Tajinder Singh Dhillon Biography: Age, Height, Career, Facts and Net Worth

Tajinder Singh Dhillon
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Tajinder Singh Dhillon Introduction

Tajinder Singh Dhillon is one of those cricketers who rose to fame very late in their career. By the time he made his List A debut, he was just a few months away from his 25th birthday. But the player has since utilized whatever opportunity that has come his way. He is not only playing consistently for Rajasthan, but he has also bagged IPL contracts.

Tajinder Singh Dhillon

He was picked up by the Mumbai Indians for the 2018 edition of the Indian Premier League. Rohit Sharma’s team spent INR 55 lakhs for the player. However, he hasn’t got opportunities to make a name for himself in the competition. This season, he has been roped in by the Kings XI Punjab. He will be hoping that he gets adequate chances in the 2020 edition of the tournament.

Tajinder Singh Dhillon Batting and Fielding Averages

Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 11 19 3 515 134 32.18 843 61.09 1 0 70 4 4
List A 16 14 1 296 60* 22.76 335 88.35 0 2 27 10 7
T20s 21 20 5 346 51 23.06 240 144.16 0 1 30 13 10

 

Tajinder Singh Dhillon Bowling Averages

Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 11 16 1034 568 11 2/38 3/94 51.63 3.29 94.0 0 0 0
List A 16 15 492 398 11 3/45 3/45 36.18 4.85 44.7 0 0 0
T20s 21 17 252 274 17 4/25 4/25 16.11 6.52 14.8 1 0 0

 

Tajinder Singh Dhillon Early Life

Tajinder Singh Dhillon

  • Tajinder Singh Dhillon was born on May 25, 1992 at Dholpur, Rajasthan.
  • Tajinder has three brothers – Abhijeet Dhillon, Amritpal Singh and Dalvinder Gill. He also has two sisters – Gurmeet Kaur Gill and Rupinder Toor.
  • He did his schooling from St. Andrews School in Agra.
  • Singh grew up idolizing Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar.
  • He is a big fan of Salman Khan, and Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma. He is also a big fan of Lata Mangeshkar, Atif Aslam, Shreya Ghoshal and Kailash Kher.
  • Tajinder Singh Dhillon’s favourite movie is Azhar, which is based on the life of former Indian skipper Mohammad Azharuddin.
  • Dhillon’s favourite food is pizza and momos.
  • He is a fan of reality TV shows. Bigg Boss, which is a show hosted by Dhillon’s favourite actor Salman Khan, is a show he often binges on.
  • He started his cricketing career at the Dholpur Cricket Academy.
  • His mentor was Suminder Tiwari.
  • He is a childhood friend of Mumbai Indians’ cricketer, Rahul Chahar.
  • He also follows football and supports I-League club Punjab FC.

Tajinder Singh Dhillon Domestic Career

Tajinder Singh Dhillon

  • He played his first ever T20 match on 30 January 2017 against Madhya Pradesh at Jaipur.  It was in the 2016–17 Inter State Twenty-20 Tournament. In that game, Dhillon ended up taking 4 wickets. He also conceded only 25 runs in that match. Unfortunately for him, his team ended on the losing side.
  • He made his List A debut at the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 25 February 2017. It was in a match against Mumbai, held at Chennai. He was once again impressive with the ball in his debut. He picked up 3 wickets and conceded 45 runs. However, in this game as well, Dhillon’s team ended up on the losing side.
  • He made his first-class debut on 6 October 2017, at the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy, in a match against Jammu & Kashmir at Jaipur. He scored 18 runs, but failed to pick any wicket.

Tajinder Singh Dhillon Achievements

  • He scored his maiden first-class ton in only his second first-class game. It was against Jharkhand.
  • He picked up a 4-wicket haul in his very first T20 game.

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