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|Full name||Bharat Chipli|
|Born||27 January 1983|
|Domestic team information|
|2008–2010||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|2013||Delhi Daredevils (squad no. 25)|
|debut||23 November 2005 Karnataka v Railways|
Source: Cricinfo, 23 June 2008
He studied at BHS College, Jayanagar, Bangalore. He plays for Swastic Union Cricket Club (I) in the KSCA Group, I Division. Chipli, an aggressive opening bat and also a dynamic fielder in the Karnataka Ranji squad. The right-hander was initially a part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore and was quite recently picked up by the Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier League.
Chipli was picked by the Deccan Chargers for their 2011 campaign. Chipli made his debut in IPL 4 against the formidable side Rajasthan Royals. His second match for IPL 2011 was against the Kolkata Knight Riders where he scored 48 runs off 40 balls which was the highest individual score for his team. But Deccan Chargers went on to lose that match by 9 runs. His match winning innings came against his old franchisee Royal Challengers Bangalore when he scored a blistering 65 runs off 35 balls with five 4s and three 6s.
In IPL 2012 Season Chipli failed to live up to the expectation of his franchise and fans with mediocre scores of 10 (against CSK), 1 (against MI), DNB (against RR), 25* (against DD) while batting.