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Aakash Chopra      

Full name Aakash Chopra

Born September 19, 1977, Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Current age 38 years 308 days

Major teams India, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Kolkata Knight Riders, Marylebone Cricket Club, Rajasthan, Rajasthan Royals

Playing role Batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium, Right-arm offbreak

Aakash Chopra
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 10 19 0 437 60 23.00 1263 34.60 0 2 49 0 15 0
First-class 162 266 27 10839 301* 45.35 29 53 189 0
List A 65 61 7 2415 130* 44.72 7 17 29 0
Twenty20 21 19 1 334 72* 18.55 366 91.25 0 1 28 1 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 162 546 320 6 2/5 53.33 3.51 91.0 0 0
List A 65 84 58 1 1/17 1/17 58.00 4.14 84.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 21 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut India v New Zealand at Ahmedabad, Oct 8-12, 2003 scorecard
Last Test India v Australia at Nagpur, Oct 26-29, 2004 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut 1997/98
Last First-class Jammu & Kashmir v Himachal Pradesh at Jammu, Dec 22-25, 2012 scorecard
List A debut 1996/97
Last List A Himachal Pradesh v Punjab at Dharamsala, Feb 21, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Kolkata Knight Riders v Royal Challengers Bangalore at Kolkata, May 8, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Himachal Pradesh v Punjab at Gurgaon, Mar 22, 2013 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3/34, 1 Asia XI v World XI Doha 6 Oct 2014 Other T20
17 H. Pradesh v Punjab Gurgaon 22 Mar 2013 T20
0 H. Pradesh v J + K Gurgaon 21 Mar 2013 T20
8 H. Pradesh v Delhi Rohtak 19 Mar 2013 T20
- H. Pradesh v Haryana Rohtak 18 Mar 2013 T20
0 H. Pradesh v Services Rohtak 17 Mar 2013 T20
0 H. Pradesh v Punjab Dharamsala 21 Feb 2013 LA
72 H. Pradesh v J + K Nadaun 19 Feb 2013 LA
- H. Pradesh v Haryana Nadaun 15 Feb 2013 LA
10 H. Pradesh v Services Nadaun 13 Feb 2013 LA
Profile

An opener in the classical mould, Aakash Chopra has a technique and temperament perfectly suited to occupation of the crease and seeing the shine off the leather. Those attributes came handy for him, and for India, just when they were hunting desperately for a pair of good openers. After a right-knee injury had laid him low at the end of 2002-03, Chopra started the new season with a sound batting display in the two-Test series at home against New Zealand. That earned him a ticket to Australia, where he enhanced his reputation further by providing solid starts in partnership with Virender Sehwag, his Delhi team-mate.

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Sep 5, 2015

Aakash Chopra's The Insider, ESPNcricinfo and HarperCollins' latest publication, The Insider, Mumbai, September 4, 2015

Aakash Chopra's The Insider, ESPNcricinfo and HarperCollins' latest publication

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Sep 5, 2015

ESPNcricinfo Editor-in-chief Sambit Bal chats with Aakash Chopra, The Insider, Mumbai, September 4, 2015

ESPNcricinfo Editor-in-chief Sambit Bal chats with Aakash Chopra

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Sep 5, 2015

Rahul Dravid and Ajinkya Rahane unveil Aakash Chopra's book, The Insider, Mumbai, September 4, 2015

Rahul Dravid and Ajinkya Rahane unveil Aakash Chopra's book, The Insider

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