Sumit Kalia bowls slow left arm orthodox and bats left handedly. He plays for Punjab team and has been selected by Ahmedabad Rockets in the ICL.
Sumit Kalia played his first Twenty20 match on 7th April 2007 at Delhi (Palam A Ground) and the opponent team was Services. He was quite expensive in this encounter as he conceded 19 runs in 2 overs. He was responsible for the run out of Yashpal Singh. The No. 7 batting slot was allocated to him, but he did not get a chance to bat. This match was won by Punjab by 7 wickets with 7 balls to spare. On 8th April 2007, Kalia played against Jammu & Kashmir at Delhi (Palam A Ground). In this match, Kalia bowled 3 overs, none of which were maidens, gave away 19 runs and made 2 dismissals. There was no need for Kalia to bat as Punjab was victorious in this match by 10 wickets with 23 deliveries remaining.
Sumit Kalia participated in 2 Twenty20 matches and in these bowled 30 balls. During this spell, he claimed 2 wickets and gave away 28 runs. His bowling strike rate was 15 and bowling average is 19.