Saurabh Tiwary was once termed as a left hand version of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. It is because of the fact that he was not only from Jharkhand, but also used to follow Dhoni in batting style as well as hair – both used to keep long hair few years back.
Saurabh Tiwary was an asset to Mumbai Indians and he was once bought by RCB for whopping 1.6 million dollars. Unfortunately, he couldn’t justify high price tag in any of IPL series he played with RCB. Frustrated with his performance, Vijay Mallya owned team dejected him when opportunity came on their way. Delhi Daredevils bought him for only Rs. 70 lakh, almost five times less than what he was getting from RCB. However, Delhi Daredevils never showed courage to include him into the team. This year, he was sold to Dhoni led Pune IPL team where he has got some opportunity, and in fact attracting attentions, because of series of injury of senior players.
Profile of Saurabh Tiwary
Saurabh was born in 1989 in Ramgarh, few kilometers away from Ranchi. His family later shifted to Jamshedpur and since then Saurabh is residing there. Like Dhoni, he was never good at study. He just loved cricket. The rise of Dhoni gave hope to many youngsters of Jharkhand, and Saurabh was one of them. Dhoni also ensured that good players of his state should get exposure. Saurabh was a fan of Dhoni and he started to follow him religiously. In no time, he was included in U-19 team that won the World Cup in Malaysia. Then, he became famous with IPL stint with Mumbai Indians.
Wife and Girlfriend of Saurabh Tiwary
Saurabh Tiwary had only one girlfriend in his life, and she later becomes his wife. Her name is Nikita Mishra.
Saurabh and Nikita were friends from their school days. Their families used to stay in the same colony in Jamshedpur. Both of them are from Brahmin caste of Bihar.
Saurabh proposed Nikita when he was bought by Mumbai Indians. Nikita didn’t take time to accept the proposal. After dating for around 8 years, they decided to get married. They tied the knot in February, 2016.