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Thilak Naidu
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Thilak Naidu

India

Full Name

Venkatswamy Suryaprakash Thilak Naidu

Born

January 27, 1978, Bangalore, Karnataka

Age

43y 107d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Fielding Position

Wicketkeeper

TEAMS

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.

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
FC93140144386167*34.8082422018
List A5344911087731.65075914
T20110444444.0033133.33004100
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
FC93000-----000
List A53140---24.00-000
T201------------

Recent Matches - Player

Photos


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