SIDDHARTH KAUL, 26, Bowler, Chandigarh
Who is He? A part of the under-19 World Cup winning team in 2008, Siddharth Kaul, a top bowler with the Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL team is already known for his consistent performances.
Score Card Kaul, who has been playing cricket for the past 17 years surprised everybody with his haul during the last IPL season with the score card of 4/29 vs Supergiant, 3/24 vs Mumbai Indians and 3/36 vs Kings XI Punjab.
The Obsession “Almost everyone in my family is into sports. My parents are Gymnastic coaches and my brother, like me, is obsessed with cricket. So, it was natural for
me to take up a sport early in life.”
High On Kaul says that the fact Cricket is a team sport is what gives him a high. “There is immense responsibility involved. I am really looking forward to representing India one day.”
Blocking Roadblocks “I am grateful that I come from a family where sports is given importance and respect; I haven’t yet faced any major hindrances. Even if I do, I know I can count on my family.”
Next On Cards Kaul has already started training for next year’s tournaments. “You have to be at the top of your fitness game at all times,” he says.
I am waiting to represent the country in the senior squad.