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Kona Srikar (KS) Bharat Biography, Age, Height, Family, Girlfriend, Stats & Facts

Kona Srikar Bharat Biography – From a ‘Ball Boy’ to the ‘triple centurion’ wicket-keeper.

Family Background:

Kona Srikar Bharat was born on October 3, 1993, in Visakhapatnam, India. His father’s name is Srinivas Rao, a Naval Dockyard employee, and his mother’s name is Kona Devi.


KS Bharat with his mother & father

He has a sister named Manoghna Lokesh.

Early Life:

Bharat’s restless nature at his very early age made his father enrolled his name in the Local Cricket Association as a Ball Boy. So, watching the cricket from that close, actually put him too close to the cricket.


By the time he turned 10, he already started playing cricket. During one of his trials, Mr. J. Krishna Rao, his coach, saw his talent and started guiding him later. When Bharat was 12 years old, Rao asked him for wicket-keeping as his reflexes were so impressive at that little age.

He has played matches for Under 13 to the Under 19 cricket team for Andhra Pradesh.

KS Bharat Biography:

Personal Life 
Full NameKona Srikar Bharat
Nickname Not Known
Date of BirthOctober 03, 1993
Age26 years (in 2019)
Zodiac/Sun SignNot Known
Birth PlaceVisakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Physical Stats
Height5ft 7"
WeightNot Known
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Family & Relationships

Srinivasa Rao

employed with Naval Dockyard

Kona Devi

Not Known
SiblingsManoghna Lokesh
Marital StatusUnmarried
GirlfriendNot Known
CoachJ. Krishna Rao
Playing RoleWicket-Keeper Batsman
Batting StyleRight-hand bat
Bowling Style-
Major TeamsAndhra, Andhra Cricket Association XI, India A, India B, India Blue, India Red, Rest of India
(ODI) Debut
(T20) Debut
IPL Debut-
First-Class DebutAndhra vs Kerala at Cuddapah (December 29, 2012 - Jan 1, 2013)
List-A Debut Andhra vs Tamil Nadu at Bangalore (February 20, 2012)
T-20 DebutAndhra vs Tamil Nadu at Bhadravati (March 17, 2013)

Cricket Career:

At the age of 19, on February 20, 2012, Srikar started his List-A career from Vijay Hazare Trophy against Tamil Nadu. He could score only 1 run before getting bowled out. Vijay Shankar was also one of the 6 players who made their debut in the match.


KS Bharat with Vijay Shankar

In Ranji Trophy 2012-13 season, he made his First-Class debut opposite Kerala in which he scored 8 & 38 runs in the first and second innings respectively. He also took 3 catches in the match as a wicket-keeper. In the 2014-15 season of the Ranji Trophy, Bharat scored a triple century against Goa. With 6 sixes and 38 fours, he was able to score a total of 308 runs in 311 balls.

In the same year, Srikar was signed up by Delhi Daredevils at his base price, but unfortunately, he didn’t get any chance to play in the IPL.


Kona Bharat with Yuvraj Singh

On March 17, 2013, Bharat made his T20 debut along with Vijay Shankar, Baba Aparajith, and four others. He scored 15 runs in 21 balls, against Tamil Nadu.

He’s also a regular player for India-A. He has scored centuries against teams like England Lions, Australia-A and Srilanka-A.


In November 2019, Bharat was selected for the second test match against Bangladesh as a backup for Wriddhiman Saha. On January 18, 2020, he was called to join the team ahead of 3rd ODI against Australia in replacement of injured Rishabh Pant, however, he didn’t get the chance to play.

KS Bharat Cricket Stats:

Batting Stats:
Strike Rate60.0869.74100.65


  • His idol is MS Dhoni.
  • When Bharat was 11 years old, he witnessed MS Dhoni’s 148 against Pakistan at Vishakapatnam as a ball boy.
  • He has a tattoo on his chest, and also a tattoo of his parents’ name on his shoulder.

KS Bharat’s Tattoo

  • KS Bharat is the first and only Indian wicket-keeper batsman who scored a triple century in Ranji Trophy.

Frequently asked questions on Google:

Q1: What is the age of KS Bharat?

Ans: 26 years (in 2020)

Q2: What is the height of KS Bharat?

Ans: 5ft 7″

Q3: Who is the girlfriend of KS Bharat?

Ans: Not known

Q4: Who is the father of KS Bharat?

Ans: Srinivasa Rao

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