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Karun Nair      

Full name Karun Kaladharan Nair

Born December 6, 1991, Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Current age 22 years 322 days

Major teams India Under-19s, Karnataka, Karnataka State Cricket Association Colts XI, Karnataka State Cricket Association XI, Karnataka Under-15s, Karnataka Under-19s, Mangalore United, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Karun Kaladharan Nair
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 9 14 2 649 151* 54.08 1495 43.41 3 1 74 3 10 0
List A 18 17 7 559 120 55.90 625 89.44 1 4 47 17 6 0
Twenty20 27 25 4 552 73* 26.28 423 130.49 0 4 54 17 8 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 9 5 90 57 2 1/21 1/21 28.50 3.80 45.0 0 0 0
List A 18 10 204 193 2 1/17 1/17 96.50 5.67 102.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 27 4 30 38 2 1/3 1/3 19.00 7.60 15.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Karnataka v Punjab at Hubli, Dec 14-17, 2013 scorecard
Last First-class East Zone v South Zone at Rohtak, Oct 22-24, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Goa v Karnataka at Bangalore, Feb 20, 2012 scorecard
Last List A North Zone v South Zone at Visakhapatnam, Mar 24, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Goa v Karnataka at Shimoga, Mar 17, 2013 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Mumbai Indians v Rajasthan Royals at Mumbai, May 25, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
32 South Zone v East Zone Rohtak 22 Oct 2014 FC
64, 1/8 India A v West Indians Mumbai 5 Oct 2014 Other OD
28* India A v West Indians Mumbai (BS) 3 Oct 2014 Other OD
15 Mangalore v Mysore-W Hubli 11 Sep 2014 Other T20
25 Mangalore v Mysore-W Hubli 9 Sep 2014 Other T20
7 Mangalore v Hubli Tigers Bangalore 6 Sep 2014 Other T20
17, 0/3 Mangalore v Bellary Bangalore 5 Sep 2014 Other T20
0/14, 91* Mangalore v Panthers Mysore 2 Sep 2014 Other T20
100*, 0/13 Mangalore v Bulls Mysore 31 Aug 2014 Other T20
0/21, 46 Mangalore v Rockstars Mysore 28 Aug 2014 Other T20
Profile

Karnataka batsman Karun Nair had an outstanding debut first-class season in 2013-14, becoming an instrumental part of the side that swept to the Ranji and Irani titles. He hit centuries in three successive Ranji matches, including the quarter-finals and the semi-finals, and also hit the winning six that ended Karnataka's 15-year-wait for a Ranji title. The hundreds were even more impressive for someone who went four years without scoring a century at age-group level in his teens. Nair was good enough to make the Karnataka Under-19 team when he was 15, and steadily climbed the rungs before making the Ranji side in his early 20s.

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Jul 9, 2014

Karun Nair plays to the leg side, Australia A v India A, 1st unofficial Test, Brisbane, 4th day, July 9, 2014

Karun Nair plays to the leg side

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May 25, 2014

Karun Nair and Sanju Samson run between the wickets, Mumbai Indians v Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2014, Mumbai, May 25, 2014

Karun Nair and Sanju Samson run between the wickets

© BCCI

May 25, 2014

Karun Nair pulls during his 50, Mumbai Indians v Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2014, Mumbai, May 25, 2014

Karun Nair pulls during his 50

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Results
Gujarat v Punjab at Indore - Mar 31, 2013
Gujarat won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Baroda v Karnataka at Indore - Mar 30, 2013
Baroda won by 5 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Delhi v Vidarbha at Indore - Mar 30, 2013
Vidarbha won by 5 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Punjab v U. Pradesh at Indore - Mar 30, 2013
Punjab won by 51 runs
Gujarat v Kerala at Indore - Mar 30, 2013
Gujarat won by 90 runs
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