Chetan Sakariya is an Indian cricketer who plays for the Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League and Saurashtra team in domestic cricket. He was born on 28 February 1998 (age 23) in Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India. Sakariya is a left-arm medium-fast bowler.
Chetan Sakariya Personal details
Chetan Sakariya’s height is 170cm approx. (5’7” feet) and he is unmarried. Sakariya’s eye color is dark brown and also his hair color is black. Sakariya’s nationality is Indian. His hometown is Vartej, Bhavnagar. Gujarat. Pisces is his zodiac sign. He is a fast left-arm bowler and a left-handed batsman. Rajendra Gohil is coach of Chetan. His jersey number is 28(in IPL).
Chetan Sakariya Family Background
Chetan Sakariya’s education qualification is 12th in science at Vidhya Vihar High School in Bhavnagar. His father wanted him to become an engineer but he was committed to cricket. He aimed to become a cricket player. So, he quit his studies and started to focus on cricket. Chetan Sakariya is from a middle-class family. His father, Kanji Sakariya is a lorry driver and his mother, Varsha Sakariya is a homemaker. He has a younger sister named Jignasha Sakariya and also a younger brother, Rahul Sakariya.
Chetan Sakariya was the sole provider in his family and his father was unable to afford his cricket expenses. He managed himself in working in a stationary and he was helped by this maternal uncle, Mansukh Bhai. Mansukh Bhai paid his tuition fees and allowed him to play cricket.
Chetan Sakariya Interests and hobbies
Chetan Sakariya’s favorite batsman is Yuvaraj Singh. His favorite bowler is Junaid Khan, Irfan Ptahn and Zaheer Khan. His hobbies are yoga and swimming. Sakariya’s favorite actress is Ananya Panday and his favorite film is Taare Zameen Par (released in 2007)
Chetan Sakariya Carrier life
Sakariya used to play cricket in his school days and he was also a part of the school cricket team. Once playing for his school team in a tournament, he got the attention of Rajendra Gohil. Later Chetan Sakriya joined Bhavsinhji cricket academy. Chetan Sakariya started his carrier in first-class cricket for Saurashtra at Ranji Trophy in November 2018. He replaced Jaydev Unadkat, who has out due to injury during that match. His impressive performance at the Ranji Trophy helped him to move to hid next level. Then he got the scholarship to train by Australian cricket legend Glenn McGrath in MRF Pace Foundation.
Chetan Sakariya’s biggest strength was his accuracy, swing, and bowling at around 130kph. At present ( 2021), he joined as a player in Rajasthan Royals for IPL. Chetan Sakariya was sold for INR 1.20 Croces after a battle war between Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challenger Bangalore. His brother died of suicide a few months ago before being committed by Rajasthan Royals in 2021. His parents didn’t tell him for 10 days as he was playing for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Chetan Sakariya was the 6th highest wicket-taker in the SMA tournament.
Chetan Sakariya made his contribution in IPL and picked up a 3-wicket haul on his match for Rajasthan Royals against Punjab Kings on 12th April 2021.