Deepak Chahar (Cricketer) Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography, IPL, Records, Cricket Stats

Deepak Chahar Biography

Deepak Chahar (born 7 August 1992) is an Indian international cricketer. He is a right-arm medium-pace swing bowler, who plays for Rajasthan in domestic cricket and Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League.

In 2019, he became the first Indian male cricketer to take a hat-trick in a Twenty20 International (T20I) match. In January 2020, Chahar received the T20I Performance of the Year award by the International Cricket Council (ICC), for his outstanding performance claiming six wickets for seven runs against Bangladesh.

Deepak Chahar Biography

FULL NAMEDeepak Lokandersingh Chahar
NICKNAMEDeepak Chahar
PLACE OF BIRTHAgra, Uttar Pradesh, India
BORN7 August 1992
HEIGHT5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
FATHERLokendra Singh Chahar
MOTHERPushpa Chahar
BROTHERRahul Chahar
SISTERMalti Chahar
Deepak Chahar Biography

Early Life

Deepak Chahar Early Life

Deepak Chahar was very fond of cricket since his childhood and started playing cricket at a very young age. His father had quit his job in the Air Force to make him a cricketer. At the age of 10, his father brought him to Zila Cricket Academy in Jaipur and introduced him to coach Navendu Tyagi.

Every day his father would take Deepak to teach cricket at Hanumangarh Cricket Academy, 50 kilometers away from Suratgarh, where coach Navendu Tyagi taught him the wisdom of cricket.

His father continuously used to work on his son’s bowling and fitness from 4:30 am to 10 pm. When Deepak Chahar was 16, Greg Chappell, the director of the Rajasthan Cricket Association Academy at that time rejected him in 2008.

Despite this, Chahar persisted in approaching various other academies. Eventually, in 2010, he was added to the team of Rajasthan Ranji team during the 2010–11 Ranji season.

Deepak Chahar’s Family


Deepak Chahar was born on 7 August 1992 in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, but spent his childhood in Suratgarh, Ganganagar, Rajasthan. Chahar’s full name is Deepak Lokandersingh Chahar and he is 32 years old at the current time.

Lokendra Singh Chahar is retired from the Indian Air Force and his mother Pushpa Chahar is a housewife. He has an elder sister ‘Malti Chahar‘ who is a Bollywood actress. Deepak Chahar’s cousin Rahul Chahar is also a cricketer.

Father’s NameLokendra Singh Chahar
Mother’s NamePushpa Chahar
Sister’s NameMalti Chahar
Brother’s NameRahul Chahar (Step-brother)
Marital StatusMarried
Wife’s NameJaya Bharadwaj

Girlfriend/ Relationship/ Wife

Deepak Chahar's Wife

Indian fast bowler Deepak Chahar married his girlfriend Jaya Bhardwaj on 01 June 2022. Deepak had taken seven rounds with Jaya in the marriage garden of Agra.

Before this, they were in a relationship with each other. Their love story was also quite interesting. Deepak’s first meeting with Jaya was arranged by his sister Malti Chahar. After this, they engaged in conversation and then they fell in love.

During the 2021 IPL, Deepak Chahar proposed to Jaya in a stadium full of spectators and made her wear a ring. If we talk about his wife Jaya Bhardwaj, she is a resident of Barakhamba, Delhi. She has completed an MBA degree from Mumbai University.

She is currently working as Digital Content Head in a telecom company in Delhi. She maintains a strong presence on social media. On Instagram, she described herself as a ‘Dynamic Entrepreneur’ and a ‘non-technical techie’.


Deepak Chahar received his early education in Suratgarh, Rajasthan. He completed his 10th and 12th form at GD Goenka Public School, Agra, Uttar Pradesh. Later Chahar enrolled in the Hanumangarh Cricket Academy for his training.

Deepak Chahar’s Looks

Skin ColorFair
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Height5 feet 11 inches
Weight75 kilograms
Chahar’s Looks

Cricket Career

Deepak Chahar Domestic Cricket Career

Cricket Career

In February 2010, Deepak Chahar made his List A debut in a Central Zone match against Vidarbha in the Vijay Hazare Trophy where he took 2 wickets for 61 runs in his first match.

After a few months, he made his T20 debut on 25 October 2010 against Vidarbha in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Though he could not do anything good in that match.

Deepak Chahar made his first-class debut for Rajasthan in the 2010–11 Ranji Trophy. On 1 November 2010, in his debut match against Hyderabad Chahar took 8 wickets for just 10 runs and gave the lowest score in the history of the Hyderabad Ranji Trophy, including 21 runs.

After this excellent performance, he came to the limelight. Then, in the second match against Goa, Chahar showcased his prowess by claiming four wickets in the first innings. His ability to swing the ball both ways made him an outstanding performer in his first Ranji season.

During the plate stage, he delivered remarkable stats securing 30 wickets across 6 matches with an average of 19.63, helping Rajasthan qualify for the Elite stage.

In the elite phase of 2010–11, he clinched 21 wickets in 8 matches at an average of 37.66 and played an important role in his team winning its first Ranji Trophy that season.

At the same time, in the 2017-2018 Syed Mushtaq Trophy, Chahar bowled brilliant spells and took 19 wickets in 9 matches at an excellent average of 9.94. He took five wickets for 15 runs and defeated star-studded Karnataka in the Super League stage.

He scored 51 runs, including a match-winning unbeaten 22 runs in a match against Jharkhand at the Eden Gardens in January 2018.

Deepak Chahar IPL Career

Deepak Chahar IPL Career

On the basis of his excellent and outstanding performances in domestic cricket, he caught the attention of the selectors of IPL franchises.

In 2016, Rising Pune Supergiants signed Chahar. In his first two seasons of IPL, Chahar played a total of five matches and took one wicket. Then, in the 2018 IPL auction, Chennai Super Kings bought Deepak Chahar for Rs 80 lakh.

Chahar performed well in the 2018 Indian Premier League season, took 10 wickets in 12 matches, and proved himself to be a player on the big stage.

The 2019 IPL season was successful for Deepak Chahar. Under the captaincy of MS Dhoni, Chahar frequently delivered his three overs during the powerplay with the new ball. Throughout the season he played 17 matches and took 22 wickets at an average of 21.90 and an economy rate of 7.47.


In IPL 2020 which was held in UAE, he performed exceptionally well in the disappointing campaign of Chennai Super Kings. He took 12 wickets with an average of 33 and had an economy rate of 7.61.

In the 2021 IPL, Chahar took 14 wickets in 15 matches at an average of 32.21 and played an important role in CSK winning the title.

In the mega auction of the 2022 Indian Premier League, Chahar was bought by Chennai Super Kings for a huge amount of 14 crore. However, due to several injuries, Chahar had to stay out of the tournament.

In the previous 2023 IPL season, Chahar took 13 wickets in 10 matches with an economy of 8.74. Where Chennai Super Kings won the IPL Title.

Deepak Chahar International Career

Deepak Chahar International Career

In May 2018, Chahar was named to India’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for the team’s tour of England. He made his T20I debut on 8 July 2018, taking one wicket. He made his One Day International debut against Afghanistan in September 2018 during the 2018 Asia Cup.

Then, in November 2019, Chahar was selected for the three-match T20 series against Bangladesh, where he played an important role in the final match to win the series against Bangladesh.

In 3.2 overs he took 6 wickets for just 7 runs and performed the best bowling in T20I. With this remarkable achievement, he became the first Indian bowler to claim a hat-trick in the T20I and marked his first five-wicket haul in the format.

Chahar’s exceptional bowling proved decisive as India won the series against Bangladesh 2-1. Chahar took a total of 8 wickets in the series and was also chosen Player of the Series.

Chahar suffered a quadricep muscle injury during India’s T20I against West Indies in February 2022. He returned to action in the shortest format during the Asia Cup 2022 in the UAE but played only one match against Afghanistan.

Deepak Chahar International Career

Later in the absence of Jasprit Bumrah for the South Africa series, Chahar paired with Arshdeep Singh to lead the new ball attack. Together they broke the batting order of South Africa, claiming 5 wickets for just 9 runs in the opening overs. Chahar ended his spell with 2/24 by taking the wickets of Temba Bavuma and Tristan Stubbs.

Then, Chahar was named in India’s squad for the 2022 T20 World Cup in Australia as a backup player. However, he suffered a back injury and was out of the tournament.

He made his ODI debut against Afghanistan in the 2018 Asia Cup in UAE where he took his first wicket in the form of Gulbadin Naib. Over a year later, Chahar got a chance to play his second ODI against West Indies.

In July 2021, Chahar was selected for the Indian squad led by Shikhar Dhawan for the limited-overs tour of Sri Lanka. During the tour, he took four wickets with an average of 22.50, due to which India defeated Sri Lanka 2-1 in the series.

Chahar’s batting ability became evident in the second ODI against Sri Lanka, where he handled India’s struggling innings with a stormy innings of 69 not out, due to which India won the match by two wickets and emerged as the hero of the match.

In January 2022, Chahar scored his second half-century in the third and final ODI against South Africa, however, India ultimately lost by 4 runs.

Deepak Chahar while batting

After this, Chahar took 2 wickets for 41 runs in 8 overs in the third ODI against West Indies In August 2022, Chahar’s comeback to the international cricket after a six-month injury break.

He recorded his best ODI figures of 3/27 in the first match against Zimbabwe in Harare. However, in the final match against Bangladesh on December 7, 2022, he failed to take a single wicket. Since then, Chahar has been out of the Indian team.

Deepak Chahar Career Stats and Records


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Deepak Chahar’s Net Worth

Deepak Chahar's Net Worth

According to the Best Fantasy App report, the CSK star’s net worth is estimated to be around $7.5 million, which is Rs 65 crore in 2024. His source of income comes from his lucrative IPL contract, match fees from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and brand endorsements.

Chahar’s main source of income is BCCI salary, IPL contracts and brand endorsements. Currently, he is out of a BCCI contract. However, he gets a fee for every T20 and ODI match he plays for India. In this Auction of the 2024 IPL season, he was retained by Chennai Super Kings for 14 crores.

Chahar has a luxury designer house in Agra, which is worth crores. Apart from this, Chahar owns many real estate properties across the country.

Name: Deepak Chahar
Total Net Worth (2023): $7.5 million
Net Worth in Indian Rupees: ₹ 65 crore
Monthly Income and Salary: ₹ 80 to 90 lakh
Annual Income and Salary:  INR 20 crore to INR 22 crore

Deepak Chahar Brand Endorsements

  • Oppo
  • DSC
  • Blackberries
  • CoinSwitch Kuber

Deepak Chahar Car Collection

Deepak Chahar’s car collection includes many expensive and luxury cars such as Mercedes Benz, Toyota Fortuner, and many other cars present in his garage.

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In conclusion, his aggressive bowling, coupled with his versatile bowling skills, showcases his multifaceted talent. He is a versatile player and a great bowler who can do better for the Indian cricket team. In this article, you all have come to know about an Indian Star bowler Deepak Chahar’s biography, age, family, height, cricket career, IPL, and more. I hope you all will feel good and satisfied with the information that I will provide above.

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