Unmukt Chand Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography

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Age: 31 Years
Hometown: Delhi
Height: 5' 7"

Unmukt Chand

Full NameUnmukt Bharat Chand Thakur
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 7" (169 cm)
Weight (approx.)65 Kg (143 lbs)
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- N/A
T20- N/A
International RetirementOn 13 August 2021, he announced his retirement from all formats of international cricket. [1]Hindustan Times
Jersey Number#10 (India U-19)
Domestic/State TeamDelhi, Rajasthan Royals, North Zone cricket team, Mumbai Indians, Delhi Daredevils
Nature on fieldAggressive
Records/Achievements• While Unmukt was playing for Delhi for the first time in 2010, he scored 435 runs wherein he hit 2 centuries and 1 half century.
• While playing against Railways in 2010-11 Ranji Trophy, he stunned everyone with his knock of 151 on the deadly seaming track against an aggressive bowling line-up.
• During the second warm-up One Day match against West Indies in October 2014, he hit 101 runs off just 111 deliveries.
• In the 2012 Under-19 World Cup final against Australia, he hit 111 runs while chasing 226.
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 March 1993 (Friday)
Age (as of 2024)31 Years
BirthplaceDelhi, India
Zodiac signAries
SchoolDelhi Public School, Noida
Modern School, Barakhamba Road
College/ UniversitySt. Stephen's College, Delhi
Educational QualificationsBachelor of Arts
FamilyFather- Bharat Chand Thakur (Teacher)
Mother- Rajeshwari Chand (Teacher)
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Samragyi Chand
HobbiesSwimming, Listening to Music, Writing Diary, Playing football
Sports outside cricketSwimming
SwimmerMichael Phelps
CricketerSachin Tendulkar
ActorShahrukh Khan
ActressChitrangada Singh
Holiday DestinationSwitzerland
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date21 November 2021
Unmukt Chand's wedding photo
WifeSimran Khosla (fitness trainer)

Unmukt Chand batting

Some Lesser Known Facts About Unmukt Chand

  • Unmukt started playing cricket at a tender of 6 and says his family and uncle began seriously thinking about a career for him in cricket when he was just 10.
  • He was in 9th standard when he moved school from Delhi Public School to Modern School based on his extraordinary academic skills, excellent performance in written test and his skills in swimming.
  • He has been conferred two awards namely; Castrol Junior Cricketer of the Year for 2011-12 and CEAT Indian youngster of the year 2012.
  • Chand became the youngest player to play in the IPL when Delhi Daredevils signed him for the 2012 season of the tournament.
  • Unmukt loves reading dictionaries and is fond of writing the diary every day. He has also published a book The Sky is the Limit- My Journey to the World Cup (2013). The book tells about his early life, how he rose as a cricketer, how to came to represent his country, how he lead the team and bring home the coveted trophy. The victory was India U-19 team’s first world cup win outside Asia.
  • On 13 August 2021, he took to Twitter to announce his retirement from Indian cricket. In an emotional post on Twitter, he wrote that he was open to “better opportunities around the world.”

  • After announcing his retirement from all formats of international cricket, he signed a deal with Silicon Valley Strikers for the 2021 season of the Minor League Cricket (MLC) in the United States. On 14 August 2021, he made his debut for the Strikers against the Socal Lashings at the Morgan Hill Outdoor Sports Complex in a Toyota Minor League Cricket Championship where he was out on a three-ball duck.
  • Ahead of the 2024 T20I World Cup, he was excluded from USA’s 15-member squad for the tournament.