Jalaj Saxena (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Biography, Career, IPL Price & More

Jalaj Saxena (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, IPL Price, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Wife & More.

Jalaj Saxena is an Indian cricketer who has shown incredible performances in all his career. He is an all-rounder cricketer who bowls right-arm off break and bats right-handed. He initially played for Madhya Pradesh and Kerala in domestic cricket and has played for three Indian premier franchises. This year he was bought by Kings XI Punjab.


Real NameJalaj Sahai Saxena
Date of Birth15 December 1986
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Age(in 2021)35 years old
Birth PlaceBhilai, Chhattisgarh, India
Home townIndore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Zodiac SignSagittarius
CasteNot Known
FamilyFather- Ghanshyam Saxena 
Mother- Manju Saxena
Brother- Jatin Saxena 
Sister- Not Available 

Birth and Early life

Jalaj Saxena was born on 15 December 1986, in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India. He initially wanted to become a swimmer but he was allergic to chlorine, so the doctor suggested not to play the sport. He admired his brother and started playing cricket because of him. His father taught him and his brother to play cricket and swim.

Education & More 

SchoolB.S.P. English Medium Middle School Sector 5
BSP Senior Secondary School SEC-4, Bhilai
CollegeKalyan College, Bhilai 
AwardsLala Amarnath Award for best all-rounder(2016) 


  • Domestic career-

Jalaj Saxena has made his debut in the 2005-06 Ranji trophy, he has shown notable performances over the years scoring 5000 runs and over 200 wickets. For the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy he took a lot of runs, so he was included in India A team because of the performance.

He played exceptionally well for India against Australia, and in consecutive matches. In the 2013-14, Ranji Trophy Saxena scored a huge amount of runs along with three five-wicket hauls. Saxena also took two ten-wicket hauls to finish the tournament as the highest wicket-taker.

He scored quite well in the 2014-15 Ranji season and he hit three centuries at an amazing average. In the match against Tamil Nadu, he again showed his vigor by performing exceptionally well. 

For the year 2015, he made another record by taking a lot of wickets and gave fewer runs away. His performance was second highest in the Ranji Trophy history.

He was the leading wicket-taker in 2017-18, which led to his selection in 2018-19 Duleep trophy for India green. 

In 2019, he was selected in India’s Blue squad for Duleep trophy. He performed notably that led to his selection in India C squad for Deodhar Trophy.

He was signed by Mumbai Indians in 2013, due to his spectacular performance. Jalaj has till now played for Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals. Saxena will now play for Kings XI Punjab this year.


Playing StyleAll rounder
International DebutNot Yet
Debut MatchesFirst-class : 2005
T20: 2009
IPL: 2009
TeamsMadhya Pradesh (2005–2016))
Kerala(2016- Parent )
Mumbai Indians
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Delhi Capitals
Batting StyleRight handed 
Bowling styleRight arm off break
Jersey No.111
Best RecordLeading wicket-taker (2017-18)
Coach/ MentorAnil Kumble


Year of Played Matches and TeamsMumbai Indians (2013–2014)
Royal Challengers Bangalore (2015-18) 
Delhi Capitals (2019-20)
Punjab Kings(2021)
RecordNot Known
IPL PriceINR 30 Lakhs

Personal life 

Jalaj’s father was a former swimmer and teaches yoga now, his mother is a homemaker. His elder brother was a cricketer and now he works for SBI. 

Marital StatusMarried
Wife NameNot Known
Children Not Known
Girlfriend Not Available
Net worth$1-$5 million
SalaryINR 30 Lakh

Physical Status & More

Height5.8”(In Feet)
WeightNot Known
Body MeasurementsNot known
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBrown

Some Important Facts About Jalaj Saxena

  • Jalaj was born in Bhilai, Maharashtra, India.
  • He likes watching movies, his favorite movie is “Now you see me”, and his favorite actress is Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
  • His favorite cricketers are Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, and Shane Warne

Social Media Presence 

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