Deepak is an excellent cricketer born on 19th April in Rohtak. He was a key player in India’s U-19 team. With his superb performance, some believe that he was destined for the Indian team. His performance has been exceptional both in the Indian Premier League and for Baroda. However, the 25-year-old is yet to mark his spot in the world of cricket. Below is more on his player profile and career information.
- Name: Deepak Jagbir Hooda
- Age: 25 years
- Date of birth: 19th April 1995
- Place of birth: Rohtak
- Nationality: Indian
- Role: All-rounder
- Bowling style: Right-arm off-break
- Batting style: Right-handed Batsman
- Teams: Punjab Kings, Rajasthan, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Rajasthan Royals, Baroda, Kings XI Punjab, Baroda Cricket Association
- In the T20s, Deepak has played 138 matches in 113 innings scoring 2073 runs with 25 Not Outs. He has also made 1493 BFs, 12 fifties, and struck 132 fours with a strike rate of 138.84 and an average of 23.55.
- Hooda played 46 games in 73 innings in first-class cricket, scoring 2908 runs and 4639 BFs. He has also made 5 Not Outs, 337 fours, and 15 fifties with a strike rate of 62.68 and an average of 42.76.
- In LIST As, Deepak played 68 matches in 61 innings, and he scored 2199 BFs, 2059 runs, and 5 Not Outs. His strike rate is 93.63 with 3 hundreds, 165 fours, 12 fifties, and an average of 38.84.
- In the T20s, Deepak has played 138 games in 52 innings conceding 903 runs in 114.1 overs with17 wickets. He has the best figures of 3/23, an economy of 7.90, and an average of 53.11.
- In first-class cricket, he has bowled in 37 innings in 46 matches, taken 20 wickets, and conceded 819 runs in 279.5 overs. His best figures are 7/74, an economy of 2.92, with an average of 40.95.
- For the LIST As, he has had the chance to play 68 games and bowl in 38 innings, conceding 930 runs in 211.2 overs. His economy is 4.40 with 34 wickets, and an average of 27.35.
Hooda made sure that his game was well-tailored from his childhood. He was first seen in the spotlight during the U-19 2014 tournament, part of the Indian team. His performance was exceptional, and this made him an asset at an early stage of his career. He made his first-class debut when he was a teenager and became the second player for Baroda to score a century.
Deepak made his IPL debut when he was with Rajasthan Royals. In 2015, he managed to play 14 games during the IPL tournament but scored only 151 runs. In the same year, he scored the fastest half-century for Rajasthan. During the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, his performance was outstanding, and Sunrisers Hyderabad went ahead and secured him in preparation for the 2016 IPL.
- In 2014, he was the second-highest run-scorer in the ICC U-19 World Cup
- He scored the fastest half-century for Rajasthan in 2015 in just 22 deliveries
- He has also managed to score a double-century in first-class cricket
- In 2014, he was the second-highest wicket-taker in the ICC U-19 World Cup