Birth Name : Karn Vinod Sharma
Date of birth : 23/10/1987
Place of birth : Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
Category : Cricket
Karn Sharma is an Indian cricketer. He plays as an all-rounder for the Railways cricket team. He was born on Oct 23, 1987 at Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India. Karn made his One Day International debut for India against Sri Lanka on 13 November 2014. He made his Test debut against Australia in Adelaide on 9 December 2014.
Karn Sharma made his debut in 2007/08 Ranji season at Karnail Singh Stadium against Jammu and Kashmir where he played as a specialist batsman. He scored 120 off 232 balls with 17 boundaries. Karn was signed up by the IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2013. In a line-up comprising Dale Steyn, Thisara Perera and Amit Mishra.
He responded with a mature performance. His performance against Kings XI Punjab early on in the tournament was ample proof of his potential, as he beat the Kings XI batsmen with his spin. In 2014 IPL auctions, he was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 3.75 crore, in a bidding war with Kings XI Punjab. In 2015, he was retained by the Sunrisers Hyderabad and he plays as the lead spin bowler for the team.