Kuldeep Yadav Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth

This article will answer every question you have about Kuldeep Yadav. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.

  1. What does Yadav do for a living?
  2. Who are Yadav’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Yadav’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Yadav married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
  5. Does Yadav have any children?
  6. Where is Yadav now?
  7. How tall is Yadav?
  8. How much money does Yadav earn?
  9. What is Yadav’s net worth?

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Who is Kuldeep Yadav?

Kuldeep Yadav is a professional International Indian cricketer who plays for India and Uttar Pradesh in domestic cricket. He became signed by the Kolkata Knight Riders for the 2014 Indian Premier League. Moreover, he has played for the India Under-19 cricket team. In a game against West Indies on December 18, 2019, he became the first bowler for India to take two hat-tricks in international cricket. In the second ODI against Australia on January 17, 2022, he became the fastest spin bowler for India in terms of innings to take 100 wickets in ODI cricket in his 58th innings.

How Old Is Kuldeep Yadav?

He is 27 years old as of June 2022, having been born on December 14, 1994, in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. Yadav shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Everleigh Rose Smith-Soutas, Benji Krol, LazarBeam, Vanessa Hudgens, Offset, and many more.

Kuldeep Yadav Family

Who are Kuldeep Yadav’s Parents?

He was born to Ram Singh (Father) a brick kiln owner and Usha Yadav (Mother).

Does Kuldeep Yadav have Siblings?

He has three siblings by the names Anita Yadav, Anushka Singh Yadav, and Madhu Yadav.

Kuldeep Yadav Education

He received his education at Karam Devi Memorial Academy World School, Kanpur.

A Photo of Kuldeep Yadav
A Photo of Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav Marital Status

On his love life matters, he is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy. He has managed to keep his marriage/dating life low-key thus leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case of news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.

Kuldeep Yadav Kids

He does not have any kids currently. In case of new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.

Kuldeep Yadav Career

A Domestic Career

In 2012, he was a member of the Mumbai Indians squad and was thus signed in 2014 by the Kolkata Knight Riders, whom he represented at the 2014 Championships League Twent20. He was then bought back by KKR in January 2018 in the 2018 IPL auction. In addition, he was bought by the Delhi Capitals in February 2022, in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament.

An International Career

Besides playing at the club level, he has represented his native India when he was selected in the Indian cricket team to play against West Indies in October 2014 but did not appear in any match. He was then added to India’s Test squad in February 2017 for their one-off match against Bangladesh. On March 25, 2017, he made his Test debut for India against Australia at the Dharamshala Cricket Stadium, taking four wickets in the first innings.

He is the first left-arm wrist bowler to represent India’s national cricket team in Test cricket. Moreover, he is only the third such bowler in Test cricket to take four wickets on debut. Yadav was named in India’s squad for a limited-overs tour to the West Indies in July 2017. On June 23, 2017, he made his One Day International (ODI) debut for India against the West Indies. However, during the game, he was unable to bowl a single delivery as the game ended with no result due to rain during the first innings while India was batting.

Career Continuation

On July 9, 2017, he made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut for India against the West Indies. Yadav then became the third bowler for India to take a hat-trick on September 21, 2017, in an ODI after Chetan Sharma and Kapil Dev. He took the hat-trick against Australia at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. He went on and took his first five-for in a T20I on July 3, 2018, and also became the first left-arm wrist-spin bowler to take five wickets in a T201 during the first T20I against England.

In addition, he became the third Indian to take a five-wicket haul in a T20I after Yuzvendra Chahal and Bhuvneshwar Kumar. During the first ODI against England on July 12, 2018, Yadav grabbed his maiden five-wicket haul in an ODI and also set a new record for registering the best bowling figures by a left-arm spin bowler of any kind in an ODI (6/25). Moreover, he has shattered the record of Shahid Afridi for registering the best bowling figures by a spinner against England in ODIs and also broke Afridi’s record for recording the best ever bowling figures by a spinner in an ODI in England.

Career Continuation

In the first test against West Indies on October 6, 2018, he took his first five-wicket haul in Tests. Because of his impressive outing against Australia in the T20I series of India tour of Australia 2018/19, he jumped 20 places thus claiming a career-best third position in the MRF ICC T20I Bowlers Rankings, update on November 26, 2018. In the fourth Test against Australia on January 6, 2019, at the SCG and in Yadav’s first Test match on Australian soil, he took his second five-wicket haul (5/99) in Tests in Australia’s first innings.

He then moved to the second position in the T20I Bowler Rankings on February 11, 2019. He was then named to India’s squad in April 2019 for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. In the match against England on June 30, 2019, he played his 50th ODI. In a game against West Indies on December 18, 2019, he became the first bowler for India to take two hat-tricks in ODIs.

Kuldeep Yadav Height and Measurements

Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5tf 6inches (1.68m) and a weight of 61kg (134lbs).

Kuldeep Yadav’s Salary and Net Worth

He has a monthly income of 40Lakhs+ and a net worth of $4 million.