Deepak Hooda Biography
|Deepak Jagbir Hooda
|Indian Cricketer (All-rounder)
|Date of Birth
|19 April 1995
|Age (as of 2023)
|Rohtak, Haryana, India
|Rohtak, Haryana, India
|Social Media Accounts
|5′ 11″ (180 cm)
|72 kg (159 lbs)
|– Chest: 40 Inches
|– Waist: 32 Inches
|– Biceps: 14 Inches
Deepak Hooda Family Members
Deepak Hooda Wife
Debut in International Cricket
|6 February 2022
|Narendra Modi Stadium
|24 February 2022
|Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium
Deepak Hooda Records
|2nd Youngest Player in IPL 8
|After Sarfaraz Khan.
|2nd highest scorer and 2nd highest wicket-taker in 2014 U-19 World cup
|Only Baroda batsman to score a hundred on first-class debut in the 2014-15 Ranji Trophy
|After Snehal Parikh.
Domestic and IPL Career
|Baroda, Baroda Cricket Association XI
|Rajasthan Royals, Sunrisers Hyderabad
|#5 (India), #5 (IPL, County Cricket)
|Career Turning Point
|Performance in the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2014-15.
|Bought for 40 lakhs (2014)
|Bought for 4.2 crore (INR) in the 2016 IPL auction.
|Fastest Half-century for RR
|22 balls in 2015.
IPL Salary and Net Worth
- IPL 2023: 5.75 Crore (Lucknow Super Giants)
- Net Worth: 40 Crores
Over the years, Deepak has played for various IPL teams. He was initially bought by the Sunrisers Hyderabad team in 2016 for a whopping 4.2 crores. Later, he moved to different teams, including the Kings XI Punjab and most recently, the Lucknow Super Giants, where he was bought for ₹5.75 crores.
- Hooda hails from Haryana but played his first-class cricket for Baroda.
- He played alongside Hardik Pandya in Baroda.
- Kevin Pietersen is his inspiration.
- He is an off-spinner as well as an explosive batsman.
- His brother, Ashish, also played cricket but had to stop due to a shoulder injury.
- He won the Lala Amarnath Award for his all-round performance in the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2014-15.
Early Life and Family Background
Deepak Jagbir Hooda is a young and talented Indian cricketer who is making waves in the world of cricket. Born on 19th April 1995, he hails from a family with a strong sports background. His father, Jagbir Hooda, served as a warrant officer in the Indian Air Force and was also a Kabaddi player.
Deepak’s love for sports started at a very young age. He began his cricket journey in school. By the age of 14, he was representing his school’s U-17 cricket team at a national-level tournament called SGFI. Initially, he played as a wicket-keeper batsman, but later he transformed into a batting all-rounder.
Deepak’s coach, Sanjiv Sawant, once mentioned that Deepak is not just a talented batsman but also a very accurate bowler. In the popular Indian Premier League (IPL), Deepak made his debut in 2015 for the Rajasthan Royals team. He showcased his batting power in one of his early matches by scoring a half-century and winning the ‘Man of the Match’ title.
His achievements didn’t stop there. Playing for Baroda in the Ranji Trophy Deepak scored an impressive double-century.
Deepak’s talent caught the eye of the national selectors, and he earned his spot in the Indian cricket team. He was named in the squad for various international series and tournaments, including the T20 World Cup. In 2022, during a T20 match against Ireland, Deepak achieved a milestone by scoring his first T20 century. His partnership with Sanju Samson set a new record for the highest partnership in an Indian T20 match.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is Deepak Hooda cricketer?
Deepak Jagbir Hooda is an Indian International cricketer who represents the Indian cricket team.
What is the highest score of Deepak Hooda in IPL?
The highest score of Deepak Hooda in the Indian Premier League (IPL) is not specified in the information provided.
Has Deepak Hooda played for India?
Yes, Deepak Hooda has played for India. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut against the West Indies in Ahmedabad on February 6, 2022. Additionally, he played his first T20 international against Sri Lanka in Lucknow on February 24, 2022.
Deepak Hooda belongs to which City?
Deepak Hooda was born on April 19, 1995, in Rohtak, Haryana, India.
What type of bowler is Deepak Hooda?
Deepak Hooda is an all-rounder in cricket. He bats right-handed and bowls right-arm off break.
What is the strike rate of Deepak Hooda?
Deepak Hooda boasts a strike rate of 136.6, with an average of 32.21 in 330 IPL balls.