Many fresh talents are acknowledged and given a chance to show their talent in the IPL. One such amazing all rounder is Shivam Dube, who not only grabbed the opportunity to play in IPL, but also proved his potential, by showing off his stunning skills on the field. Today, we will be discussing everything about Shivam Dube, including his early life, childhood, family, school, career, girlfriends, etc.
Shivam Dube Biography
1. Personal details:
|Full name||Shivam Dube|
|Father’s name||Rajesh Dube|
|Mother’s name||Madhuri Dube|
|Siblings||Pooja Dube (Sister)|
|Birth place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Age (till 2020)||28 years|
|Hometown||Uttar Pradesh, India|
|School||Hans Raj Moraji Public School, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|College/ University||Rizvi College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
Shivam started playing cricket at a very young age of 5. He used to practice the game at the self made ground present in the backyard of his house. His dedication and talent was amazing, as he used to do cricket practice for about 8 hours and his father used to be his biggest supporter and coach. His father, Rajesh Dube, was himself a wrestler. He recognised the talent of his son and soon put Shivam into Chandrakant Pant Cricket Academy. But due to some financial issues, Shivam stopped playing cricket at the age of 13. Shivam played for his school’s U-14 team and won. Later he left the team because of his weight. Shivam started playing cricket again at the age of 19 and for this, his father had kept his garment factory on lease in order to arrange the money.
2. Physical statistics:
|Height (approx.)||5 feet 11 inches (180 cms)|
|Chest measurement (approx.)||Unknown|
|Waist measurement (approx.)||Unknown|
|Biceps measurement (approx.)||Unknown|
|Eye colour||Dark Brown|
|Playing best||All Rounder|
|Batting style||Left-handed batsman|
|Bowling style||Right-arm medium bowler|
|ODI series||Played against West Indies on 15.12.2019 at Chennai|
|Test series||Not played yet|
|T-20I series||Played against Bangladesh on 3.11.2019 at Delhi|
|First class series||Played in Mumbai Vs Karnataka on 7.12.2017 at Nagpur|
|List A series||Played in Mumbai Vs Rajasthan on 26.12.2017 at Chennai|
|T-20 series||Played in Mumbai Vs Baroda on 18.01.2016 at Mumbai|
4. Interesting facts about Shivam Dube:
- Shivam is an All Rounder cricket player.
- Shivam’s father Rajesh Dube was a wrestler in his youth.
- Shivam started playing cricket at the age of 5. Later he stopped at 13 and continued his passion at the age of 19.
- Shivam was an overweight child during his teen days.
- He joined Karnatak Sporting Association and continued his training and practice under the guidance of Satish Samant.
- He played several club matches, and soon was being recognised as a hard hitting batsman.
- He is a big fan of all rounder South African cricketer, Jacques Kallis.
- He made his T-20 debut in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, on 18.01.2016, at Mumbai, where played for Mumbai against Baroda.
- On 26.02.2017, Shivam made his List A debut in Mumbai Vs Karnataka, where he impressed everyone by making 71 runs and taking 5 wickets.
- In IPL 2019, he was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for about 5 crores, where he played his debut match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
- In IPL 2021, Shivam was bought by Rajasthan Royals (RR) for 4.4 crores.
This was Shivam Dube Biography. His story is an inspiration for everyone. Talent and hard work never goes in vain. Even after leaving cricket for 5 years due to financial crisis and being overweight, he made his comeback, and that too was such a strong comeback. Eagerly waiting to see the stunning batting and bowling performances by Shivam Dube in IPL 2021. Wishing him a good luck and good health.