Virat Singh Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Height, Career & More

Virat-singh

Virat Singh Wiki/Biography

Virat Singh was born on 8th December 1997 (age 24 as of 2021) in Bihar. He has been seen in the news from a very young age. Virat Singh is Left Hand Batsman, usually play at number 3, and sometimes seems to bowl as a part-time bowler. He was the leading run-scorer in the Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament. He scored 343 runs in just 10 matches.

Virat Singh was signed by Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2020 at the price of INR 1.90 Crores which is near about 10 times of base price. 

Physical Appearance

  • Height: 5′9″ (1.75 m approx.)
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Black

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Virat Binod Singh
  • Date of Birth: 8th December 1997
  • Age: 24 as of 2021
  • Birth Place: Bihar
  • Teams: Jharkhand, East Zone, India U19, India U23, India C, Sunrisers Hyderabad
  • Role: Batsman
  • Batting Style: Left Hand Batsman
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm leg-break
  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
  • Nationality: Indian
  • School: D.B.M.S English School

Family & Caste

  • Father: Vinod Singh
  • Profession: Businessman
  • Mother: Renu
  • Profession: Homemaker
  • Sibling: 3
  • Brother: Vishal Singh, Vivek Singh
  • Sister: Name Not Known
  • Coach: V. Venkatram

Career

Domestic Cricket

Virat Singh was selected in the Jharkhand U-16 team and later selected in the U-19 team at the age of 16. In 2014, he played his maiden first-class match in Vinoo Mankad Trophy. And later on the same year, he scored his maiden first-class century.

Indian Premier League (IPL)

Virat Singh made his debut in IPL on 17th April 2021 for Sunrisers Hyderabad against Mumbai Indians. On his debut, he scored 11 Runs in 12 Balls.

Favourite Things

  • Cricketer Batsman: Mahendra Singh Dhoni
  • Cricketer Allrounder: Yuvraj Singh

Facts/Trivia

  • Virat Singh in his childhood was very bad in his studies. Due to his poor performance in the exams, his father took his cricket bat and locked it in the storeroom. When Virat’s coach V. Venkatram came to know about this, he rushed to Virat’s father and said “Your son possesses a lot of talent, leave him to me”. Just after 2 years, he got selected in the Jharkhand U-16 team.
  • Virat played his U-16 tournament under his brother Vishal Singh Captaincy.

 

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