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KC Cariappa IPL Career 

A young Indian cricketer, KC Cariappa, has been an enthusiast in the field of cricket and has inspired young cricket aspirants in achieving their dream careers. He has been performing outstandingly for the past 1 decade, starting at the naive age of 17 years. 

His extraordinary display of talent has earned him the post of being called Sunil Narine of Indian cricket, by a renowned name in global cricket, Ricky Ponting. 

Full nameKonganda Charamanna Cariappa
Date and Place of Birth13th April 1994; Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Age (as of 2021)27 years
Height1.83 m (6’0″)
Weight72 kg (159 lbs)
Body measurementsChest- 40 inches; Waist- 31 inches; Biceps- 14 inches
HometownBengaluru, Karnataka
FamilyMother: Prathima

Father: Charamanna

Siblings: Not known

Marital StatusUnmarried
Eye ColourBlack


ProfessionIndian Cricketer
BowlingLeg break
Medal RecordNone
Nature on fieldCalm
 KC Cariappa IPL Career Net Worth Biography
KC Cariappa IPL Career Net Worth Biography

Early life

Born to Prathima and Charamanna in the year 1994, 13th April, KC Cariappa was extremely inclined towards cricket since the very beginning of his life. 

Born in the streets of Karnataka, he was selected to play for the regional cricket league (KPL), when he was just 17 years old. 



Cariappa is widely known to be a mystery spinner amongst the cricket world, solely attributing to his playing style, that is, bowling leg-spin. He is known to introduce interesting variations in his bowling technique like carrom ball, googly, and the quicker.  

As noted earlier, KC Cariappa started his cricket journey when he was just 17 and in the year 2014, he was selected to play in the Under-19 team in the Karnataka Premier League. Further, he also played for Bijapur Bulls in the KPL and everyone was stunned by his performance in the league. He became the third highest wicket taker that year.

After this, he gave trials for various IPL teams, starting from Kolkata Knight Riders, judged by Gautam Gambhir. Following his performance, he was asked to sign up for the 2015 IPL auctions.  

Further details about his IPL performance are mentioned in the Career section below. Keep reading to know more.

Physical Appearance

Cariappa is a well-built individual and maintains a strict fitness regime to keep his health in check. He is very illiberal when it comes to following a good diet and healthy routine. He does not believe in compromising an important aspect of his life. He says that having good physical health directly impacts the performance on the field.

Some information about his physical stats is mentioned below: 

Age: 27 years

Height: 1.83 m (6ft 0in) 

Weight: 72 kg (159 lbs) 

Chest size: 40 inches

Biceps size: 14 inches

Waist size: 31 inches

Skin colour: Wheatish

Eye colour: Black

Hair colour: Black


Personal life

KC Cariappa was born to Prathima and Charamanna in the year 1994. Reportedly, he is a single child and has had a happy childhood in his hometown Bengaluru, Karnataka.

Cariappa is unmarried and although there has not been any information about his affairs or girlfriends, we will also be mum about it. However, if someone in his life is there, he has really been successful in stowing it away from the eyes of his fans and the general audience. 

For some quick facts about his personal life, take a look at the listed points:

Date of birth: 13th April 1994

Birth place: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Zodiac Sign: Aries

Nationality: Indian

Religion: Hinduism

Coach/Mentor: Not known

Jersey Number: #26 



The income of KC Cariappa is INR 5 crores. A large part of his total income is a result of his hardwork and tough performances in the Indian Premier League. 

In the year 2015, his base Price was INR 10 lakh. However, he was signed up by Kolkata Knight Riders for 2.4 crores as a result of a furious competition with Delhi Daredevils. 

In the 2016 IPL auctions, Cariappa was bought by Kings XI Punjab for INR 80 lakhs and he played for the same team till 2017.

In the year 2019, he was once again signed up by Kolkata Knight Riders to playbin the IPL. But, this time he was present as a replacement for INR 2,000,000. 

Currently, Cariappa is playing in the International Premier League for the Rajasthan Royals. The team bought him for INR 2,000,000.

With an IPL salary rank of 225, Cariappa’s total IPL income is summed to be INR 4.4 crores. 

According to latest reports, the net worth of KC Cariappa is $11 million. 


Social media

Cariappa has been an active social media user with about 20.2k followers on Instagram and a verified Twitter account. He uses his social media handles to update his huge fan base about his regular sport and fitness regime. Besides this, he has been conducting live sessions on instagram to interact with the audience. 

Cariappa also has a facebook account with 2.3k followers. His facebook page describes him as a professional cricketer, and he shares posts from his instagram account to his facebook page. 

Here are the links to KC Cariappa’s official social media accounts:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cariappa13/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cariappa13/?hl=en 

Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/cariappa14?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor 


Hobbies and more 

KC Cariappa strives to achieve a balance between his professional life and his hobbies. He makes sure to give adequate time to his favoured activities as a mode of rejuvenating self. His hobbies include listening to music and playing golf. Not surprisingly, his favourite sport is cricket. Anil Kumble and Tiger Woods are his favourite cricket players and he looks up to Shah Rukh Khan as his favourite actor.

Interestingly, he played for Shah Rukh’s IPL team, Kolkata Knight Riders for two years and displayed his talent in the favor of the team.

Further, he is known as Carri amongst his family and friends, making this his nickname. Lastly, there has not been any reliable sources claiming him to be an active smoker, or consumer of alcohol. 

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