Mukesh Kumar Struggle from Bihar to IPL

Mukesh Kumar is an emerging Indian cricket player. At present he plays for West Bengal. Pacer coming from middle class family of Bihar has full field his father’s dream and proved his talent. He has been signed up by Delhi Capitals ( DC) for IPL 2023. His base price was INR 20 lakh but his bid auction with final amount of INR 5.50 Crores becoming the highest paid player of DC. Mukesh Kumar struggle from Bihar to IPL  was not easy but his dedication and hard work made it. It was the dream of his father to see him playing for IPL and he would have enjoyed the moment very much if he was alive.

Mukesh Kumar Biography

Full Name Mukesh Kumar
Position in Indian Team Pace Bowler
Position in IPL Delhi Capitals Team Pace Bowler
Birth date October 12, 1993 ( Age 29)
Birth Place Kakarkund village in Gopalganj district, Bihar 
Height 5 ft 9 inch
Playing Role Bowler
Batting Right handed
Bowling Right hand  Medium Pace
Father Kashinath
Mother Malti Devi
Brother Dhanset
Sister Four Names not Known

Mukesh Kumar Struggle

Early Age Of Mukesh 

Gopalganj cricketer Mukesh Kumar, belongs to a family from Bihar. He was youngest of the six sibling. He was a passionate child for cricket and plays cricket against the wish of his family. His father was working in Bengal engaged in taxi driving and Mukesh was staying in village preparing for his Army exams but unable to clear the exams. He had passion to become sports man but due to lack of resource he was unable to do much and played tennis ball matches. As he was unable to clear the exam and family had financial concern, his father called him to Bengal to support him in his taxi business and that was the turning point for Mukesh because as he got some opportunities in Bengal to show his talent and prove himself as world class player.   

Mukesh Kumar Education

Cricketer Mukesh Kumar is a graduate in commerce from Kamla Rai College Gopalganj. He did his schooling from VM high school Gopalganj, Bihar. His father as their community demand, has a dream for his son to join Indian Army or CRPF. For which he tried thrice and was unable to crack the exam of CRPF. As he was born to prove himself in the ground with Bat and Ball.

Career of Mukesh

Mukesh Kumar starting journey of cricket was not easy. He had lack of resources and financial condition was not good but nothing can stop focused and passionate person. He joined Bani Niketan club where he was paid for playing tennis ball matches which was not admired by his father but he went against his father and played cricket.

Mukesh tried his luck first in an event at Bihar named “Pratibha ki Khoj” and bagged 34 wicket in seven games and joined Bihar U-19 in the Associate & Affiliate Tournament Hosted By BCCI

In 2014 he tried for Cricket Association of Bengal’s Vision 2020 Programme. It was quite struggling for him, apart from impressing his selectors, he failed due to Undernourishment in medical test. As the selector was much impressed with his cricketing ability, they supported him and made arrangement for his diet and stay at Eden Gardens.  

Mukesh Kumar got his maiden call-up for Indian cricket team in September 2022 against South Africa.

He made his first-class debut on 30 October in the 2015–16 Ranji Trophy.

 He made his List A debut on 13 December 2015 in the 2015–16 Vijay Hazare Trophy. 

He made his Twenty20 debut on 6 January 2016 in the 2015–16 Syed Mushtaq  Ali Trophy. 

In December 2022,Mukesh Kumar earned his maiden call-up to the Indian Cricket Team for their Twenty20 International (T20I) series against Sri Lanka.

Interesting Facts about Mukesh Kumar  

  1. Mukesh used to travel 30 km every day to the academy on his cycle to fulfil his dreams.
  2. His father gave him one year ultimatum to prove himself in cricket and he made it.
  3. During his practice at Bengal camp his father was hospitalised. He used to practice in day and spend time with his father in evening. His father had brain haemorrhage and he passed away due to it.
  4. Cricketer Mukesh Kumar wants to save money for his mother’s treatment; she has lung infection and may require immediate surgery.
  5. Social Media Platform of Mukesh , @ Facebook  ,  @Wikkipedia,   @Insta 

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Ques 1 Mukesh Kumar Net Worth?

Ans 1 It is estimated to be $5 million .

Ques2  What is the Salary of Mukesh Kumar ?

Ans 2   Mukesh Kumar gets INR 60 lakhs annually.

Ques 3 Which team does Mukesh Kumar play for IPL?

Ans.3 He plays for Bengal cricket team and has been signed by Delhi Capital for IPL 2023.

Ques 4 Mukesh Kumar belongs from which place?

Ans 4. Mukesh Kumar belongs to middle class family from Gopalganj, Bihar  

Ques 5. Mukesh is engaged to whom?

Ans 5,He is engaged to Divya Singh from Bihar.

In conclusion, Indian cricketer Mukesh kumar  is a true inspiration to many aspiring cricketers, who dream  of making it big in the sport. His journey teaches us that with the right mindset, hard work and support, anything is possible and one can achieve great heights in their chosen career.

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