Who is Kedar Jadhav?
Kedar Jadhav is an International Cricketer who plays in the Indian Cricket Team, and his role is of a right-hander batting all-rounder. He plays in Domestic Cricket for Maharashtra and the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Kedar’s ODI debut came on 16 November 2014 Vs Sri Lanka. He made his international T20 debut on 17 July 2015 Vs Zimbabwe.
Kedar Jadhav is known as a handy Cricketing all-rounder who has the capacity to do anything on the field as per the requirements of the Team. He can bat, bowl and even keep wickets. He has been a fruitful Cricketer who is known to deliver results in Teams that he plays for.
Over the years in the IPL, he has played for Teams like Delhi Daredevils (DD), Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kochi Tuskers Kerala (KTK). He had a major role in the 2018 Asia Cup in which he made winning runs in the Final Vs Bangladesh in Dubai’s Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Kedar Jadhav Wiki
Here is some basic information like Kedar Jadhav age, full name, height, date of birth & all the basic stuff. Kedar Jadhav age is 35 years old, he was born on 26th March 1985. Kedar Jadhav height in feet is around 5 feet 4 inches & he weighs around 65 kgs.
|Full name||Kedar Mahadev Jadhav|
|Date of Birth||26th March 1985|
|Age||35 Years ( in 2020)|
|Place of Birth||Pune, Maharashta, India|
|School||MIT school, Pune|
|College||Mandke College, Pune|
Kedar Jadhav Family
|Children||Meeraya Jadhav (daughter)|
Kedar Jadhav Family consists of his father Mahadev Jadhav, mother Mandakini Jadhav & sister Smita More. The middle-order bat of the Indian Team was born on 26 March 1985 in Pune, Maharashtra to Mandakini Jadhav and Mahadev Jadhav. Kedar belonged to a family of middle-class values. The family hailed originally from Solapur’s Jadhavwadi. They migrated to Pune in the 80s. The father of Kedar Jadhav was a Clerk at the Maharashtra State Electricity Board. Jadhav was the youngest of the 4 children. His 3 sisters were impressive in studies, but the young boy was not that interested in studies. It led him to drop out of 9th Standard and decided to devote his entire focus to play Cricket full-fledged. He spent his teenage years by playing in the Pramhans Nagar’s Tennis ball being a Star. He used to represent Rainbow CC and Team used to win any matches that ranged from 2 overs to 25 overs per side. His father did not approve of his playing tennis ball Cricket and would not take him anywhere.
Kedar Jadhav Wife
Kedar Jadhav is married to a former Cricketer of Maharashtra, Snehal. The duo started dating in 2004 and went on for 7 years before tying the knot. Kedar Jadhav Wife name is Snehal Jadhav. During his ups and downs during his career, Jadhav has time and again thanked her for continued support and all the love. Snehal played for Maharashtra as a right-hand bat and West Zone Teams. She featured in 37 List A, 1 First-Class and 31 T20 games in her career. The couple is now parents to a baby girl, Kedar Jadhav daughter’s name is Meeraya Jadhav.
Kedar Jadhav Social
Kedar Jadhav is very active on social media & he has a massive following there. He has over 2 Million followers on Instagram and Twitter combined.
Kedar Jadhav Social Account Details–
|Kedar Jadhav Instagram||1.5M||https://www.instagram.com/kedarjadhavofficial/|
|Kedar Jadhav Twitter||566K||https://twitter.com/JadhavKedar|
Kedar Jadhav Net Worth
Kedar Jadhav is estimated to be around $2 million dollars. He has been given Grade C Player contract by the BCCI, which he has an annual salary of INR 1 Cr. He was retained by CSK in 2020 with a salary of INR 7.8 Cr.
Jadhav has earned over ₹ 322,900,000 from IPL to date. Here is a detailed breakdown of his IPL earnings.
|2020 (Retain)||Chennai Super Kings||₹ 7,80,00,000|
|2019 (Retain)||Chennai Super Kings||₹ 7,80,00,000|
|2018 (Injured)||Chennai Super Kings||₹ 7,80,00,000|
|2017||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 2,17,50,000|
|2016 (Transfer)||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 2,17,50,000|
|2015||Delhi Daredevils||₹ 2,00,00,000|
|2014||Delhi Daredevils||₹ 2,00,00,000|
|2013||Delhi Daredevils||₹ 20,00,000|
|2011||Kochi Tuskers Kerala||₹ 20,00,000|
|2010||Delhi Daredevils||₹ 8,00,000|
|2009||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 6,00,000|
|Total||Total amount earned||₹ 32,29,00,000|
Kedar Jadhav Career
After moving into playing some serious Cricket, he was called for U-19 Team of Maharashtra in 2004. He had to warm the bench for a short time; he got his chance to play Vs Kerala. He went on to impress in his first major outing and scored 195 at Pune’s Nehru Stadium.
Kedar Jadhav had a traditional style of playing and used to back it; he found it becoming a regular member of the Maharashtra Team. Making his Domestic Career debut in 2007, he was mostly used as a middle-order bat. Unless he got to be promoted up in the order, Raydu bagged the opportunity to perform and make heads turn. Kedar’s first triple ton came in the 2012-2013 season – he scored 327 Vs Uttar Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. In the next season, the Pune batsman went on to aggregate 1233 runs with 6 hundred to become the higher scorer in the season. He later also played for the West Zone and India A Cricket Teams. For his home state Maharashtra, Kedar Jadhav has featured in 74 First-Class games and scored 4945 runs at 46.21 average. It also has 13 centuries and 9 fifties.
His consistent performance in the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 seasons helped him draw the attention of the BCCI. In 2014, he was named in the Indian Cricket Team for a Tour of Bangladesh but missed being called upon. He made his debut in the 5th ODI of the India Vs Sri Lanka game in Sri Lanka. He could score only 20 runs before being stumped. He took his own sweet time to settle in the National colors. But when he did that, he got to score 105 Not Out. He also played an innings of 120 runs from 76 balls against England in Pune. It was the time when he left the likes of Virat Kohli in the chase. This way, he emerged as Team India’s middle-order mainstay. In the 2017 Champions Trophy, he had scored 235 runs in the Tournament. It led the ICC to name him the Man of the Series award. He had a challenging 2018 as he was injured. He later went on to play for India in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.
The T20 debut of Kedar Jadhav was against Zimbabwe in 2015, and he scored only 9. Unfortunately, he could not play more T20 matches for India. Overall, he has played only 9 games and scored 122 runs at a strike rate of 123.23 and with 20.33 average.
Kedar Jadhav IPL Career
Kedar Jadhav was a part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Development Team. Kedar Jadhav IPL Career was filled with many ups and downs. He emerged as an overnight sensation after moving to Delhi Daredevils after hitting a 29 ball 50 against RCB on his debut IPL game. He was next signed by the Kochi Tuskers Kerala (KTK), but he had a disappointing season. It left him being dropped, but Delhi Daredevils (DD) picked him up again. He was with DD for the next 2 seasons, but his bad form with the bat continued. Later, he was traded by RCB. The IPL 2017 was his best IPL season, and he could score 267 runs. The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) got him in the next season as a lower middle order bat to provide support to Dhoni. He could play in the Tourney after tearing his hamstring in the 1st match. In 2019 IPL, he was again called to play the role that he was picked for. But Kedar ended up having an average season yet again.
Overall, he has so far played 51 IPL matches and scored 626 runs with only two 50s. His highest individual score in the IPL is 63.
2018 was a difficult year for Kedar Jadhav
The year of 2018 was a bad year for the Pune batsman as he had to nurse injuries. Nonetheless, he was lucky to find support from Team Management; which helped him make a strong comeback. He had a vital role to play in the 2019’s Australia Series. He was also selected to be India’s number 6 in the ICC Cricket World Cup Team.
Kedar Jadhav Stats –
Now we take a look at Jadhav’s Cricket Career, his major cricket stats & cricket Milestones achieved by him in his career. Here we have all the Kedar Jadhav Stats including his career statics, batting career summary & all his basic cricket information.
|Playing Role||Batting Allrounder|
|Batting Style||Right Handed Bat|
|Bowling style||Right-arm off-break|
|Kedar Jadhav jersey number||#81|
|Teams for which he played||Delhi Capitals, Torna Tigers, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, India B, West Zone, Maharashtra, India A, Board Presidents XI, India Red, Rest of India, India, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Baroda, Chennai Super Kings|
Kedar’s Career Statistics –
|ODI debut||vs Sri Lanka at JSCA International Stadium Complex, Nov 16, 2014|
|Last ODI||vs New Zealand at Eden Park, Feb 08, 2020|
|T20 debut||vs Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club, Jul 17, 2015|
|Last T20||vs Australia at Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Oct 10, 2017|
|IPL debut||vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Mar 25, 2010|
|Last IPL||vs Kings XI Punjab at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, May 05, 2019|
Kedar’s Batting Career Summary
Kedar’s Bowling Career Summary
Kedar Jadhav injury
Kedar Jadhav has a history of Injuries. Here we’ll talk about all the major Kedar Jadhav Injury he suffered in his career. In 2019 he suffered from a shoulder injury while fielding in an IPL match. A year before that he tore his hamstring during IPL. After he recovered from that injury, he injured himself again during India’s Asia Cup 2018 tournament.
Kedar Jadhav Unknown Facts
- Kedar’s IPL journey began with DD in 2010, and he justified his place in the Team by hitting a game-winning 50 in just 29 balls in his first game Vs RCB.
- For being the highest run-scorer in the Ranji Trophy in the 2013-2014 seasons with 1223 runs, he was awarded the Madhav Rao Scindia award.
- Even though after being named in the Bangladesh Series in 2014, he did not get a chance to play even one game and make his ODI debut. He had to wait for a few months before getting the break Vs Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka was defeated 5-0 for the first time.
- Kedar is obsessed with his passion for keeping cars and bikes. He has maintained a fleet of luxury cars and bikes in this collection.
- Kedar Jadhav is a big-time movie buff and an ardent fan of the Superstar Salman Khan. He adores watching Salman Khan’s videos. He also loves flaunting the signature ‘Dabangg’ step of Salman Khan. Owing to this quality, his Teammates in India and IPL Teams call him the ‘Dabangg Cricketer’.
- Like so many modern-day Cricketers representing the Indian Cricket Team and the IPL, even Kedar Jadhav’s biggest inspiration to play Cricket is Sachin Tendulkar.
- He can also keep wickets when needed occasionally.
Kedar Jadhav Records
- Kedar Jadhav happens to be the 3rd batsman who has taken 5 innings in the One-Day Internationals since his debut to score a ton. The other two batsmen who could do that for India are Manoj Prabhakar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
- This record was broken only after a few months by another budding Indian Cricketer, Manish Pandey. Manish did the unthinkable of hitting his first ton in only his 3rd match after making a debut in ODIs.
- Before making his debut in the Senior Team (Indian Cricket Team), Kedar Jadhav played for India A Team. It was in a Quadrangular Series that was played in Australia. He played an innings of 78 runs in 73 balls in the Final of the Tournament. He played that innings with a broken wrist in the Final match and helped the India A Team to win the Series by 4 wickets.