Yash Thakur Biography | Wiki, Caste, Age, Height, Family, Life Story

Yash Thakur Wiki, Biography, Height: Yash Thakur is a young and emerging Indian cricket player who hails from Kolkata, West Bengal. He plays in domestic cricket as well as in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Yash is a right arm medium pace bowler. He currently does not have much experience in the IPL and made his debut this year in 2023 only.

Thakur has previously played in the Indian Premier League but as a net bowler. During IPL 2022, he was a member of the Punjab Kings team. However, things changed for Yash when he was selected by the Lucknow Super Giants in the Indian Premier League 2023 auction for INR 45 lakhs.

Thakur made his debut against Chennai Super Kings this season, although he didn’t get his maiden wicket until the game against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Yash Thakur

Yash Thakur’s Birthday and Age

The young cricketer is currently 24 years of age. He was born to his parents in the year 1998. Yash celebrates his birthday every year on the 28th of December with his family and friends. He gets a lot of wishes and tributes on his social media on his birthday. For the fans who are interested in astrology, Yash’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius based on his date of birth and calculated accordingly.

Where Is Yash Thakur From? His Hometown

Yash was born to his parents in Kolkata, West Bengal. However, later his family moved to Nagpur, Maharashtra where he was brought up. He now resides in Nagpur, Maharashtra. He has completed his education in Nagpur.

Talking about his caste and religion, Yash was born into a Hindu family and follows the Hinduism religion. He belongs to the caste Kshatriya which is believed to be second to the Brahman caste in the Hindu religion.

Yash Thakur

Family Members and Parents

His father is Ravi Thakur who is the owner of Sai Leela Travels in Nagpur. He is a travel agency owner. Yash’s mother on the other hand is Kajal Thakur and she is a homemaker. His parents have been very supportive of his passion and choices throughout his career.

Apart from his parents, he has a sister named Shweta Thakur in the family. Shweta is elder than Yash and she is now married. Shweta got married to her husband Shubham Golani on the 9th of December in 2020.

Yash Thakur and His Mother
Yash Thakur And His Sister

Yash Thakur Early Life Story

Yash has always enjoyed playing cricket; he was uninterested in school and informed his parents from the start that he would not study in order to become a cricketer. Because of his strong interest in cricket, his father enrolled him in the Praveen Hinganikar Cricket Academy, and he began playing at the age of 13. He wasn’t sure if he wanted to be a bowler or a batter at first.

One day, his coach took him bowling, and he had a very good grip and fast bowling in bowling style. His instructor then suggested him to bowl, and he has been practicing fast bowling ever since.

In the 2016-17 Vijay Hazare Trophy, Yash made his List “A” debut for Vidarbha against Punjab in Delhi on February 25, 2017. On November 28, 2018, Yash Thakur made his first-class debut for Vidarbha against Chhattisgarh in Raipur in the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy.

On 21 February 2019, he made his Vidarbha T20 debut against Himachal in Surat. After performing admirably in domestic cricket, he was given the opportunity to play in the IPL (Indian Premier League). Yash was purchased by the Lucknow Super Giants in the 2023 IPL Auction for Rs. 45 lakhs ahead of the 2023 Indian Premier League. On 3 April 2023, he made his IPL debut against Chennai Super Kings.

Height and Physical Attributes

He stands at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches or 180 cm. He weighs around 65 kg. Yash has black eyes and black hair.

Information Table

Name Yash Thakur
Nickname Hurricane
Gender Male
Profession Cricket Player
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 180 cm

in meters- 1.80 m 

in feet inches– 5’8″

Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 65 kg 

in pounds- 140 lbs

Figure Measurements (approx.) Not Known
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 28 December 1998
Age (as of 2023) 24 Years
Birth Place Kolkata, West Bengal
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Sagittarius
Nationality Indian
Hometown Nagpur, Maharashtra
School Local High School
College/University Not Known
Educational Qualification Graduate
Religion Hinduism
Ethnicity Indian
Caste Not Known
Address Nagpur, Maharashtra
Hobbies/Interests Not Known
Marital Status Single
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends N/A
Sexuality Straight
Parents Father: Ravi Thakur

Mother: Kajal Thakur

Siblings Brother: Not Known

Sister: Shweta Thakur

Husband/Wife/Spouse N/A
Children N/A
Net Worth INR 45 Lakh

Social Media Accounts


Some Lesser Known Facts About Yash Thakur:

  • He is a right-arm fast-medium bowler and right-handed batsman who plays for Vidarbha in domestic cricket.
  • He wowed selectors with his Death Bowling in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2022 campaign, taking 15 wickets in 10 matches with an average of 15.86.
  • He was purchased by the Lucknow Super Giants in the 2023 IPL Auction for Rs. 45 lakhs ahead of the 2023 Indian Premier League.
  • Yash is gaining fame on social media as well. He has more than 20k followers on Instagram as of now.

FAQs About Yash Thakur

  1. Who are Yash Thakur’s parents?

His father is Ravi Thakur who is a travel agency owner and his mother Kajal Thakur is a homemaker.

     2. How old is Yash Thakur?

He is 24 years of age as of 2023. He was born on 28 December 1998.

    3. Where is Yash Thakur from?

He is from Nagpur, Maharashtra.

    4. What is the net worth of Yash Thakur?

He has a net worth of around INR 45 Lakh.

    5. Who is Yash Thakur’s girlfriend?

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

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