All About Deepak Hooda And His Cricket Career

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Deepak Huda was born on 19th April 1995. He is an Indian international cricketer who has played for team India. He recently debuted for India in the concluded home series against West Indies and Sri Lanka.

 He will be playing for Lucknow Super Giants this year of IPL, and he also played for Rajasthan in domestic cricket.

 He is an allrounder who bats right-handed and balls right-arm off-spin. He had a lot of fonding interest in playing cricket since childhood.

 He started playing cricket during his school time. He played at the senior level at the age of 14 when he represented the Kendriya Vidyalaya U-17 cricket team in 2009.

He was a wicketkeeper-batsman earlier, and then he became a batting allrounder.

His abilities as a cricketer are always admired at a domestic level, especially Deepak Hooda the batsman is always in discussions because he has got that brutal ability to hit big sixes; he can bowl decent off-spin bowling, and all n all, a very decent option, especially for T20 cricket.

Personal Information About Deepak Hooda

Full nameDeepak JagbirHooda
Date of birth19th April 1995
HometownRohtak, Haryana
NationalityIndian
ProfessionCricketer
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesListening Music
Marital statusUnmarried
T2oi DebutAgainst SriLanka 20222
Zodiac SignAries
Batting styleRight-handed bat
Bowling styleRight arm off-spin
Height180 cm
weight72kg
Body measurementsChest 40 inches Waist 32 inches Bicpes  14 inches
Eye colorBlack
Hair colorBlack

Family Background Of Deepak Hooda

 The father of Deepak Hooda had served Indian Airforce, so his father was always his biggest motivation to achieve something massive in his life.

Interestingly, his father was active in different sports, too, being a kabaddi player for the services.

He has a brother whose name is Ashish Hooda. His brother also had a creating background. He also loves to play cricket, and he was a bowler, but he stopped playing cricket after the head shoulder injury.

All formats career of Deepak Hooda

Domestic Career of Deepak Hooda

He played for Baroda in the 2012-13 season. He scored a century on his domestic debut.

He also played for Rajasthan. He scored his first double century in the first-class match playing for Baroda in the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy; what terrific innings under the circumstances.

 With the emergence of T20 cricket, one thing that every team needs to have in their team.

He Is an allrounder because a good allrounder in your 11 adds balance to your inside.

 Someone batting in the top 6 and giving you some overs too. always a luxury to have

Deepak Hooda is a similar character, he might not be that consistent, but he is a quality allrounder. More of a batsman who can bowl as well.

The last year in Domestic Cricket, he was spotted having an argument and abusive controversy with Krunal Pandya.  

He alleged that he used abusive language in front of his teammates. Because of that, he left the bio bubble of the team.

 Things were sorted out between them over time. Still, it was not a good sight to see both these cricketers being involved in this kind of controversy, especially because they have represented India at the international level.

IPL Career of Deepak Hooda

We often talk about the impact of an allrounder, the importance of having a good allrounder in T20 cricket is invaluable.

 Anyone who bats effeciently in the top 6, giving you some overs with the ball and finishing games for your team, that’s all that you need from a quality allrounder.

So because of these credentials, Deepak Hooda is rated very high in IPL, he might not have very staggering IPL numbers, but he has shown little solid impact at different times.

 He made his IPL debut on 10th April 2015, for Rajasthan Royals against Punjab kings and scored a brilliant 30 of 15 balls.

 In a second match for Rajasthan Royals versus Delhi capitals, he scored a half-century, scoring 54 of just 25 balls and was adjourned as the man of the match.

In the next IPL auction, he was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for a good handsome amount of 4.2 crores.

: His IPL stats have 81 matches with 61 innings, having scored 785 runs with a highest of 64 at a strike rate of 130, so these are okay kinds of numbers for a middle-order batsman, not entirely impressive, not bad either.

4.2 crores is a very good amount for any local player, In the 2020 IPL auction, he was picked by Punjab Kings, he did well for them.

In the recently concluded auction, Hooda was brought by the newly introduced franchise Lucknow Super Giants for a whopping amount of 5.75 crores.

ODI and t20i Career of Deepak Hooda

Getting into the reckoning of Indian cricket is never easy, and every young Indian desires to reach there.

 As it takes a lot of sweat and effort. In the case of Deepak Hooda, he did get the reward for his domestic excellence.

He was never that’s much regular with the team because of the competition that the Indian cricket team offers, but he was with the squad on a few instances for India.

In November 2017, he was named in the India squad for that T20 International series against Sri Lanka.

 In 2018 February, he was named in the squad of India for Nidhas Trophy though he didn’t get a game.

 In January 2022, for the squad against West Indies, he was named in the squad and also made his debut in that series.

After that series, he was also added to the T20 squad of India for the West Indies series, but he made his T20 International debut on 24th February 2022 against Sri Lanka.

He only played two ODI and 3 T20 Internationals for India. Hence, his sample size at the International level is very small cricket. Still, he will be looking forward to continuing to have a sensational IPL, which began a couple of days ago, making his mark stronger to represent India in white-ball cricket.

Achievements Of Deepak Hooda

  1. He scored a century on his domestic cricket debut for Baroda.
  2. He was awarded the LalaAmarnath award for a great performance in the 2014-15 Vijay Hazare Trophy.
  3. In the recently concluded auction of IPL, he is bought by Lucknow Super Giant for 5.75 crores which is a massive amount for someone like Deepak Hooda.

The net worth of Deepak Hooda

The net worth of Deepak Huda is around 3 million dollars which are 26 crore Indian rupees.

 The bulk of his earnings has come from IPL; he has had some seriously impressive contracts by different franchises in the last few years.

He also played Domestic Cricket, so he gets the contract from his domestic team.

 He got a collection of different small cars, which include a Mercedes SUV.

Social media handles of Deepak Hooda

He has 160k followers on his Instagram account.

25.8k followers on Twitter.

So his Instagram following is far greater than his Twitter following, and he updates about his life activities on Instagram most of the time.

FAQ

  1. Is Deepak Hooda wicket keeper?

He started playing cricket when he was in school. He played at senior level at the age of 14 when he represented KendriyaVidyalaya U-17 cricket team in the SGFI in the year 2009. He was a wicket-keeper batsman earlier and then he became a batting all-rounder.

  • Is Deepak Hooda an uncapped player?

Indian all-rounder Deepak Hooda will be entering the 2022 IPL Mega Auction on Saturday/Sunday. He was an uncapped player when he had registered in the auction. However, now that he has made his debut for India this week, he has upgraded to the capped category and increased base price.

  • What is the age of cricketer Deepak Hooda?

26 years

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