T Natarajan Profile – Age, Height, Girlfriend, Career Info, Family and More

T Natarajan Biography

T Natarajan (born 27 May 1991) is an Indian Cricketer who plays for Tamil Nadu in domestic cricket and Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL.

Full NameThangarasu Natarajan
Nickname‘Mustafizur Rahman’ of Tamil Nadu
Date of Birth27 May 1991
Age30 years
Birth PlaceSalem, Tamil Nadu (India)
Playing RoleBowler
Batting StyleLeft Handed Bat
Bowling StyleLeft-arm fast-medium
Physical Stats & More 
Height (approx)175 cm
1.75 m
5’ 9” Inch
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career Info 
TeamsTamil Nadu, Kings XI Punjab,
Sunrisers Hyderabad,Dindigul
Dragons, Lyca Kovai Kings.
DebutFirst Class:
5 January 2015 (for Tamil Nadu) vs Bengal at Eden Gardens, Kolkata

List A Debut:
2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy

IPL Debut:
Kings XI Punjab vs Rising Pune Supergaints, on 08-04-2017 at Holkar Cricket Stadium
Records/Achievements (main ones)Natarajan has two 4-wicket hauls to his name in the first-class cricket circuit
Career Turning PointNatarajan’s impressive bowling figures in TNPL, especially in the death overs, made him a T-20 specialist overnight.
Jersey Number44 (IPL)
Coach/MentorLakshmipathy Balaji (Former Indian Cricketer)
Records (Major)Natarajan has two 4-wicket hauls to his name in the first-class cricket circuit.
Personal Life 
Zodiac sign 
SchoolNot known
CollegeNot known
Educational QualificationNot known
FamilyFather – Not Known

Mother – Not Known

Sister – 3

Brother – 1
GirlfriendNot known
HobbiesWatching Movies
Favourite Things 
Favourite CricketersVirat Kholi, MS Dhoni, Dinesh Karthik.
Favourite Movie StarsVijay (South Indian Actor)

T Natarajan Domestic Career

He made his first-class debut for Tamil Nadu in the 2014-15 Ranji Season on 5 January 2015 at the Eden Gardens. He also made his T20 debut for Tamil Nadu in the 2016-17 Inter-State Tournament on 29 January 2017. He also made his List A debut for Tamil Nadu in the 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Natarajan’s impressive bowling figures in TNPL (Tamil Nadu Domestic League), especially in the death overs, made him a T-20 specialist overnight.

IPL Career

After Natarajan’s impressive bowling figures in TNPL, In February 2017, he was bought by the Kings XI Punjab for the 2017 Indian Premier League for a whopping sum of INR 3 crore.

In January 2018, he was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 2018 IPL auction. Natarajan did no play many games in the 2018 and 2019 IPL Season.

In the 2020 IPL Season Natarajan’s bowling figures look impressive both in the powerplay and in the death overs.

T Natarajan lesser-known facts

  • Natarajan and his family weren’t financially good enough. His father used to work in a railway station as a porter, and his mother still runs a road-side snack stall. He is the eldest of five siblings and was always worried about taking caring of his family.
  • Natarajan started with tennis-ball cricket as a hobby. However, one day a well-wisher from his village was impressed by the skill of Natarajan as a bowler and asked him to try his hand in local competitive cricket. Motivated by this Natarajan relocated to Chennai and joined a cricket club in the city.
  • He first came into the limelight by his performance when he represented the team of BSNL in TNCA’s fourth division league. He later played 1st division cricket for Vijay Cricket Club for almost a year. Last, he played for Jolly Rovers.
  • (a famous club which includes big names such as R Ashwin and M Vijay).
  • After making his Ranji debut in 2015, Natarajan was reported for his suspect action and he thanks former Tamil Nadu players, Sunil Subramanian, D Vasu and M. Venkataramana, for helping him to rectify his suspect action.
  • Natarajan first came into the scene when he represented Dindigul Dragons in the inaugural edition of Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL).
  • In 2017, he was signed by the Kings XI Punjab for a whopping sum of INR 3 crore.

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