Narayan Jagadeesan Biography, Age, Height, Family, Wife, IPL, Stats & Facts

Narayan Jagadeesan Biography – An incredible wicket-keeper batsman from Tamil Nadu!

Family Background:

Narayan Jagadeesan was born on December 24, 1995, in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.

Narayan Jagadeesan’s parents

His father, Rajan Narayan, is a former wicket-keeper batsman who used to play for Mumbai. His mother’s name is Ganga Jayashree. It was his father who inspired Jagadeesan to play cricket. Not only this, but, he first started playing cricket under his father’s guidance only.

Jagdeesan’s sister

He has an elder sister named Sarada Narayan.


He did his schooling from Coimbatore’s Stanes Higher Secondary School. He did his graduation in Commerce from PSG College of Arts and Science in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

Narayan Jagdeesan Biography:

Narayan Jagadeesan's Profile:
Personal Life:
Full NameNarayan Jagadeesan
Date of BirthDecember 24, 1995
Age24 years (in 2020)
Zodiac/Sun SignCapricorn
Birth PlaceCoimbatore, Tamil Nadu
SchoolStanes Higher Secondary School, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
CollegePSG College of Arts and Science in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
Physical Stats:
Height5ft. 11”
(1.80 m)
(180 cm)
WeightNot known
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Family & Relationships:
Rajan Narayan
MotherGanga Jayashree
Siblings1 sister (Sarada Narayan)
Marital StatusUnmarried

Not known
Playing RoleWicket-keeper batsman
Batting StyleRight-hand bat
Bowling Style-
Major TeamsTamil Nadu, Tamil Nadu Under-14s, Tamil Nadu Under -16s, Tamil Nadu Under-19s, Tamil Nadu Under-22s, Tamil Nadu Under-23s, Tamil Nadu Under-25s, Chennai Super Kings, Dindigul Dragons.
Test Debut
ODI Debut
T20I Debut-
First-Class DebutMadhya Pradesh vs Tamil Nadu at Cuttack (October 27, 2016)
List-A DebutTamil Nadu vs Uttar Pradesh at Cuttack (February 26, 2017)
T-20 DebutHyderabad vs Tamil Nadu at Chennai (January 30, 2017)

Cricket Career of Narayan Jagadeesan:

He started playing at the age of around 7. Then, his father enrolled him in Sri Ramakrishna Cricket Trust Academy (SRCTA), where he started playing under the guidance of A.G. Gurusamy.


Soon, at the age of 9, he got selected in the Districet Under-13s team. Then, he made into the state under-13s team, and eventually, he managed to get in the under-14s, under-16s, and under-19s state teams. Interestingly, he was the captain of almost all age-group cricket teams.

Later, he represented United Friends Cricket Club (Thyagaraya Nagar) in the year 2013-14 and Grand Slam Cricket Club in the Tamil Nadu first divison league from 2014 to 2017.



In 2016, he played for Dindigul Dragons along with players like T Natarajan and R Ashwin in the inaugural edition of the Tamil Nadu Premier League. In fact, he was the leading run scorer of the tournament with 397 runs.

Domestic Cricket Career:

On October 29, 2016, he made his first class debut against Madhya Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy. On his debut day, he scored not out 123 runs off 204 balls, and earned the man of the match award for his maiden century.

The next year, on January 30, he played his first T20 (main) match against Hyederabad under the captainship of Vijay Shankar. He scored 18 runs in the match, including 2 fours and a six.


Later, on February 26, 2017, he started his List-A career by playing against Uttar Pradesh in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. He scored 10 runs in the match, before getting bowled out by Praveen Kumar.

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IPL Career:

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) bought Narayan Jagadeesan at the auction ahead of the IPL 2018. He remained in the same team for next two seasons but didn’t get any chance to play in tournament.


However, CSK retained him for IPL 2020. He made his debut on October 11, 2020, against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and scored 33 runs off 28 balls in the match.


Facts about Narayan Jagadeesan:

  • Initially, he wanted to be a fast bolwer, but his father and coach advised him to go for a wicket-keeper batsman.


  • MS Dhoni and Adam Gilchirist are his idols as a wicket-keeper batsman.
  • His father had played for the Tata Electric Company in the first division cricket league of Mumbai.
Jagadeesan with Virat Kohli
  • Ricky Ponting and Virat Kohli are his favorite cricketers.
  • He used to bunk school classes for football.

Favorite –

    • Food – Spaghetti
    • Actor – Ranveer Singh
    • Actress – Priyanka Chopra
    • Destination place – Switzerland
  • Other than cricket, he loves playing Golf and Football.

Frequently asked questions on Google:

Q1: What is the age of Narayan Jagadeesan?

Ans: 24 years (in 2020)

Q2: What is the height of Narayan Jagadeesan?

Ans: 5ft. 11″ (1.80 m) approx.

Q3: Who is the wife of Narayan Jagadeesan?

Ans:  Not known

Q4: Where is the hometown of Narayan Jagadeesan?

Ans: Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

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