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

Vikramjeet Singh is a professional Dutch cricket player. He has been playing for the Netherlands national cricket team since 2019. Vikramjeet 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. Their zodiac sign is Capricorn. Khushi Cheema, Singh’s grandfather, fled the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Punjab, India, and took refuge in the Netherlands. Khushi started her career as a cab driver before setting up her own transport business in Amstelveen. The family moved back and forth between the Netherlands and India during the following years before choosing to live permanently in the Netherlands when Vikramjit Singh was seven years old.

Physical Appearance

Height (Approx): 5′ 11″

Weight (Approx): 70 kg

Hair Color: Black

Eye colour: black

Body Measurements (Approx): Chest: 40 inches, Waist: 36 inches, Biceps: 14 inches

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Family

parents and siblings

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

wife and children

Vikramjit Singh is not married.

Religion

Vikramjit Singh follows Sikh religion.

career statistics

ODI

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

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.

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

t-20

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.

record

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

livelihood

Cricket

Vikramjit Singh made his international debut for the Netherlands A team at the age of 15. In 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 made him the second highest scorer during the tournament, and his personal best was 133 against France.

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

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

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

In April 2020, Vikramjit Singh was selected as one of seventeen Netherlands cricket players to join the senior national team. On May 11, 2021, Singh appeared in his first List A match for the Netherlands A team against Ireland Wolves on the Ireland tour. In the same month, he was selected to represent the Dutch One Day International (ODI) team for the series against Scotland. In February 2022, Vikramjit Singh was selected to be part of the Dutch ODI cricket team for the 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 playing on the cricket field

Vikramjit Singh playing on the cricket field

Vikramjit Singh became the first Indian Sikh to play international cricket for the Netherlands in October 2022. Singh set a new ODI personal best at the 2023 Cricket World Cup Qualifier in Harare, Zimbabwe in July 2023. 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

Favorite

  • Cricket grounds: Melbourne Cricket Ground and Lord’s Cricket Ground, London
  • Film: Interstellar (2014)
  • Color(s): Yellow and Orange
  • Travel Destination: Mountains
    Vikramjit Singh posing on Lion's Head Mountain in Cape Town

    Vikramjit Singh posing on Lion’s Head Mountain in Cape Town

Facts/General Knowledge

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

    Vikramjit Singh posing in Chandigarh

  • Vikramjeet Singh’s jersey number for IPL matches is #7.
    Vikramjeet Singh showing his jersey number

    Vikramjeet Singh showing his jersey number

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

    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 moved to the Netherlands, so I had to live with my dad (laughs).

  • A sporting goods manufacturer, which has made bats for famous Indian athletes like Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Harbhajan Singh, has sponsored Vikramjit Singh in his chosen sport.
    Vikramjit Singh with his favorite bat

    Vikramjit Singh with his favorite bat

  • Vikramjit Singh once discussed his favorite cricketer and cricket pitch during a media interview. They said,

    Quinton de Kock because he is a successful southpaw. Suryakumar Yadav because he scores runs around the wicket with ease. I like MCG the most and want to play. Besides, Lord’s is the home of cricket.”

    Vikramjeet Singh playing for Netherlands cricket team

    Vikramjeet Singh playing for Netherlands cricket team

  • Vikramjeet Singh loves working out. He often goes to the gym and works out for six hours every day. Vikramjit Singh often posts videos of his workouts on social media.
    An excerpt from Vikramjit Singh's workout session in the gym

    An excerpt from Vikramjit Singh’s workout session in the gym

  • Vikramjit Singh likes to spend holidays in the mountains. On several social media networks, he often posts photos from his travels.
    Vikramjit Singh enjoying his holidays

    Vikramjit Singh enjoying his holidays

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