Siddarth Kaul

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Siddarth Kaul
Personal information
Full name Siddarth Kaul
Born (1990-05-19) 19 May 1990 (age 27)
Nickname Sid
Batting style Right handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role Bowler
Relations Tej Kaul (father)
Uday Kaul (brother)
Domestic team information
Years Team
2007–present Punjab (squad no. Delhi Daredevils)
2016-present Sunrisers Hyderabad
Only First-class 17 December 2007 Punjab v Orissa
Career statistics
Competition FC Youth ODI
Matches 1 5
Runs scored 6 1
Batting average 6.00
100s/50s 0/0 0/0
Top score 6 1*
Balls bowled 180 216
Wickets 5 10
Bowling average 19.40 15.40
5 wickets in innings 1 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a
Best bowling 5/79 3/37
Catches/stumpings 0/– 0/–
Source: CricketArchive, 11 March 2008

Siddarth Kaul (born 19 May 1990), also spelt Siddharth Kaul, is an Indian-Canadian cricketer. A medium pace bowler, he made his first-class debut for Punjab in 2007. Kaul was a part of the victorious India Under-19s team at the 2008 Under-19 Cricket World Cup and was named as one of the players to be drafted for the Indian Premier League, where he signed for the Kolkata Knight Riders. His brother Uday Kaul also plays first-class cricket for Punjab, and his father Tej Kaul played across three seasons in the 1970s for the Jammu and Kashmir cricket team.

Domestic career[edit]

Kaul made his debut for the Punjab cricket team against Orissa in the 2007-08 Ranji Trophy, alongside his brother who was wicket-keeper for the match. He took a five wicket haul in the first innings, and finished with figures of 5/97.[1] He has also made appearances for the Punjab youth teams, at Under-15, Under-17 and Under-19 levels.[2]

Indian Premier League[edit]

For the Indian Premier League's inaugural season, a number of members of the victorious India Under-19s team from the 2008 Under-19 Cricket World Cup and other specified youngsters were named as players to be drafted by teams in the Indian Premier League, whilst other youth players would have to be chosen to play for their local teams.[3] Kaul was chosen by the Kolkata Knight Riders, based in Kolkata, West Bengal, and captained by Sourav Ganguly.[4]

Youth international career[edit]

Kaul was named in the squad for the India U-19s team for the 2008 Under-19 World Cup in Malaysia. He played in all of India's matches as they proceeded to the final, where they defeated the South African U-19 cricket team by 12 runs (adjusted by the DL method).[5] He took 10 wickets at an average of 15.40, putting him joint tenth on the list of highest wicket-takers for the tournament.[6]


  1. ^ "Punjab v Orissa in 2007/08". CricketArchive. 2007-12-20. Retrieved 2008-03-12. 
  2. ^ "Other matches played by Siddharth Kaul". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2008-03-11. 
  3. ^ Sriram Veera (2008-03-10). "Draft system for Under-19 players". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2008-03-11. 
  4. ^ "Hopes the biggest draw in low-profile auction". Cricinfo. 2008-03-11. Retrieved 2008-03-11. 
  5. ^ "Final: India Under-19s v South Africa Under-19s at Kuala Lumpur, Mar 2, 2008". Cricinfo. 2008-03-02. Retrieved 2008-03-11. 
  6. ^ "ICC Under-19 World Cup, 2007/08 - Most wickets". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2008-03-11. 

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