T20 World Cup: Saurabh Netravalkar’s 10-year-old Cricket App Was Ahead of Its Time; Endorsed by this Team India Star

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Saurabh Netravalkar

Saurabh Netravalkar, a name that has recently been making waves in the cricketing world, is not just a cricketer. He is also a software engineer at Oracle, a ukulele player, a singer, and the developer of his own cricket app.

The Multi-Talents of Saurabh Netravalkar

Netravalkar’s cricketing journey began in India, where he played for Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy and represented India in the 2010 U-19 World Cup. He shared the dressing room with the likes of KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal. However, his cricketing career took a turn when he moved to the USA due to limited opportunities in India.

In the USA, Netravalkar joined Oracle as a software engineer. Despite his demanding job, he never let go of his passion for cricket. He continued to play cricket and even developed his own cricket app. His dedication to both his career and his passion is truly commendable.

His former teammate and now Indian batsman Surya Kumar Yadav endorsed Netravlkar’s CricDeCode App back in 2014.

Netravalkar’s moment of glory arrived during the T20 World Cup 2024, where he represented the USA. In a thrilling match against Pakistan, Netravalkar showcased his composure and strategic bowling, securing an unforgettable win for his team. He defended 19 runs in the Super Over, stopping Pakistan at 13. His calm demeanour under immense pressure was lauded by many, including his father, Naresh.

Netravalkar’s journey is a perfect example of how one can excel in multiple fields with dedication and hard work. His story is inspiring for many young individuals who are trying to balance their passion with their careers. It shows that it is possible to pursue a demanding career in tech while also making a mark in a completely different field like cricket.

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