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| On Mar 2, 2021 12:09 PM IST

Suhail Chandhok BYJU’s Cricket Live TV Host, K7 Kabaddi – Age, Wife, Father, RCB, Movies

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Suhail Chandhok BYJU’s Cricket Live : Suhail Chandok is a Sports Presenter and Commentator with Star Sports. He presents for sports like Cricket, Football, Hockey and Pro Kabaddi. Suhail has hosted and presented the ICC World Cup 2015, ICC T20 WC 2016, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 for Star Sports. Suhail is a prominent figure in the sports world as a presenter and analyst.

Suhail Chandhok TV Host Cricket Presenter

  • Suhail hosted and presented the ICC World Cup 2015, ICC T20 WC 2016, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 for Star Sports.
  • He also hosted IPL on Hotstar and covered the auctions on Star Sports.
  • He has presented Hero Indian Super League Football and the Celebrity Classico Football.
  • He was the English commentator for the Hero Hockey India League and for the Pro Kabaddi League.
  • Internationally he has worked in events like the Rio Olympics 2016, the global FIA Formula E Series and the French Open.
  • He launched India’s first Periscope TV Chat Show, “OnTheBall with Suhail” featuring stars from across the film and sports industry.
  • He was also Brand Ambassador for brands like StudyAdelaide, SportsNut App, Castrol Activ and Omologato Watches.

Suhail Father
His father, Vicky Chandhok, was a racing and rally driver and his younger brother, Karun Chandhok is F1 driver and commentator.

Suhail Chandok RCB
Born into a family of sportspersons he started his career early in cricket. He went to the University of Adelaide and became the first Indian Cricket recipient of the Oxford-Cambridge Half Blue Award. After coming back to India, he played in IPL for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) but his career in cricket was very short-lived due to knee injury and multiple surgeries and he had to quit playing cricket.

Suhail Chandok Movies
Then he found his long-lost love for acting and started making short films on Youtube which landed him a role in Tamil film Veeram, starring Ajith Kumar.

On the birthday of Tamil actor Ajith, Suhail posted a heartfelt message wishing the actor and remembering their old road trip with a picture, which he called #blastfromthepast.

Suhail Chandok Wife
In 2017, Suhail tied the knot with Trishya Screwvala, daughter of Ronnie Screwvala in a star-studded ceremony in Mumbai.

Physical Appearance
Suhail Chandhok Height (approx.): 5ft 9in (1.75m)
Weight (approx.): 70kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Tattoo: Tattoo on the right arm

Personal Life
Date of Birth: 7 December 1987
Suhail Chandhok Age (as of Feb 2021): 33 years
Birth Place: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Indian
School: Sishya School, Chennai
College:  University of Adelaide
Educational Qualifications: Double Major Degree in Management and Marketing

Family
Suhail Chandhok Father: Vicky Chandhok
Mother: Chitra Chandhok
Brother: Karun Chandhok
Religion: Hinduism

Marital Status: Married

Suhail Chandhok Girlfriend:  Trishya Screwvala

Suhail Chandhok Wife:  Trishya Screwvala

Marriage Date: 19 January 2017

Children: none

Awards and recognitions

  • He is the first Indian who got the Oxford Cambridge Half-Blue award from the University of Adelaide of Cricketing Excellence.
  • He got the Australian Alumni Excellence Award 2015 for Sports, Art & Culture.

Other Facts

  • Suhail Chandhok K7 Kabaddi : A co-founder at Kabaddi Adda, a digital media, distribution & technology platform connecting the Kabaddi ecosystem.
  • He was Director at Adrenna Communications.
  • He was a coach at South Australian Cricket Association.
  • Co-founder at SuperCric.
  • He loves dogs and his Instagram feed is filled with dog pictures.

In COVID-19 lockdown Suhail conceptualised the idea of Super Cric which is an AI powered platform to manage Cricket teams. It is an engagement tool for fantasy cricket users that helps in decision-making. It got funding from a Malta based company called Nordanvind Gaming.

Hobbies: Motorcycle riding

Favourite Cricketers: Sachin Tendulkar, Andy Flower and Anil Kumble

Favourite Sportspersons: Sachin Tendulkar

Favourite Food: Pizza

Twitter: twitter.com/suhailchandhok

Instagram: instagram.com/suhailchandhok

Facebook: facebook.com/suhailchandhok

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