Riyan Parag

Riyan Parag (born 10 November 2001) is an Indian cricketer.[2] He made his Twenty20 debut for Assam in the 2016–17 Inter State Twenty-20 Tournament on 29 January 2017.[3] In October 2017 he was named in India's squad for the 2017 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup.[4] He made his first-class debut for Assam in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy on 17 November 2017.[5]

Riyan Parag
Personal information
Full nameRiyan Parag Das[1]
Born (2001-11-10) 10 November 2001 (age 18)
Guwahati, Assam, India
BattingRight-handed
BowlingLeg break
RoleBatsman
RelationsParag Das (father)
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2017–presentAssam
2019–2020Rajasthan Royals
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 4 15 16
Runs scored 167 413 285
Batting average 23.85 27.53 23.75
100s/50s 0/1 0/2 0/2
Top score 80 82 63*
Balls bowled 126 504 160
Wickets 2 11 5
Bowling average 41.50 42.54 42.80
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 2/41 2/35 1/4
Catches/stumpings 2/– 6/– 7/–
Source: Cricinfo, 1 May 2019

In December 2017, he was named in India's squad for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.[6] He was the leading run-scorer for Assam in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, with 248 runs in seven matches.[7]

In December 2018, he was bought by the Rajasthan Royals in the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League at his base price of 20 lakhs.[8][9] In the 2019 Indian Premier League, he became the youngest cricketer to score a fifty in the history of the Indian Premier League.[10] He achieved the feat at the age of 17 years and 175 days. The previous record (18 years and 169 days) was jointly held by Sanju Samson and Prithvi Shaw.[11]

Personal lifeEdit

His father, Parag Das, has also played cricket for Assam.[12][13] His mother Mithoo Barooah, is a former national record holding swimmer.[14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "India U-19 vs England U-19: Manjot Kalra, Kamlesh Nagarkoti star as visitors claim 394-run victory". First Post. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Riyan Parag". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Inter State Twenty-20 Tournament, East Zone: Assam v Jharkhand at Kolkata, Jan 29, 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  4. ^ "India U-19 team for U-19 Asia Cup announced". Cricket Country. Retrieved 16 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Group A, Ranji Trophy at Guwahati, Nov 17-20 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Prithvi Shaw to lead India in Under-19 World Cup". ESPN Cricinfo. 3 December 2017. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Vijay Hazare Trophy, 2016/17 - Assam: Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
  8. ^ "IPL 2019 auction: The list of sold and unsold players". ESPN Cricinfo. 18 December 2018. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  9. ^ "IPL 2019 Auction: Who got whom". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  10. ^ "IPL 2020 - Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad in power-packed band of uncapped Indian batsmen". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 September 2020.
  11. ^ "IPL 2019, DC vs RR: Riyan Parag youngest to hit an IPL fifty".
  12. ^ "Playstation, books, music, and a whole lot of runs". ESPN Cricinfo. 3 August 2017. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  13. ^ "MS Dhoni connection between Riyan Parag and his father". The News Mill. 29 April 2019. Retrieved 19 October 2020.
  14. ^ 17 Jan, TNN | Updated; 2018; Ist, 17:38. "Riyan soars on cricketer father's dreams | Guwahati News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 July 2019.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)

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