On being elected to India, Varun Chakravarthy said, 'I will talk to my parents and fiance. Will share happiness with them. I do not have words yet. Being elected to India is a big deal. I was not expecting it.
For the tour of Australia, the mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthyof Kolkata Knight Riders have been included in the Indian team. Chakraborty will be part of the Indian team in the series of three T20 matches against Australia. His selection has surprised many people. This leg spinner, who has played only one first-class match and only 12 T20 matches, has been in the news for the last two years.
Varun Chakraborty, who has taken 13 wickets so far in IPL 2020, said after getting selected in the Indian team, 'My original goal was to play, perform and contribute regularly in the team. Hopefully, I will be able to do the same for India. I thank the selectors for reposing trust in me. I don't have words.
Kolkata bought for 8.4 crores in the auction
Varun is the only bowler to take five wickets in this IPL. He took five wickets for 20 runs in four overs against the Delhi Capitals team. The 29-year-old bowler started his career as a professional cricketer from the Tamilnadu Premier League. In the IPL 2019 auction, he was bought by Kings XI Punjab for Rs 8.4 crore. Last year he played only one match. This year the team of Punjab released him. In this IPL, the Kolkata team expressed their trust. This year he has emerged as the leading spinner of the team.
The architect is Varun Chakraborty
The bowler took a five-year course in architecture from a college in Chennai. He has also worked as a freelance architect. Varun came into the limelight when he bowled 240 balls in the Tamil Nadu Premier League, in which he bowled a record 125 dot balls. After this, he joined the Tamil Nadu Ranji team. In List A matches, he has taken 22 wickets in just 9 matches at an average of 4.23.
Varun says on his journey, "I made my spin bowling debut in 2018 when I got my breakthrough in TNPL. The last year was a volatile one. I got many opportunities but got injured. This year I'm working hard Huh. This inspiration and belief have come from many people around me.
Getting elected to India is a big deal
On becoming a full-time cricketer, he said, "Around 2015, when I was not making a lot of money, was freelancing and was not able to meet my needs. I thought I would do something different, then I turned to cricket took.'
On being elected to India, Varun Chakravarthysaid, 'I will talk to my parents and fiance. Will share happiness with them. I do not have words yet. Being elected to India is a big deal. I was not expecting it.