|Yash Dhul Quick Info|
|height||5 feet 9 inches|
|Date of birth||11 November 2002|
|eye color||dark brown|
Yash Dhuli is an Indian professional cricketer, who came to prominence in February 2022, when he captained the Indian team in 2022. ICC (International Cricket Council) Under-19 Cricket World Cup, This was India’s fourth consecutive appearance in the finals of the tournament after losing attempts in 2016 and 2020 and winning campaigns in 2018. This was also the 5th time that India won the trophy after victorious campaigns in 2000, 2008, 2012 and 2018. A few months before this, in December 2021, Yash captained India in 2021. acc (Asian Cricket Council) Under-19 Asia Cup, This was the 8th time that India had won the competition out of the 9 editions it had played.
name at birth
Yash Vijay Dhulli
New Delhi, India
New Delhi, India
Yash attended Bal Bhavan International SchoolA public school in Dwarka, a sub-city of South West Delhi.
- father – Vijay Dhul (Vice President of a cosmetic company)
- Mother – Neelam Dhullu
- siblings – He has an older sister.
middle order batter
22 – Youth ODI
5 feet 9 inches or 175.5 cm
65 kg or 143.5 lbs
Caste / Ethnicity
- toned physique
- side-cropped, pointed hair
- friendly smile
- clean shaven look
Yash Dhul Facts
- Even before Yash turned 16, he had played tournaments in Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Nepal. He won the ‘Player of the Series’ award in an Under-19 tournament in Nepal. At that time he was only 15 years old.
- He first came into limelight on the Indian domestic scene when he topped the run-scoring charts in the 2021 edition. Vinoo Mankad Trophy (The premier limited-overs domestic competition for men’s under-19 cricket in India). He scored 302 runs in just 5 matches at an astonishing average of 75.50, representing DDCA (Delhi and District Cricket Association). The performance led to him being named as the captain of India for the upcoming ACC Under-19 Asia Cup,
- India’s first match in 2022 ICC Under-19 Cricket World CupAgainst South Africa, he was the top scorer for his team with 82 runs in a total of 232 runs. India won the match by 45 runs, but the happiness was short-lived for Yash as he and 5 other members of the Indian team were tested positive for COVID-19.
- This meant that all those players had to miss the next (and last) 2 matches of the group stage against Ireland and Uganda. Despite missing so many first-choice players, India managed to win those games with ease, top their group and qualify for the quarter-finals. Yash had recovered in time for that match against Bangladesh, and scored an unbeaten 20 while chasing a difficult target of 112, where India had lost 5 wickets until reaching 97.
- In the semi-final, against arch-rivals Australia, he scored a scintillating century (110 off 110 balls) to take India to a mammoth total of 290 runs. India won the match by 96 runs and was adjudged the ‘Player of the Match’ for his performance.
Featured image by Yash Dhul / Instagram