was injured.

In January 2021, he was taken as a reserve/bench player in India’s Test squad for their series against England.

In the Indian Premier League Auction ahead of the 2021 IPL, KS Bharat was hired by the Royal Challengers Bangalore.

He gained fame for playing several matches and after his last-ball six against Delhi Capitals.

Family information of KS Bharat

KS Bharat was born in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India to the family of Srinivasa Rao (father) and Kona Devi (mother). He is blessed with a sibling by the name ManoghnaLokesh(sister).

KS Bharat was married to his wife who was his long term girlfriend by the name Anjali Nedunuri. The couple married in the year 2020 but again by the end of 2021 December he was single. The information about their kids is not known neither.

Career Summary of All formats of KS Bharat

Domestic Career

KS Bharat did not perform well in his List-A Career because he only scored one run on his List-A debut against Tamil Nadu. He opened for Andhra Pradesh in that match.

In his First Class career debut he impressively scored 37 in the second inning of the debut match. The score during this match was very fast and aggressive.

T20 Career

Coming to the T20 domestic career, KS Bharat he has still more to do because he has not shown a good performance yet because of his very low strike rate. However, he is often kept in his domestic team due to his incredible wicket-keeping skills. He scored 62 runs off only 34 balls against Puducherry at Wankhede even though he is known to have low striking rate and averages.

Bharat had improved his first-class record very grealtly, after scoring 758 runs in the 2014/15 Ranji Season. He played with an average of 54 that season. Srikar Bharat was named for India blue squad in the 2018/19 Duleep trophy.

T20I Career

KS Bharat has not yet been selected to represent in any Twenty20 international matches of any series.

ODI Career

In January 2020, he was added to Indian’s squad for the One Day International (ODI) series against Australia, after Rishabh Pant suffered an injury but he has no ODI record.

Career Averages of KS Bharat

Batting stats.

FORMATMATCHESRUNSAVGCtHCBS
FIRSTCLASS69390937.58820308
LISTA46128129.1135125
T2O3745714.740151
IPL819138.200178*

IPL Career and IPL team

KS Bharat made his Indian Premier League debut against Kolkata Knight Riders on September 20, 2021, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium (UAE)

KS Bharat received his first Indian Premier League (IPL) chance in 2015 when he was bought by the Delhi Daredevils in the 2015 auction for Rs.10 lakhs.

Later in 2021, he was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the 2021 Auction. He became famous for a last-ball six victory against Delhi Capitals. He brought a win to his team by scoring 78 out off 52 balls.

KS Bharat’s Net-Worth

KS Bharat’s Net-worth is Rs.15 laks equivalent to $1.1 Million US dollars. His IPL price in 2021 was 20 lakhs. His income factors are the Cricket games, IPL AND Brands Endorsement.

KS Bharat Social Media Accounts

KS Bharat is also a cricket player who is in the social media platform. He is on Instagram and twitter. His Instagram followers are about 25.5 k. he always posts about his family and all about his cricket play pictures. His twitter account is not though very active because it is more of private with less posts. His social media name is K.S. Bharat. He is also on facebook.

FAQs

He is 28 years old, born 3 0ctober 1993.

He is the Wicket-keeper batsman.

He has not yet found a chance to make his T2OI Debut.

KS Bharat is Indian.

KS Bharat was born in Ramachandrapuram, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, India.