Get to know the famous personalities in/from Karnataka. While Cricket does dominate all over India, Karnataka has produced some notable sports persons from non-cricket field
Gundappa Vishwanath (GR Vishwanath)
Gundappa Vishwanath was one of the finest batsmen India ever produced, and in fact he was one of the finest batsmen the cricketing world had ever seen during his time.
The Swashbuckling Superstar – Aiyudda Robin Uthappa
Robin Uthappa is a versatile cricketer. with his hard hitting aggressive style of batting, has won the hearts of cricket fans in the Indian subcontinent.
All About the Wall – Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid started his career with the nickname Jammy – because his father worked for a jam manufacturing unit.
The Indian Juggernaut – Javagal Srinath
Javagal Srinath was born and educated in Mysore. Though a talented cricketer, his family placed a lot of importance on education and Javagal Srinath graduated with a degree in engineering from SJCE.
The Master of Spin Bowling – E A S Prasanna
He made his debut in the Indian cricket team in 1961. His first international appearance was against England in Madras. This was followed by a rather undistinguished performance during the overseas West Indies tour.
The Spin Wizard – B S Chandrashekhar
A right wrist withered by polio was converted into a weapon that struck fear in the hearts of batsmen across the world. This fact can give inkling about the kind of determination with which ace spinning legend B S Chandrashekhar faces life.
The King of Spin – Anil Kumble
Anil Kumble is the first Indian bowler to have taken all ten wickets in a single innings of Test cricket. Popularly known as Jumbo as a big heart. He has captained India and IPL RCB team successfully.
English Portals in Karnataka
Karnataka, especially Bangalore, has a number of good based portals, both in English and Kannada