Hiralal started Cricket Training when he was young. He played various domestic matches and tournaments. However, Hiralal’s Breakthrough performance was in the year 1946-47 where he took 11 wickets for 74 runs of team Bengal. The following year, Hiralal batted to a score of 37 runs and took 9 wickets for 109 runs against team Bombay. In the Domestic Cricket, there was no looking back for Hiralal. He had overall 374 wickets until the age of 24 years and 2487 runs till the age of 19.
Hiralal Gaekwad was recruited in Holkar service on CK Nayudu’s reference. He delivered consistent performance in Domestic cricket which bagged him a spot in India tour to England in the year 1952. Hiralal was not taken in the test series even after his good performance in a match in Essex (5-44) and Glamorgan (4-32). Hiralal continued to play domestic Cricket and was able to take a hat-trick in the year 1962-63. He worked as a school inspector before that. In his Honor, the Madhya Pradesh’s Under 18 Tournament is after his name.