Full name Venkatswamy Suryaprakash Thilak Naidu
Born January 27, 1978, Bangalore, Karnataka
Current age 39 years 182 days
Major teams Karnataka
Batting style Right-hand bat
Fielding position Wicketkeeper
|Last First-class||Delhi v Karnataka at Delhi, Nov 10-13, 2009 scorecard|
|List A debut||1999/00|
|Last List A||Karnataka v Rajasthan at Delhi, Mar 21, 2007 scorecard|
|Only T20s||Railways v Karnataka at Mumbai (BS), Apr 19, 2007 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|72, 0c/1s||SB of Mysore||v BSNL||Nagpur||4 Feb 2013||Other OD|
|1, 0c/0s||SB of Mysore||v IOC-XI||Nagpur||2 Feb 2013||Other OD|
|2c/0s, 0||SB of Mysore||v India Cem||Nagpur||1 Feb 2013||Other OD|
|42, 1c/0s||SB of Mysore||v C A G||Chennai||3 Sep 2011||Other OD|
|62*, 0c/0s||SB of Mysore||v BPCL||Chennai||2 Sep 2011||Other OD|
|11, 0c/0s||SB of Mysore||v India Cem||Chennai||1 Sep 2011||Other OD|
|0c/1s, 22||Provident||v Mangalore||Bengaluru||29 Sep 2010||Other T20|
|0c/2s, 44||Provident||v Gladiators||Bengaluru||29 Sep 2010||Other T20|
|0c/0s, 9||Provident||v Panthers||Bengaluru||28 Sep 2010||Other T20|
|0c/1s, 22||Provident||v Maharaajas||Bengaluru||26 Sep 2010||Other T20|
Thilak Naidu, a hard-hitting wicketkeeper batsman, played first-class cricket for Karnataka between 1998-99 and 2009-10. Naidu was not a natural wicketkeeper, although he had 220 catches and 18 stumpings after 93 first-class matches. However, Naidu was a powerful batsman - he scored 4386 first-class runs with eight centuries and 24 fifties.
He played his last first-class match in the 2009 Ranji season, after which he was replaced by Muralidharen Gautam in the Karnataka team. He continued to play in the Karnataka Premier League, the state-level twenty20 tournament. Naidu announced his retirement from all forms of cricket in 2012.
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