T20 world Cup 2022: Meet Vikramjit Singh, 19-year-old who opens for Netherlands

Vikramjit Singh, who was born in 2003 in Cheema Khurd, moved to the Netherlands at the age of seven.

Agencies For India-born Vikramjit Singh has said that his game against the Indian cricket team will be the biggest match of his career.Vikramjit Singh, opening batter in the Netherlands’ World Cup squad sees the T20I World Cup match between Netherlands and India as the biggest match of his career. The 19-year-old cricketer’s parents were from India, and he was born in India.

Vikramjit, who was born in 2003 in Punjab’s Cheema Khurd, moved to the Netherlands at the age of seven.Vikramjit’s grandfather Khushi Cheema had to leave his village near Jalandhar in 1984 to keep his family safe amid the violent rise of insurgency in Punjab. Khushi Cheema and his family shifted to the Netherlands after leaving India. But life was not easy for them as they faced many hardships, including racial and a language barriers. However, things got settled after some time, and Cheema returned to India in 2000 after handing over his transportation company to his son, Harpreet.

When Vikramjit was 11, his talent was spotted by Peter Borren, the then-Dutch skipper. He also received sponsorship from a company that made bats for legendary players like Sachin Tendulkar and Saurav Ganguly. He was selected for Netherlands ‘A’ team at the age of 15 and debuted for the senior team two years later. However, to nourish his cricketing skills, Vikramjit chose Jalandhar as his training base in 2021. Vikramjit said that India has supported him throughout his life.


1). Who is Vikramjit Singh?

Vikramjit Singh is a talented 19-year-old cricketer from the Netherlands.

2). When did the family of Vikramjit Singh shift to the Netherlands?

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