Kedar Jadhav is one of the 15 players who have been named in the India squad to play the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales. Kedar Jadhav, who made his one-day international debut on 16-Nov-14, had played 59 ODI matches until the 2019 World Cup. In the 40 innings he batted in, he had scored a total of 1174 runs, having faced 1145 balls, at an average of 43.48 and a strike rate of 102.53. He was unbeaten in 13 of those innings. His highest score in an innings was 120. He had 2 centuries and 5 half-centuries to his name. In the bowling department, Kedar Jadhav had bowled 1091 balls and taken 27 wickets while conceding a total of 937 runs. He had an average of 34.7 and an economy rate of 5.15 His best ODI bowling performance was 3/23.
Jadhav plays for Maharashtra in domestic cricket. He is an all-rounder who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm off-break and occasionally keeps wicket, too. Jadhav made his T20I debut against Zimbabwe on 17 July 2015. He plays for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Indian Premier League (IPL). In April 2019, he was named in India's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
In IPL, before CSK, he played for Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kochi Tuskers Kerala.
In 2012, Jadhav made his first triple century, scoring 327 in the Ranji Trophy against Uttar Pradesh. In 2013-14 Ranji Trophy season, he scored 1,223 runs, with six centuries and was the highest run-getter and the fourth-highest in a season in the tournament's history. This helped Maharashtra make their first Ranji final since 1992-93. Jadhav also represented India A and West Zone cricket teams.
In June 2014, he was picked for the Indian squad going on a Bangladesh tour but did not get to play any game. He played his first international match in November 2014 against Sri Lanka in Ranchi.
Jadhav scored his maiden century in July 2015 against Zimbabwe when he hit an unbeaten 105 off 87 balls. In January 2017, he scored 120 off 76 balls and stitched a 200-run partnership with Virat Kohli to help India win against England at MCA Stadium in Pune. In the third match, he smashed 90 off 76 and was named the Man of the Series for scoring 232 runs in total.
Jadhav has since represented India in the ICC Champions Trophy in England in 2017, and been an integral part of the Indian team.
Having made his T20I debut against Zimbabwe in 2015, Jadhav has played nine T20Is, in which he has scored 122 runs at an average of 20.33 and a strike rate of 123.23. He has scored one fifty and his best score is 58 runs.
Jadhav was signed by Delhi Daredevils in 2010. He smashed a 29-ball 50 for the team against Royal Challengers Bangalore on his IPL debut. In 2011, he was taken by now-defunct Kochi Tuskers Kerala. In 2013 and 2014, he played for Delhi Daredevils again. Ahead of the 2016 IPL, he was traded to Royal Challengers Bangalore for an undisclosed amount.
In 2018, he was picked by Chennai Super Kings for Rs 7.8 crore. However, he was ruled out of the tournament due to an injury sustained in the opening match. He was retained by Chennai Super Kings in 2019.
He has played 73 IPL matches so far and scored 1,052 runs with an average of 24.46 and a strike rate of 128.29. He has scored four half-centuries and his best score is 69 runs.