Karun Nair is a right handed opening batsmen and an occasional off-break bowler. Born in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, Kunal represents Karnataka in domestic cricket. He has played for Karnataka at all junior levels. He has also represented India's U-19 team touring Australia.
Karun was signed by the Bangalore team for the fifth edition of the Indian T20 League in 2012 but could not more than 2 games. He had an excellent 2013-14 Ranji season in which he scored three centuries in six matches including an innings of 151 not out in the semi-final. He would look to continue his good form and taking giant steps for his better career. He will be under perfect guidance of Rahul Dravid, Shane Watson and Brad Hodge as he will play for Rajasthan team in the 2014 season of Indian T20 League.