Name- Shivam Dube
Date of Birth- 26 June 1993
Age- 26 years(as in 2019)
Mother- Name Not Known
Father- Rajesh Dubey
Sister– Pooja Dubey
Marital Status/Marriage- Unmarried
Height- 5’11 approx.
Weight- 70kg approx.
Net Worth- N/A
Salary- INR 6 Crores approx. per year (IPL)
Shivam Dube Biography
Shivam Dube is an Indian International cricket player. He is primarily known as an all-rounder who bats as left-handed and bowls right-arm at medium pace. Born on 26 June 1993, he did his schooling from Hansraj Morarji Public School in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He completed his graduation from Rizvi College, Mumbai. Right after starting his cricket career at the age of 19, he rose to fame in 2018 after he hammered 5 successive sixes against Pravin Tambe in T20 Mumbai League. He was also named as Player of the Tournament and the name “Shivam Dube” rose up in the cricket world since then.
Facts About Shivam Dube
- Shahrukh Khan and Akshay Kumar are his Favorite Actors.
- Deepika Padukone is his Favorite Actress.
- Cricket and Football are his Favorite Sports.
- Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli are his Favorite Cricketers.
- Blue and Black are his Favorite Colors.
- Canada and London are his Favorite Destinations.
- Pizza and Homemade food are his Favorite Food.
- Travelling and Listening to Music are his Favorite Hobbies.
- It was his father who found the talent in him. So, he enrolled him in Chandrakant Pandit Cricket Academy in Andheri West, Mumbai to learn and enhance his cricket skills. That time he was 6 years in age.
- He was coached under Nilesh Bhosale in his school. He even single handedly won his school Under 14 Giles Shield torunament by picking most of the wickets.
- Despite being a brilliant bowler as well as batsmen, he couldn’t stay fit in the initial phase of his cricket career.
- Other than the fitness issue, he even faced some serious family issues because of which he kept away from cricket for almost 5 years.
- Later, his father, Rajesh helped him in making his cricket comeback after things started coming right back on track in the family.
- His comeback was no easy as he didn’t get the chance to play for any U19 teams. But he got to play straight away in U23 for CK Nayudu Trophy. Shivam didn’t disappoint the selectors with his performance and finished the series scoring 249 runs in 5 matches with 125 being his best score.
- Continuing on his cricket journey, he made it to the squad for Mumbai’s senior side. Even after getting limited opportunity, he picked up 7 wickets in 4 innings having economy of 4.87 and average of 16.71.
- On 7 December 2017, he made his first class debut in 2017-18 Ranji Trophy for Mumbai and in first innings, he took his 5 wicket haul of first class cricket.
- Later on 17 December 2018, he hit 5 sixes in one over in one of the Ranji Trophy match.
- Again he scored 5 sixes in an over against Pravin Tambe in T20 Mumbai League match and gained everyone’s attention for his play.
- In 2019, he played in Indian Premier League for Royal Challengers Bangalore along with Tim Southee, Dale Steyn, Mohammed Siraj, Virat Kohli, etc.
- On 3 November 2019, he made his T20I debut for India against Bangalore. In the same month later, he made his ODI debut playing for India against West Indies.
Shivam Dube Family
He was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra into a middle class Hindu family. His father name is Rajesh Dubey. There is not much information available about his family as he likes to keep his personal life away from the social domain. Due to having financial constraints, he stopped playing cricket at age of 14 for almost 5 years and returned to play at the age of 19. Soon he was selected for Mumbai U23. His father helped him in making his comeback. He has made his family proud by being one of the known Indian cricketer.
Shivam Dube Girlfriend/ Wife
He is currently single and not dating anyone. At this moment, he is focusing entirely on his career and his work. Despite being one of the popular Indian cricketer of Indian Premier League and team India, there is no buzz of him dating anyone. He has lots of female friends but none of them are his love interest.
Shivam Dube Career
He is a powerful cricketer who is very much capable of hitting the ball a century mile away. Considering his all rounder cricket abilities, he made rollicking start to his cricket career. On 18 January 2016, he made his T20 debut for Mumbai in 2015-16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Next year in 2017, he made his List A debut for Mumbai in 2016-17 Vijay Hazare Trophy. In the same year, he made his first class debut in 2017-18 Ranji Trophy season. He performed amazing in the same and took his maiden 5 wicket haul in first class cricket.
His series of amazing performances has continued in 2018-19 Ranji Trophy season as well. In one of the matches of Ranji Trophy, he even hit 5 sixes in one over. Then again for the second time, he hit 5 sixes in an over in T20 Mumbai League in March. His astonishing performance grabbed the attention of selectors and in 2019 IPL, he was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a heavy amount and was retained by them in 2020 as well.
Shivam Dubey International Debut
He made his International Debut as follows:
- ODI- In November 2019 against West Indies.
- T20I- On 3 November 2019 against Bangladesh.
Shivam Dube Shine to Glory
He rose to fame after giving exceptional Ranji season so far. In 5 innings, he scored 364 runs with 2 centuries and 2 half centuries. Also, he took 12 wickets with best figures of 7/84. This Ranji season was turning point of his career. Owing to his performances in domestic circuit, he managed to made his International debut as well playing amazingly well for team India against Bangladesh. Also, he took 3 important wickets along with giving contribution with bat. He is still young with lots of playing opportunity in team India.
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