|Full name||Kuldeep Rampal Sen|
|Nickname||Champion Rajasthan Royals|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
|International Debut||ODI- Not yet played
Test- Not yet played
T20- Not yet played
|Jersey Number||#22 (IPL)|
|Domestic/State Team||Madhya Pradesh|
|Batting Style||Right hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Right arm fast|
|Date of Birth||22 October 1996 (Tuesday)|
|Age (as of 2022)||26 Years|
|Birthplace||Rewa, Madhya Pradesh|
|Hometown||Rewa, Madhya Pradesh|
|College/University||Awadhesh Pratap Singh University, Rewa, Madhya Pradesh|
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Ram Pal Sen (barber)
Mother- Geeta Sen (homemaker)
|Siblings||He has four siblings. His brother Rajdeep Sen is a policeman. His brother Jagdeep Sen runs a coaching centre.
|Cars Collection||He owns a Baleno car.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Kuldeep Sen
- Kuldeep Sen is an Indian cricketer, who represents Madhya Pradesh’s team in domestic cricket and Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
- He started playing cricket at the age of thirteen and joined the Vindhya Cricket Academy, Rewa at the age of sixteen, where he showed his skills to Indian pacer Ishwar Pandey, who was impressed by him. In an interview, Kuldeep said that Ishwar bought him a new pair of spikes for a match because he could not afford them. After he was selected for the national games, the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association started taking care of his expenses.
- Kuldeep’s father did not earn enough to fulfil the needs of his cricketer son. His father owns a salon in Rewa and spends his earnings on the education of his five children. In an interview, his father also added that he used to scold and beat Kuldeep for playing cricket when he was young. He further added,
Today I don’t have time to eat. There are many customers. I have been doing this for the last 30 years. I am happy for my son. He has made me proud. I never supported his passion for the game. I scolded and beat him for playing cricket when he was in school, but he never gave up on his dreams.”
- On 1 November 2018, he made his first-class debut when he represented Madhya Pradesh in the Ranji trophy in a test match against Tamil Nadu in Dindigul. He earned the title of the Man of the Match in the Elite B Round Three match against Punjab for bagging a total of seven wickets, with two in the second dig.
- On 24 February 2019, he made his twenty-20 debut for Madhya Pradesh in the 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in a match against Mumbai in Indore.
- He made his List A debut on 25 September 2019 when he represented Madhya Pradesh in a 50-over match against Tripura in the 2019–20 Vijay Hazare Trophy.
- In 2016, he went through a severe injury in his back when he was playing at the state camp for the U23 team. Despite the injuries, he kept playing the match. After the camp, he was suggested to take proper rest and not play matches for a while due to which he got depressed. In an interview, he talked about this and said,
I had anxiety attacks and sleeplessness. I had to consult a doctor as my heartbeat began to rise. I was prescribed sleeping pills for the next 20 days.”
- In February 2022, the Rajasthan Royals bought him for Rs. 20 Lakh in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament. When he received a call from Rajasthan Royals for the trial, he had another job lined up for him in Gwalior at the C&AG office.
- In 2022, he was selected in the Indian squad for the Asia Cup 2022 replacing Deepak Chahar.
- In an interview, Kuldeep said that he used to go to the ground and gym even when it was raining outside. In the interview, he further said,
When it was raining in the morning, I used to go to the stadium while getting wet. I would go to the stadium by bike and come running. My home was away from the city but I still used to go to the gym because I knew that if I struggle today, I will get benefit in future. I used to go to the gym with two clothes while getting wet. I am thankful to the gym guy who didn’t ask me for the fees till today.”
- His coach Aril Anthony, who runs Rewa Cricket Academy, supported him financially by providing him with free coaching. In an interview, Aril talked about Kuldeep and said,
He used to bowl bouncers, but in the process he used to chuck once or twice in an over. That’s why I never let him go to trial at the district level. One charge would be made and career would be over. It took me 4 years to correct this deficiency.”
- In an interview, he revealed that he kept “150Kuldeep” as his Instagram username as he wished to bowl at the speed of 150 mps.
- He is an avid dog lover and often posts pictures of them on social media.