Kedar Jadhav Bio

Kedar Jadhav is a member of the India National Cricket Team and the Chennai Super Kings in the domestic league. Kedar Jadhav began his career as a young batting prospect with a powerful and offensive technique.

Kedar Jadhav began his career as a young batting prospect with a powerful and offensive technique. Over the years, Jadhav continued to accumulate runs in the first-class circuit, but due to intense rivalry for a place in the national team, he was not considered for the Test format.

As Jadhav realised this, he changed his strategy. He began to concentrate on broadening his batting horizons and attempting fresh and creative shots. He also practised bowling. Jadhav has developed into a mature cricketer who has assisted his team with bat and bowl when needed over the years.


With 1233 runs in the 2013-14 Ranji Season, Jadhav was the leading run-getter. He received the Madhavrao Scindia Award for this achievement.


Domestic Career

Kedar began his cricket career at the PYC Hindu Gymkhana and was named to Maharashtra’s Under-19 team in 2004. He reached his first triple century eight years back. In the Ranji Trophy, his 327 against Uttar Pradesh was the second-highest score by a Maharatshra batsman. His excellent batting performance in the 2013-14 Ranji Trophy, in which he scored 1,233 runs, helped Maharashtra reach the Ranji Trophy final.

IPL Career

Kedar Jadhav made his IPL debut in 2010 for the Delhi Daredevils, and he immediately made an impression by scoring a half-century on his debut. Kochi Tuskers Kerala signed him the next season. In 2013, he returned to Delhi Daredevils and played there until 2015, when he was traded to Royal Challengers Bangalore for the 2016 season. Chennai Super Kings purchased him for Rs 7.8 crores during the 2018 season.

International Career

Jadhav received his first international call for the Bangladesh tour in 2014, but he did not play. On November 16, 2014, Kedar made his ODI debut and played his first international match against Sri Lanka. The following year, he was named to the Zimbabwe cricket team for a series. He appeared in every ODI match of the series, scoring his first century in the third ODI. On July 17, 2015, he made his T20I debut.

In the series against England, Kedar Jadhav cemented his spot in the Indian middle order. India won the match thanks to his match-winning partnership of 200 runs, in which he scored 120 off 76 balls. In the third match of the season, he also pitched a valiant inning of 90 runs, but India lost the game. He received the Player of the Series award for his efforts. Jadhav has been picked to play in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy and the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup for India.


Mahadev Jadhav, Kedar’s father, worked for the Maharashtra State Electricity Board as a clerk. Manakini Jadhav, his mum, is a stay-at-home mom. Of the four siblings, he is the youngest.

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