Paul Valthaty profile & cricket career

Paul Valthaty profile, and cricket career, Paul Valthaty Kings XI Punjab player came in to the lime light with the blistering Knock of 120 against Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2011. Here is a complete profile and biography of Paul Valthaty the young sensation in Indian Cricket and IPL

Paul Valthaty profile & cricket career

Full name: Paul Chandrashekar Valthaty
Born : December 7, 1983, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra
Current age: 27 years 127 days
Major teams: Air India, Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai, Rajasthan Royals
Playing role: Batsman
Batting style: Right-hand bat
Bowling style :Right-arm medium

Paul Valthaty the Mumbai cricketer will now be well known for his blistering Knock of 120* against the mighty Chennai super Kings. Paul Valthaty currently playing for the Kings XI Punjab side in the IPL 2011, chased down the big total set by CSK with a little support from his team mates. Paul Valthaty scored his century in just 52 balls that including record number of fours (19) in the brief IPL history and 2sixes .

Paul Valthaty was born in Mumbai Maharashtra, he began his cricket carrier playing in Mumbai local teams. He represented the country in 2002 under 19 world cup with Parthiv Patel and Irfan Pathan. Both of companions Irfan and Parthiv went on to become stars in the senior cricket arena, their carrier touched new heights from the 2002 U-19world cup cricket.

But what happened with Paul Valthaty was just the opposite, his carrier graph sink to the bottom , he couldn't continue with his cricket carrier due an injusry caused to his eyes during a match with Bangladesh, that brought an abrupt halt to Paul Valthaty's cricket carrier

Over the long 8 year of he was literally abandoned from the cricket world, he seldom played in the senor level. The last time Paul Valthaty represented Mumbai was in 2006.

When His carrier was taking further dip, the Rajasthan Royals Franchise picked him in the squad during the 2009 IPL, he played a couple of matches for Rajasthan Royals that year, he played against Kolkata Knight Riders in his first outing in IPL , he got out for 5 in that match.
His experience earned him a permanent place in the Mumbai's Twenty20 side. He performed well for the Mumbai side that earned him an IPL contract with the Kings XI Punjab in 2011 the rest is history. Paul Valthaty is top order batter who balls medium pace

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Author: Rajani13 May 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

Hello Raj,

In this years' IPL Paul Valthaty has made an impact by scoring some good quick runs to help Kings XI Punjab, and came in lime-light.

So, people are interesting to know about him, your resoure will help them. Good work.


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