Ankit Rajpoot

Ankit Singh Rajpoot (born 4 December 1993) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Uttar Pradesh in domestic cricket.[1] He is a right-arm medium-fast bowler who made his debut during the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy. He picked 31 wickets in 7 matches in that season at an average of 18.[2]

Ankit Singh
Personal information
Full nameAnkit Singh Rajpoot
Born (1993-12-04) 4 December 1993 (age 28)
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium-fast
RoleBowler
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2012/13–presentUttar Pradesh
2013Chennai Super Kings
2016–2017Kolkata Knight Riders (squad no. 3)
2018–2019Kings XI Punjab (squad no. 3)
2020Rajasthan Royals
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 52 30 65
Runs scored 169 71 40
Batting average 3.84 7.10 5.71
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 25 18 8
Balls bowled 9970 1421 1316
Wickets 177 36 84
Bowling average 27.69 32.00 19.20
5 wickets in innings 8 0 2
10 wickets in match 1 0 0
Best bowling 6/25 3/32 5/14
Catches/stumpings 9/– 5/– 10/–
Source: Cricinfo, 9 April 2019

CareerEdit

In July 2018, he was named in the squad for India Green for the 2018–19 Duleep Trophy.[3] In December 2018, he was named in India's team for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup.[4] In August 2019, he was named in the India Green team's squad for the 2019–20 Duleep Trophy.[5][6]

On 6 February 2016 Rajpoot was signed by IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders. [7] In January 2018, he was bought by the Kings XI Punjab in the 2018 IPL auction[8] for 3 crores. On April 26, Rajpoot took 5 wickets for 14 runs in 4 overs in a match against the Sunrisers Hyderabad,[9] and earned the Man Of The Match award, although Punjab lost the match. It was the first five-wicket haul of the season, and also the best figures for an uncapped player in the IPL.[10]

In January 2021, he was named as one of five net bowlers in India's Test squad for their series against England.[11]

In February 2022, he was bought by the Lucknow Super Giants in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament.[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ankit Rajpoot – Cricinfo
  2. ^ Ranji Trophy, 2012/13 – Uttar Pradesh / Records / Batting and bowling averages
  3. ^ "Samson picked for India A after passing Yo-Yo test". ESPN Cricinfo. 23 July 2018. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  4. ^ "India Under-23s Squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Shubman Gill, Priyank Panchal and Faiz Fazal to lead Duleep Trophy sides". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Duleep Trophy 2019: Shubman Gill, Faiz Fazal and Priyank Panchal to lead as Indian domestic cricket season opens". Cricket Country. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  7. ^ Kolkata Knight Riders Welcome Ankit Rajpoot
  8. ^ "List of sold and unsold players". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  9. ^ "Ankit Rajpoot creates history, takes 5/14 for Kings XI Punjab". Hindustan Times. 26 April 2018. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  10. ^ "IPL 2018, SRH vs KXIP: Who is Ankit Rajpoot? The man with best IPL figures as uncapped player". Times Now. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  11. ^ "Kohli, Hardik, Ishant return to India's 18-member squad for England Tests". ESPN Cricinfo. 19 January 2021. Retrieved 19 January 2021.
  12. ^ "IPL 2022 auction: The list of sold and unsold players". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 13 February 2022.

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