Right-hand medium-pace bowler who made his Test debut for India on June 20, 2011 vs. the West Indies; joined first-class cricket club Uttar Pradesh in 2004.
He grew up playing cricket in Laprana, India.
He joined the Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League in 2011.
He married Sapna Choudhary in 2010.
He became teammates with all-rounder Yuvraj Singh on India's national team.