December 07, 2023

Krishnamachari Srikkanth Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 7, 2019

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Short Biography

Krishnamachari Srikkanth was born on 21-12-1959 in Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. He is an Indian former Cricket Player, Cricket Coach, Cricket Commentator & Broadcaster.

Other Name: Kris Srikkanth, Cheeka, kris
Other Professions: Cricket Coach Cricket Commentator Broadcaster

Krishnamachari Srikkanth Complete Bio & Career

Srikkanth scored total 2062 runs for India in total 43 Test Matches and 4091 runs in 146 ODIs. He also took 25 wickets in ODIs.

Srikkanth started his cricket career in Indian domestic cricket with Tamil Nadu team. He debuted in ODI against England in 1981 at the age of 21. In his first Test Match, he was the opening batsman along with Sunil Gavaskar. Initially, he used to play aggressively but along with the time, he started playing moderately. He was the part of Indian Cricket team when it won Prudential Cup in 1983 and Benson & Hedges World Championship of Cricket in 1985. He scored most number of runs against West Indies in 1983 world cup. In 1989 he was made the Captain of the Indian Cricket Team. He was dropped from the team due to his failure in matches against Pakistan in 1989. He retired from International Cricket in 1993. By the time, he retired, he was the highest run scorer for India in ODIs then. Besides batting, he was also a useful part-time bowler.

After retirement, he worked as the coach for India ‘A’ team and also as a broadcaster for various sports channels. He is also an ambassador for the Chennai Super Kings. During 2008-2012 he worked as the Chief selector of Indian Cricket Team. On Dec20, 2012, he became the brand ambassador of Sunrisers Hyderabad

In June 2013, Srikkanth also participated in the 6th season of Indian Dance Reality Show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.

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Krishnamachari Srikkanth Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to C.R. Krishnamachari and Indira Krishnamachari. He has a sister named Srekala Bharath. Srikkanth married Vidya Srikanth in 1980 and the couple has two sons Adithyaa and Aniruddha, both sons are cricketers.

Life's Important Dates Of Krishnamachari Srikkanth

Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Chennai
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School N/A
College College of Engineering, Guindy
Qualification Electrical Engineer
Hobbies Playing Tennis, Dancing, Chatting
Marital Status Married
Debut Test - vs England at Wankhede Stadium, Nov 27, 1981
ODI - vs England at Sardar Vallabhai Patel Stadium, Nov 25, 1981
Best Friends Ravi Shastri and Sunil Gavaskar
Salary N/A
Net Worth $6 Million
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Audi Q5


Favorite Player Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actor Kamal Haasan

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Krishnamachari Srikkanth

  • Sachin Tendulkar made his debut under his captaincy.
  • His first batting partner was Sunil Gavaskar.
  • He shares three-century partnerships in ODI with Ravi Shastri.

Krishnamachari Srikkanth Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

63 years, 11months, 16 days old age Krishnamachari Srikkanth will turn 64 on 21 December, 2023. Only 13 days, 11 hours,5 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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