Nehal Wadhera | Stats, Team, Height, IPL, & More of Nehal Wadhera

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In this article, we will discuss Nehal Wadhera.


  Nehal Wadhera  

Nehal Wadhera was born on 4 September 2000 in Punjab. He is an Indian cricketer, who is a left-handed batsman and sometimes a leg-break bowler. He plays for the Punjab cricket team in domestic cricket, including earlier portrayed the India under-19 cricket team. In 2023, he completed his IPL debut for Mumbai Indians Teams.


FULL NAME Nehal Wadhera
PLACE OF BIRTH Ludhiana, Punjab, India
BORN 04 September 2000
HEIGHT 5 ft 9 in (177 cm)
PLAYED IN Punjab, Mumbai Indians
IPL Salary 20 Lakh (Base Price)
FATHER Kamal Wadhera
HOBBIES Playing Cricket
SCHOOL BCM Arya Model Senior Secondary School




  Nehal Wadhera’s Current Teams  

Nehal was bought by Mumbai Indians at a base price of 20 lakhs,  in Indian Premier League 2023. In the same year he made his debut for this team, his highest run for Mumbai Indians was 64 runs in IPL 2023.


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  Nehal Wadhera’s Statistics  

Batting and Fielding Matches- 14
Innings 10
Runs 241
Highest Score 64
Average 26.77
Strike Rate 145.18
4s 22
6s 12
Catches 6
Stumpings 0
Bowling Matches -14
Overs 0
Runs 0
Wickets 0
Economy Rate N/A
Strike Rate N/A





  The last 10 IPL Innings of Nehal Wadhera  

Here is the last 10 innings of Nehal Wadhera in IPL 2023.

Match Inns Pos Runs HS Ave SR 4s 6s
MI vs RCB 1 4 22 64 22 145.45 4 2
MI vs GT 2 4 27 35 27 127.78 3 2
MI vs GT 3 6 21 21 21 121.21 3 1
MI vs RR 4 4 26 26 26 115.38 2 2
MI vs LSG 5 5 49 49 49 122.22 2 3
MI vs SRH 6 6 52 52 52 120 2 2
MI vs LSG 7 4 23 23 23 107.69 1 1
MI vs MI 8 4 18 18 18 72.73 1 0
MI vs GT 9 5 24 24 24 108.33 2 2
MI vs Titans 10 4 4 4 4 100 0 0






Nehal first began playing cricket at the age of 9 years. Originally, he used to work as a specialist batsman and place in long hours to perform his fitness.

He is usually guided by his nickname “new-age Yuvraj Singh” for his middle-order performances and likeness in batting style with former cricketer Yuvraj Singh.


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He began playing cricket under the direction of his childhood coach Charanjit Bhangu. He was guided by Harjinder Singh in age-level cricket, who noticed “glimpses of Yuvraj” on Nehal.

He obtained his coaching at the Ludhiana District Cricket Association. He graduated from Satish Chander Dhawan Government College located in Punjab.




  Early career  

Nehal played for Punjab under-16 and under-19 cricket teams in Vijay Merchant Trophy and Cooch Behar Trophy from 2015 to 2018, with 529 runs in the 2017–18 season. He was then chosen to play for various tiers of India’s under-19 cricket team.

He completed his under-19 debut for India on 17 July 2018, against Sri Lanka in a four-day match and made 82 runs.


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He also evolved as the 3rd cricketer from Ludhiana to go for India at any level. In August 2018, he was listed in India’s squad for the 2016 Asian Cricket Council Under-19 Asia Cup.

In April 2022, at the time of the semi-final of the Inter-District U-23 Cricket Championship, he made 578 runs in an innings, beating Brian Lara’s record of highest score in an innings in a four-day match.

He also evolved as the quickest player to get 200, 300, 400, and 500 runs in any level of admitted cricket, and was marked by Junior Chamber International for his performance.




  Domestic career  

In December 2020, Wadhera was called for Punjab’s squad for the 2020–21 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

In December 2022, he was purchased by the Mumbai Indians at a base price of ₹20 lakh in an IPL auction, to play for them in the Indian Premier League 2023.

He evolved as the third player from the Ludhiana district to obtain an IPL call-up. In January 2023, he was chosen to play for Punjab in the 2022–23 Ranji Trophy. He completed his first-class debut on 3 January 2023 for Punjab, against Gujarat.


2022–23 Ranji Trophy Performance

Year Matches Innings Runs Highest Score Average
2022-23 7 7 376 214 53.71


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He produced a match-winning century in his debut match, making 123 runs, and guiding Punjab to a 380-run win.

He smashed his maiden double hundred in his only third first-class game, making 214 runs against Madhya Pradesh on 18 January 2023. He got the Player of the Match award and completed his maiden first-class season with 376 runs from 7 innings.


nehal wadhera


He completed his Twenty20 debut for Mumbai Indians on 2 April 2023, against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League 2023. He engraved in his debut match, making 21 runs off 13 balls that involved two sixes.





a. Is Nehal Wadhera Gujarati?

No, he isn’t Gujarati. He was born in Punjab and plays for Mumbai Indians in IPL.


b. How Many Runs Nehal Wadhera Has Scored in IPL?

Nehal Wadhera has scored 241 runs in IPL.


c. How Many Runs Nehal Wadhera Scored in the ongoing IPL 2023?

Nehal Wadhera has scored 241 runs in IPL. He made his debut in IPL 2023.


d. What is the highest run scored by Nehal Wadhera in IPL?

The highest run made by Nehal Wadhera in IPL 2023 is 64 runs.


e. How many fifties does Nehal Wadhera have in IPL?

Nehal Wadhera has made 2 fifties in IPL 2023.


f. When did Nehal Wadhera make his IPL debut?

Nehal Wadhera made his IPL Debut in IPL 2023 for Mumbai Indians.


g. How many fours did Nehal Wadhera hit in IPL?

He got 23 fours in IPL 2023.


h. How many six has Nehal Wadhera hit in IPL?

He got 12 sixes in IPL 2023.


i. How Many Centuries Nehal Wadhera Made in IPL 2023?

He has not made any century in IPL 2023.





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