Akash Deep Biography – Early and Personal Life, Cricket Career, NET Worth

Akash Deep is famous Indian cricketer, who come into limelight after made international debut against England in 4th series in February 2024. He is an all-rounder and played domestic cricket for the Bengal team. He also plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore team in IPL. After he took 3 wickets in his International debut in 2024 for India against England, he became more popular and made his successful debut.

After this, he came into the news, and many cricket fans were curious about him. His impressive performances in his debut against England made his name recognized in the cricket world. It is the beginning of the successful career of a new, fast-paced bowler on the Indian team. Let’s dive into Akash Deep Biography to learn more about him and his career in domestic and international cricket, IPL, and net worth.

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Who is Akash Deep

Akash Deep is a famous Indian cricketer who was born on 15 December 1996. He plays in domestic cricket for the Bengal team and plays in IPL for royal challengers Bangalore. He is a right-arm fast bowler and right-handed batter. With his keen skills and brilliant performance, he made his successful debut against the England team in the 4th test series.

Akash Deep Biography

Akash Deep was born in Bihar and grown up there. He was born on 15 December 1996. He is the youngest brother of his siblings. The name of his father is Mr Ramji Singh, who was a government school teacher. The name of his mother is Laduma Devi.

Full NameAkash Deep
Born on 15 December, 1996
Age 27 years old
Place of Birth Dehri, Bihar
Height1.85 cm
Father’s nameRamji Singh
Occupation School teacher
Mother’s nameLadduma Devi
Profession Indian Cricketer
RoleAll-rounder

During his cricket career, he faced many problems. In his early career, he had fewer opportunities to play cricket. The sudden death of his father or elder brother put him in more trouble. This is the reason why he had a lot of struggles in his life. He did not lose his spirit and courage. He continuously played well for his teams. In domestic cricket, he played for Bengal and in IPL, he played for Royal Challengers Bangalore. By playing well in their test debut against England, he made his name at the national and international cricket level.

Akash Deep family

Akash Deep was born on 15 December 1996 in Bihar. He is 27 years old. He was born to Ramji Singh and Ladduma Devi in Bihar. After his father and elder brother died, he was the only one who earned money for his family and took all responsibilities. Before start cricket career, Akash Deep played well in tennis ball matches to earn income; where he earns 20,000 per month by start playing cricket.

Akash Deep early career

In starting Akash Deep’s career, his friend helped him join a cricket club in Durgapur to earn some income and meet their daily expenses. In the beginning, he starts playing tennis ball around the Durgapur district and earns Rs 600 per day. With this, he was able to earn Rs 20,000 per month by playing tennis balls.

Then, he join United club in CAB first division league in 2010 to boost his cricket skills. He joined local academy earlier as frontline batsmen, but on behalf of coaches, he switch to fast bowling and start gaining success with years. That time, he faced a career-threatening back injury and got huge support from the Bengal U-23 head coach, who took care of his rehabilitation process. 

Akash Deep domestic career

Akash Deep is a famous all-rounder, right-arm fast bowler, and right-handed batter. With his brilliant performance and passion for cricket, he has made 107 first-class wickets in 31 matches at a 23.70 average rate and 46.4 strike rate. In list A cricket, he picked up to 42 wickets in 24 matches at a 24.50 average rate. In T20 and IPL, he makes 48 wickets in 41 games with a great economy rate of 7.52

FormatMatchesWicketsAverageStrike rateEconomy rate
First-Class Career 3110723.7046.43.06
List-A Career284224.5030.44.82
T20s414822.8118.17.52

International career

In the 2022 Asian Games, Akash Deep replaces the Injured Shivam Mavi in the Indian team. In 2023, he was make his place in ODI squad for series against south Africa because of injury of Deepak chahar. But due to some reasons, he did not play in any of these matches. In 2024, he gets the maiden test call-up for the final three tests for the home test series against the England team. His name also came to the news at that time, and he received a call-up, but he was busy at that time playing for the Ranji trophy for the Bengal team.

Sources of income of Akash deep

As we told you, Akash Deep is a cricketer who played for the Bengal team. The financial growth of Akash deep has been starts after receiving India cap. Currently, he owns one brand, Yeezy sneakers. Along with this, his source of income is the IPL contract and the annual salary he received from the Cricket Association of Bengal.                         

Net worth of Akash deep

The net worth of Akash deep in 2024 is estimated to be 52.76 lakhs. His sources of income are brand endorsement, investments, IPL contracts, and domestic cricket salary.

Akash Deep Annual IncomeRs. 52.76 lakhs
Akash Deep Annual IncomeUnder Review

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