Shivam Dube Biography, Height, Age, Family, Wife, IPL, Stats & Facts

Shivam Dube Biography – Hard-hitting Indian batting allrounder who started playing cricket at the age of 5, stopped at 13, and then started at 19!

Family Background of Shivam Dube:

Shivam Dube was born on June 26, 1993, in Mumbai, India. His father, Rajesh Dube, is a businessman who used to be a wrestler in his youth.

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Shivam Dube’s parents

His mother, Madhuri Dube, is a homemaker.

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Shivam with his sister

He has an elder sister named Pooja Dube.

Early Life:

He was brought up in Mumbai, but he is originally from Uttar Pradesh, as his family moved to Maharashtra from Bhadohi.

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Shivam Dube with his father

He started playing cricket at a very young age. Soon, his father recognized his talent and enrolled him in Chandrakant Pant Cricket Academy.

Later, he started playing school-level cricket. Even once, he helped his school team win the title of under-14 Giles Shield, but soon, he was left out of the team due to his overweight.

After five years of hard training, he stopped playing cricket till he made his comeback at the age of 19. All thanks to his father, who kept motivating him to work hard in those five years.

His father is a businessman who had a garment factory that he put on a lease so that his son could get all the cricket-related facilities he wanted back then.

Shivam Dube's parents.

After lots of training and shedding all his “overweight,” he finally made a comeback into cricket at 19 with around 75 kg weight. Then, he joined Karnatak Sporting Association, where he started playing under Satish Samant.

Meanwhile, he also used to practice on their self-made cricket pitch in his backyard. There, his father used to throw balls at him for approx eight hours daily.

Education:

He did his schooling at Hansraj Morarji Public School, Mumbai. He completed his graduation from Mumbai’s Rizvi College.

Shivam Dube Biography:

Shivam Dube's Profile:
Personal Life:
Full NameShivam Dube
NicknameNot known
Date of BirthJune 26, 1993
Age28 years (in 2021)
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac/Sun SignCancer
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra
SchoolHansraj Morarji Public School, Mumbai
CollegeRizvi College, Mumbai
Physical Stats:
Height5ft. 11”
(1.80 m)
(180 cm)
WeightNot known
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
Family & Relationships:
Father
Rajesh Dube
MotherMadhuri Dube
Siblings1 sister (Pooja Dube)
Marital StatusMarried
Wife
Anjum Khan
Career:
ProfessionCricketer
Playing RoleAllrounder
Batting StyleLeft-hand bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium
Major TeamsIndia, India A, India Under-23s, Mumbai, Royal Challengers Bangalore
International
Test Debut
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ODI Debut
India vs West Indies at Chennai (December 15, 2019)
T20I DebutIndia vs Bangladesh at Delhi (November 3, 2019)
First-Class DebutMumbai vs Karnataka at Nagpur (December 7, 2017)
List-A DebutMumbai vs Rajasthan at Chennai (February 26, 2017)
T-20 DebutBaroda vs Mumbai at Mumbai (January 18, 2016)

Cricket Career of Shivam Dube:

After making his comeback, he started playing cricket for Karnataka Sporting Club. Then, he played a lot of Club matches and soon became a well-renowned hard-hitting batsman among the club cricketers.

Later, he played some brilliant cricket at the Mitsui Shoji T20 League, making him play cricket for Mumbai.

On January 18, 2016, he made his T20 debut for Mumbai against Baroda in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He remained not out at 21, along with Suryakumar Yadav, who scored 57.

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Later, on February 26, 2017, he started his List-A career against Rajasthan. He didn’t get the chance to bat in the match; however, he did pick two crucial wickets for his team.

The same year, on December 17, Dube made his First-Class debut opposite Karnataka. He made seven runs in the first innings and hammered 71 runs, including seven fours and four sixes, in the second innings. He also took five wickets in the match.

International Career:

On November 03, 2019, Shivam Dube made his T20I debut for India against Bangladesh. It wasn’t a good start for him, as he got out at the score of 1 run.

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Later, in December, he played his first and only ODI match for India against West Indies. He scored nine runs and also bowled seven overs but couldn’t get any wicket in the game.

Cricket Stats:

Cricket Stats:
Batting Stats:
ODIsT20IsFirst-ClassList-AT20s
Matches113163855
Innings19252648
Runs91051012632689
H.S.95411411863
Average9.0017.5048.1942.1319.68
100s/50s0/00/12/71/10/2
Bowling Stats:
ODIsT20IsFirst-ClassList-AT20s
Matches113163855
Innings111273645
Wickets05403532
Economy8.6810.042.815.148.66
Best Bowling
(Match)
-3/307/843/213/27

IPL Career:

Royal Challengers Banglore (RCB) bought Shivam Dube for IPL 2019 at a whopping price of Rs. 5 crores. He debuted for RCB on March 24, 2019, opposite Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

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Shivam Dube with Virat Kohli

He played four matches and scored 40 runs in the tournament, with the highest 24 runs against the Delhi Capitals. Later, Rajasthan Royals bought him at Rs. 4.4 crores at the auction ahead of the IPL 2021.

IPL Stats:

Dube's IPL Stats
Batting Stats
YearMatchesRunsHighest ScoreAverageStrike-Rate100/50
20194402413.33121.210/0
20201112927*18.42122.850/0
Bowling Stats
YearMatchesWicketsBest BowlingEconomyAverage4W/5W
2019400/04.80-0/0
20201142/158.1118.250/0

Facts about Shivam Dube:

  • He idolizes South African allrounder Jacques Kallis as a cricketer.
  • Dube hit five sixes in the first five bowls of Swapnil Singh’s over in a Ranji Trophy match, just a day before the 2019 IPL auction.

 

  • He previously hit five sixes to Praveen Tambe in the 2018 T20 Mumbai League.
  • Shivam Dube’s wife, Anjum Khan, is an actress and model.
  • Apart from the Garments business, his father also used to run a dairy farm business that failed for some reason.

Frequently asked questions on Google:


Q1: What is the jersey number of Dube?

Ans: Jersey no. 70.


Q2: Who is the wife of Shivam Dube?

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Shivam Dube with his wife

Ans: Anjum Khan


Q3: What is the height of Shivam Dube?

Ans: 5ft. 11” (1.80 m or 1.80 cm)


Q4: Where is the hometown of Dube?

Ans: He is originally from UP; however, he was raised in Mumbai, Maharashtra.


Q5: Who is the father of Shivam Dube?

Ans: Rajesh Dube


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