Born on 20th of October 1988 in Bangalore, Krishnappa Gowtham is an all-rounder hailing from the Indian state of Karnataka.
Krishnappa Gowtham has represented the Karnataka cricket team for quite a long time. He started his IPL (Indian Premier League) career by representing the Mumbai Indians Team in 2017. Later he was acquired by the Rajasthan Royals for the 2018 and 2019 editions of the league. As for the last year’s IPL, he played it for the Kings XI Punjab. He is a right-handed batsman and an off-break bowler.
If we talk about his career-related stats, he has managed to play 32 first-class matches until now, in which he has scored 737 runs in total with an average of 18.89. He has scored just one century and a couple of half-centuries in this format. His highest score has been 149 runs. This is just average performance, in our opinion.
As for his bowling in the first-class cricket format, he has managed to take more than 110 wickets (116 to be exact). He has even managed to take five wickets in an innings around seven times, and once, he even took ten wickets in a match!
Meanwhile, if we talk about list A cricket, he has played the same number of matches as the first-class cricket (32) and has scored 400 runs with an average of 21.05. He has scored just a single half-century and has the highest score of 57* runs. He has taken about 51 wickets in this format and has even managed to take five wickets in an innings once.
As for his T20 career, he has played 49 matches scoring 454 runs in total. His average in this format is a mere 14.64. He has taken 32 wickets if we talk about his bowling. Hopefully, his performance will get better with time.
Krishnappa Gowtham IPL Debut
Krishnappa Gowtham made his IPL debut on the 9th of April 2018. while playing for the Rajasthan Royals up against the Sunrisers Hyderabad. If we talk about his performance, then he did not bat. But, he bowled an over in which he gave away nine runs in total.
If we talk about the match itself, Hyderabad had won the toss and had decided to field first. Their decision turned out quite remarkable as they managed to stop the Royals at just 125 runs. The Rajasthan Royals’ best performer was Sanju Samson, who managed to score 49 runs in 42 bowls while smashing five fours in total.
All the bowlers of Hyderabad managed to take a minimum of 1 wicket. If we talked about the Sunrisers Hyderabad’s batting, they managed to chase the set target in just 15.5 overs. Shikhar Dhawan played a magnificent inning of 77 runs smashing 13 fours and a six.