Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore (R Sai Kishore) is an Indian cricketer who is a player with Tamil Nadu in domestic cricket. He is a left-handed, conventional spinner, who became famous after the first two years of TNPL.

The Indian Premier League (IPL) the team was purchased from the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) franchise. But, he’s never been given the chance to show his talents during the IPL. In the coming season (2022) He will play with Gujarat Titans. He was bought by the brand new franchise for a the staggering sum at 3 Crores.

About R Sai Kishore

Full Name
Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore
25 years
Sport Category
Date of Birth
6 November 1996
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
6′ 4″
78 kg
He took the most wickets for Tamil Nadu in the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy.
7 Crore ($1 million) in 2021
Mother – Rajalakshmi, Father- Ravisrinivasan Kishore
ODI Debut
Not Yet
Test Debut
Not Yet
Batting Style
Bowling Style
Left-arm orthodox
Teams Played for
Tamil Nadu, Chennai Super Kings, Gujarat Titans
Alma Mater
Vyasa Vidyalaya Matriculation, Chennai

Early Life

R Sai Kishore was born on the 6th of November in the year 1996. His birthplace was in Adambakkam located in Chennai, India. He is a twin brother as well as an older sister who are siblings.

His brother is known as Sai Prasad and his sister’s name is Lakshikha Shree. The name of his mother’s is Rajalakshmi. his father’s name is Ravisrinivasan.

Sai was a top student at school and performed well in college as well. He graduated from Vyasa Vidyalaya Matriculation higher secondary school in Chennai.

He was kicked out of engineering school. Then, he continued for BCA at Vivekananda.

After finishing his degree, Sai decided to focus more on cricket. Sai became more interested in cricket and realized his goal to become a cricketer.

Sai is also working towards an MBA in analytics, along with cricket. According Sai, according to Sai the knowledge gained from statistics and analytics can be a huge help in enhancing his overall skills in cricket and also.

Domestic Career

R Sai Kishore Biography

While in his engineering school He realized that his career path was not aligned with his goals in life and decided to walk out. The team he was with at the time included under-19 Tamil Nadu side during that period.

When he first started out as a medium-pacer Sai began to change his bowling technique. When he reached the district stage, he switched to orthodox slow.

Sai has made the List A cricket and domestic debut on March 12, 2017 in Tamil Nadu. This match was part the 2016-17 Vijay Hazare Trophy.

In the first-class of cricket, Sai made his debut in the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy. Sai played his first match of the Ranji Trophy on the 14th of October, 2017 for Tamil Nadu.

Sai has made Sai’s Twenty20 debut on the 8th of January 2018, for Tamil Nadu. He was in the match of the 2017-18 Zonal T20 League. R Sai Kishore had a amazing year in 2018-19 Ranji Trophy as he took 22 wickets over six matches.

Sai became famous following his participation in the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL). Sai was involved in a minor dispute with Jagdeesan during the first season.

While playing for Chepauk Super Gillies, R Sai Kishore was a celebrity for his altercation. He took 12 wickets over the entire season, and emerged as the 4th most prolific wicket-taker.

In the following season, He was the top wicket-taker of the tournament. He scored seven wickets his name in that season.

R Sai Kishore IPL

Although there was not much enthusiasm for the talent of the youngster, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) purchased him in the year 2020. They purchased him at auction at a cost of $20 lakh.

In the CSK training camp, he received training and was mentioned by the former Indian captain MS Dhoni. But, he was not given an opportunity to play for the team.

Sai has not yet ready to debut in the IPL debut.

International Cricket

Due to COVID-19’s circumstances, Sai had been selected to replace his place in the Indian Team. Sai was chosen to accompany India on their tour of Sri Lanka during that time.

It was part the team for the two final T20i’s in the tour. But, he did not take part in any games during the tour.

R Sai Kishore Stats

Bowling Stats

Format Matches Balls Bowled Wickets Best Bowling
First Class 17 2,804 48 6/107
List-A 33 1,684 54 5/26
T20 38 821 43 4/6

R Sai Kishore Batting Stats

Format Matches Runs Average Century Half Century Best Score
First Class 17 278 14.63 0 0 42
List- A 33 204 15.69 0 1 61
T20 38 19 4.75 0 0 07

R Sai Kishore’s FAQS

  • R Sai Kishore IPL Price

Sai Kishore was bought by Chennai Super Kings for Rs 20 Lakhs.

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