Aakash Chopra Biography
Born On 19 Sep 1977, Aakash Chopra is a former Indian cricket. He was a right-handed batsman who comes from the town of Agra in Uttar Pradesh. He started his journey as an opening batsman for the sonnet cricket club situated in Delhi. He started his second inning as a commentator for Indian cricket. He got a lot of fan following because of his unique commentary.
- Name: Aakash Chopra
- Nickname: NA
- Role: Former Indian Cricketer, Commentator
- Batting Style: Right-Handed
- Bowling Style: Right-arm medium, Right-arm off-break
- Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
- Weight (approx.): 70Kg
- Eye Colour: Black
- Hair Colour: Black
- Date of Birth: 19 Sep 1977
- Age: 42 Years (As On 2020)
- Birth Place: Agra, Uttar Pradesh
- Zodiac sign: Virgo
- Nationality: Indian
- School: NA
- College: NA
- Educational Qualifications: NA
- Father: Shyam Lal Chopra
- Mother: NA
- Brother: NA
- Sister: Aekta Chopra
- Coach/Mentor: NA
- Religion: Hindu
- Address: NA
- Test: 8 October 2003 vs New Zealand in Ahmedabad
- ODI: NA
- T20: NA
- Jersey Number: NA
- Domestic/State Teams: Delhi, Rajasthan, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals
- Nature on the field: Calm
Aakash Chopra holds a record of three Ranji Trophies under his belt, one for Delhi and two for Rajasthan, and is also one of the few Indian players to score 10,000 first-class runs.
- Hobbies: Listening to music, playing chess
- Favorite Cricketers: Virat Kohli, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Mitchell Marsh, Kapil Dev
- Favorite Food: NA
- Favorite Color: NA
Wife and Children
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife: Aakshi Mathur
- Marriage Date: 2 December 2009
- Children: Aarna Chopra (Daughter)
Awards and Recognitions
- In the second test match of his debut series against New Zealand, he scored two half-centuries.
- Chopra has played for Kolkata Knight Riders in the 1st and 2nd season of the Indian Primer League.
- In the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2008, he played for Delhi and scored 425 runs in 7 innings at an average of 60.71. He ranked third in the highest-scoring players in the tournament that year.
- Now he works as a commentator in most of the international and IPL matches.
- He was called to the Indian national test cricket squad for the series against New Zealand in 2003-04.
Section: Cricketer Biography