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| On Dec 2, 2021 12:27 PM IST

Aakash Chopra cricket career, Age, Wife, IPL, Stats, Net Worth, Twitter

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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.

Age 44
Twitter cricketaakash
Bat Style Opening batsman
Wife Name Aakshi Mathur Chopra

Aakash Chopra Cricket Career

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.

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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 Wife

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.

 

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Aakash Chopra Stats

Format Matches Runs Average 50/100
Test 10 437 23 2/0
First Class 162 10839 45.35 53/29
List A 65 2415 44.72 17/7
T20 21 334 18.55 1/0

 

  • Aakash Chopra scored 437 runs in 10 Test matches at an average of 23.
  • In 162 First Class matches, he scored 10839 runs with a terrific average of 45.35, including 29 centuries.
  • In List A format, he featured in 65 matches and struck 2415 runs with 7 tons.
  • He appeared in only 21 T20 matches, and scored 334 runs.

    Aakash Chopra Net Worth

    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.

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