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, Florence Rabada, is a Lawyer.
Deepak Chahar has two sisters, Sanjana and Malti Chahar. His cousin brother Rahul Chahar is also an international cricketer.
Malti Chahar is a model & has also appeared in some TV ads, while Sanjana Chahar is in the medical field.
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:|
|Full Name||Deepak Lokendra Chahar|
|Date of Birth||August 07, 1992|
|Age||28 Years (in 2021)|
|Birth Place||Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|School||G.D. Goenka Public School, Agra|
|Height||5 ft. 11"|
(182 cm) approx.
(165 lbs) approx
|Family & Relationships:|
|Father||Lokendra Singh Chahar|
|Siblings||Malti Chahar, Sanjana Chahar, and Deepak Chahar|
|Batting Style||Right-Handed Batsman|
|Bowling Style||Right-Arm Medium|
|Major Teams||India, 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 Debut||Rajasthan vs Hyderabad , Jaipur (November 01, 2010)|
|List-A Debut||Rajasthan vs Vidarbha, Indore February 10,2010)|
|T-20 Debut||Rajasthan 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.
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.
Chahar first got selected by Rajasthan Royals in IPL, but injuries led him to sit out of the competition.
In IPL 2016, he was bought by Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) and also retained him for the next season.
In 2019, he was retained by CSK and took 22 wickets in the season. He played for the same team in IPL 2020. Also, 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).
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.
- 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 Chahar’s sister Malti Chahar was a 2014 Miss India finalist and also an actress and a model too.
Frequently asked questions on Google:
Q1: Who is the brother of Deepak Chahar?
Ans: His cousin brother is Rahul Chahar.
Q2: What is the age of Deepak?
Ans: 29 years, 5 months (in 2022)
Q3: What are the names of Deepak Chahar’s sisters?
Ans: Malti Chahar and Sanjana Chahar.
Q4: What is the name of Deepak Chahar’s girlfriend?
Ans: Chahar’s girlfriend name is Jaya Bhardwaj.
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