Kona Srikar Bharat or more popularly known as K.S.Bharat is an Indian wicket-keeper batsman. Born in Andhra Pradesh, he holds the reverent record of being the only wicket-keeper ever to score a triple century in the Ranji Trophy.
From being a ball boy interacting with Zaheer khan to sharing the same dressing room with him in IPL, the 27-year-old has come a long way.
K.S Bharat EARLY LIFE
Kona Srikar Bharat was born on 3 October 1993 in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh to Srinnivasa Rao and Kona Devi. He enrolled in a local cricket association as a ball boy, due to his hyperactive behavior and restlessness. At the age of 10, he had already started playing cricket.
In a way watching cricket, brought him closer to the game. At the age of 12, he had started wicket-keeping and was guided by his coach-Mr.J. Krishna Rao.
K.S Bharat CAREER
K.S. Bharat is a right-handed batsman and a wicket-keeper as well. At the age of 13, he played for the under 19 teams for Andra Pradesh. Within domestic cricket, he has played for his state – Andhra Pradesh since 2012. He continues to play as a wicket-keeper batsman for his state.
In February 2015 Bharath became the first wicket-keeper batsmen ever to score a triple century in the Ranji trophy. It was later this year that he was scouted by the IPL team Delhi daredevils.
He was named in the squad for India blue for the 2018-19 Duleep trophy. In November 2019 he was added to India’s squad for the second test match against Bangladesh.
In 2020 his name was added to the Indian squad for the ODI series against Australia. In 2021 he was named as a standby player in India’s Test squad against England in January.
In 2021 he was purchased by Royal Challengers Bangalore at the IPL auction at the base price of Rs.20 lakhs.
Kona srikar bharat is 27 years old. He is 5ft 7in tall. His hair color is black, the same as his eyes. His weight is 65 kgs and wears a shoe size of eight UK.
Bharatt was born on 3 October 1993 and is 27 years old.Bharat has always been enthusiastic and passionate about cricket.
In August 2020, he married his long-time girlfriend-Anjali Nedunuri.
|Name||Kona Srikar Bharat|
|popularly known as||KS Bharat|
|Date of birth||3 October 1993|
|Place of birth||Vishakapatnam,Andhra Pradesh|
He has an Instagram following of 27.5 K – a hefty number. He posts frequently on this handle and also has a Twitter account where he’s less active. KS Bharat classifies himself as a fitness enthusiast and posts himself working out-often.
K.S Bharat Net Worth INCOME
KS Bharat was scouted by Delhi Daredevils in 2015 for a price of Rs.10 lakhs. In 2021, he was purchased by Royal Challenger Bangalore for a base price of Rs.20 lakhs.
His main source of income is through playing professional cricket. He plays regularly for the Andhra Pradesh state team and also in Ranji Trophy.
He also earns through sponsorships on his social media handles. His net worth in 2020, is estimated to be approximately $1-$5 million.
KS Bharat has two social media accounts namely- Instagram and Twitter. He has a strong following of 25.5 K on Instagram where he frequently posts pictures of himself, family celebrations, exercise regime, batting practice et cetera.
He has a private Twitter account where he posts less frequently. The millennial has quickly adapted to the growing digital trends and is now a social media fanatic.
HOBBIES AND MORE
KS Bharat enjoys. Playing cricket. He is a fitness enthusiast and spends a lot of his time in strength training. He loves to frequent the gym.
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.