Jaydev Unadkat is a cricketer who has played for the Indian national team and is currently playing for Saurashtra in domestic cricket and for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL.
In pic: Jaydev Unadkat posted this picture with his sister Dheera Unadkat and cousins. He wrote, "Cousins affair at the grand new Thakkar mansion! At times, I just crave for some family and friends picnics and get-togethers.. Going through one such time now!"
Jaydev Unadkat was born and brought up in Porbandar, Gujarat. He completed his schooling from St. Mary's school, Porbandar.
In pic: Jaydev Unadkat posted this picture with his sister Dheera Unadkat and wrote, "Adding 1 to ur Happy Days Countdown! #SuperColours @dheera_unadkat !!"
In the IPL 6 auctions, Jaydev Unadkat was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore for USD 525,000.
In pic: Jaydev Unadkat posted this picture with his sister Dheera and wrote, "To this special girl in my life, who manages my little things and keeps me running everyday, who handles all that is happening around her with a smile on her face.. You are such a perfect elder sister, one that everyone would wish to have for themselves. I wish you a Very Very Happyy Birthdayy! Prayers to God to bless you with bundles of joy and happiness in the years to come.."
Due to his impressive performances, Delhi Daredevils purchased Jaydev Unadkat at the 2014 IPL auctions for a price of Rs. 2.8 crores.
In pic: Jaydev Unadkat posted a picture from his sister Dheera Unadkat's wedding. He wrote, "Warming-up for the big night! Just cannot stop looking at my beautiful sister! And yes, I am not skipping any ritual, whether it demands my presence or not! #Behenkishaadi #BrotherCool"
In February 2016, Shah Rukh Khan's Kolkata Knight Riders bought the cricketer for Rs. 1.6 crores.
In pic: Jaydev Unadkat posted this picture with his sister Dheera and her husband on Raksha Bandhan and wrote, "Celebrating Rakhi as a symbol of Love and Protection that we desire for each other! Early Rakshabandhan rituals before I proceed to Australia for the India 'A' tour. Only Wishes and Prayers accepted! P.C:- My badminton partner @parth.thakkar26"
In February 2017, Indian Premier League team Rising Pune Supergiants availed Jaydev Unadkat's services for a bargain of only Rs. 30 lakhs.
In pic: Jaydev Unadkat posted this childhood picture of himself and his elder sister Dheera. He wrote, "For all the gossip sessions that we crave for, for all the laughter that we fire out, for all the care that you take, and for all the love that you bring to me, I love u My Dear Sister! #RakhiDownUnder"
In February 2018, Rajasthan Royals set the cash registers ringing in the IPL auctions by bagging the left-arm fast bowler Jaydev Unadkat for a whopping sum of Rs. 11.5 crores.
In pic: Jaydev Unadkat posted this picture with his sister Dheera and her husband from an IPL game. He wrote, "When The Sister and her Mister were here to cheer! #FamilyStrength #RPS #ipl10"
On Raksha Bandhan, Unadkat shared a very emotional message with this photo: o say that you have been the best support-system I could ever have, would be an under-statement! On this auspicious day of Rakshabandhan, I pray to The Almighty to keep you the happiest, and our bond the strongest! Happy Rakhi Bendu @dheera_unadkat And lots of love to everyone of you who are celebrating this festival.. Happy Rakhi girls
Jaydev Unadkat posted this picture with his sister Dheera and wrote an emotional post that read, "Many a times have I felt vulnerable in life, but not a single time did I ever feel lonely or helpless, just because I have you by my side! Your love has made me realise the essence of this beautiful bond that we share.. Thank you for every single thing that you selflessly do for me. The Rakhi that you tie, The Tilak that you do, and The Wishes that you give is what keeps me together! And as the festival “Rakshabandhan” suggests, our bond will always be my protector! This early rakshabandhan celebration has its own charm though! Feels like you have a priority pass to the big event coming up"
Jaydev Unadkat shared this photo and simply captioned it, 'My dashing siblings!! Great addition to the squad #We #CloudNine'
Jaydev Unadkat with his sister and few friends on a trip to Jaisalmer
Jaydev Unadkat posted this picture with his mother, father and sister and captioned, "Time for some family fun in God's own land! The nature certainly rules other things here! Dense forests overlap our Dense cities!! #Kerala #serene"
In the IPL 2019 auctions, Rajasthan Royals played a smart move by not retaining Unadkat before the auctions and then buying him back in the auctions for Rs. 8.4 crores. Thus saving Rs. 3.1 crores in the Rajasthan Royals yearly budget.
In pic: Jaydev Unadkat posted this picture with his mom on Mother's Dya, he wrote, "And here's My Mother's Day Picture! Thank you for this life! And for being what you are to Us! #mummasboy"
It will be interesting to see if Jaydev Unadkat can do justice to the huge amount Rajasthan Royals has paid for the fast bowler in the last couple of years, by picking a bag full of wickets and taking the team to the 2019 IPL title.
In pic: Jaydev Unadkat posted this picture from a chilled swimming pool session and wrote, "Not always are U happy inside when U are smiling outside! Photos don't necessarily show the reality. They can be misleading at times! #Oldpic #ThoseLengthyHair"
This picture was Jaydev Unadkat's first post on Instagram, he posted this picture and captioned, "Was searching for an appropriate first pic to upload! Found this! #whereitstarted #u19days #insta_here_i_come"
Jaydev Unadkat with one of his closest friends Cheteshwar Pujara. He wrote, "I love it when someone says Our friendship is One in a Million! Stitching Memories Together.. #BrothersForLife"
Jaydev Unadkat posted this picture from a friend's outing at a hill station and wrote, "The Grand "ReUnion 2k15" Salute!! #Bromance #NaturallyFiltered"
Jaydev Unadkat posted this picture from his 25th birthday and captioned, "That exactly shows how happy we were! Lucky to be engulfed with such love on my birthday!
Indian bowler Jaydev Unadkat, who hails from Gujarat, may not have had a major international career but has performed well in IPL. As he celebrates his 28th birthday, we give you a glimpse at the cricketer's life off the field, where he shows his unconditional love and affection for the most important person in his life - his sister. (Pics/ Jaydev Unadkat Instagram)
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