Age: 50 Years
Wife: Not Known
Hometown: Jalandhar, Punjab, India
|Full Name||Vikram Kumar Rathour|
|Profession||Former Cricketer, Coach|
|Famous For||Being the Batting coach of the Indian National Cricket Team|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 188 cm
in meters- 1.88 m
in feet inches- 6’ 2”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|International Debut||ODI- On 15 April 1996 against Pakistan at Sharjah
Test- On 6 June 1996 against England at Birmingham
|Domestic Debut||Playing for Punjab against Services Cricket Team in 1985|
|Batting Style||Right Handed Opening Batsman|
|Bowling Style||Did Not Bowl|
|Date of Birth||26 March 1969 (Wednesday)|
|Age (as in 2019)||50 Years|
|Birthplace||Jalandhar, Punjab, India|
|School||Dayanand Model School, Jalandhar, Punjab, India|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Listening to Music|
|Relationships & More|
|Wife/Spouse||Name Not Known|
|Parents||Names Not Known|
|Favourite Cricket Ground||Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow, India|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Vikram Rathour
- He played for the Indian Team from 1996 to 1997. He played only 6 Test matches and 7 ODIs for Team India. In 6 Test matches, he scored 131 runs in the 10 innings at the average of 34.20 and in 7 ODI matches, he scored 193 runs at the average of 27. He could not do well and hit only two half-centuries in ODIs.
- He has not much experience at the International level but in First-Class cricket, he has a lot of experience; He scored 11473 runs in 146 matches with 33 centuries. While playing for India, he was injured at the shoulders that affected his performance.
- Rathour was a member of the Punjab Cricket Team, which won the Ranji Trophy in 1992.
- He retired from First-Class cricket in 2003 and settled in England. However, he was called to coach the Punjab Cricket Team. He has also coached the Himachal Cricket Team and Vizag Victors of Odisha.
- In 2011, he was the assistant coach of the IPL team, Kings XI Punjab.
- Until 2016, he was a member of the Sandeep Patil-led senior selection committee.
- From 2017 to 2019, he was the director of the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association.
- Before becoming the batting coach of the Indian National Cricket Team, Rathour had also applied for the post of batting advisor for the National Cricket Association (NCA). He also applied to become the coach of the India national under-19 cricket team, but his selection was postponed.
- In August 2019, Rathour was selected as the Batting Coach for the Indian National Cricket Team out of 15 candidates. He replaced Sanjay Bangar.