A 28 year old Indian cricketer, Pawan Negi has touched new heights of success and is progressing to be the next best cricketer with his sedulous personality. He has inspired many young enthusiasts throughout his journey and will hopefully continue to do so.
PAWAN NEGI IPL Career
|Full name||Pawan Negi|
|Date and Place of birth||6 January 1993; Delhi, India|
|Age (as of 2021)||28 years|
|Height||1.68 m (5’6”)|
|Weight||62 kg (137 lbs)|
|Body measurements||Chest size: 38 Inches; Waist size: 30 inches; Biceps size: 14 Inches|
|Hometown||Almora, Uttarakhand, India|
|Family||Father: GS Negi|
Mother: Kamla Negi
Sister: Babita Negi
|Marital Status||Unmarried; Affairs: not known|
|Bowling||Slow left arm orthodox|
Born in the arms of the national capital of India, Pawan Negi was born and brought up in Delhi. He was born to GS Negi and Kamla Negi on 6 January 1993 and was their second child.
Negi completed his schooling from Delhi Public School (DPS), Delhi. His elder sister, Babita Negi also had an inclination towards cricket and Pawan found a confederate in her to practice and discuss cricket.
Currently, Babita plays for Delhi and is a successful National cricketer. In his early days, Pawan used to go to RP Academy, located in Gargi College for playing and practicing the sport.
When Pawan turned 19, he started playing in the Indian Premier League at a base price of INR 10 lakhs. It was his sheer hard work and undying spirit, that led him to grow and take new roads of success.
Although he is currently mentored by Mohan Sharma, Pawan Negi was also a student of Gurupad Hegadi.
PAWAN NEGI Career
Majority of Negi’s cricket career revolves around the IPL. He started at the naive age of 19 and now at 28, he continues to do wonders in the same tournament till date.
He started his IPL career by playing for Delhi Daredevils in 2012-13 and for Chennai Super Kings in the year 2014-15. Since then he has played for Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils again, and in 2021 for Kolkata Knight Riders.
He displayed his talent for cricket when he broke the record for having the best bowling figures in a Twenty 20 match (Champions League). Surprisingly, Negi still holds that record.
In 2016, his career saw a lot of opportunities paving their way. In the 2016 Asia Cup, he made his international debut by playing against UAE. Following this event, in the same year, he was also selected for joining the national squad for ICC Twenty20 World Cup.
In the present day, Pawan Negi is mentored by Mohan Sharma.
Pawan’s social media accounts hold evidence for his extraordinary fit regime. Although he is a food lover, he keeps a strict check on his diet and does not let anything impact his performance on the field.
He regularly practices exercises and remains active for maintaining his well-built physical stature. Quick facts about Negi’s physical appearance are listed here:
PAWAN NEGI Wiki Biography
Age: 28 years
Height: 1.65 m (5’6”)
Weight: 62 kg (137 lbs)
Chest Size: 38 inches
Waist size: 30 inches
Biceps size: 14 inches
Skin colour: Wheatish
Eye colour: Black
Hair colour: Black
On 6 January 1993, Pawan Negi was born to GS Negi and Kamla Negi in Delhi, the national capital of India. He also has an elder sister, Babita Negi, and interestingly, she is a national cricketer too. According to sources, she currently plays for delhi.
Not many people know that cricketer Shabaz Nadeem is a good friend of Negi and they support each other in every endeavor. More details about his personal life are listed below:
Date of birth: 6 January 1993
Place of birth: Delhi, India
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Caste: Not known
Coach/ Mentor: Mohan Sharma
Jersey number: #6 ( India) #6 (IPL, Country cricket)
PAWAN NEGI Net Worth Income
With a net worth of about $14 million, Pawan Negi was listed as one of the highest bid Indian players with a bid of INR 8.5 crores by Delhi Daredevils.
His total IPL income is INR 134, 000, 000 and an impressive IPL Salary rank of 132. Currently, he plays for Kolkata Knight Riders and was auctioned to them for INR 5 crores. He started with an average salary of INR 10 lakhs and continued to play for this price from the year 2012 to 2015, until in 2016 he created history.
Next, from 2017 to 2020, he was auctioned for INR 1 crore by Royal Challengers Bangalore. While a major chunk of his net worth is framed by the IPL salary, he has also earned a significant amount from playing in domestic and international cricket.
It seems that Pawan Negi has a host of social media accounts and that he doesn’t want to miss out on any platform that can be used as a medium to interact with his huge fan base.
He is interactive and keeps posting regular updates about his matches and fitness activities. On instagram, he has a following count of 162 thousand followers and we can presume the amount of admiration and love that he receives from the world, and especially from India.
He has social media handles on sites like instagram, facebook, and twitter, the links of which are attached here:
Hobbies and more
Pawan Negi has numerous hobbies and preferred activities that he practices to take a break from cricket. He distresses himself by listening to music. He has a list of his favourite cricketers including batsmen and bowlers.
Some of his favourite batsmen include Sachin Tendulkar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and Virender Sehwag, whereas Daniel Vettiori is his favourite bowler.
Turning to his professional side of most favoured things, we get to know that Negi follows an aggressive nature of field. Further, he likes to play against the team of Pakistan. His favourite shot is pull shot and favourite bowling style is orthodox spin.
His favourite actor is Amitabh Bachchan and he enjoys Garhwali food, which is also a speciality of his hometown, Uttarakhand.
While there is no information about his alcohol consumption levels, we surely know that he doesn’t smoke.