Ramakrishnan Sridhar is commonly known as R. Sridhar who played first-class cricket for Hyderabad from1989 to 2001. He was a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and a left-hand batsman. After hanging up his boots in2001, he became a coach. He finished three level courses to be accredited as a certified coach in the year 2007. He served as the coach of the Hyderabad U-16 and U-19 teams from 2007 to 2011. He became a part of the NCA (National Cricket Academy) in Bangalore in the year 2011.
He was then named as the fielding coach of the India U-19 team. He then became an assistant coach of the India U-19 team during the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2014 which was held in UAE. In 214, he was signed by the IPL team Kings XI Punjab as their fielding coach. He then served as the head coach of the Andhra Cricket team from 2014 to 2016. He was offered the post of fielding coach by BCCI in2016 and is currently the fielding coach of the Indian National cricket team.