Tejashwi Yadav

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Tejashwi Yadav
4th Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar
Assumed office
20 November 2015
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
Preceded by Sushil Kumar Modi
Member of the Bihar Legislative Assembly for Raghopur constituency
Assumed office
8 November 2015
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
Preceded by Satish Kumar
Personal details
Born Tejashwi Prasad Yadav
(1989-11-09) 9 November 1989 (age 27)
Patna, Bihar, India
Nationality India
Political party Rashtriya Janata Dal
Relations Tej Pratap Yadav (Sibling)
Misa Bharti (Sibling)
Rajlaxmi Yadav (Sibling)
Tej Pratap Singh Yadav (Brother-in-law)
Occupation Cricketer, politician
Religion Hinduism
Tejashwi Prasad Yadav
Personal information
Born (1989-11-09) 9 November 1989 (age 27)
Patna, Bihar, India
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm bowler
Role Middle-order batsman
Domestic team information
Years Team
2008-2012 Delhi Daredevils
2011–2012 Jharkhand
Only First-class 10 November 2009 Jharkhand v Vidarbha
List A debut 14 February 2010 Jharkhand v Orissa
Last List A 16 February 2010 Jharkhand v Tripura
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 1 2 4
Runs scored 20 14 3
Batting average 10.00 7.00 3.00
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 19 9 3
Balls bowled 30 24 36
Wickets 0 1 0
Bowling average 23.00
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 1/10
Catches/stumpings 0/0 1/0 1/0
Source: ESPNcricinfo, May 2, 2016

Tejashwi Prasad Yadav (born 9 November 1989) is an Indian politician and former crickter. He is the current Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, serving since 20 November 2015 in Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's cabinet.[1]

Early life and Education[edit]

Yadav is second eldest son of Lalu Prasad Yadav.

Political career[edit]

He was elected to the Bihar Legislative Assembly from the Raghopur constituency as a member of the Rashtriya Janata Dal in 2015.[2][3]

Cricket career[edit]

Prior to his plunge into politics, Yadav was a cricketer, who played as middle-order batsman in one Ranji Trophy match and two limited-overs games for Jharkhand. He was also a part of the Delhi Daredevils for its 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2012 Indian Premier League seasons. [4]

Personal life[edit]

He is the son of former Bihar chief ministers Lalu Prasad Yadav and Rabri Devi. His elder brother Tej Pratap is also a minister in the Bihar government.


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