Vikramjit Singh (Cricketer) Wiki, Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Vikramjit Singh is a professional Dutch cricket player. He has been playing for the Netherlands national cricket team since 2019. Vikramjit is known for his batting skills as a left-handed opening batsman.

Wiki/Biography

Vikramjit Singh was born on Thursday, 9 January 2003 (age 20 Years; as of 2023) in Cheema Khurd, Punjab, India. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. Khushi Cheema, Singh’s grandfather, fled the anti-Sikh riots in Punjab, India, in 1984 and sought refuge in the Netherlands. Khushi began his career as a cab driver before founding his own transportation business in Amstelveen. The family moved back and forth between the Netherlands and India during the ensuing years before opting to remain in the Netherlands permanently when Vikramjit Singh was seven years old.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 11″

Weight (approx.): 70kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Body Measurements (approx.):Chest: 40 Inches, Waist: 36 Inches, Biceps: 14 Inches

Vikramjit Singh Image

Family

Parents & Siblings

His father’s name is Harpreet Singh, and he is a businessman in the Netherlands. His grandfather’s name is Khushi Cheema.

Wife & Children

Vikramjit Singh is not married.

Religion

Vikramjit Singh follows Sikhism.

Career Statistics

ODI

Vikramjit Singh played in 23 matches and scored a total of 755 runs. His average score per match was 32.82. He achieved one century and four half-centuries. His highest individual score was 110. He also made 2 catches during the matches.

T20I

Vikramjit Singh participated in 5 matches and scored a total of 68 runs. His average score per match was 13.60. His highest individual score was 39.

LA

Vikramjit Singh played in 18 matches and scored a total of 570 runs. His average score per match was 31.66. He achieved four half-centuries. His highest individual score was 65. Additionally, he took five catches and claimed a wicket in 30 balls during the matches. His bowling average was 19.00.

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T20

Vikramjit Singh participated in 5 matches and scored a total of 68 runs. His average score per match was 13.60. His highest individual score was 39.

Records

Vikramjit Singh scored a century on 3 July 2023 during the Netherlands vs Oman ODI at Harare and became the 26th youngest player to score a hundred.

Career

Cricket

Vikramjit Singh made his international cricket debut for the Netherlands A squad at the age of 15. At the 2019 Under-19 World Cup Europe Qualifier, Singh also played for the Netherlands’ under-19 national cricket team. His 304 runs in five innings during the tournament gave him the second-highest run total, and his personal best was 133 runs against France.

Vikramjit Singh was selected on September 2019 to play for the Netherlands’ Twenty20 International (T20I) team in the Ireland Tri-Nation Series, which took place during the 2019–20 season. On 19 September 19 2019, he represented the Netherlands against Scotland in his debut T20I match.

Vikramjit Singh during the Twenty20 International (T20I) Ireland Tri-Nation Series

Vikramjit Singh during the Twenty20 International (T20I) Ireland Tri-Nation Series

In April 2020, Vikramjit Singh was selected as one of seventeen cricket players from the Netherlands to join the national team’s senior squad. On May 11, 2021, Singh participated in his first List A match for the Netherlands A team and played against the Ireland Wolves on his tour of Ireland. In that same month, he was chosen to represent the Dutch One Day International (ODI) team for their series against Scotland. In February 2022, Vikramjit Singh was selected to be part of the Dutch ODI cricket team for their series against New Zealand. On 29 March 2022, Singh had his first ODI match where he played for the Netherlands against New Zealand.

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Vikramjit Singh while plying at a cricket ground

Vikramjit Singh while playing at a cricket ground

Vikramjit Singh became the first Indian Sikh to play international cricket for the Netherlands in October 2022. Singh set a new ODI personal best in July 2023 in Harare, Zimbabwe, at the 2023 Cricket World Cup Qualifier. By scoring 110 runs against Oman, he broke his previous record of 88 runs and contributed to his team’s 74-run victory.

Vikramjit Singh during the 2023 Cricket World Cup Qualifier in Harare, Zimbabwe

Vikramjit Singh during the 2023 Cricket World Cup Qualifier in Harare, Zimbabwe

Favourites

  • Cricket ground: Melbourne Cricket Ground and Lord’s Cricket Ground, London
  • Movie: Interstellar (2014)
  • Colour(s): Yellow and Orange
  • Travelling Places: Mountains
    Vikramjit Singh posing at Lions Head Mountain, Capetown

    Vikramjit Singh posing at Lions Head Mountain, Capetown

Facts/Trivia

  • Peter Borren, the captain of the Netherlands, noticed Singh when he was eleven years old and urged him to join the VRA Amsterdam cricket team. Soon, he started training for several years in cricket at Amit and Borren Uniyal’s Chandigarh academy.
    Vikramjit Singh posing at Chandigarh

    Vikramjit Singh posing at Chandigarh

  • Vikramjit Singh’s jersey number is # 7 for IPL matches.
    Vikramjit Singh while flaunting his jersey number

    Vikramjit Singh while flaunting his jersey number

  • Vikramjit Singh’s family faced several difficulties including racial discrimination in the Netherlands when they moved to the country in 1984. Racism was common during the period, and they experienced problems because of their skin tone, turban, and beard. Before moving back to India in 2000, Khushi Cheema transferred ownership of his transport company to his son Harpreet. Vikramjit Singh disclosed that his mother was Indian and his father was Dutch in a media interview in 2016.

    My father is Dutch and my mother is from India, and we moved to the Netherlands when I was very young. Obviously my dad is Dutch and my grandparents were the ones who had moved to the Netherlands, so I had to be with my dad (laughs).”

  • A manufacturer of sporting goods that has made bats for well-known Indian athletes like Sachin Tendulkar, Saurav Ganguly, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and Harbhajan Singh has sponsored Vikramjit Singh in his chosen sport.
    Vikramjit Singh with his favourite bat

    Vikramjit Singh with his favourite bat

  • Vikramjit Singh once discussed his favourite cricketer and the cricket pitch during a media interview. He stated,

     Quinton De Kock because he’s a successful southpaw. Suryakumar Yadav because he scores his runs all over the wicket effortlessly. MCG, I like the most and wish to play. Also, Lord’s, at the home of cricket.”

    Vikramjit Singh while playing for the Netherlands cricket team

    Vikramjit Singh while playing for the Netherlands cricket team

  • Vikramjit Singh enjoys working out. He frequently visits the gym and works out for six hours each day. On social media, Vikramjit Singh frequently posts videos of his workouts.
    A snip of the workout session of Vikramjit Singh at a gym

    A snip of the workout session of Vikramjit Singh at a gym

  • Vikramjit Singh enjoys taking vacations to the mountains. On several social media networks, he frequently posts photos from his travels.
    Vikramjit Singh while enjoying his holidays

    Vikramjit Singh while enjoying his holidays

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