Mukesh Kumar (Cricketer) Age, Wiki, Height, Biography, Career & More

Mukesh Kumar (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Net Worth, Wife, & More

Mukesh Kumar is an Indian cricketer who lives in Gopalganj, Bihar. He is a bowler who bowls as right-arm medium. In domestic matches, Mukesh has played for Bengal team. In October 2022, he is named in India A cricket team for One Day International (ODI) series against South Africa. Mukesh got to know, that he is selected for team India, when he was added in Indian cricket team’s WhatsApp group.

Real nameMukesh Kumar
Date of Birth12 October 1993
Age (as 2022)28 years old
Birth PlaceGopalganj, Bihar
ParentsFather: Late Kashinath Singh
Mother: Malti Devi
Mukesh's mother Malti Devi
Siblings Not Known
HometownGopalganj, Bihar
Batting StyleRight-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium
Net worthRs.8-10 lakh (Approx.)
Marital StatusUnmarried
Mukesh Kumar
Mukesh Kumar

Birth & Early Life

Mukesh Kumar was born on 12 October 1993 in Gopalganj, Bihar. His house is situated in Kakrkund village of Gopalganj. His father Kashinath Singh was a taxi driver and his mother Malti Devi is a housewife. In 2012, Mukesh and his father moved to Kolkata. His father wants him to become a government officer. He also gave three attempted of CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) examination, but did not get success.

After some time, his father died due to some reason but Mukesh did not stop playing cricket even after his death. His uncle name is Dharamnath Singh.

SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Education QualificationGraduated
Mukesh Kumar
Mukesh Kumar


Domestic career

Mukesh came into the limelight for first time by showing his bowling talent at Gopalganj. He appeared in 7 matches and registered 34 wickets including a hat-trick in 2007-08. After that Gopalganj senior cricket team captain Satya Prakash and then Heman Trophy district cricket team captain Amit Singh seen bowling talent in him and later he joined the district team.

After this Mukesh represented Bihar in the Under-19 cricket tournament of steering committee, but unfortunately due to lack of recognition of cricket in Bihar, he moved to Bengal from there he never looked back. He made his First-Class debut for Bengal against Haryana in Ranji trophy on 30 October 2015 at Rohtak. In his first innings, he took 4 haul wickets on his First-Class debut day. Later on, in same year Mukesh made his List-A debut against Uttar Pradesh on 13 December 2015 at Rajkot. After that, he made his T-20 tournament debut against Gujarat on 6 January 2016 at Nagpur.

International career

Mukesh has recently named in India A cricket team squad for One Day International (ODI) for home series against South Africa on 3 October 2022.

International debutNot Yet
Domestic debutFirst-Class: 30 October 2015 against Haryana
List A: 13 December 2015 against Uttar Pradesh
T-20 tournament: 6 January 2016 against Gujarat
Mukesh Kumar
Mukesh Kumar

Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 8 inch
Weight 71 kg
Eyes Color Black
Hair Color Black

Facts of Mukesh Kumar

  • Mukesh Kumar is from middle-class family.
  • Mukesh’s father dream was to become a government officer. Mukesh has also given 3 attempted in CRPF exam but not selected.  
  • His father did not believe, that his son Mukesh is not enough good in cricket until played Ranji Trophy for Bengal.
  • He got his maiden call from BCCI for India A cricket team against South Africa on October 3, 2022.
  • In 2019-20 Ranji Trophy, he took 3 big wickets of Manish Pandey, Kl Rahul and Pujara.
  • Mohammed Shami had gifted match shoes to Mukesh Kumar.

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