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Sujith Kannada Actor
  • DOB : 02-12-1972
  • Age : 50
  • Star Sign : Sagittarius
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Sujith Bijjahalli Somasundar, or better known as Sujith, was born in Bangalore on 2 December 1972. He is a former cricketer and has played One Day Internationals twice for team India and is a member of Karnataka cricket team. He got admitted to the team because of his good performance. In 1990, he made his debut as a batsman. In 1994, he was forced to do the opening as a batsman and gave a great performance by hitting a century against the team of Goa. 

In the year 1996, Sujith was a prominent member of the team as it was the season of Ranji Trophy. Sujith did a blast by hitting two hundred’s and five fifties. During the final match, he missed the century by one run, making a score of ninety- nine. Seeing the soaring chart of his performance he got a call from Indian cricket team to play in the Titan Cup against South Africa and Australia. It was his first time playing at such an international level. He could not perform well as he could score only nine runs against South Africa. In the next ODI also, on his home ground at Bangalore, he could not do anything and scored only seven runs against the Australian team. After these disappointing performances, he was not selected by the team again. 
 

Sujith then went on playing in Karnataka’s team where he was in a good form and contributed by making the team win Ranji Trophy again in 1998. In the same year, he made 68 runs against the team of Uttar Pradesh. 2002 proved to be a good year for him as he scored his highest of 222 runs against the team of Tripura and went on to score 1000 runs in the season which was the highest runs to be scored by any player in that respective year. 

Sujith retired from cricket in 2007. After this, he started to work with Wipro Technologies as Behavioral Expert and a Leadership Training Consultant till 2012. Then he joined hands with the Kerala Cricket Association by attaining the position of the head coach and under his guidance the team performed well. Sujith also works as a part-time sports psychologist, for which he took training under a renowned sports psychologist of the US, Dr. Patrick Cohn.


 

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