Khaleel Ahmed Biography
Khaleel Ahmed was born on 5 December 1997 in Rajasthan, India. He is a left arm medium pace bowler and has represented India at the under- 19 level.
Khaleel was raised in Tonk, Rajasthan his passion for cricket drove him forward to be part of a very young under-16 and under-19 state side. Khaleel’s burning talent was an example of the teaching of legendary Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid who was his teacher and mentor.
Khaleel made his T20 debut for Rajasthan in 2016-17 2016–17 Inter State Twenty-20 Tournament on 5 February 2017. Where as his first class debut came on 6 October 2017 in the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy.
Rise to Glory
Khaleel’s performance in the Tri-Nation tournament was commendable, clinching 12 wickets in his 3 innings he was chosen in the first eleven of India for the under-19 world cup in 2016.
He was also bought by IPL team Delhi Daredevils for an amount of INR 10 Lakhs in the same year and continued a relationship with Rahul Dravid who the Delhi’s icon and mentor.
Khaleel has played two first class matches and has taken 2 wickets with an economy rate of 3 per over. He has also played 8 List A matches and has taken 13 wickets with an economy of 4.42.
Khaleel has 11 T20 games to his name in which he has a brilliant record of 17 wickets and a decent economy of 6.88.
The young cricketer continues to play for India B team and Rajasthan.