Vidyut Sivaramakrishnan has played for several teams like Chennai Super Kings (IPL), Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan Cricket Association President’s XI and Haryana. He bowls slow left arm orthodox and bats left handedly. His father, Venkataraman Sivaramakrishnan is a former opening batsman of Tamil Nadu cricket team.
The debut Twenty20 match of Vidyut Sivaramakrishnan was played on 3rd April 2007 at Visakhapatnam (Andhra Cricket Association-Visakhapatnam District Cricket Association Stadium) against Andhra team. He bowled 4 overs in which 34 runs were scored and 1 batsman returned to the pavilion. He was allocated the No. 7 batting position, but he did not get an opportunity to bat. This match was won by Tamil Nadu by 7 wickets with 13 deliveries remaining. On 1st June 2008, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals clashed against each other at Mumbai (Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy). Sivaramakrishnan was the No. 2 batsman. He gathered 16 runs in 14 deliveries, including 1 sixer and 1 four. He did not bowl in this match. Rajasthan Royals were victorious in this match by 3 wickets.
Vidyut Sivaramakrishnan has accrued 301 runs in the 18 Twenty20 matches that he has played, at a batting average of 23.15 and batting strike rate of 136.19. His highest score was 54 and he smashed 8 sixers, 37 boundaries and 1 fifty. He also took 5 catches. 12 dismissals were made by him in the 162 balls he bowled, while conceding 195 runs. His economy rate was 7.22 and bowling average 16.25.