Nitish Kumar Reddy Biography 2024: Career, Net Worth, News, Education And Family

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Nitish Kumar Reddy Biography 2024

Nitish Kumar Reddy is a young cricket player from India. He was born on May 26, 2003, in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. He plays for a team called Andhra in India, and also for a team called Sunrisers Hyderabad in a big cricket league called the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Nitish started playing cricket when he was very young, just 5 years old. He used to play with a toy bat made of plastic. He liked watching older players play cricket at a place called Hindustan Zinc Grounds. His dad, Mutyala Reddy, helped him a lot. His dad even quit his job to help Nitish play cricket better.

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Nitish was really good at cricket, and a former Indian cricket player MSK Prasad noticed him when he was playing matches for kids younger than him. Then, he got a chance to train at a special academy for cricket in Kadapa.

Meet Nitish Kumar Reddy’s Biography

Born26 May 2003 (age 20 years)
Current TeamsSunrisers Hyderabad (Batter), Andhra cricket team (Batter)
Years Active2023–present
Batting StyleRight-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium-fast
List A Debut20 February 2021, Andhra Pradesh vs. Vidarbha
RoleBatting All-rounder

Nitish Kumar Reddy is a young cricketer from India, born on May 26, 2003, in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. 

He plays for the Andhra cricket team in India’s domestic cricket leagues and represents the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Early Cricket Journey

Nitish’s cricket journey began when he was just 5 years old, playing with a plastic bat. He used to watch older players at the Hindustan Zinc grounds and developed a passion for the game. 

His father, Mutyala Reddy, supported his dream by quitting his job to help Nitish pursue cricket. He has also faced questions from relatives, his father believed in him and dedicated himself to Nitish’s cricket career.

Limelight on Talent

Nitish’s talent caught the eye of ex-Indian cricketer and selector MSK Prasad during Under-12 and Under-14 matches. He was selected to train at the ACA academy in Kadapa under coaches Madhusudhana Reddy and Srinivasa Rao.


In the 2017-18 Vijay Merchant Trophy, Nitish had an outstanding season. He scored 441 runs against Nagaland. In the tournament, he scored a total of 1237 runs with an incredible average of 176.41. 

He also took 26 wickets. This outstanding performance in the BCCI ‘B est Cricketer in the Under-16’ Jagmohan Dalmiya award for the 2017–2018 season, makes him the first player from the Andhra Cricket Association to receive this prestigious award.

Professional Debut

Nitish made his Match for Andhra:

  • First-class Match: January 27, 2020, in the Ranji Trophy
  • List A Match: February 20, 2021, in the Vijay Hazare Trophy
  • Twenty20: November 4, 2021, in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

IPL Journey

In the 2023 IPL, Nitish was bought by the Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs. 20 lakh.

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