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Deepak Chahar Biography – Personal Life, Career, Facts, Awards & Achievements, Girlfriend, Net Worth

Deepak Chahar Biography – Deepak Chahar is an Indian Professional Cricketer who plays for the Rajasthan Team in domestic cricket and the Chennai Super Kings franchise at IPL. Chahar is a Right-Arm Medium Fast Bowler who bats at the lower middle order. Deepak Chahar is the first Indian bowler to claim a hat-trick in T-20 International format.

Deepak Chahar made his debut for the Indian National Cricket Team on 8th July 2018 against the England Cricket Team in a T-20 International bilateral series between both sides.

Deepak Chahar Cricketing Career & Personal Life

Deepak Chahar Personal Life

Deepak Chahar Personal Life
Deepak Chahar Personal Life

Deepak Chahar was born on 7th August 1992 in the Agra district of Uttar Pradesh. His father Lokendra Singh Chahar is a retired Indian Air Force officer whereas his mother Florence Chahar was a lawyer. Chahar’s father has been very supportive of him since his initial days in cricket as the young pacer pursued professional cricket from the age of 10.

Hailing from a town on the border of Uttar Pradesh, Chahar played divisional cricket in Hanumangarh District of Northern Rajasthan under the skillful guidance of his first coach Navendu Tyagi.

Age: 29 Years

Height: 5’11”

Weight: 67 kg

Alma Mater: Goenka Public School, Agra

Deepak Chahar Early Days

Deepak Chahar pursued professional cricket at the very young age of 10 years. His family was very supportive of him. His young brother Rahul Chahar is also a professional cricketer who has also played for Team India. In his initial days of coaching, Chahar toiled hard to succeed and his father also helped him in his improving efforts as he trained him right from 4:30 am

Deepak Chahar hailed from Agra in Uttar Pradesh but pursued his coaching in the Hanumangarh district in Northern Rajasthan. He played for the Hanumangarh District team at the U-14 and U-16 levels. His impressive performance in provincial cricket helped him to earn a call for the domestic team of Rajasthan state.

Deepak Chahar Domestic Career

Deepak Chahar made his debut for the Rajasthan State team in the Ranji Trophy at the very young age of 18. He grabbed every cricketing fraternity’s attention as he picked up 8 wickets on his debut. He started his career on a very positive note as the support staff and selectors were quite impressed with his stellar debut performance.

In October 2016, Deepak Chahar improved his professional bowling under the able guidance of International coaches Ian Pont and Catherine Dalton in Jaipur as a part of Rajasthan State Cricket Association’s development camp. Deepak Chahar made significant improvements in his bowling performance through the camp.

Deepak Chahar performed magnificently in the domestic season as he bagged 30 wickets in six matches. At the Elite level of qualification, Chahar grabbed 21 wickets in 8 matches at the 2010-11 Ranji Season which helped Rajasthan to grab their maiden title. In the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy of 2017-18, Chahar was the pick of the bowlers who grabbed 19 wickets in 9 matches.

Deepak Chahar International Career

Deepak Chahar International Career
Deepak Chahar International Career

Following his impressive performance in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Chahar earned his maiden call for the T-20 National Team for the England series in 2018. He made his debut for India on 8th July 2018 in the second T-20 international. Chahar performed marvelously and his impressive performance helped him to grab a spot in the ODI team.

Chahar got a place in India’s ODI team for the 2018 Asia Cup in the United Arabs Emirates. His brilliant performance against England set the stage for him to make his ODI debut. Deepak Chahar made his debut against Afghanistan in September 2018. Chahar played a crucial role in India’s victory against Sri Lanka at the ODI bilateral series in July 2021.

Chahar is currently a standby player in India’s T-20 contingent for the 2021 World Cup at the United Arabs Emirates.

Deepak Chahar IPL Career

Deepak Chahar IPL Career
Deepak Chahar IPL Career

Deepak Chahar was picked up by the Rajasthan Royals franchise in the year 2014. He didn’t manage to get a place in the XI but bowled consistently at the training camps. The Rajasthan’s bowling department was packed as no new entrant was able to break the chain. Chahar was released by Rajasthan and picked by Chennai Super Kings in 2015.

The Chennai Super Kings franchise was banned from the 2016 to 2018 season of IPL. Following the ban, Deepak Chahar was picked up by the Rising Pune Supergiants franchise. Chahar failed to captivate the opportunity of performing for the Pune franchise. Though he had a good time in the domestic season, Chahar failed to garner the form at IPL.

Finally, the ban on Chennai Super Kings was revoked in 2018 and Chahar donned the Yellow jersey with his scintillating performance. There was no looking back for Chahar under the guidance of captain MS Dhoni. Chahar displayed a fine performance in the 2018 season and continued to improve it as the IPL season progressed.

Teams Played For

  • India
  • India B
  • Rajasthan 
  • Rising Pune Supergiants 
  • Rajasthan Royals
  • Chennai Super Kings

Deepak Chahar Girlfriend

Jaya Bhardwaj

Deepak Chahar Girlfriend
Deepak Chahar Girlfriend

Deepak Chahar recently made headlines for his personal life as he proposed to his long-time girlfriend Jaya Bhardwaj at the Dubai International Stadium after an IPL fixture against Punjab Kings on 7th October 2021. The two got officially engaged in front of the Chennai Super Kings family and a large crowd at the stadium.

A large celebration took place following the engagement of Chahar after the post-match presentation. The couple cut a cake in front of Captain MS Dhoni and other players along with the support staff.

Who is Jaya Bhardwaj?

Jaya Bhardwaj is a businesswoman who is based at a corporate firm in Delhi. She had been dating Deepak Chahar for a while and traveled along with him for the second leg of Vivo IPL in UAE. She is the sister of an Indian model and actor Siddharth Bhardwaj. The two will tie the knot after returning from the T-20 World Cup.

Deepak Chahar Net Worth & Lifestyle

INR 44 Crore

Deepak Chahar Net Worth
Deepak Chahar Net Worth

The net worth of the star Indian bowler is estimated to be Rs. 44 Crore. Deepak Chahar earns a salary of Rs. 8 Crore from the IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings. Chahar is also a Grade B BCCI contract who earns Rs. 3 Crore salary from the governing body. Apart from his professional income, he also earns quite a lot from endorsements for various brands.

Deepak Chahar earns a luxurious house in the Agra district of Uttar Pradesh. He has many real estate properties across India and has a luxurious collection of cars including Mercedes GL-63 and Range Rover Sports.

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