Deepak Chahar Biography, Age, Wife, Brother, Family, IPL & Facts

Deepak Chahar Biography – From rejection at 16 to success at 24!

Family Background of Deepak Chahar:

Deepak Chahar was born on August 7, 1992, in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. His father, Lokendra Singh Chahar, is an ex-air force serviceman. His mother’s name is Pushpa Chahar.

Deepak Chahar with his father

Deepak Chahar has two sisters, Sanjana and Malti Chahar. His cousin brother Rahul Chahar is also an international cricketer.

Deepak with his sister

Malti Chahar is a model & has also appeared in some TV ads, while Sanjana Chahar is in the medical field.

Early Life:

His father quit his job to make sure that he could spend his whole time with Deepak. His father used to remain together with him during his practice sessions. He did his schooling at G.D. Goenka Public School, Agra.

As soon as his cricket career started, he suffered severely from Jaundice. Apart from that, injuries made him sit out of many games.

Biography of Deepak Chahar:

Deepak Chahar’s Profile:
Personal Life:
Full NameDeepak Lokendra Chahar
NicknameNot Known
Date of BirthAugust 07, 1992
Age31 years 8 months (in April, 2024)
Zodiac/Sun SignLeo
Birth PlaceAgra, Uttar Pradesh, India
SchoolG.D. Goenka Public School, Agra
CollegeNot Available
Physical Stats:
Height5 ft. 11″
(182 cm) approx.
Weight75 Kg
(165 lbs) approx
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Family & Relationships:
FatherLokendra Singh Chahar
MotherFlorence Rabada
SiblingsMalti Chahar, Sanjana Chahar, and Deepak Chahar
Marital StatusUnmarried
GirlfriendJaya Bhardwaj
CoachNavendu Tyagi
Playing RoleBowler
Batting StyleRight-Handed Batsman
Bowling StyleRight-Arm Medium
Major TeamsIndia, India-A, Rajasthan, Rajasthan Royals,
Rising Pune Supergiants, Chennai Super Kings.
ODI Debut
vs Afghanistan , (September 25, 2018)
T20I Debut
vs England , England (July 08, 2018)
First-Class DebutRajasthan vs Hyderabad , Jaipur (November 01, 2010)
List-A DebutRajasthan vs Vidarbha, Indore February 10,2010)
T-20 DebutRajasthan vs Vidarbha, Kolkata (October 25, 2010)

Deepak Chahar’s Cricket Career:

On February 10, 2010, he started his List-A career against Vidarbha in Vijay Hazare Trophy. He bowled 10 overs and took 2 wickets at an economy of 6.10.


Later, in October, he made his T20 debut against Vidarbha in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

On November 01, 2010, he made his First-Class cricket debut against Hyderabad in Ranji Trophy. In this match, Chahar took 8 wickets in the first innings at an economy of 1.33 and 4 wickets in the second innings, for which he won the player of the match award.

International Career:

On July 8, 2018, he started his T20I career against England at Bristol. His stats in the match were 1/43 in 4 overs.

Chahar made his ODI debut against Afghanistan in 2018. He bowled 4 overs in the match and also took the wicket of Gulbadin Naib.


On July 21, 2019, he got selected in the T20I squad for India’s tour of the West Indies. His brother, Rahul, and Navdeep Saini also got selected for the cricket tour.

On November 10, 2019, against Bangladesh, Deepak Chahar became the first Indian man to take a hat-trick in Twenty-20 internationals and the only 2nd Indian after Ekta Bisht. His stats in the match were – 3.2 overs, 6 wickets for 7 runs, which made him the winner of the man of the match award.

IPL Career:

Chahar first got selected by Rajasthan Royals in IPL, but injuries led him to sit out of the competition.

Deepak Chahar’s sister Malti Chahar

In IPL 2016, he was bought by Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) and also retained him for the next season.


Chahar was bought by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the IPL 2018, in which he played 12 matches for the team.

In 2019, he was retained by CSK and took 22 wickets in the season. He played for the same team in IPL 2020 and 2021. He is the only bowler so far in the IPL who has bowled the first ball of the tournament in three straight seasons (2018, 2019, and 2020).

In 2022, CSK bought him for 14 crore INR at the auction ahead of the Tata IPL 2022.

Facts about Deepak Chahar:

  • At 10, his father introduced him to the Zila Cricket Academy, Jaipur.
  • His father quit his job to pay full attention to his son’s Cricket career.
  • At 16, he was rejected by Greg Chappell, former Director of Rajasthan Cricket Academy.
  • On October 07, 2021, Chahar proposed to his girlfriend Jaya Bhardwaj in the stands after playing an IPL match. “And….she said yes.”
    • His girlfriend is a brand strategist.
Deepak Chahar with his girlfriend
  • On the debut of Ranji cricket, he took 8 wickets (innings) against Hyderabad.
  • He earned the Youth contract from Rajasthan Royals because of his impressive swing bowling skills.
  • In 4 Under-19s Matches (Cooch Behar Trophy & Vinoo Mankad Trophy), he took 21 wickets.
  • Chahar’s cousin brother Rahul Chahar is also a cricketer.
  • He doesn’t like fast food.
  • According to him, his father is his real coach.
Deepak with Malti & Rahul Chahar
  • Deepak Chahar’s sister Malti Chahar was a 2014 Miss India finalist and also an actress and a model too.

Frequently asked questions on Google:

  • Who is the brother of Deepak Chahar?

    His cousin brother is Rahul Chahar.

  • What is the age of Chahar?

     31 years 8 months (in April, 2024)

  • Who are the sisters of cricketer Deepak?

    Malti Chahar and Sanjana Chahar.

  • What is the partner of Deepak Chahar?

    Chahar’s girlfriend name is Jaya Bhardwaj.

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3 thoughts on “Deepak Chahar Biography, Age, Wife, Brother, Family, IPL & Facts”

  1. His father was my neighbour and friend at air force stn suratgarh. If I get the mobile no Of his father ,I will be very happy. I congratulate his father and him for his achivements.


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