Kuldeep Yadav Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Kuldeep Yadav is an Indian cricketer who is best known for his rare left-arm unorthodox spin bowling. He is also the first to represent India and the 3rd to take 4 wickets on his debut Test format match. With time, he has also amassed a huge fan base with more than 600k followers on Facebook, more than 1 million followers on Twitter, and more than 1.5 million followers on Instagram.

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Distinctive Features

  • Curly hair
  • Sports a thin mustache
  • Round face shape

Brand Endorsements

Through his social media, Kuldeep has endorsed or promoted various brands such as Adidas, Daniel Wellington, and Gillette.

Kuldeep Yadav Favorite Things

  • Advice From – “You’ve got more time than the batsman so, think clearly”.
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  • Film – Pardes (1997)

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Kuldeep Yadav Facts

  1. His hometown is Chandar Nagar, Kanpur.
  2. Kuldeep had aspired to become a professional cricketer from an early age. However, he began playing when he was 11 years old.
  3. Yadav was so obsessed with bowling that, he would do the same in his sleep.
  4. He once stated that if he did not become a cricketer, he would commit suicide. Yadav was 13 years old at the time.
  5. His father Ram ran a brick kiln business. It was him who encouraged Kuldeep to continue playing the sport and also introduced to him cricket coach Kapil Pandey.
  6. He is a huge fan of cricketer and also admires cricketer Zaheer Khan.
  7. Initially, Kuldeep had wanted to be a left-arm seamer. However, his coach insisted that he become a wrist-spin bowler after noticing his natural ability to turn and twist the ball.
  8. Kuldeep perfected his style through bowling footages of Australian cricketer Shane Warne.
  9. In the past, Kuldeep was declined by Uttar Pradesh’s under-15 team which sent him into partial depression.
  10. He was a member of “Mumbai Indians” in 2012 but did not get a chance to play even a single game.
  11. In 2014, he became the first Indian cricketer to take a hat-trick in U-19 World Cup.
  12. During the 2018 IPL auction, the Kolkata Knight Riders bought him for an astounding INR 5.8 crore.
  13. He is the 3rd ever bowler to take a hat-trick in an ODI. He achieved this feat in September 2017.
  14. In 2019, Kuldeep was left in tears in the match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore after cricketer Moeen Ali smashed 3 sixes and 2 fours in his last over.
  15. He practices bowling 2 to 3 hours a day.
  16. His style of bowling is referred to as Chinaman bowling and he is the first that the India national team has in 82 years.
  17. If he had not been a cricketer, he would have aspired to become a pilot.
  18. He loves to watch The Shawshank Redemption (1994) over and over again.
  19. When asked who he wanted to date, he named actress .

Featured Image By Kuldeep Yadav / Instagram


Facts of Kuldeep Yadav

  • Gender Male
  • full nameKuldeep Yadav
  • nicknamesKuldeep
  • birthplaceKanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Date of Birth December 14, 1994
  • Age 28 years 9 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 4
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • nationalityIndian
  • religionHinduism
  • net worth$ 3.5 Million
  • professionCricketer
  • weight68 kg or 150 lbs
  • height5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildAthletic
  • motherUsha Yadav
  • fatherRam Singh Yadav
  • sistersAnita Yadav, Anushka Singh Yadav
  • favorite moviesPardes (1997)

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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