Dhruv Jurel is a young and talented Indian cricketer who plays as a right-handed batter and wicket-keeper. He was born on 21 January 2001 in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. His father, Nem Singh Jurel, is a retired Havaldar of the Indian Army who fought in the 1999 Kargil War. His mother, Rajani Jurel, is a homemaker. He has a sister named Neeru Jurel.
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He started playing cricket at the age of 12, when he joined a summer camp at his school, Army Public School, Agra. He was initially interested in swimming, but he switched to cricket after watching some children hitting sixes. He played youth cricket for Uttar Pradesh’s U-14, U-16 and U-19 teams. He was named as the vice-captain of India’s squad for the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
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He made his debut in domestic cricket for Uttar Pradesh in the 2020–21 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, a Twenty20 tournament. He also made his first-class debut for Uttar Pradesh in the 2021–22 Ranji Trophy, the premier domestic cricket competition in India. He was bought by the Rajasthan Royals in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL), a professional T20 league. He impressed everyone with his batting skills and match-finishing abilities in the 2023 IPL season. He also made his List A debut for India A against United Arab Emirates A in the 2023 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup, a 50-over tournament for emerging players.
He is a fan of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virender Sehwag, AB de Villiers, and Virat Kohli. He likes to play basketball, table tennis, and badminton. He also enjoys playing guitar and reading books. His favourite book is Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins. His favourite TV series is Suits. His favourite song is The Scientist by Coldplay. His favourite film is 3 Idiots.
He is currently unmarried and has not revealed anything about his girlfriend or personal life. He follows Hinduism and does not eat meat on Tuesdays. He lives in Agra with his family. He has a tattoo on his left arm.
He is one of the most promising young cricketers in India and has a bright future ahead of him. He is known for his calm and composed temperament, his hard work and dedication, and his passion for the game. He is an inspiration for many aspiring cricketers in the country
Dhruv Jurel Highest Score
Dhruv Jurel’s highest score in first-class cricket is 249 runs against Nagaland in a Ranji Trophy match in December 2022. He scored this mammoth knock while opening the innings and hit 26 fours and two sixes in his 329-ball innings. He also has the highest score of 34 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for Rajasthan Royals against Chennai Super Kings in 2023. He is a promising young wicket-keeper batsman who has been selected for the Indian Test squad for the first time.