Deepak Hooda: Biography, Age, Height, Achievements, Family and Career Statistics

The all-rounder Indian cricket player, Deepak Hooda has successfully made his debut in both T20I and ODI cricket championships in 2022. Check to know about his achievements and career-related statistics.

Deepak Hooda is an all-rounder cricket player, who plays for the Indian Cricket team. However, this Indian International Cricketer is considered a part of  team Lucknow SuperGiants in the Indian Premier League (IPL), and Rajasthan in the domestic cricket matches. The player is said to make his International debut for India in February 2022. The versatile Deepak Hooda can bat anywhere, bowl offbreaks, provide athleticism as a boundary fielder, and is a great asset to any T20 side. As a 19-year-old in his debut IPL season, in 2015, he earned the nickname “Hurricane Hooda”, but more importantly, he earned a contract with Sunrisers Hyderabad worth Rs 4.2 crore (US$ 622,000 approximately).

During the 2016-17 Ranji season, Hooda marched to three consecutive hundreds, including an unbeaten 293 against Punjab, but struggled to convert his starts thereafter. Moreover, the cricket player was selected for India’s squad during the 2022 ICC T20 World Cup.

Biography of Deepak Hooda

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  1. Real Name: Deepak Jagbir Hooda
  2. Other/Nicknames: Hurricane, Hooda
  3. Profession: Indian cricket player
  4. Famous For: His aggressive playing style
  5. Batting: Right-handed
  6. Bowling: Right-arm off break
  7. Deepak Hooda’s Net Worth: 26 Crores
  8. Best Performance till date: Indian T20 League 2022: 451 runs
  9. Other Hobbies: Listening to music
  10. Deepak Hooda’s Salary: $0.8 Million +
  11. Instagram Handle: @deepakhooda30

Physical Features of Deepak Hooda

  1. Height: 6 ft 1 in
  2. Weight: 72 kilograms (approx)
  3. Body Measurements (approx): Chest- 40 inches, Waist- 32 inches and Biceps- 14 inches
  4. Eye Colour: Black
  5. Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life of Deepak Hooda

  1. Date of Birth: April 19, 1995
  2. Age: 27 (as in 2022)
  3. Nationality: Indian
  4. Birthplace: Rohtak, Haryana, India
  5. Hometown: Rohtak, Haryana, India
  6. School: Kendriya Vidyalaya, Rohtak, Haryana
  7. Highest Education Qualification: Graduate 

Career Statistics:

  1. ODI Debut- 6 February, 2022 against West Indies
  2. Last ODI- 30 November, 2022 against New Zealand
  3. T20I Debut- 24 February, 2022 against Sri Lanka
  4. Last T20I22 November, 2022 against New Zealand
  5. National Side- India (2022- Present)

Deepak Hooda’s Achievements:

  1. Deepak Hooda was honoured for his efforts in the 2014-2015 Vijay Hazare Trophy
  2. During the fourth round of the Ranji Trophy in the 2016–17 season, he made his first double-century in first-class cricket, while batting for Baroda
  3. However, in the 2014 Under-19 World Cup, Deepak came to be known as one of the top performers for his team. Moreover, he achieved second rank in both run-scoring and wicket-taking.
  4. Also, the player was named man of the match for his performance as a middle-order bowler against team Sri Lanka in the Under-19 World Cup in January 2014.

Family Details of Deepak Hooda

  1. Marital Status: Unmarried
  2. Parents Names: Father- Jagbir Hooda
  3. Siblings: Ashish Hooda
  4. Religion: Hinduism

Lesser-Known Facts about Deepak Hooda:

  1. At the age of 20, Hooda became the second-youngest player in IPL 8, while Sarfaraz Khan was the youngest at that time
  2. Deepak Hooda is said to be the first batsman in Baroda’s history to score a century in his first match for the franchise in the First Class (2014-15)
  3. Hooda has played First Class Cricket for Baroda, despite being a Haryana native. Also, his brother was a cricket player before a shoulder injury ended his career.

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