All About Deepak Chahar And His Cricket Career

Deepak Chahar is an Indian International pro cricketer for the Indian Premier league through the Chennai Super Kings franchise team. Domestically, Chahar plays for the Rajasthan cricket team of Indias Rajasthan state. He is assigned the role of the right arm medium-fast bowler and the lower middle proper-handed batter.

Deepak first learned bowling under his father’s coaching school. His List A career started after having figures of 2 for 61 in the play against Vidarbha at the Vijay Hazare Trophy. The Central Zone game was held in February 2010, where he took five wickets for three matches. It was against Hydrbad during the Ranji Trophy Plate League in Jaipur. The game helped him attain the title of second-best bowling figure in the first-class debut.

Personal Information About Deepak Chahar

NameDeepak Lokendrasingh Chahar
Team PlayerIndia, Chennai Super Kings
Nick NameChahar, Cherry
Born7 August 1992
Batting StyleRight-Handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium to fast
Playing RoleLower-middle order batsman

Deepak Chahar’s domestic career saw him take eight wickets on the first-class 2010 Ranji Trophy competitions for ten runs in group A. The swing bowling tactics won him a youth contract by Rising Pune Supergiants, a franchise team for the Indian Premier League. His ability to swing balls in the left and right direction made him a one-in-a-million performer, especially in the Ranji games. During the Plate phase, he recorded a tally of 30 wickets within six matches, at 19.64. This made the Rajasthan tea qualify for the Elite Phase.

In 2011, Deepak Chahar played in the Elite Stage dated 2010, where he took 21 wickets for eight matches, at 37.67. It propelled his team to win Ranji Trophy Maiden of the year.

In 2016, Deepak Chahar was part of Rajasthan’s development camp with international coaches like Catherine Dalton. He bowled at the Syed Mushtaq Trophy in 2017 and took 19 wickets for nine matches at a 9.95 average. Chennai Super Kings bought him in 2018 during the IPL auctions, and he was later named for the 2018 Deodhar Trophy by the Indias B squad.

Internationally, Deepak first struggled at the Rising Pune Supergiant. He only scored one wicket in the five games he played in the two years he was their member. Deepak’s breakthrough was in 2018, being named by Indias T20(twenty20 International) squad for an England National Cricket Team. He took one wicket in July of 2018, making his first-ever T201 debut. In September the same year, he made the first ODI( One Day International) debut in the 2018 Asia Cup against Afghanistan.

In 2019, Deepak Chahar was picked by the Indian Twenty 20 squad to play against the West Indies Cricket team. He featured in the final match and became player of the game for his skin, three wickets in four runs. He had succeeded in having a place for a three-match T201 Series with the Bangladesh cricket team in no time. In the last match of the T201 series, he scored six wickets in 7 runs from 3.2 overs, making him earn the title of best bowling figure in the men’s T201 series that year. During the same series, he took the title of first-ever Indian bowler to perform a hat trick in T201. He also had his first five-wicket hauls for the series during the match.

In July 2021, Deepak Chahar bowled four brilliant overs, both a wicket, and a maiden. Chahar received four wickets and only gave 13 runs with a 3.3 economy per over. The most graceful part of the match was that, as the match proceeded, he had bowled the 7nth over that later became maiden. Doing that before a top-order batsman highlighted his first-class performance. In September that year, Deepak was named among the three reserve players for Indias 2021 ICC Mens T20 World Cup Squad.

Achievements Of Deepak Chahar

Chahar’s achievements over time are drawn from his hard work and diligence during bowling and battling. Here is a summary of the international player’s significant achievements over time:

  • In 2018, Chahar made his first all-time ODI debut in the match against Afghanistan. Earlier that year, he made his T201 debut playing against England.
  • October 2018 had him added to the India B squad to play the 2018 Deodhar trophy match.
  • In 2020, Deepak Chahar claimed the first male Indian cricketer to perform a hat trick in the T201 games. He aided the tea to a 30 run win against Bangladesh in the third T201. The 6 for seven scores led the success.
  • The International Cricket Council awarded him T201 player of 2020 after the six wickets seven runs play against Bangladesh.
  • In 2021, Deeper took home Rs 1 lakh at the Sawai stadium in Jaipur after the T20 first match with New Zealand. He stared down an opponent player, Guptil, who had skied the ball only for Shreyas Iyer to catch it. The staredown between Guptil and Deepak was termed the moment of the match, thus earning him the money.
  • In July 2021, Deepak scored a maiden half-century batting to win over Sri Lanka. He was Number 8 and led the three-wicket victory. Chahar scored 69 of 82 deliveries and had seven boundaries, one six. In September, he was listed as a reserve player for the Indias squad in the ICC Mens T20 World Cup of 2021.
  • Chahar’s highest innings are 69, with a batting average of 87.
  • Early 2022 helped him score the 2nd half-century ODI against South Africa.

Deepak Chahar’s Career Summary Of All Formats

Test Match Career of Deepak Chahar

A test match in cricket is a series of teams representing different countries. Deepak has participated in such games against India in 2018, where he made his first international debut. He qualified for the India cap and was featured as the 76 Indian players in the shortest format game.

ODI Career Of Deepak Chahar

Deepaks first One Day International Debut was on the match between India and Afghanistan in September at the Asia Cup of 2018. He scored 12 runs in 14 ball strikes at a strike rate of 85.71. His last ODI debut was against the West Indies, where he scored 38 runs at a strike rate of 100.00.

His ODI career summary has seven maiden overs, five innings, 179 runs, and an average strike rate of 101.7. The bowling ODI career summary stands at seven maiden overs, seven innings, 312 ball strikes, 313 runs, and a strike rate of 31.2.

T20 Career Of Deepak Chahar

Deepak made his banger T201 international debut in the game against Afghanistan, where he took on a wicket. He continued to show his prowess in the T20 games after the six wickets for seven runs win against Bangladesh in 2019. It was the best score recorded in the games. The score was recorded in the third and final game of the match. Chahar scored the runs in 3.2 overs.

Chahar featured in 20 games against England in 2018 at the County Ground. His batting career summary stands at 20 maiden overs, five innings, five 22 runs, and a strike rate of 244.44. His 4s stand at 2, and 6s stand at 1. His balls balls-faced record is nine and a percentage team run score of 0.64.

His bowling summary for the T20 games is 20 maiden overs, 20 innings, 420 runs, and a strike rate of 16.15 in all competitions. Between 2018and 2021, Chahar has played over 20 matches against teams such as Australia and West Indies.

IPL Career Of Deepak Chahar

Chahar landed his IPL debut in 2018 after joining the Twenty 20 squad for their England games. He gave victory to his country by winning against Afghanistan at the 2018 Asia Cup.

In 2019, he played against West Indies, leading the team to victory with three wickets in 4 runs. In the match against Bangladesh, he took an award for best bowling figures in mens T20 after six wickets and seven runs win in 3.2 overs.

In January 2022, Deepak led his team against South Africa National Cricket. Here, he scored his second ODIs half-century.

Networth Of Deepak Chahar

Deepak’s successes and wins have helped accumulate wealth and investments. His current auction situation may add to the worth. Today, he is estimated to be worth 7.5 million dollars. In Indian currency, it is 56 crores rupees. His future is seen to be luminous; thus, it may just be the beginning of his riches. His performance is outstanding, such that teams are willing to buy him at a higher than usual cost.

Indian cricket coach Greg Chappell asked Deepak to quit at one point. It was the beginning of his career where he hardly scored. His BCCI salary, businesses, and IPL contracts have helped amass the wealth. Chahurs monthly salary is Rs.1 crore while it amounts to 14 crores in a year. As of 2022, Chennai Super Kings give him  Rs. 14 Crore salary.

His assets include a luxury designer house at Agra in India. He is reported to have numerous properties globally. His car collection consists of a Mercedes SUV and a few others.

Deepak Chahar’s Social Media Accounts

Instagram – 1.6 Million followers

Twitter – 392.3K Followers


1. Is Deepak, the most expensive cricketer?

Chennai Super Kings bought Chahar for INR 140 million, making him the team’s most expensive player in the IPL. 

2. What is the future of Deepak Chahar?

With his current successes and re-buying by Chennai, his future is bright as no international team repurchases a player with no future and talent. We could compare him to Ronaldo’s return to Manchester United.