Deepak Chahar

Deepak Chahar

Deepak Lokendrasingh Chahar is an Indian cricketer. He is a right-hand medium-pace bowler and lower-order batsman, who plays for Rajasthan in domestic cricket and IPL team Chennai Super Kings. He became the first Indian male cricketer to take a hat-trick in Twenty-20 International matches. In January 2020, Chahar was awarded the T20I Performance of the Year by the International Cricket Council(ICC), after taking six wickets for seven runs against the Bangladesh team.

Deepak Chahar (Cricketer)
Marital Status: Unmarried
Hometown: Agra
Age: 27 Years
Full NameDeepak Lokandersingh Chahar
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.8 m
in feet inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms-75 kg
in pounds-165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 30 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- Did Not Play
ODI- 25 September 2018 against Afghanistan at Dubai International Cricket Stadium
T20- 8 July 2018 against England at County Ground
Domestic/State TeamsRajasthan, Rising Pune Supergiants, Rajasthan Royals
Records (main ones)• November 2010: Defeated Hyderabad by 21 runs, which is the lowest ever total in Indian domestic cricket.
• Ranji season 2010: At the age of 18, became the second highest wicket-taker (30 wickets at the average of 19.63).
Career Turning PointTook 8 wickets in his first-class debut against Hyderabad at Jaipur in 2010-11 Ranji Trophy season
Personal Life
Date of Birth1992-08-07 00:00:00
Age (as in 2019)27 Years
BirthplaceAgra, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac signLeo
HometownAgra, Uttar Pradesh, India
FamilyFather- Lokendra Singh Chahar(retired from air force)
Mother- Florence Rabada (Lawyer)
Brother- Rahul Chahar (cricketer)
Sister- Malti Chahar (model, actress and Miss India 2014 finalist)
Coach(es)/Mentor(s)Navendu Tyagi, Amit Asawa
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Money Factor
Salary (as in 2018)₹80 lakh (IPL)

Some Lesser Known Facts About Deepak Chahar

  • He is a right-hand batsman and a medium pace bowler.
  • He is a good swinger who can throw the ball at a speed of 140 km per hour.
  • At the age of 10, his father brought him to Zila Cricket Academy in Jaipur and introduced him to his coach Navendu Tyagi.
  • His father resigned his own job to pay full attention to Deepak’s cricket career and used to ride with him on a bike from Surat to Hanumangarh to make him practice six hours daily at the cricket academy of the town.
  • In 2008, he was rejected to play in the state-level by the former director of Rajasthan Cricket Association Academy Greg Chappell who said that he couldn’t play cricket on a higher level.
  • On 25 October 2010, his T20 debut was Rajasthan v Vidarbha at Jaipur.
  • In November 2010, he made his first-class debut (Rajasthan v Hyderabad) at Jaipur.
  • On 10 February 2010, he has made his List A debut (Rajasthan v Vidarbha) at Indore.
  • He has grabbed 21 wickets in 4 under-19 matches (Cooch Behar Trophy and Vinoo Mankad Trophy).
  • In his 40 first-class matches, he has scored 883 runs at an average of 18.39 with 113 wickets (average- 36.44).
  • In his 9 List A matches, he has hit only 47 runs (average- 7.83) including 14 wickets (average- 25.42).
  • His total score in 25 T20 matches is 98 (average- 9.80) with 29 wickets (average- 22.34).
  • He got 5 wickets for 15 runs in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, which is one of the best performances of his career.
  • From 2011 to 2014, he suffered from different types of injuries and ailments that affected his cricket career badly.
  • In January 2018, he was selected by Chennai Super Kings at ₹80 lakh to play in the Indian Premier League.
  • He doesn’t eat fast food and likes to eat the meal cooked by his father who (according to Deepak) is his real coach and inspiration.
  • In November 2019, he claimed two hat-tricks in three days during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.



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