Adithyaa Srikkanth

Adithyaa Srikkanth is an Indian entrepreneur and gaming expert who is best known for being the son of the former captain of the Indian cricket team, Krishnamachari Srikkanth. He has also played cricket for a while in the domestic teams of Tamil Nadu.

Wiki/Biography

Adithyaa Srikkanth was born on Sunday, 4 March 1984 (age 37 years; as of 2021) in Chennai. His zodiac sign is Picses. He finished his schooling at the Bala Vidya Mandir in Chennai and then went to the UK to pursue MBA in finance from the University of Liverpool.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 6′ 1″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Adithyaa Srikkanth

Family

Parents & Siblings

His father is Krishnamachari Srikkanth, the former captain of the Indian cricket team and former chairman of the selection committee. Currently, he works as a commentator at the TV Network Star Sports Tamil channel. Adithyaa’s mother’s name is Vidya Srikanth.

Adithyaa Srikkanth's parents

Adithyaa Srikkanth’s parents

His younger brother, Anirudha Srikkanth, is also a former Indian professional cricketer.

Adithyaa Srikkanth with his brother

Adithyaa Srikkanth with his brother

Wife & Children

Adithyaa married Aishwarya Srikkanth on 23 October 2009, and the couple has a daughter named Arana. Aishwarya runs “HeritageBlend – The Studio,” which sells a collection of bric-à-brac repurposed curios, antiquities, and art.

Adithyaa Srikkanth with his wife and daughter

Adithyaa Srikkanth with his wife and daughter

Career

Cricket

Srikkanth initially followed the footsteps of his father and went into cricket as a left-handed batsman with a slow left-arm orthodox bowling style, but his cricketing career couldn’t take off beyond the age-group cricket. During his stint as a cricketer, Adithyaa played for the Tamil Nadu Under-14s team and again for Tamil Nadu Under-16s.

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Entrepreneur

From March 2007 to February 2010, Adhityaa served as the Director at Krish Business & Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd. Soon after leaving the company, Srikkanth founded his company, Zealcity Studios Pte. Ltd., in March 2010. Zealcity Studios, based in Singapore and Chennai, is an indie game and app development company that offers content and tech solutions to consumers and brands. From 2011-2016, the former cricketer worked on various projects including zealcity.com, Cricville, Catch me!, Itspets, Sports Store tycoon, English strokes, and Cricket Career 2016. A year later, in March 2017, Adithyaa joined Dubai-based Addeve Dmc as its Director. He served in the position till December 2020. Srikkanth took hold of his company, Zealcity Studios, as its Managing Director in March 2014. He was in the news in August 2017 for launching Cric Wars, the world’s first 3D multi-player cricket gaming app, which is developed by his company. Adithyaa collaborated with his cricketer father, Krishnamachari Srikkanth, for the app to offer real-time commentary by him in six languages, which became the highlight of Adhityaa’s game. He explained in an interview,

Cric Wars is the world’s first true 3D multi-player battle game where you play against other players from across the world in an exciting format made for smartphones and tablets.”

 


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