Saurabh Netravalkar USA Player Age Networth Wife Family & Biography

Saurabh Netravalkar: An oracle engineer who breaks into the USA cricket team.

Saurabh Netravalkar an Indian-born left-arm fast bowler has made his team USA proud after performing a historical super over against Pakistan in T20 World Cup 2024. He defended 19 runs against one of the tournament favorites Pakistan. But it is shocking to know that he is not only a cricketer but also an IT engineer in tech giant company Oracle.

Who is Saurabh Netravalkar?

Saurabh is a left-arm fast bowler who generally bowls at higher pace and bouncy deliveries. He has made his name shine in world cricket after his brilliant performance in the Cricket World Cup 2024 match against Pakistan.

Saurabh Netravalkar Age

Age 32 years

Born: October 16, 1991in Mumbai

Height: He looks 6 feet 2 inches.

Saurabh Netravalkar Wife

Devi Snigdha Muppala (who is a Kathak dancer)

Family:  

Not known

Saurabh Netravalkar’s Net Worth & Salary

His estimated net worth might be nearly $1-$2 million as typically a USA cricketer receives almost $50000 to $90000 yearly salary so he will be receiving it too between this range.  

Saurabh Netravalkar

Saurabh Netravalkar Education:

 Saurabh has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from India and later moved to the USA for a master’s at Cornell University in New York. He received a scholarship in the USA for higher education and later on he joined Oracles Company as an IT engineer. He is a part-time Oracle engineer and a full-time cricketer now.

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Saurabh Netravalkar story playing for India

Saurabh Netravalkar had a very good start to his career and played for India under 19 in the World Cup 2010. He was the highest wicket-taker for India in that tournament but he didn’t receive a call from Mumbai State. Mumbai had already a settled bowling lineup so his chances were not there to be picked up. Then Saurabh decided to pursue higher education and joined Cornell University in New York for master’s.

But he never stopped playing cricket along with his job as it engineer at Oracle. Later on in 2019, he was picked by the USA cricket team where he made his international debut.

Debut for USA

Odis: U.S.A. vs P.N.G. at Windhoek – April 27, 2019

T20is: U.A.E. vs U.S.A. at ICCA Dubai – March 15, 2019

Saurabh Netravalkar Career stats

One Day Internationals (ODIs)
Matches:48
Innings:29
Runs scored: 139
Batting average:9.27
Wickets taken: 73
Bowling average:22.27

T20 International

Matches:29
Innings:7
Runs scored: 34
Batting average:8.50
Wickets taken: 27
Bowling average:21.67
Best bowling in an innings: 5/12

Achievements:

Highest wicket-taker in under -19 World Cup 2010: He was the highest wicket-taker pacer for India in under -19 World Cup 2010. But his side India was brutally bashed by Baber eleven.  He received appreciation and played with players like KL Rahul, Sandeep Sharma, and Hershel Patel but he only got one match playing for Mumbai state.

Hero of T20 World Cup 2024 match against Pakistan:  

Saurabh Netravalkar bowled the super over against Pakistan when the match was tied. He bowled brilliantly and saved 18 runs in a super over which helped the USA to make history. So technically he was the superhero of the biggest upset in cricket history for the USA.

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Leads USA bowling lineup along Ali Khan:  He is the main attacking bowler who leads the USA pace battery along Ali Khan.

IT engineer: He is also a part-time IT engineer at tech giant Oracle. His company has also tweeted about his heroic performance against Pakistan.

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