Matches (12)
T20 World Cup (5)
IND v SA [W] (1)
CE Cup (2)
T20 Blast (3)
WI Academy in IRE (1)

Full Name

Venkatswamy Suryaprakash Thilak Naidu


January 27, 1978, Bangalore, Karnataka


46y 138d

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Fielding Position


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.

Thilak Naidu Career Stats

Batting & Fielding

List A5344911087731.65--07--5914


List A53-140---24.00-000

Recent Matches of Thilak Naidu

Photos of Thilak Naidu

Former Karnataka wicketkeeper Thilak Naidu talks to Rahul Dravid
Wicketkeeper VST Naidu drops this chance offered by S Oasis off Prasad
VST Naidu walks back after being caught at first slip off RamPrakash
Naidu and Ganesh walk back happily after reaching victory
Naidu plays the sweep against Vatekar
Thilak Naidu, Portrait