Kuldeep Yadav (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Wife, IPl, Height, Biography & More

Kuldeep Yadav Bowling Style, Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Biography, Hattrick, Family, Career, Cast, IPL Price, Net worth, Girlfriend & More

Kuldeep Yadav is one of the leading Indian bowlers whose performance has shocked many spectators and selectors. He plays for Uttar Pradesh in domestic cricket and Kolkata knight riders in the Indian premier league. He has shown some exclusive performances and blown the minds of selectors.

This fabulous bowler became the second Indian other than Bhuvneshwar Kumar and third spinner other than Imran Tahir and Ajantha Mendis.


Real Name Kuldeep Yadav
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Date of Birth14 December 1994
Age (as in 2021)27 years old
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Birth PlaceKanpur, Uttar Pradesh
FamilyFather: Ram Singh Yadav
Mother: Not Known
Sister: Not Known
Home TownKanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Birth and Early Life

Kuldeep was born on 14 December 1994 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He is a cricketer because he received the immense support of his father who wanted him to become a cricketer. 

Inspired by Wasim Akram and Zaheer Khan he wanted to become a left arm seam bowler but his coach suggested him to become a wrist bowler because of his fitness.

Education & More 

SchoolKaram Devi Memorial Academy World School, Kanpur
CollegeNot known
QualificationNot known
AwardsMan of the match for playing exceptionally well in the against Rajasthan royals.


  • Domestic career-

Kuldeep became a member of Mumbai Indians squad in 2012 and later played for Kolkata knight riders in 2014, and represented them in 2014 Champions League Twenty20. He set the 2014 Under 19 World Cup on fire with his exceptional performance by becoming India’s leading wicket taker. He made his first class debut for Uttar Pradesh in 2014, and seeing his exceptional performances he was given chances to play in Duleep trophy in 2016. 

In 2018 he won man of the match for playing exceptionally well in the against Rajasthan royals. 

  • International career

He made his test debut on 25 February 2017 against Australia at Dharamsala Cricket team, he performed notably in this match. He is the first left arm wrist spin bowler to represent India national cricket team and third such bowler to perform this good in his debut test.

He made his ODI debut the same year on 5 June 2017, against West Indies where he didn’t play due to rain. His Twenty20 international debut was on 9 July 2017.  On 3 July 2018, he took a five wicket haul and became the first left arm spin bowler to do so.


Playing StyleSpin Bowler
International DebutTest: Mar 25, 2017 against Australia
ODI: Jun 23, 2017 against West Indies
T20I: Jul 09, 2017 against West Indies
Debut MatchesRanji trophy on 2014
T20, 2014
IPl, 2016
TeamsCentral Zone,
Kolkata Knight Riders,
Mumbai Indians, Uttar Pradesh U-19
Batting StyleLeft handed batsman
Bowling StyleLeft-arm Chinaman
Jersey no.23
Best RecordKuldeep Yadav is the first Indian player who has taken two hat-tricks in international cricket
Hattrick Kuldeep Yadav’s first Hatrick comes against Australia in Kolkata in 2017 and the second one is against West Indies at ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam in 2019.
Coach/ MentorGautam Gambhir


IPL Debut Match2014
Year of Played Matches and TeamsMumbai Indians (2012)
Kolkata knight riders (2014-21)
RecordIn 2018 he played exceptionally well against Rajasthan royals

Personal Life & More

Kuldeep’s father was a brick kiln owner and wanted his son to grow up and become a cricketer. He also has an older sister who is married.

Marital StatusUnmarried
GirlfriendsNot Available
Net worth$3.5 million
Salary20 lakh

Physical Status & More

Height (approx.)5-6(In Feet)
Weight (approx.)61kg
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBlack

Some Important Facts About Kuldeep Yadav

  • Kuldeep Yadav was born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • He was born in a small village in the Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh. But,  later shifted to Kanpur to find better training facilities.
  • He loves watching football and traveling. His favorite teams are FC Barcelona, Brazil.

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