Chetan Sakariya (Cricketer) Biography, Age, Height, Caste, Father, Family, Brother, Wife, Net Worth & More

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Chetan Sakariya Bio/Wiki:

Chetan Sakariya is an Indian cricketer and a left-arm fast bowler. He was born on 28 February 1998 in a small village called Vartej located 180 km from Rajkot in the state of Gujarat. Although he was birth into a very poor family, he had big dreams. His father used to drive tempo to fulfill the needs of the family. Sakariya finished his schooling at Vidhya Vihar High School in his hometown Vartej.

His father always wanted him to be an engineer as every Indian father does whereas Sakariya had different plans for his future. Sakariya always wanted to be a cricketer although he was good at studies as well. His tuition and cricket fees were borne by his maternal uncle. In return for the fees, he used to work at his maternal uncle’s Bookstall shop on daily wages. There was no television at Sakariya’s home.

Whenever he wanted to watch cricket on television, he would either go to his friend’s home or outside any electronic showroom. During his school days, he used to play cricket for his school’s team. Meanwhile, he was also playing cricket at different levels. one day he was playing cricket for his school team in a district tournament when he caught the attention of one of the coaches of a well-known cricket academy in his city, Rajendra Goyal.

To hone his cricketing skills, he joined that academy later on. In Saurashtra junior cricket team, he played well, however, he could not get the opportunity to play under the 16s Saurashtra team. Due to consistency in his performance eventually, he got the chance to play for Saurashtra under 19s team. During his cricketing days, he did not have enough money to purchase a pair of shoes.

His friend Sheldon Jackson, who used to play cricket with him for Saurashtra, bought a pair of shoes for him. He made his debut in the Vijay Hazare trophy on February 22, 2018, against Baroda. While playing for Saurashtra in that match, he took two wickets for 73 runs after bowling 10 overs.

The same year on November 20, 2018, he played his first-class cricket in Ranji Trophy for Saurashtra in which he bagged five wickets in the first inning and a total of 6 wickets in that match against Karnataka. Next year in February he made his debut in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in which he picked one wicket.

In 2017, he joined the MRF Pace Foundation, where the director of the foundation was Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath. In one of his interviews, Chetan said that

“I gave trials and impressed Glenn [McGrath] sir with my nippy pace and natural swing. He told me if I worked on my action and fitness, I could add another 5kph to my pace and be a 130kph bowler. He said if I could do that, I could at least play at the Ranji Trophy level.”

After getting the training in MRF Pace Foundation he played for Saurashtra in the Vijay Hazare Trophy and the Ranji Trophy with excellent bowling performance. Where he took 18 wickets in 6 matches, taking a total of 6 wickets in a match against Karnataka. In 2021, he also got the chance to play T20 for Saurashtra in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, where he made his T20 debut on 21 February 2019.

Chetan Sakariya Brother Suicide Story:

The story of Chetan Sakariya’s brother’s suicide will upset you. Let us tell you what exactly that story was. Chetan, while playing for his team Saurashtra in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in the year 2021, then his younger brother committed suicide for some reason at his home in Bhavnagar.

Despite the suicide of younger brother Rahul, his family members kept this sad incident hidden from Sakariya for 10 days so that he could concentrate on his game. After the match was over, whenever Sakariya used to ask his parents on the phone about the whereabouts of the younger brother, he would quickly change the topic.

After this, whenever Sakariya came to know about his younger brother committing suicide after the tournament was over, he did not talk to his family members for a week. Recalling her younger son’s suicide, Sakariya’s mother said in an interview

“I hope nobody goes through the pain and struggles we went through. My second child, a son who was a year younger to Chetan, committed suicide a month ago. Chetan was playing the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy at that time, which he finished as the sixth-highest wicket-taker. We didn’t inform him about his brother’s death for the first 10 days as we didn’t want his game to be affected. All we told him was that his father wasn’t keeping well.”

Chetan caught the attention of IPL teams with his performance in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. In the IPL auction, the Rajasthan Royals team made a bid of ₹1.4 crores to join their team. He used to bowl on the net for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the ipl2020 season before joining Rajasthan. He made his debut against Punjab Kings on 12 April 2021 after joining Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021.

In an interview, he was asked what he would do about the ₹1.5 crores he got in the IPL. His jersey number in the IPL is 28. He then said in response to this question that first of all he would buy his house in Rajkot, Gujarat, and take good care of his sister. Chetan Sakariya that this struggle-filled story is emotional as well as inspiring us that we should never give up, no matter how difficult it may be.

Real NameChetan Sakariya
Nick NameCheetah
ProfessionCricketer (Bowler)
Popular ForPlaying Cricket in the IPL
Date of Birth28 February 1998 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2024)26 years
BirthplaceVartej, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
HometownVartej, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
Current AddressAhmedabad, Gujarat, India
CasteNot Known
Zodiac Sign/Star SignPisces ♓
Bowling StyleLeft Handed Medium Pacer
Chetan Sakariya bowling style
Jersey Numberin ODI: Did Not Play
in Test: Did Not Play
in T20I: 55
in IPL: 28
Debut in International CricketTest: Did Not Play
ODI: Did Not Play
T20: Vs Srilanka (28 July 2021), Colombo
IPL DebutIPL: vs Punjab Kings, Apr 12, 2021
TeamsSaurashtra, Sorath Lions, Rajasthan Royals

Body Measurements & Physical Stats:

Chetan Sakariya’s age is 26 years old in the year 2024. He exercises very hard daily for hours in the morning and evening in the gym to keep his body fit. He is a sportsperson who needs to keep his body fit, apart from this, he keeps practicing and exercising on the cricket field for hours.

Chetan Sakariya’s height in feet is 5 feet 7 inches, which is 170 cm. His body weight is 53 kg and Chetan’s body measurement is 30-26-10. His eye color is Dark Brown and his hair color is also Black.

Age (as of 2024)26 years
Heightin centimeters: 170 cm
in meter: 1.70 m
in feet inches: 5’7″ inch
Weight in kilogram53 kg
Weight in pounds117 lbs
Body Measurement30-26-10
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack

Chetan Sakariya Family Members & Their Relationship:

Chetan Sakariya family

Chetan Sakariya was born into a very poor Hindu family. His entire family believes in Hindu beliefs and also worships Hindu deities. Chetan Sakariya’s father’s name is Kanjibhai Sakariya who is a Tempo driver by profession, and his mother’s name is Varshaben Sakariya.

Chetan’s father Kanjibhai died on Sunday, May 9 due to Covid 19 at a hospital in Bhavnagar. Our condolences to his family in this hour of grief. May his father’s soul rest in peace. After his father’s death, many prominent personalities tweeted and expressed their condolences.

Apart from his parents, Chetan has a younger brother Rahul Sakariya, and a younger sister, Jignasha Sakariya, in his family. In 2021, his younger brother Rahul committed suicide for some reason. Even in this odd situation, Chetan did not let himself break down and managed himself strongly in cricket and made his career in cricket.

Talking about the marital status of Sakariya, he is still unmarried, due to which his wife’s name has not been known. The news of Chetan Sakariya’s affair is not present on the internet media yet, due to which we have not been able to get information about his girlfriend.

ParentsFather: Kanjibhai Sakariya (Tempo Driver, Died: 9 May 2021)
Chetan Sakariya father
Mother: Varshaben Sakariya
Chetan Sakariya mother
SiblingsSister: Jignasha Sakariya
Chetan Sakariya sister
Brother: Rahul Sakariya (Suicide in 2021)
ChildrenNot Known
WifeNot Known
Marital StatusUnmarried
Girlfriend / Affairs WithNot Known

Favorite Things:

Favorite BatsmanYuvraj Singh
Favorite BowlerZaheer Khan, Junaid Khan, Mitchell Starc
Favorite ActressAnanya Pandey
Favorite FilmTaare Zameen Par
HobbiesYoga, listening to songs, Swimming
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Favorite SportsCricket
Favorite IPL TeamRajasthan Royals

Chetan Sakariya Net Worth, Income & Salary:

Talking about the net worth of Chetan Sakariya according to sources, he got around ₹1 lac to ₹1.50 lac for a cricket match played in IPL. He is getting ₹1.4 crores per annum from IPL Team Rajasthan Royals for playing in IPL. The main sources of his earnings are playing a cricket match and some ads.

SalaryApprox ₹1 Lakh – ₹1.50 lakh per match
Total Net Worth₹5.6 crores (approx as of 2022)

Social Media Accounts & Other Contact Details:

Facebook@chetan.sakariya.79 (10k+ followers)
Instagram@sakariya.chetan (208k+ followers)
Twitter@Sakariya55 (35k+ followers)
Mobile/Phone NumberNot known

Some Interesting Facts About Chetan Sakariya:

  • Chetan Sakariya was born on 28 February 1998 in a small village Vartej, Rajkot, Gujarat.
  • Sakariya finished his schooling at Vidhya Vihar High School in his hometown Vartej.
Chetan Sakariya childhood photo
Chetan Sakariya’s childhood photo
  • During his cricketing days, he did not have enough money to purchase a pair of shoes.
  • He made his debut in the Vijay Hazare trophy on February  22, 2018, against Baroda.
  • He is an avid animal lover and has owned a pet dog.
Chetan Sakariya animal lover
  • In February 2019, he made his debut in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
  • Sakariya was bought by the Rajasthan Royals for 1.2 crores in the IPL auction.
  • In 2020 he made his debut in IPL for the team Rajasthan.
  • Sakariya’s brother committed suicide when he was playing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021.
  • Chetan is a Left-arm medium-fast bowler.

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