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Know Your Athlete - Aparajith Baba, Indian Cricketer

Published : Jul 03, 2020 2 mins read Updated On : Jul 27, 2022

Baba Aparajith, an Indian Cricketer who played a key role in India U19 cricket team’s World Cup success in 2002. He is an all-rounder and has turned many heads with his performance during the entire tournament. Being a past recipient of the BCCI Award for the best cricketer of the year (2009-10) in the U16 category, this young gun is surely a cricketer to watch out for in the coming years. 

Fast&up Aparajith Baba, Indian Cricketer

Read on to know more about this star in the making-

When and where were you born?

July 8th 1994, Chennai 

What is your earliest memory connected with sports?

          Playing tennis ball cricket at home

Who was the most influential person to you as a child?


What was your favorite game?


Did you have any nicknames?

What were you most afraid of as a child?

Swimming pool

What was your favourite subject in school?


How did you balanced Sports and Studies?

Tried to learn the concept and study whenever I got the time

What did you like most about school?


What did you like least about school?

Long hours 

What sort of after school/out of school clubs did you attend? (In terms of sports)

School cricket camp

Was there someone you really looked up to when you were a teenager? (In terms of sports)

Sachin Tendulkar 

What was your favourite music/band in high school?

A.R. Rahman music

Did you ever thought of doing a 9 to 5 job?


What would be your ideal job if you ever had to do?

Sports analysis

Your best day in life (In terms of sports)

Scoring a double hundred on my Duleep trophy debut.

What is your definition of “happiness”?

It's a sweet emotion when you're not worried about anything.

What is your most memorable Sporting experience?

Winning the Vijay hazare for Tamil Nadu

What accomplishment are you most proud of?

Representing the state team

How do you want people to remember you?

As a good and a happy human being

Whose biggest fan are you? (In your sport and outside)

M.S.Dhoni, Roger Federer

What do you like to do in your spare time?

TV shows, games

What is your greatest fear?

Flying, heights

What are the main lessons you’ve learned in life?

We are responsible for everything

Favourite Movie, actor/actress/ series/ cheat meal/ song/ Holiday destination/ contender to play against/ teammate to play together

Fav Movie- Interstellar
Actor- Vadivelu
Series-Modern family
Pizza -cheat meal
Fav song- Any A.R. Rahman song
U.K- Holiday destination- U.K

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