Aakash Chopra – There has always been a tough competition for the spots in the Indian team. Many talented batters like Vinod Kambli, Aakash Chopra, Wasim Jaffer could not make their return into international cricket after a lack of form in some of the series.
In this article, we stumble upon the cricket career of Aakash Chopra, who played during 2003 to 2004 for the Indian team. After his retirement, he has been successful commentator for different broadcasting networks.
|Bat Style||Opening batsman|
|Wife Name||Aakshi Mathur Chopra|
The former cricketer started his domestic career for the Delhi team in the 1997 season. He was impressive in his debut test match for the Indian team with scores of 42 and 31 against New Zealand in October 2003 at Ahmedabad. Then he was picked for the Australian tour, but failed to provide any substantial contribution to the team. He was then dropped and his last appearance was against the Australian team in 2004 at Nagpur.
He played for the Kolkata Knight Riders team in the IPL 2008 and 2009 season. In IPL 2011, he was bought by Rajasthan Royals, but did not feature in any of the games. In total, he played 7 IPL matches. His last appearance in the cricket field came in 2013, where he represented Himachal Pradesh against Punjab.
Aakash Chopra’s wife name is Aakshi Mathur Chopra. They got married in 2009 and reportedly have two daughters, with one being named Aarna Chopra.
The commentator is said to be earning close to 30 Lakhs per tournament/ series by Star Sports. His annual income is expected to be around 3.5-4 Crores per annum. His net worth is approximately 42 crores.
Know more about Other Players, here