Navdeep Saini Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Navdeep Saini Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 78 kg
Date of Birth November 23, 1992
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Girlfriend Pooja Bijarnia

Navdeep Saini is an Indian cricketer who has represented the senior national men’s team in both limited-overs formats (ODIs, T20Is) after a string of robust performances for Delhi in the domestic circuit. Picked primarily as a pace bowler for India in late 2019, he has scored handy runs from the tail-end of the batting order as well to emerge as a valuable member of the Indian squad. Navdeep has also represented the Delhi Daredevils (now-defunct) and Royal Challengers Bangalore franchises in the IPL (Indian Premier League).

Born Name

Navdeep Amarjeet Saini

Nick Name

Navi

Navdeep Saini as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2019
Navdeep Saini as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2019 (Navdeep Saini / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Karnal, Haryana, India

Residence

New Delhi, India

Nationality

Indian

Education

Navdeep is a high school graduate. He had joined a B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science) course after high school but dropped out in the 2nd year to pursue a professional cricketing career.

Occupation

Cricketer

Navdeep Saini with Indian Cricketer Shreyas Iyer after the completion of a bilateral series in August 2019
Navdeep Saini with Indian Cricketer Shreyas Iyer after the completion of a bilateral series in August 2019 (Navdeep Saini / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Amarjeet Singh Saini (Retired Driver)
  • Mother – Gurmeet Kaur
  • Siblings – Mandeep Singh Saini (Older Brother)
  • Others – Karam Singh (Grandfather) (Freedom Fighter)

Batting

Right-Handed

Bowling

Right-Arm Fast

Role

Bowler

Jersey Number

  • 96 – ODI, T20I
  • 23 – IPL

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

78 kg or 172 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Navdeep has dated –

  1. Pooja Bijarnia (2015–Present)
Navdeep Saini and Pooja Bijarnia as seen on Valentine's day in 2019
Navdeep Saini and Pooja Bijarnia as seen on Valentine’s day in 2019 (Navdeep Saini / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Affable smile
  • Toned physique
  • Short-cropped hair
  • Has a mole between his eyebrows
  • Clean-shaven look
Navdeep Saini as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019
Navdeep Saini as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019 (Navdeep Saini / Instagram)

Navdeep Saini Facts

  1. Navdeep was picked up by the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise at the 2018 IPL Auction for the hefty sum of INR 3 crore.
  2. He was the leading wicket-taker for Delhi in the 2017-18 season of the Ranji Trophy (first-class domestic tournament), capturing 34 wickets in just 8 games.
  3. He also led the wicket-taking charts for Delhi in the 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy (domestic one-day tournament), picking 16 wickets in 8 matches.
  4. He picked up his first ‘Man-of-the-Match’ award in his very first international game for India, on August 3, 2019, against the West Indies. He picked the wickets of Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, and Kieron Pollard in his 4-over spell and achieved the rare feat of bowling a maiden over (no runs conceded) in the last over of the innings.

Featured Image by Navdeep Saini / Instagram

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