Murali Kartik Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More
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Murali Kartik Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More


Bio/Wiki Real NameMurali Kartik ProfessionFormer Indian Cricketer Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 180 cm in meters- 1.80 m in feet inches- 5’ 11” Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg in pounds- 165 lbs Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 inches - Waist: 34 inches - Biceps: 18 inches Eye ColourBrown Hair ColourBlack Cricket International DebutODI- 24 February 2000 vs South Africa at Mumbai Test- 16 March 2002 vs Zimbabwe at Hyderabad T20- 20 October 2007 vs Australia at Mumbai Batting StyleLeft-Handed Bowling StyleOrthodox Left Arm Spinner Jersey Numbers# 25 (India) In One Day international # 77 (India) In Test match # 11 (Domestics) Domestic/State TeamsRailways, Lancashire, Kolkata Knight Riders, Somerset, Pune Warriors, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kings XI Punjab Coaches/MentorsM. K. Iqbal, Kapil Dev Career Turning PointIn 2004-2005, he took 7 wickets against Australia through his magical bowling. This was the moment which added glory to his name and more international games for him. Personal Life Date of Birth11 September 1976 Age (as in 2017)41 Years BirthplaceChennai, Tamil Nadu Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo Signature


                                                                                                                                                              Some Lesser Known Facts About Murali Kartik


  1. Does Murali Kartik smoke?: Not Known

  2. Does Murali Kartik drink alcohol?: Not Known

  3. Murali Kartik is a Tamilian Brahmin, rooted in Chennai and believes in customs.

  4. Earlier, he wanted to be a genetic engineer.

  5. His father was the man behind his cricket career, who encouraged him to play for the Indian Cricket Team.

  6. He also loves to play Golf.  

  1. Before becoming an orthodox slow bowler, he was a medium pacer.

  2. In his debut match in 2002, he had not a proper shoe to play with at the time. Sanjay Bangar gave his spike to him. 

  1. He had a great first-class career with the ball as; he took over 600 wickets in his first-class career. He picked up nine wickets in a single match in Irani Cup 2000 against Mumbai.

  2. He had been a world class spin bowler having unique ability to spin and bounce the ball but unfortunately, he disappeared under the shadow of Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh

  1. Murali Kartik played for a number of domestic teams including Indian domestics and English county. 

  1. He is fond of doing different things and has its own style of dressing. He has over 100 of different sunglasses. 

  1. He is an animal lover. He also worked for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of the Animals). 

  1. He is a spiritual and religious person, who believes in God. He is also an ardent devotee of Satya Sai Baba.

  2. V. V. S. Laxman is one of his close friends, He calls V. V. S. “Lachhi Mama”. He also presented a lovely tribute to V. V. S Laxman on his retirement. 

  1. He looks every time wearing a necklace, which is given by his wife Shweta Kartik on their first wedding anniversary. 

  1. He is also a bilingual commentator (Hindi, English) and a media person. 

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