|Full name||Navdeep Amarjeet Saini|
|Born||23 November 1992|
Karnal, Haryana, India
|T20I debut (cap 80)||3 August 2019 v West Indies|
|Last T20I||6 August 2019 v West Indies|
|Domestic team information|
|2018–present||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
Source: Cricinfo, 6 August 2019
Navdeep Saini was born on 23 November 1992 in Karnal, Haryana. His father, a driver, was employed with the government of Haryana. His grandfather Karam Singh, an independence activist, was a part of Subhas Chandra Bose's Indian National Army.
In February 2017, he was bought by the Delhi Daredevils team for the 2017 Indian Premier League for 10 lakhs. In January 2018, he was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2018 IPL auction for 3 crores. In IPL 2019, he continued playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore.
He was the leading wicket-taker for Delhi in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy, with 34 dismissals in eight matches. He was also the leading wicket-taker for Delhi in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, with sixteen dismissals in eight matches. In October 2018, he was named in India C's squad for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy. The following month, he was named as one of eight players to watch ahead of the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy.
In June 2018, he was added to India's Test squad for their one-off match against Afghanistan as a replacement for Mohammed Shami, but he did not play. In April 2019, he was named as a standby bowler for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
In July 2019, he was named in India's One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) squads for their series against the West Indies. He made his T20I debut against the West Indies on 3 August 2019. He took three wickets from his four overs, including Nicholas Pooran and Shimron Hetmyer in two consecutive deliveries. He bowled a wicket-maiden in the last over of the innings, dismissing Kieron Pollard. He was named the man of the match.
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