Vaibhav Arora Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Height: 5' 10"
Hometown: Ambala Cantt, Haryana, India
Age: 24 Years

Vaibhav Arora for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL

Full nameVaibhav Gopal Arora
ProfessionCricketer (Bowler)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 10”
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutODI- Did not play yet
Test- Did not play yet
T20- Did not play yet
Domestic/State Team• Himachal Pradesh
• Kolkata Knight Riders
Coach/MentorRavi Verma [1]PR News Wire
Batting StyleRight hand bat
Bowling StyleRight arm fast medium
Records (main ones)• First-ever bowler to pick up a hat-trick on List-A debut
Personal Life
Date of Birth14 December 1997 (Sunday)
Age (as of 2021) 24 Years
BirthplaceAmbala Cantt, Haryana, India
Zodiac signSagittarius
HometownAmbala Cantt, Haryana,India
SchoolDAV Senior Secondary School, Chandigarh
Lord Mahavir Jain Public school,Ambala Cant
College/UniversityChandigarh University
Educational QualificationsBA-B.Ed
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Gopal Arora
Mother- Mamta Setia Arora
Favourite Things
CricketerBowler- Jasprit Bumrah, Pat Cummins
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)20 Lakhs INR [2]Cricbuzz
Vaibhav Arora during a training session with KKR

Some Lesser Known Facts About Vaibhav Arora

  • Vaibhav Arora is an Indian cricketer who plays as a bowler for the Himachal Pradesh state team in the domestic circuit and the Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League.
  • Vaibhav Arora belonged to a humble background, his father owns a dairy with the name Harbans Milk Dairy located in Punjabi Mohalla in Ambala Cantt. He used to assist his father by taking care of the cattle and delivering milk to the households.
  • Vaibhav Arora moved to Chandigarh and joined DAV Senior Secondary School, known for its world-class cricket academy, in 2011. It is also famously known as the place where Indian cricket legend Kapil Dev began his cricketing journey. In an interview while talking about his journey. He said-:

    I moved to Chandigarh when I was in Class IX. My father (Gopal Arora) feared sending me to Chandigarh. I was young and had never stayed away from home, but he gave in to my perseverance.”

  • Vaibhav Arora moved from Chandigarh to Himachal Pradesh after failing to get enough opportunities in the Punjab U-19 team in 2018. He turned into a professional at the age of 21 years after joining the Himachal Pradesh state team.

    Vaibhav Arora with R Ashwin during his academy days

    Vaibhav Arora with R Ashwin during his academy days

  • Vaibhav Arora put up an impressive performance for his state team at the U-23 level picking up 26 wickets from nine matches and ending up as the leading wicket-taker in the tournament.
  • It didn’t take much time for Vaibhav to make the jump from U-23 level to first-class cricket. He made his first-class debut for Himachal Pradesh against Saurashtra at Dharamshala in the 2019-2020 Ranji Trophy.

    Vaibhav Arora during a Ranji match

    Vaibhav Arora during a first-class match in Ranji Trophy

  • Vaibhav Arora picked up the prized wicket for Cheteshwar Pujara on his debut by knocking off the middle stumps. He recorded his best figures 9/105 against Saurashtra in that Ranji match. He has picked up 29 scalps from 8 first-class matches with an average of 18.58.

    Vaibhav Arora after the match where he picked 9 wickets against Saurashtra

    Vaibhav Arora after the match where he picked 9 wickets against Saurashtra

  • Vaibhav Arora made his T20 debut for Himachal Pradesh against Chhattisgarh at Vadodara 0n 10 January 2021. He picked up 2 wickets in the match and bowled with an economy of 6.00 runs per over. He has picked up 10 wickets from 6 T20 matches that helped his side Himachal Pradesh reach the quarter-finals of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

    Vaibhav Arora against Tamil Nadu in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

    Vaibhav Arora against Tamil Nadu in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

  • On 21 February 2021, Vaibhav Arora made his List-A debut for Himachal Pradesh against Maharashtra at Jaipur in Vijay Hazare Trophy. He picked up a remarkable hat-trick in that match to become the first-ever player to take a hat-trick on his List-A debut. He has played a total of 5 List-A matches and picked up 8 wickets bowling at an economy of 5.16 runs per over.
  • Vaibhav Arora joined as a net bowler for Punjab Kings in UAE during IPL 2020. It was a great learning curve for him as bowling to players like KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Glenn Maxwell, Mayank Agarwal boosted his confidence. He described the experience in an interview, where he said -:

    After our first net session in Dubai, Rahul Bhai asked me where do I play from and said I would play IPL soon. Anil sir also came to me once and asked a similar question he said I have got the potential and told me to keep working hard.”