Deepak Jagbir Hooda (born 19 April 1995) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Baroda cricket team. He is an all-rounder who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm off break. He played for the India Under-19 cricket team at the 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He was handed an IPL contract by the Rajasthan Royals in February 2014. He made his debut for the Royals against the Kings XI Punjab on 10 April 2015 IPL.[1].

Deepak Hooda
Personal information
Full nameDeepak Jagbir Hooda
Born19 April 1995 (1995-04-19) (age 24)
Rohtak, Haryana, India[1]
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm off break
RoleBatting All-rounder
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2012/13–presentBaroda
2014–2015Rajasthan Royals (squad no. 5)
2016–2019Sunrisers Hyderabad (squad no. 5)
Career statistics
Competition FC List A T20
Matches 38 54 106
Runs scored 2,581 1,864 1,389
Batting average 46.92 43.34 20.73
100s/50s 9/11 3/11 1/5
Top score 293* 161 108
Balls bowled 1,457 998 463
Wickets 19 31 13
Bowling average 36.94 23.41 45.69
5 wickets in innings 2 1 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 5/31 5/55 3/23
Catches/stumpings 42/- 27/– 43/–
Source: Cricinfo, 9 May 2019

Domestic careerEdit

According to his coach, Sanjiv Sawant, Hooda is a "very accurate bowler".[2] Hooda is also known to be an agile fielder.[3] In his second match in IPL for Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils he scored 54 off 25 balls and bowled 0 for 20 in four overs and became the Man of the match. In the Third Match against Mumbai Indians he got his Place as a two down Batsman and he scored 13 off 4 balls which secured Rajasthan Royals an easy chase of 165 against Mumbai Indians.

He scored his first double-century in first-class cricket playing for Baroda in the fourth round of the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy.[4]

In November 2017, he was named in India's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against Sri Lanka.[5]

In January 2018, he was bought by the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 2018 IPL auction.[6] He was released by the Sunrisers Hyderabad ahead of the 2020 IPL auction.[7] In the 2020 IPL auction, he was bought by the Kings XI Punjab ahead of the 2020 Indian Premier League.[8]

International careerEdit

In February 2018, he was named in India's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for the 2018 Nidahas Trophy, but he did not play.[9] In December 2018, he was named in India's team for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Deepak Hooda | India Cricket | Cricket Players and Officials. ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved on 2015-10-23.
  2. ^ "Accuracy pays off for Deepak Hooda". Indian Express. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Deepak Hooda makes most of match practice". DNA India. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Deepak Hooda's 293* flattens Punjab". ESPN Cricinfo. 28 October 2016. Retrieved 28 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Washington Sundar, Thampi, Hooda in India's T20 squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  6. ^ "List of sold and unsold players". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Where do the eight franchises stand before the 2020 auction?". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  8. ^ "IPL auction analysis: Do the eight teams have their best XIs in place?". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 20 December 2019.
  9. ^ "Rohit Sharma to lead India in Nidahas Trophy 2018". BCCI Press Release. 25 February 2018. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  10. ^ "India Under-23s Squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 December 2018.

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