Who is Kuldeep Yadav? Kuldeep is an Indian International cricket player coming from Uttar Pradesh. He is an unorthodox leg spinner and the most valuable player of team India. Kuldeep also plays in IPL with various teams such as Kolkata Knight Riders, and Mumbai Indians.
The young inspiring spinner impresses all through his bowling. To know more about Indian cricketer Kuldeep Yadav’s profile details, Wiki biography, family, father, siblings, wife or girlfriend, net worth, IPL current team & more.
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Kuldeep Yadav Profile Details-
Kuldeep was born on 14 December 1994 in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh. He is of Indian nationality.
|Full Name||Kuldeep Yadav|
|Date of Birth||14 December 1994|
|Age as of 2022||28 years old|
|Place of Birth/hometown||Unnao, Uttar Pradesh|
Kuldeep Yadav Family & Siblings-
Kuldeep belongs to a middle-class Hindu family background. His parents live in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. His father Ram Singh Yadav is a brick businessman and his mother Usha Yadav is a housewife. Kuldeep has three siblings sisters Madu, Anita, and Anushka.
|Father Name||Ram Singh Yadav|
|Mother Name||Usha Yadav|
|Kuldeep Sister||-Madu Yadav|
-Anushka Singh Yadav
Indian cricketer Kuldeep Yadav completed his schooling at Karam Devi Memorial Academy World School, Kanpur.
GF or Wife of Kuldeep Yadav-
He is 28 years old and currently, Yadav is not married. There is no news about his wedding or wife even no gossip about his relationship with girls. He has no girlfriend yet.
Kuldeep Yadav Net Worth & Salary-
If we talk about Kuldeep Yadav’s net worth in Indian rupees is 29 crores or $4 million. He gets a salary of 5 crores and the monthly income is 40 lakh plus. He is a cricketer and his whole income comes from cricket sponsorship, brand endorsement, personal investment, & more.
He is a talented cricketer and his hard work speaks of his dedication to cricket.
|Total Net Worth||-in INR 29 crores|
in dollars $4 Milion
|Salary||INR 5 crores|
|Monthly income||INR 40 lakh|
|IPL Salary||INR 5.8 crores|
|Source of Income||IPL franchise salary, domestic cricket, Brand various endorsement, Personal investing & more|
|Is he owned a car||Yes he owned his car|
|Is he owned his house||Yes he owned his house|
Physical Status, Height, Weight & more-
The real leg spinner athlete Kuldeep is 5 feet 6 inches tall and his weight is 61 kg.
|Height (approx)||-in centimeters 168 cm|
-in meters 1.68m
-in feet & inches 5’6”
|Weight (approx)||-in kilogram 61 kg|
-in pounds 135 lbs
|Body Measurement||-Chest 38 inches|
-Waist 30 inches
-Biceps 12 inches
|Body Type||Normal lean fit|
Kuldeep Yadav Cricket Career-
Kuldeep started his cricket career at a very early stage his father unknowingly observed his cricket talent. On the demand of his father, Kuldeep join the cricket academy and meets his coach Kapil Pandey.
In the early days, Kuldeep Yadav inspired by Wasim Akram & Zaheer Khan and decided to become a left-arm seamer. But somehow his mentor Kapil Pandey advised him to practice wrist spin bowling. From here the story of India’s first chinaman bowler gets birth.
|Bowling Style||Slow left-arm wrist-spin bowling|
|Major Teams plays for||-Central Zone|
-Uttar Pradesh (domestic)
-Mumbai Indians (2012 IPL)
-Kolkata Knight Riders (IPL2014)
-Rajasthan Royals (2021 IPL)
|Jersey Number||#18 (India U-19)|
Kuldeep Yadav started his domestic cricket career with the Uttar Pradesh squad in 2014. He is a unique breed of Chinaman spin bowler. On 18 December 2019 during a match against West Indies, he became the first bowler of Indian origin to take a hat trick in an international match.
- He made his international Test debut against Australia at Dharamsala on 25 March 2017.
- Kuldeep made his first ODI match against West Indies at Kingston on 9 July 2017.
- His first T20I debut match was on 9 July 2017 against West Indies.
- Yadav made his List A match format against Uttar Pradesh at Nagpur on 7 November 2014.
Kuldeep started his Indian Premier League in 2012 with the Mumbai Indians team. He was bought in the 2012 IPL Auction by MI at his base price of 10 lakh rupees. In that season he didn’t contribute on the field, but off-field he stunned Sachin Tendulkar in nets through his wrist action bowling.
In 2014 the Kolkata Knight Riders observed this stagnant Chinaman talent in the MI franchise team and they pull him on their side at a price of 40 lahks. Kuldeep Yadav played his first IPL debut match in 2014 for KKR. In the 2021 IPL Auction Rajasthan Royals purchased him at a whopping amount of INR 5.8 crores.
Unknown Facts About Kuldeep Yadav-
- On 12 July 2018, he made his career-best bowling figure of 6 wickets in 25 runs in the ODI format.
- He loves to play football during practice sessions and Manchester is his favorite team of Kuldeep.
- Once at a young age, Kuldeep tried to commit suicide of depression because he didn’t get selected for the Uttar Pradesh U-15 team.
- He is also known as the Indian best Chinaman bowler, which is rare in the world.
- In the 2014 ICC Under-19 World Cup Kuldeep registered a hat-trick wicket against Scotland. With his hat-trick wicket, he became India’s first bowler to do so in history.
- Chinaman bowling skill is so fine that he made multiple records on his name. One of them is 17 wickets in just 3 matches during Duleep Trophy 2016.
Originally posted on March 3, 2023 @ 10:36 am