Who is cricketer BR Sharath, biography, age, father, IPL 2024 team and career stats

Who is cricketer BR Sharath, biography, age, father, IPL 2024 team and career stats

BR Sharath is a Karnataka-based Indian cricketer, have a look at his biography and father

Find out more about him and cricketing career.

The Gujarat Titans (GT) have suffered a major blow in the run-up to the much-awaited Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season, as they will be without their experienced bowler Mohammed Shami and their talented rookie player Robin Minz for the full season.

Robin Minz, hailing from Jharkhand, was a notable acquisition for GT in the auction, securing a hefty price tag of Rs 3.60 crore. Sadly, a recent bike accident has destroyed his dreams of playing in the IPL this year.

The accident occurred earlier in the month, as Minz lost control of his bike upon encountering another vehicle. Although initial signs indicate that Minz is not seriously hurt, he is being monitored.

Who is cricketer BR Sharath, biography, real name, age, father and career games stats

Because Minz was unavailable, GT acted quickly to find a substitute, appointing BR Sharath on March 22, one day before the prestigious competition officially began. Karnataka native Sharath was signed for a basic price of INR 20 lakhs by the Gujarat-based team.

By strengthening the team’s depth, this calculated action seeks to guarantee a smooth transition even in Minz’s absence. Since then, BR Sharath has become the talk of the town, with many people trying to find out more about him. So, let’s find out more about him:


Who is BR Sharath?

BR Sarath is an Indian cricketer. He has been in the news because the Gujarat Titans named him as a replacement for Robin Minz in the Indian Premier League.

His full name is Belur Ravi Sharath. He was born on 28 September 1996 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

He is currently 27 years old.

Cricket was in his blood as his father and father’s elder brother all played good cricket. He accompanied his father to Basavanagudi Cricket Academy and entered the game instantly at the age of six. He went on to represent the State in the U-14, U-16, U-19, U-23, Ranji trophy, Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018-19 and Mushtaq Ali trophy.


Besides making the most of his father’s advice, Sharath also revealed that his school coach Vishwanath was another important figure during his early career.

His career

BR Sharath, a wicket-keeper batsman, who is sponsored by the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA), first gained recognition in the Vijay Hazare Trophy during the 2018–19 season. He then spent six weeks at Durham County Cricket Club in 2015, developing his craft.


Since making his debut in 2018, Sharath has amassed a plethora of experience in Indian domestic cricket. He has demonstrated his batting skills in a variety of forms, amassing 616 runs in first-class cricket and 732 runs in list-a matches.

In T20 cricket, the 27-year-old has notched 328 runs at a strike rate of 118.84, complemented by his adept wicket-keeping skills, boasting 19 catches and nine stumpings in the shortest format.

ALSO READ: What is the ‘Modern Mullet’ fade haircut as Virat Kohli’s new hairstyle goes viral ahead of IPL 2024