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Who Is Saurabh Netravalkar? From Engineering To Cricket Facts To Know:

Saurabh Netravalkar, recently emmerged internet sensation with his amazing stint in the ICC T-20 Cricket World Cup to help his team USA to win against Pakistan has put everyone in Awe with his unknown facts. Here's everything you need to know:

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Saurabh Netravalkar

Saurabh Netravalkar, recently emmerged internet sensation with his amazing stint in the ICC T-20 Cricket World Cup to help his team USA to win against Pakistan has put everyone in Awe with his unknown facts. The Indian originated cricketer is playing for USA in the T-20 World Cup. In the fixture against Pakistan where they were the ultimate favourites of the game; USA turned the tables and won the match in the super over; Saurabh Netravalkar who took 2 wickets earlier in the match and also bowled amazing super over where USA swipped off an easy and important win.

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Suddenly, everyone on the internet started talking about Saurabh Netravalkar especialy in India he recieved all the attention he could have gotten over the years. Slowly all the facts associated with him started pouring; here's everything you need to know:

Saurabh Netravalkar is not full-time cricketer

Well yeah, even though he seems like a big cricket head his actual profession is Engineering. Even currently he is working for tech giant Oracle as Principle Engineer. After the match even Oracle took to X to congratulate its employee.

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Saurabh has played for India U-19

The 32-year-old Netravalkar featured for the Indian team in Under-19 World Cup in his early days. But in the country filled with so many cricketers and so less opportunities he faced challenges to showcase his talents.

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Saurabh is a Mumbaikar by heart

He was born in Mumbai and impressed in the domestic circuit with a staggering tally of 30 wickets in six games in the Cooch Behar Trophy in 2008-09. He was also the leading wicket-taker in the Under-19 tri-nation tournament in South Africa with eight wickets.

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He even has a Softwear to his name

Netravalkar merged his passion for cricket with his experience in computer science. He created a cricket player analysis app called CricDecode in 2014. "I didn't want the hours of engineering studies to go to waste," Netravalkar told Hindustan Times, according to ESPN CricInfo. "That's how I thought of developing the mobile app."

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This is not it- he even sings well

As we recently witnessed how the left arm pacer danced Babar Azam And Rizwan to his tunes. But, he also sings well and play ukelele too. Marathi songs played by him are getting viral on social media.

 

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