Navdeep Saini Biography – A talented Indian bowler who consistently bowls at 140+ kmph speed and could tickle 150kmph often.
Navdeep Saini was born on November 23, 1992, in Karnal, Haryana. His father Amarjeet Singh Saini is a former driver in Haryana govt.
His grandfather Mr. Karam Singh Saini was a Subedar in Azad Hind Fauz and had provided services under Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
He did his schooling from Karnal’s Dyal Singh and college and completed his graduation in Computer Science from Kurukshetra University.
From a very young age, he used to bowl fast bowling. But due to lack of money source, he couldn’t take formal cricket training. He used to travel a lot far away from his home to practicing.
Later, he somehow managed some money and participated in Karnal Premier League. In the same league, Sumit Narwal, Delhi’s pacer, and organizer of that league recognized his talent and helped him a lot to be a cricketer.
From Tennis to Leather Ball:
In December 2013, Navdeep went for a practice session at Roshnara Cricket Ground where Delhi’s Ranji Team was practicing at that time. Former Indian cricket opener Gautam Gambhir was also there, who later insisted Saini to bowl him.
Gambhir really got impressed by his bowling speed and skills. Later, the former opener insisted Delhi Cricket Board’s selectors for selecting him in the team.
But According to DDCA: Navdeep is not a domicile of Delhi and neither he has played any age-group cricket for Delhi, which makes him an Outsider. However, all his hard work and splendid bowling skills earned him the entry into the team.
Bio & Stats of Navdeep Saini:
|Full Name||Navdeep Amarjeet Saini|
|Date of Birth||November 23, 1992|
|Age||27 Years (in 2020)|
|Birth Place||Karnal, Haryana, India|
|School||Dyal Singh College, Karnal|
|Family & Relationships|
|Amarjeet Singh Saini
Haryana Govt. Worker
|Batting Style||Right-hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm fast|
|Major Teams||Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|First-Class Debut||Delhi vs Vidarbha, Delhi (December, 2013)|
|List-A Debut||Delhi vs Baroda, Delhi (December, 2015)|
|T-20 Debut||Delhi vs Railways, Vadodara (January, 2016)|
On December 14, 2013, he made his First-Class debut against Vidarbha in Ranji Trophy in which he took 2 wickets in his 16 overs.
Almost 2 years later, on December 10, 2015, he started his List-A career for Delhi in Vijay Hazare Trophy against Baroda. He took 2 wickets at an economy of 5.10.
He made his T20 debut against Railways in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in the year 2016.
Later, in 2017, Navdeep played for the India-A team against South Africa in which he took 7 wickets in 2 matches.
In June 2018, he got selected in the Test match squad against Afghanistan but didn’t get the chance to play.
On January 03, 2019, Saini made his International debut in the match against West Indies. He took 3 wickets in 4 overs at an economy of 4.25.
Navdeep was selected as stand-by players for cricket World Cup 2019 along with Rishabh Pant and Ambati Rayadu.
On December 19, 2019, he was named as the replacement of Deepak Chahar for India vs West Indies 3rd ODI. And 3 days later, on December 22, 2019, Saini made his One Day International debut against West Indies. He took 2 wickets for 58 runs in the 10 overs he bowled.
|Best Bowling |
In IPL 2017, Delhi Daredevils bought him for ₹10 lakh. Later, Royal Challengers Banglore bought him for ₹3 crores.
RCB retained him for 2019 and IPL 2020.
|Saini's IPL Stats:|
- Navdeep was the highest wicket-taker of the Ranji Trophy 2017-18 season. He took 34 wickets in 8 matches in the series, which is a record also.
- In Vijay Hazare Trophy 218-19, he was the highest taker of the series with 16 wickets.
Frequently asked questions on Google:
Q1: Who is the wife of Navdeep Saini?
Ans: Saini is not married yet.
Q2: Who is the girlfriend of Navdeep Saini?
Ans: Pooja Bijarnia
Q3: What is the height of Navdeep Saini?
Ans: 5ft. 10″ (178 cm)
Q4: What is the highest bowling speed of Navdeep Saini?
Ans: 152.85 Kmph.
Q5: What is the age of Navdeep Saini?
Ans: 27 years
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