Deepak Hooda is turning out to be Team India’s new lucky charm. Find out why?

Xtra Time Web Desk: All-rounder Deepak Hooda is turning out to be the lucky charm for Team India. If you are wondering why, his statistics suggests so. Hooda is yet to lose any match playing for India. The all-rounder has played 14 matches (5 ODIs and 9 T20Is) so far for the country, and is yet to lose a single match.

The Men in blue have always returned winners whenever Hooda is part of the playing XI. Since making his debut for India in 2022, Hooda has won all the matches he played for the country. Let’s take a look at the statistics of Deepak Hooda in the five ODIs and 9 T20Is he played so far for the Men in Blue:

Hooda scored an unbeaten 26 runs in his ODI debut against West Indies. The Men in Blue won the game by six wickets. In the second ODI, the 27-year-old scored 29 runs and picked up one wicket. India won the match by 44 runs. India then went on a tour to West Indies. In the first game, Hooda scored 27 as the Rohit Sharma-led side won by 3 runs. India sealed the three-match ODI series in the second game as the all-rounder 33 runs and picked up one. They beat West Indies by two wickets. In the last ODI, the 27-year-old did not come to bat as the visitors won by 119 runs.

As far as his T20 career is concerned, Hooda made his T20I debut against Sir Lanka but did not get to bat in two games. India won both games by 62 runs and 7 wickets respectively. In the third game, he scored 21 runs as India won the match by 6 wickets to complete a series whitewash. During the tour to Ireland, Hooda scored 47 and 104 in two T20Is as India won by 7 and 4 runs. Hooda played one T20I against England and scored 33 runs as India thumped by 50 runs. The all-rounder later played three T20Is against West Indies and scored 10, 21, and 38. Rohit Sharma-led side won three games by 7 wickets, 59 runs, and 88 runs respectively.