Kirti Azad

Cricket Player

Kirti Azad was born in Purnia, Bihar, India on January 2nd, 1959 and is the Cricket Player. At the age of 65, Kirti Azad biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 2, 1959
Place of Birth
Purnia, Bihar, India
65 years old
Zodiac Sign
Cricketer, Politician
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Kirti Azad Life

Kirtivardhan Bhagwat Jha Azad pronunciation (born 2 January 1959) is a politician and former cricketer and who played 7 Tests and 25 ODIs for India between 1980 and 1986. Azad was born in Darbhanga, Bihar, the son of former Chief Minister of Bihar Bhagwat Jha Azad.

He was an aggressive right-hand batsman and a quickish offspinner.

A surprise choice for the tour of Australia and New Zealand in 1980-81, he made his Test debut at Wellington.

The highlight of his career was being part of the Indian team that won the 1983 Cricket World Cup.He won the 2014 Lok Sabha election for Darbhanga, Bihar.

In February 2019, Kirti Azad joined Indian National Congress.


Kirti Azad Career

Domestic career

He attended Modern School in Delhi, where he was a member of the school cricket team. Azad, a nonconformist for many years, was a stalwart allrounder for Delhi and took 162 wickets at an average of 48.72 runs in 95 Ranji Trophy matches, totaling 4867 runs on an average of 48.72 runs. In 1985–86, he scored 215 against Himalaya, his highest score.

International career

In 1980-81, he was a surprise pick for Australia and New Zealand's tour, 1980-1981, making his Test debut at Wellington. In 1981-82, he appeared in three Tests without much success against England, and was then selected for the 1983 World Cup.

Azad's career included 7 test matches (1981–83) and 25 one-day internationals (1980–86). Despite being bursting with promise, he could not bring his domestic results to the international level, scoring only 135 test runs and 269 in one-days. In both directions, he took 3 and 7 wickets.