Age: 21 Years
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in feet inches- 6’
|International Debut||ODI- Did not play
Test- Did not play
T20- Did not play
U-19- 31 July 2017 against England U-19 at Worcester, England
|Jersey Number||# 9 (U-19)|
|Domestic/State Team(s)||Delhi, Delhi Daredevils|
|Favourite Shot||Straight Drive|
|Date of Birth||15 January 1999|
|Age (as in 2020)||21 Years|
|School||Lancers Convent School, Rohini, Delhi, India
Bal Bharti Public School, Rohini, Delhi, India
|Family||Father- Pravin Kumar (Businessman)
Mother- Ranjit Kaur
Brother- Hitesh (Elder)
Sister- Not Known
|Hobbies||Driving, Listening to Music, Travelling|
|Controversies||• He fell into an age-related controversy when the former Delhi captain Kirti Azad registered an FIR against him in a Delhi Police Station in 2015. According to Manjot his date of birth was 15 January 1999 while some disgruntled parents furnished separate documents that state Kalra's date of birth as 15 January 1998.
• In January 2020, he was suspended by the outgoing DDCA Ombudsman for one year from playing Ranji Trophy, for an alleged age-fraud during his U-16 and U-19 days. The outgoing Ombudsman Justice (Retired) Badr Durrez Ahmed passed an order on his final day, preventing Kalra from playing age-group cricket for two years. news18.com
|Favourite Cricketer(s)||Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers|
|Favourite IPL Team||RCB|
|Favourite Actor||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Girls, Family & More|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Manjot Kalra
- Since his childhood, he was interested in cricket.
- His parents never thought him to become a cricketer and wanted him to study; as he was good at studies.
- Initially, he used to play Cricket just to accompany his elder brother who is also a cricketer.
- Soon, he started playing formal cricket in Delhi.
- He had captained the U-14 Cricket Team of Delhi that emerged champion.
- He has also represented Delhi in U-16 Cricket.
- When he was selected for the U-19 Indian Cricket Team, he became the only player from Delhi to make his name in the final list of the team.
- His inning of 47 runs against Pakistan in the semifinal of 2018 U-19 World Cup, earned him laurels from all the quarters.
- Here’s a conversation with Manjot Kalra: