Deepak Chahar

Deepak Chahar

Deepak Chahar is an Indian international cricketer renowned for his right-arm medium-fast bowling. Born on August 7, 1992, in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India, Chahar has become a vital player for the Indian cricket team, especially in the shorter formats of the game. His ability to swing the ball both ways and bowl with precision during the powerplay and at the death has made him a key asset for his team.


Deepak Chahar’s journey to international cricket is a tale of resilience and hard work. He faced initial setbacks in his career, including rejections from the Rajasthan state youth teams due to perceived lack of pace. However, Chahar’s breakthrough came in the 2010-11 Ranji Trophy season when he took 8 wickets for 10 runs against Hyderabad on his debut, showcasing his potential as a fast bowler.

Sporting Achievements

  • Domestic Cricket: Chahar’s performances in domestic cricket, especially for Rajasthan in the Ranji Trophy and later in the Indian Premier League (IPL), laid the foundation for his international career. His ability to swing the ball and maintain a tight line and length made him a standout bowler in the domestic circuit.
  • Indian Premier League (IPL): Deepak Chahar has been a key player for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the IPL. Under the mentorship of MS Dhoni, Chahar developed into a premier fast bowler, known for his new-ball exploits and ability to take early wickets. His best figures in the IPL, 6/7 against the Kolkata Knight Riders in 2019, underline his capabilities in T20 cricket.
  • International Career: Chahar made his debut for the Indian national team in a T20I against England in 2018. He quickly established himself in the limited-overs formats, making his ODI debut the same year. One of his most memorable performances came in a T20I against Bangladesh in 2019, where he took a hat-trick and recorded the best figures in T20I cricket for an Indian bowler at the time with 6/7.
  • Records and Honors: Chahar’s international career has been marked by several notable achievements, including his T20I hat-trick against Bangladesh. His performances have earned him a place among India’s leading pace bowlers in white-ball cricket.

Deepak Chahar’s growth from domestic cricket to representing India on the international stage exemplifies his dedication and hard work. His ability to perform under pressure, coupled with his skill in swinging the ball, has made him an invaluable player for the Indian cricket team. As he continues his career, Chahar’s contributions will be crucial for India’s aspirations in international cricket, especially in limited-overs formats.

Player Stats


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Batting & Fielding

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