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List of Cricketers from Kerala to represent India

Check out here the list of cricketers from Kerala who played for India. Sanju Samson, the captain of Rajasthan Royals in IPL is one of the most prominent and successful cricketers rooted to Kerala.

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Last updated: 21.05.2022
List of Cricketers from Kerala to represent India

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Check out here the list of cricketers from Kerala who played for India. Sanju Samson, the captain of Rajasthan Royals in IPL is one of the most prominent and successful cricketers rooted to Kerala.


Sanju Samson: 

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Samson, the captain of Rajasthan Royals in IPL is one of the most prominent and successful cricketers rooted to Kerala. Born on November 11, 1994 is a right handed wicket keeper batsman who captains Rajasthan Royals in IPL and Kerala team domestically. He made his Debut to the national side in 2015 and currently plays for team India in T20 and ODI. He is a top order batsman and has impressed everyone with his flamboyant and aggressive style of batting and his amazing wicket keeping skills. He has also led Rajasthan Royals team in IPL to become one of the successful teams in this season. 


S Sreesanth: 


Shanthakumaran Sreesanth is a former cricketer who has played for India in all formats of game. Born on 6 February, 1983 in Kothamangalam was the first player to play T20 cricket for India from Kerala. Sreesanth is right arm fast medium pace bowler who has taken 169 wickets for India across all formats. He was banned for spot fixing in the IPL, and the ban ended in 2019. Post that he was selected for Kerala domestic team but he has announced his retirement from domestic cricket in March 2022. He is also an actor and was also runner up of Bigg Boss reality show in 2018.


Basil Thampi: 


Basil Thampi, the emerging player of the season in IPL in 2017 plays for Kerala in domestic cricket. He was born in Ernakulam on 11 September 1993. He is right handed batsman and medium fast bowler, who was named in the t20 side in 2017 after being a net Bowler but hasn't got a chance to play at international level yet. He is having a great domestic season in Ranji trophy and was the highest wicket taker for Kerala team with 8 wickets in 6 matches. 


Robin Uthappa: 


Robin Uthappa, one of the consistent performers for CSK in this season in IPL, is also a talent from Kerala. He was born on 11 November 1985 in Kodagu and played for Kerala Cricket team domestically. Robin Uthappa has represented India in T20 and ODI from 2006 to 2015. He is a right handed wicket keeper batsman who bats at Number 3 or 4 or 5. He was also part of 2007 ICC world T20 and has played some crucial knocks for his team.


Tinu Yohannan: 


Tinu is the first cricketer from Kerala to represent India in tests and ODI. Tinu Yohannan was born on 18 February, 1979 in Kollam. He was a right handed medium fast bowler who made his debut for the National team in 2001. But he got a chance to play for India in only 3 test and ODI matches and had taken 5 wickets in each format. He also played for Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2009 IPL. Currently he is the coach of Kerala Cricket team which is producing some good talent pool for the country. 

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