Manjot Kalra is a promising Delhi-based batsman who got a reckoning for himself after match-winning 101* against Australia in the 2018 ICC U19 World Cup final in New Zealand. Kalra represented Delhi at youth levels U-14 and U-16 and was coached by Sanjay Bhardwaj who has mentored players like Gautam Gambhir and Amit Mishra. Following his heroics in the junior World Cup, he won IPL contract with Delhi Daredevils although he did not feature in any of the games in his first IPL season.
Date of Birth:
January 15, 1999, Delhi
Age (as on 2018):
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:
Lancers Convent School in Rohini (New Delhi), Bal Bharti Public School in Rohini (New Delhi)
Pravin Kumar (Businessman)
Hitesh Kalra (Elder)
#9 (India U-19)
Nature on field:
Likes to play against:
Career Turning Point
Scoring a hundred against Australia and valuable 47 against Pakistan in the U-19 World Cup 2018
Travelling, Listening music
Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle
Favourite IPL Team:
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Favourite Cricket Ground:
Favourite sports personalities:
Shah Rukh Khan
Favourite Films/TV Show:
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
20 lac INR (Delhi Daredevils, 2018)
Awards and recognitions
Manjot Kalra was asked to undergo age-verification tests by the Delhi and District Cricket Association.
Lesser Known Facts
Manjot used to play cricket with his elder brother Hitesh who is also a cricketer.
Manjot has represented Delhi at U-14 and U-16 levels.