Lalit Yadav is an Indian cricketer who plays for the domestic team of Delhi. In 2020, Delhi Capitals bought Lalit Yadav during the player auction event for the 2020 Indian Premier League. Lalit Yadav is a middle position batsman and a bowler with right-arm offbreak bowling style.
Lalit Yadav was born on Friday, 3 January 1997 (age 24 years; as of 2021) in Najafgarh, New Delhi. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. Lalit began playing cricket at a very young age and he played his first Under-12 match in Delhi for Delhi Public School, Dwarka. He began practicing for more tournaments and completed his schooling from National Institute of Open Schooling. After completing his schooling, he went to Swami Shraddhanand College in Delhi University to earn a bachelors degree.
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
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Parents & Siblings
Lalit Yadav’s father’s name is Zile Singh Yadav, and his mother’s name is not known. He has an elder brother, Tarun Yadav.
After completing his formal education, Lalit Yadav began his career as a cricketer. He made his debut in first-class cricket in November 2017 with Ranji Trophy. In January 2018, Lalit made his Twenty20 debut for Delhi cricket team as a batsman for the 2017-2018 Zonal T20 League. Lalit Yadav participated in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in January 2018 and the team won the tournament. During one of the local T20 tournaments, Lalit Yadav hit six 6’s in an over two times in a match. Lalit Yadav was bought by Delhi Capitals for Rs. 20 lakhs for the Indian Premier League 2020. In February 2020, Lalit Yadav was appointed as tax accountant at Income Tax Department by the Government of India.
- Before leaving India for 2020 IPL, Lalit Yadav stayed in a a farmhouse with Rishabh Pant, Mohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma. They are his teammates in Delhi Capitals and together they all used to practice at the farmhouse.
- Lalit Yadav idolized Virendar Sehwag as he grew up watching him play cricket for the Indian team. Virandar Sehwag’s gameplay and his dedication for cricket motivated Yadav to pursue cricket as a professison.
- In his leisure time, Lalit Yadav likes to spend his time swimming or cycling.