Khaleel Khursheed Ahmed

Player Bio

Born 5 December 1997 India
Age 21 Years, 10 Months, 18 Days
Batting Side Right Handed
Bowling Side Left-arm medium
Teams India, India A, India B, Delhi Capitals, India Under-19, Rajasthan, Sunrisers Hyderabad

Batting & Fielding Performance

M
I
N/O
R
HS
100S
50S
4S
6S
AVG
S/R
CT
ST
Test
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
ODI
11
3
1
9
5
0
0
1
0
4.50
52.94
1
0
T20
11
1
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
-
100.00
3
0
IPL
25
5
3
4
3
0
0
0
0
2.00
50.00
5
0

Bowling Performance

I
O
M
R
W
Best
5W
AVG
E/R
S/R
Test
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
ODI
11
80
11
465
15
3/13
0
31.00
5.81
32.00
T20
11
40
11
351
11
2/27
0
31.90
8.77
21.81
IPL
25
95.3
25
716
48
5/18
1
14.91
7.49
11.93

Khaleel Khurshid Ahmed hails from Tonk, Rajasthan. He is a young fast bowler who represented India in U-19 World Cup 2016. A considerable amount of pace and his ability to swing helped him grab the attention of his U-19 coach Rahul Dravid. Fortunately, Dravid was also the coach of the Delhi franchise then and thus he convinced the owners to buy Khaleel in the Indian T20 League auction for his base price of INR 10 lakhs.

Khaleel got the opportunity to work with Indian legends like Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid while he was with Delhi. The left-arm pacer kept working harder to improve his pace and fitness. Khaleel represented Rajasthan in first-class cricket and was impressive in the 2017-18 season. After a prosperous domestic season, Ahmed was picked up by the Hyderabad franchise at a whopping amount of INR 3 crores, almost 15 times his base price. In the same year, Khaleel got his maiden ODI call-up as he debuted against an ineffective Hong Kong team in the Asia Cup. The pacer was outstanding on his debut as he picked up a 3-fer to begin his ODI career. 2018 was a remarkable year for Khaleel which led to his introduction to the shortest form of cricket. Khaleel Ahmed also was one of the three pacers that went to England with India's 15-man World Cup squad to help the Indian batsmen in net sessions.

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IPL 2019 POINTS TABLE

Team
P
W
D
L
P
14
9
0
5
18
14
9
0
5
18
14
9
0
5
18
14
6
0
8
12
14
6
0
8
12
14
6
0
8
12
14
5
1
8
11
14
5
1
8
11

Khaleel Khursheed Ahmed News

World Cup 2019: Media boycotts interaction with Team India

With two days left for India's first game against South Africa, it was expected that at least coach Ravi Shastri or a senior player or support staff would address the media as it has been the norm in any bilateral series with skipper Virat Kohli coming on the pre-match day.

WATCH: Virat Kohli hilariously impersonates Khaleel Ahmed’s wicket celebration

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli was seen sharing a hilarious moment with Sunrisers Hyderabad fast bowler Khaleel Ahmed after the hosts picked up a four-wicket win at M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Saturday.

Ashish Nehra picks Umesh Yadav over Khaleel Ahmed in India’s World Cup squad

To suit the English conditions, India are likely to name four seamers in the squad for the ICC World Cup. Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami are expected to be three frontline choices.

India vs Australia squad: Choice between Khaleel Ahmed and Jaydev Unadkat for ODIs

India will play two T20 Internationals and five ODIs, starting February 24, in what will be their last international assignment before the World Cup, which begins in England on May 30.

WATCH: MS Dhoni loses his cool, blasts Khaleel Ahmed

Chasing 299, MS Dhoni scored 55 runs in 54 deliveries with a strike-rate of 101.85.