Anukul Roy Biography | Wiki, Caste, Age, Height, Family, Life Story

Anukul Roy Wiki, Biography, Caste: Anukul Roy is a professional Indian cricket player. He plays in the Indian Premier League as well as in domestic cricket. Anukul plays for the state of Jharkhand, which also happens to be the home state of former Indian captain MS Dhoni.

Anukul has not gotten the opportunity to play in international cricket as of yet. He was acquired by the team Mumbai Indians in the year 2018. However, in 2022, he was purchased by Kolkata Knight Riders for a price of INR 20 Lakh.

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Anukul Roy’s Age and Date of Birth

Anukul was born on the 30th of November in the year 1998. He is now 24 years old as of 2023. He will be celebrating his 25th birthday in November 2023. His full name is Anukul Sudhakar Roy. Sudhakar happens to be the name of his father. Based on his date of birth his zodiac sign or star sign is Sagittarius.

Anukul was born in Birha a remote village in the state of Bihar. He was born when Bihar was divided into Jharkhand and modern-day Bihar.

Talking about his education, he was enrolled in DAV Public School in his hometown Samastipur. Later he joined Techno Mission School. After moving to Jhakrjhand, Anukul studied at Vidya Bharti School.

Caste and Religion

He is a follower of the Hindu religion. Born and brought up in a Hindu family Anukul was raised as per Hindu customs and traditions. There has not been much information revealed about his ancestral details.

Early Life

He initially played for the Samastipur Cricket Club under the direction of Brajesh Kumar Jha. He began participating in district leagues shortly after and eventually made the district cricket team. Later, in 2008, he was chosen to receive the Vinoo Mankad Trophy. He played for the Bihar under-14s the next year before switching to the under-16s team shortly after.

As soon as Bihar lost its BCCI accreditation, he made the decision to go to Jharkhand. He enrolled there and began improving his abilities with former Indian first-class cricketer V. Venkatram at the Jharkhand Cricket Academy.

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Anukul Roy Professional Career

The Bihar player was unable to compete in the Ranji Trophy because they had not competed in the event for the previous 18 years. However, Roy, like his friend Ishan Kishan, relocated to Jharkhand to pursue his ambition of playing in the Ranji Trophy. He had previously represented Jharkhand Under-19s before being called up to the Indian Team by Rahul Dravid. During England’s journey to India in February 2017, he made his debut for the U19 team.

Anukul’s selection for the IPL was only inevitable because he was riding high from winning the U19 World Cup. He was put up for auction in the Mega IPL auction of 2018 and was purchased by Mumbai Indians for his basic price of Rs 20 lakh. Anukul had to wait for his opportunity because Krunal Pandya was the team’s most experienced left-arm spinner, but he did make his IPL debut in 2019 and took one wicket in his single game. A much more experienced Roy is anticipated to receive a few opportunities in the 2020 campaign.

Family Members and Parents

He was born to his father Sudhakar Roy who is a lawyer in Samastipur Court, and his mother Ranju Roy who is a housewife. Apart from his parents, Anukul has three siblings, He has two sisters and a brother. His sister are Smriti and Puja while his brother is Abhishek. Abhishek is an engineer by profession.

Information Table

Name Anukul Roy
Nickname Channu
Gender Male
Profession Cricket Player
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 170 cm

in meters- 170 m 

in feet inches– 5’6″

Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 65 kg 

in pounds- 140 lbs

Figure Measurements (approx.) Not Known
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 30 November 1998
Age (as of 2023) 24 Years
Birth Place Bhirha, Bihar
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Sagittarius
Nationality Indian
Hometown Samastipur, Bihar
School DAV Public School
College/University Vidya Bharti
Educational Qualification Graduate
Religion Hinduism
Ethnicity Indian
Caste Not Known
Address Jharkhand
Hobbies/Interests Not Known
Marital Status Single
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends N/A
Sexuality Straight
Parents Father: Sudhakar Roy

Mother: Ranju Roy

Siblings Brother: Abhishek

Sister: Smriti and Pooja

Husband/Wife/Spouse N/A
Children N/A
Net Worth INR 30 Lakh

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Anukul Roy:

  • He played in his first first-class cricket during the Ranji Trophy 2018–19 and finished the series as Jharkhand’s best wicket-taker with 30 wickets in nine games. He then entered the scene after that.
  • Roy played for the Mumbai Indians on his IPL debut. He played in his first game in 2018 after being chosen for the Mumbai Indians team in the IPL auction for 20 lakhs.
  • Anukul began playing tennis ball cricket in Samastipur before relocating to Jamshedpur in search of greater cricketing possibilities.
  • He performed admirably in the 2018 Under-19 World Cup, however, he injured his ankle a few months prior to the competition. He was on the verge of being eliminated from the series, but a quicker recovery gave him a chance to compete in the world cup.

FAQs About Anukul Roy

  1. Who are Anukul Roy’s parents?

His father is Sudhakar Roy who is an advocate and his mother Ranju Roy is a homemaker.

     2. How old is Anukul Roy?

He is 24 years of age as of 2023. He was born on 30 November 1998.

    3. Where is Anukul Roy from?

He is from Samastipur, Bihar.

    4. What is the net worth of Anukul Roy?

He has a net worth of around INR 30 Lakh.

    5. Who is Anukul Roy’s girlfriend?

Anukul is currently single and not in a relationship with anyone.

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