Lalit Yadav (Cricketer) Height, Age, Family, Biography & More

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Lalit Yadav

Lalit Yadav is an Indian cricketer who plays for the domestic team of Delhi. In 2020, Delhi Capitals bought Lalit Yadav during the player auction event for the 2020 Indian Premier League. Lalit Yadav is a middle-order batsman and a right-arm off-break bowler.

Wiki/Biography

Lalit Yadav was born on Friday, 3 January 1997 (age 24 years; as of 2021) in Najafgarh, New Delhi. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. Lalit began playing cricket at a very young age, and he played his first Under-12 match in Delhi for Delhi Public School, Dwarka. He began practicing for more tournaments and completed his schooling at the National Institute of Open Schooling in 2015. After completing his schooling, he went to Swami Shraddhanand College, Delhi University to earn a bachelor’s degree.

Childhood picture of Lalit Yadav

Childhood picture of Lalit Yadav

Physical Appearance

Height(approx.): 6′

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Lalit Yadav

Family & Ethnicity

Parents & Siblings

Lalit Yadav’s father’s name is Zile Singh Yadav. He has an elder brother, Tarun Yadav.

Lalit Yadav with his parents

Lalit Yadav with his parents

Lalit Yadav with his brother, Tarun Yadav (right)

Lalit Yadav with his brother, Tarun Yadav (right)

Career

After completing his formal education, Lalit Yadav began his career as a cricketer. He made his debut in first-class cricket in November 2017 with Ranji Trophy. In January 2018, Lalit made his Twenty20 debut for the Delhi cricket team as a batsman for the 2017-2018 Zonal T20 League. Lalit Yadav participated in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in January 2018, and the team won the tournament. During one of the local T20 tournaments, Lalit Yadav hit six sixes in an over two times in a match. Lalit Yadav was bought by Delhi Capitals for Rs. 20 lakhs for the Indian Premier League 2020. In February 2020, Lalit Yadav was appointed a tax accountant at the Income Tax Department, Government of India.

Lalit Yadav posing next to his Delhi Capitals jersey

Lalit Yadav posing next to his Delhi Capitals jersey

Facts/Trivia

  • Before leaving India for the 2020 IPL, Lalit Yadav stayed in a farmhouse with Rishabh Pant, Mohit Sharma, and Ishant Sharma. They are his teammates in Delhi Capitals and together they all used to practice at the farmhouse.
  • Lalit Yadav idolizes Virender Sehwag as he grew up watching him play cricket for the Indian national team. Virender Sehwag’s gameplay and his dedication to cricket motivated Yadav to pursue cricket as a profession.
  • In his leisure time, Lalit Yadav likes to spend his time swimming or cycling.
    Lalit Yadav enjoying a cycle ride

    Lalit Yadav enjoying a cycle ride

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