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.
|Weight (approx.):||70 Kg|
|Date of Birth:||January 15, 1999, Delhi|
|Age (as on 2018):||19 years|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Capricorn|
|School:||Lancers Convent School in Rohini (New Delhi), Bal Bharti Public School in Rohini (New Delhi)|
|Father:||Pravin Kumar (Businessman)|
|Brother:||Hitesh Kalra (Elder)|
|Jersey Number:||#9 (India U-19)|
|Domestic/State Team:||Delhi Daredevils|
|Nature on field:||Aggressive batsman|
|Likes to play against:||NA|
|Career Turning Point|
Scoring a hundred against Australia and valuable 47 against Pakistan in the U-19 World Cup 2018
|Hobbies:||Travelling, Listening music|
|Favourite Batsmen:||Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle|
|Favourite IPL Team:||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|Favourite Cricket Ground:||NA|
|Favourite sports personalities:||NA|
|Favourite Actors:||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favourite Films/TV Show:||NA|
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children|
|IPL Earnings:||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.