Who is USA cricketer Nitish Kumar, biography, age, parents, hometown birth place and nationality

Who is USA cricketer Nitish Kumar, biography, age, parents, hometown birth place and nationality

Here is all you need to know about Nitish Kumar, the USA cricketer, along with his age, career, biography and more 

The United States upset Pakistan in their T20 World Cup encounter on Thursday at Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas.

The result of the match was decided in the Super Over after 40 overs of play between the two teams ended in a tie. 

After Nitish Kumar hit Haris Rauf for a four to send the game to Super Over, the hosts needed five more runs to win off the final ball. Now that fans can’t stop praising the cricketer, here is all you need to know about Nitish Kumar. 

Who is USA cricketer Nitish Kumar, biography, age, family, parents, hometown birth place and nationality

Nitish Roenik Kumar is a Canadian-American cricket player who was born on May 21, 1994 in Scarborough, Ontario. He is currently 30 years old and went to school and university in England. 

A look at Nitish Kumar’s career 

Nitish Kumar said, as per ESPNCricinfo that he “always dreamt about playing cricket and he is “someone that’s 100% in and “not going to do 50-50.”

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His love for cricket made him shift to the USA in 2020 when he was 26. Nitish played for Canada in the ICC Continental Cup as a first-class cricket player from 2009 to 2013. 

He played university cricket for Loughborough in the MCC for two years from2015 to 2017 and against Afghanistan in an ODI in 2010, he made his debut for Canada on international level. 

He has led the Canada National Cricket team as a captain in the past as he was appointed in 2016. He is a right-handed batsman and right arm off spin bowler. 

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After representing his nation in the 2010 Under-19 World Cup in January, Kumar made history the following month by becoming the second-youngest player in One Day International history, on his debut. 

When Canada played in the 2011 World Cup, Kumar made history as the youngest player to play in a World Cup. He played in his first Twenty20 International match in March of 2012. 

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After last playing for Canada in 2019, Kumar made his international debut for the United States national cricket team in April 2024.

Nitish Kumar’s parents 

Nitish Kumar was born to Indian origin parents in Scarborough, Ontario. His father played cricket at the Toronto Cricket, Skating and Curling Club. 

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