Batting style Right Handed
Bowling style Right-arm off spin
Test Debut NA
ODI Debut NA
T20 Debut NA
IPL Debut vs Punjab Kings at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Apr 10, 2015
- KXIP - Punjab
- India U19
- RR - Rajasthan
- West Zone
- SRH - Hyderabad
- India A
- India Blue
- India B
- India U23
Deepak Hooda overview
Deepak Hooda is an Indian cricketer who was born on 19th April 1995 in Rohtak. He is an all-rounder who is a right-hand batsman and a right-arm off-break bowler. He is nicknamed 'hurricane' for his ability to change the complexion of the game by his big and powerful shots.
According to his coach Sanjiv Sawant Hooda, along with his powerful batting is also an accurate bowler s well as an agile fielder.
Batting Career Summary
Bowling Career Summary
Hooda was earlier a wicket-keeper batsman. Even at the age of 14 years, Hooda represented under-17 Kendriya Vidyalaya in 2009. He also played for under-19 India in the under-19 World Cup in 2014. He made his debut in first-class cricket in a Ranji Trophy match against Bengal in 2014. In his first-class debut, Hooda obtained the chance of batting in only the first innings and scored 114 in 171 deliveries, hitting 9 fours ad 3 sixes. Within only three years, in the fourth round match of the 2017 Ranji Trophy, Hooda struck his first double-century for Baroda. Hooda has played in 46 first-class matches so far and scored 2908 runs at an average of 42.76 including his highest score of unbeaten 293. Deepak Hooda had begun his journey in the List ‘A’ cricket, playing in a Vijaya Hazare Trophy match against Gujarat in 2014 but managed only 20 runs off 18 deliveries. However, he has participated in 68 List 'A' matches and scored 2059 runs at an average of 38.84 including his highest score of 161.
Deepak Hooda made his debut in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2015, donning Rajasthan Royals shirts and he justified his nickname 'hurricane' scoring 151 runs in 14 matches at a strike rate of 158.94. As its reflection, in the next IPL in 2016 Hooda was purchased by Sunrisiers Hyderabad for a whopping Rs 4.2 crores, 42 times his base price of Rs 10 lakhs. Hooda who has been retained by Punjab Kings for the 2021 IPL also, has been playing for the Punjab franchise team since 2018. He has played in 68 matches in total in the League and scored 625 runs at a strike rate of 129.39 including his highest score of 62.
Deepak Hooda who has not yet represented his country in the Twenty20 International despite being selected in the Indian probables in the T20I series against Sri Lanka in 2017, started playing in the domestic Twenty20 competition in a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match at Ahmadabad in 2013. He has so far taken part in 123 matches and gathered 1718 runs at a strike rate of 135.59 including eight fifties and his highest score of 108.
Hooda the 'hurricane' waits for the blitzkrieg in upcoming IPL.