Sai Kishore Biography – A ‘topper student’ who wanted to become a Scientist but then cricket happened to him!
Family Background of R Sai Kishore:
Sai Kishore was born on November 06, 1996, in Adambakkam, Chennai, India. His father’s name is Ravisrinivasan, and his mother’s name is Rajalakshmi,
He has a twin brother named Sai Prasad and an elder sister named Lakhshikha Shree.
He did his schooling at Vyasa Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai. He has completed his graduation in BCA from Vivekananda college and currently pursuing MBA in Analytics.
He was an outstanding student in his school time and always wanted to become a Scientist. He also would watch cricket, not like he wanted to take it as his profession but for fun only.
Sai Kishore already started playing cricket from the age of 8. He joined a coaching camp near his house and soon started playing at the district level. But, his plan was to quit cricket after finishing his schooling.
Then, after completing his 12th, he joined an Engineering college but soon realized that he should go for cricket as a career. So, he dropped the college just after two months of joining and started focusing on cricket only.
Sai Kishore Biography:
|Sai Kishore's Profile:|
|Full Name||Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore|
|Date of Birth||November 06, 1996|
|Age||26 years, 6 months (in 2023)|
|Birth Place||Adambakkam, Chennai, India|
|School||Vyasa Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Family & Relationships:|
|Siblings||1 Sisters (Lakhshikha Shree) & 1 Brother (Sai Prasad)|
|Batting Style||Left-hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|Major Teams||Tamil Nadu, Chepauk Super Gillies, Jones TUTI Patriots, Ruby Trichy Warriors, Chennai Super Kings, Gujarat Titans|
|First-Class Debut||Tamil Nadu vs Tripura at Chennai (October 14, 2017)|
|List-A Debut||Tamil Nadu vs Gujarat at Delhi (March 12, 2017)|
|T-20 Debut||Andhra vs Tamil Nadu at Visakhapatnam (January 8, 2018)|
Cricket Career of Sai Kishore:
He used to bowl medium pace initially but ended up with spin bowling. He played district-level cricket during his school days. Later, he played state-level cricket for Tamil Nadu under-16 and under-19 teams.
Then, Sai played for Chepauk Super Gillies in TNPL 2016 and 2017.
Subsequently, on March 12, 2017, he started his List-A career for Tamil Nadu by playing against Gujarat in the Vijay Hazare Trophy under the captainship of Vijay Shankar. He bowled nine overs and picked two wickets in the match.
The same year, on October 13, he made his First-Class debut against Tripura in the Ranji Trophy. He bowled 19 overs in the match but couldn’t manage to take any wicket.
In 2018, Kishore made his T20 debut match for Tamil Nadu opposite Andhra, in which he bowled three overs with an economy of 6.66.
He then played for Jones TUTI Patriots in the next season of the TNPL (2018). In 2019 TNPL, he played for Ruby Trichy Warriors.
Sai Kishore used to be a net bowler of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) before 2020.
At the 2019 IPL auction, CSK bought him for Rs. 20 lakh for IPL 2020. He also remained with the team for the next season. Then, Gujarat Titans (GT) picked him at the auction for the 2022 IPL for 3 crore INR.
Facts about Sai Kishore:
- He used to be a topper student in his school.
- His favorite subject is science.
- Kishore idolizes Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin as a cricketer.
- He is an avid dog lover; also, he has a pet dog.
- Sai was the leading wicket-taker in the 2017 TNPL with 17 wickets.
- He loves reading books.
- He was also the highest wicket-taker of the 2019 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy (20 wickets), leaving Shreyas Gopal (19 wickets) at the second position.
Frequently asked questions on Google:
Q1: What is his jersey number?
Ans: Jersey no. 99.
Q2: Who is the girlfriend of R Sai Kishore?
Ans: Not known
Q3: What is the height of R Sai Kishore?
Ans: 6ft. 4” (1.93 m or 193 cm)
Q4: What is the age of Sai Kishore?
Ans: 26 years, 6 months (in 2023)
Q5: Where is the hometown of R Kishore?
Ans: Adambakkam, Chennai.
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