Kumar Kartikeya is an Indian cricketer who is thought for changing Arshad Khan in Mumbai Indians for the 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL).
Kumar Kartikeya Singh was born on Friday, 26 December 1997 (age 25 years; as of 2022) in Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh. His zodiac signal is Capricorn. His hometown is Kuwasi, Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Top (approx.): 5′ 6″
Weight (approx.): 60 kg
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Physique Measurements (approx.): Chest: 40 Inches, Waist: 32 Inches, Biceps: 12 Inches
Dad and mom & Siblings
Karthikeya’s father’s title is Shyam Nath Singh, who’s a police officer.
His mom’s title is Sunita Singh, who’s a homemaker.
He has one brother.
Kumar Karthikeya began his profession by enjoying division cricket. In 2016, he gained the person of the match in a membership match between LB Shastri Membership and ONGC.
He made his ODI debut within the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 26 September 2018 during which he performed for Madhya Pradesh.
In 2018, he performed the Ranji trophy for Madhya Pradesh on 28 November 2018 for Madhya Pradesh.
On 2 March 2019, he performed a T20 match towards Sikkim at Indore within the 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. In April 2022, he was purchased by the Mumbai Indians as a substitute for Arshad Khan within the 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL). In an interview, Mumbai Indians talked about Kartikeya and stated,
Kartikeya is a gradual left-arm bowler and has represented MP throughout all three codecs of the sport since making his debut in 2018. Kumar Kartikeya has been spectacular within the nets and his studying trajectory on enhancing and fine-tuning his bowling abilities have earned him the decision as much as the principle squad.”
- He’s a right-hand batsman with a gradual left-arm orthodox, left arm wrist spin. He was coached by Sanjay Bhardwaj.
- His hobbies embody swimming.
- Kartikeya determined to change into a cricketer when he noticed his father’s curiosity within the sport. Sooner or later, he witnessed his father’s smile whereas he was sitting in entrance of the tv and having fun with a cricket match. That day, he determined that he would change into a cricketer to see the smile on his father’s face. His father noticed Kumar’s debut match along with his battalion that had put in a projector within the police station. In an interview, his father stated that his employees was very comfortable and began hugging him when Kumar took the primary wicket within the IPL match towards Rajasthan Royals.
- Kartikeya left his residence on the age of fifteen and got here to Delhi to follow in an academy. He used to handle his bills by working as a labourer in a manufacturing unit close to Ghaziabad that was 80 km away from the academy. After working at night time on the manufacturing unit, he used to save cash to purchase biscuits by strolling again to his residence as a substitute of taking a bus or auto.
- After listening to Kumar’s story, his coach, Sanjay Bhardwaj, determined to deal with Kartikeya’s bills. He even provided him to remain at his residence,e the place he was given the cook dinner’s room to remain. After Kumar began residing with Sanjay, in the future he was provided lunch by the cook dinner, and he began crying as a result of he had not eaten lunch for one yr. In an interview, Kumar talked about his coach and stated,
Sir has taken care of me like I’m his personal son. I stayed with him for six years. He took care of each single cricketing expense. I used to be enjoying in Delhi at the moment. I carried out too, however within the trials, I didn’t get chosen. Then sir instructed me, ‘You must go to Madhya Pradesh’. I reached Shahdol and performed trial matches and follow matches there, and for the primary time, I bought chosen within the Below-23 facet, as a standby.”
- Kumar was not chosen for the group when he performed in Delhi. After making an attempt laborious, he shifted to Gandhi Stadium in Shahdol and bought an opportunity to play within the Ranji trophy for Madhya Pradesh.
- He initially bowled a left-arm orthodox spin, however later, he began bowling wrist spin.
- Kumar obtained a ball signed by MS Dhoni as a present after an IPL match between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Tremendous Kings.
- After Mumbai Indians gained an IPL match, franchise proprietor Nita Ambani congratulated Kumar within the dressing room and stated,
Bohot Aache khele aap (You performed very well.) Could you proceed to shine like this.”
- In an interview, he stated that he wished to realize one thing in life after which go to his residence as he had not visited residence for 9 years. He stated,
I haven’t been residence for 9 years. I’d determined to return residence solely once I obtain one thing in life. My mother and pa referred to as me often, however I used to be dedicated. Now lastly I’ll return residence after the IPLB.”