Navjot Singh Sidhu Height, Weight, Age, Wife & More

Navjot Singh Sidhu Height, Weight, Age, Wife & More

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Bio
Real Name Navjot Singh Sidhu
Nickname Sixer Sidhu, Sheri Paaji and Sidhu Paaji
Profession Cricketer, Politician and Commentator
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 188 cm
in meters- 1.88 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 2”
Weight in Kilograms- 77 kg
in Pounds- 170 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 34 inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Cricket
International Debut ODI- 9 October against Australia in Chennai
Test- 12 November 1983 against West Indies at Ahmedabad
Jersey Number Not Known
Domestic/State Team Punjab
Nature on field Very aggressive
Likes to play against Pakistan
Favourite shots Hitting over the top
Records (main ones) • His highest ODI score of 134 against England at Gwalior in 1993.
• He made a unique record of getting 500 Test runs in a year thrice, in 1993, 1994 and 1997.
• He became the first Indian cricketer to score 5 centuries in ODI’s.
• His epic 11 hours at the cricket crease against West Indies in 1996–97, where he made 201 runs.
Career Turning Point When he was selected for the 1987 Cricket World Cup.
Favorite Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Personal Life
Date of Birth 20 October 1963
Age (as in 2015) 51 Years
Birth Place Patiala, Punjab, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Libra
Nationality Indian
Hometown Patiala, Punjab, India
School Yadavindra Public School, Patiala
College Mohindra College, Panjab University, Chandigarh
Educational Qualifications Graduate
Family Father-Sardar Bhagwant Singh (Cricketer)
Mother- Not Known
Brothers- Not Known
Sisters- Not Known
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai
Hobbies Internet surfing and learning new things
Controversies • In 1988, he had a road rage incident, for which he was convicted in 2006, but after appealing to the Indian Supreme Court, his sentence was suspended.
• He was accused by Star India for breaching a contractual agreement by working as a commentator for Set Max’s Indian Premier League 2014.
• The All India Sikh Student Federation (AISSF) logged a complaint against him to Akal Takht for twisting words from Gurubani.
Girls, Family & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends N/A
Wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu (Doctor and Politician)
Children Daughter- Rabia Sidhu
Son- Karan Sidhu
Money Factor
Salary 70,000/month (INR)
Net Worth 15 Crores (INR)

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Some lesser known facts about Navjot Singh Sidhu

  • Does Navjot Singh Sidhu  smoke?: No
  • Does Navjot Singh Sidhu  drink alcohol?: No
  • Sidhu walked out of 1996 tour of England because he thought his captain Mohammad Azharuddin was frequently abusing him.
  • He was dropped after playing only two Tests , but he made a strong comeback in the World Cup in 1987.
  • He and his wife are known are known for their honest work due to which they have issues with the Akali government in Punjab for their way of working.
  • He made a special appearance in various movies like  ABCD 2, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi and Mera Pind.
  • He was a popular contestant of  Big Boss 6, but made an early exit due to political commitments.
  • Despite being a Sikh, he has immense knowlege and respect for Hindu religion and is a vegetarian too.
  • He is considered to have mastered meditation, which he started as a result of tough times after his father’s demise.
  • After a long-time absence from his Lok Sabha constituency, an NGO offered a reward of Rs 2 lakh for getting him back.

Indian batsman Navjot Sidhu celebrates as he reaches his century against Pakistan during a Champions Trophy match at Sharjah Stadium in the United Arab Emirates on 15th October 1989.  Pakistan won by six wickets.   (Photo by David Munden/Popperfoto/Getty Images)

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