Harishankar Reddy (2 June 1998) is an Indian Cricketer who plays for Andhra Pradesh in Domestic Cricket and plays for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL.
|Full Name||Maramreddy Harishankar Reddy|
|Nickname||Harishankar Reddy, Hari|
|Date of Birth||2 June 1998|
|Birth Place||Nagurivandla-Palli village, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh|
|Batting Style||Right Handed Bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm medium|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx)||177 cm|
5’ 10” Inch
|Teams||Andhra, Chennai Super Kings|
|Debut||List A Debut:|
vs Vidarbha at SS Cricket Commune stadium, 20 February 2021
vs Kerala, 11 January 2018
|Career Turning Point||His impressive performances in the 2020-21 domestic season earned him an IPL contract with Chennai Super Kings|
|School||Swetha High School, Chinnamandem, Kadapa|
|Family||Father– Ramachandra Reddy (farmer)|
Mother– Lakshmi Devi
Siblings– Brother- One
|Hobbies||Traveling, Listening to music|
|Favourite Cricketers||Batsmen– MS Dhoni & Virat Kohli|
Bowler– Jasprit Bumrah
After Reddy’s impressive performances in the club and divisional cricket. In 2018, Hari was included in Andhra Pradesh’s squad for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament. He then made his T20 debut for his state team against Kerala on 11 January 2018. It turned out to be a dream debut for the youngster as he finished his maiden domestic match with figures of 4/12 in just two overs.
He was then also included in the List-A squad for Andra Pradesh. Hari made his debut against Vidarbha in the Vijay Hazare Trophy at SS Cricket Commune stadium on 20 February 2021. By 2021, Reddy is Andra Pradesh’s go-to bowler and also one of the players to watch out for in the future.
After Reddy’s outstanding performances in the domestic circuit. In the 2021 IPL auction. Harishankar Reddy was picked up by Chennai Super Kings for his base price of 20 lakhs. He had also bowled the skipper, MS Dhoni, in one of the practice sessions before the start of the 2021 IPL season. It will be exciting to watch Reddy in the 2021 IPL season and will be one of the crucial players for the franchise as well in the future.
Unknown Facts about Harishankar Reddy
- Reddy considers Jasprit Bumrah as his bowling idol.
- Harishankar’s parents revealed that he used to bunk college to play cricket in an interview while telling about their son’s love for cricket while expressing their son’s love for cricket in an interview.
- He had also bowled the skipper, MS Dhoni, in one of the practice sessions before the start of the 2021 IPL season and had made headlines after that.
- Reddy is only the second cricketer after Vijayakumar, a former Deccan Chargers player, to get selected in the Indian Premier League from the Kadapa district.