Name- Kulwant Khejroliya
Date of Birth- 13 March 1992
Age- 27 years(as in 2019)
Mother- Saroj Kanwar
Father- Shankar Singh Khejroliya
Sister– Not Known
Brother- Hemant Singh Khejroliya
Marital Status/Marriage- Unmarried
Height- 6’0 approx.
Weight- 70kg approx.
Net Worth- N/A
Salary- Not Known
Kulwant Khejroliya Biography
Kulwant Khejroliya is an Indian cricketer. He is primarily known as a left-handed fast bowler who has played amazing well for Delhi in domestic circuit. Born on 13 March 1992, he did his schooling from SSDP Sr. Sec. School in Mandawa, Rajasthan. He completed his graduation in Bachelor of Commerce from Kanoria College in Mukundgarh, Rajasthan. It has been a turning the table journey for Khejrolia who used to wait tables at a restaurant in Goa. But with sheer determination and hard work, his career scaled upwards. His decision of moving to Delhi turned out to be his career’s turning point which was later nourished by former cricketer Gautam Gambhir and coach Sanjay Bhardwaj.
Facts About Kulwant Khejroliya
- Akshay Kumar and Ranveer Singh are his Favorite Actors.
- Gautam Gambhir, MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli are his Favorite Cricketers.
- Cricket and Football are his Favorite Sports.
- Travelling and Shopping are his Favorite Hobbies.
- After completing his studies, he left his home and went to Goa where he used to work in a restaurant as a waiter.
- Initially, the financial crisis had almost broke his cricketing hopes but with immense dedication, he bring a meteoric rise in his career.
- Later, he moved to Delhi to pursue his passion and had lied to his parents that he is shifting to Ahmedabad for a job.
- He joined “Lal Bahadur Shastri Cricket Academy” and took cricket training under coach Sanjay Bhardwaj.
- And moving to Delhi turned out to be the best decision of his career. Once he was got the chance to bowl Gautam Gambhir who used to come to Shastri club for practice. And after he bowled him, former cricketer saw his talent and told the management to fast track him into Delhi team.
- In the year 2016, he got selected in team Delhi and got the chance to play in List A match against Himachal Pradesh in “Vijay Hazare Trophy 2016-17”. He played well and ended up picking 3 wickets.
- Later, he got selected to play in “Deodhar Trophy 2016-17” for “India B” squad.
- In Ranji Trophy 2017-18 season, he formed a strong bowling partnership with bowler Navdeep Saini to take Delhi in the finals.
- He was bought by Mumbai Indians for Indian Premier League 2017 for Rs.10 lakhs.
- Later in 2018, he was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore team for Rs.85 Lakhs and played with Yuzvendra Chahal, Tim Southee, Virat Kohli, etc.
- On 9 January 2018, he made his Twenty20 debut for Delhi in the 2017–18 Zonal T20.
Kulwant Khejroliya Family
He was born in Churi Ajitgarh, Jhunjhunnu in Rajasthan into a middle class Hindu family. His father name is Shankar Singh Khejrolia who runs a grocery store and mother name is Saroj Khejrolia, a homemaker. He has a brother named Hemant Singh Khejrolia who works in roadways. Coming from a financially unstable family, his parents wanted him to secure a paid job but instead he followed his passion and moved to Delhi. With his hard work and dedication, he made his family proud and grabbed everyone’s attention for his bowling majorly in IPL.
Kulwant Khejroliya Girlfriend/ Wife
He is currently single and not dating anyone. At this moment, he is focusing entirely on his cricket career. Despite being one of the known cricketers of team Delhi, there is no buzz of him dating anyone. He has lots of female friends but none of them are his love interest. Currently, his only focus is to make his career in the cricket and made India proud internationally.
Kulwant Khejroliya Career
He is a fast-bowler from a middle class family. Like every regular parents, his parents also wanted him to complete his studies and take a secure well paid job. So, after completing his studies, Khejroliya tried his hands at railway exams but didn’t succeed. Later, he went to Goa and worked at a restaurant as a waiter. There, one of his friend saw his talent and suggested him to join Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy in Delhi. Later, he went to Delhi to follow his passion and lied to his parents that he is shifting to Ahemdabad for a job.
After coming to Delhi, he joined the LB Shastri Club and did not disappoint the selectors at trials. Former cricketer Gautam saw him bowling and was impressed with his talent and he even asked the coaches to coach him and fast tracked his selection to team Delhi. He got training under Sanjay Bhardwaj and Atul Wassan and learned the ability to move the ball both ways. Also, he regularly bowled to senior players which helped him improve in lots of ways taking his game to the next level.
Kulwant Khejroliya Debut
He hasn’t yet made his international debut but the day might not be very far when he will play for team India in blue jersey.
Kulwant Khejroliya Shine to Glory
Initially he rose to fame when he took 2 wickets in his debut match for Delhi on 6 October 2017 against Assam. Since then, he scaled his career graph in upward direction only. His performance in Ranji Trophy 2017-18 helped Delhi to get into the finals as well. On October 2018, he took hat-trick for Delhi in Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018-19 finishing the match against Haryana with 6 wickets for 31 runs in 10 overs. His performance in Indian Premier League has also been talk of the town while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore.
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