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Saurabh Sunil Tiwary (born 30 December 1989) is an Indian One Day International and first class cricketer. Tiwary is a left-handed middle order batsman. He was one of the key batsmen in the Indian team that won the 2008 U/19 Cricket World Cup in Malaysia.[1] He hails from Jamshedpur.[2] He also plays Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League.

Saurabh Tiwary
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Personal information
Full nameSaurabh Sunil Tiwary
Born (1989-12-30) 30 December 1989 (age 29)
Jamshedpur, (Jharkhand),India
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingRight-arm off-break
RoleBatsman
International information
National side
ODI debut20 October 2010 v Australia
Last ODI10 December 2010 v New Zealand
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2005–presentJharkhand
2008–2010,2018Mumbai Indians (squad no. 15)
2011–2013Royal Challengers Bangalore
2014–2015Delhi Daredevils (squad no. 15)
2016Rising Pune Supergiants (squad no. 15)
Career statistics
Competition ODI FC LA T20
Matches 33 123 24 34
Runs scored 2541 21,007 831 830
Batting average 67.23  – 81.13 41.55 31.92
100s/50s 23/10 99/5 0/8 0/5
Top score 131 169 76 69
Balls bowled 0 78 118 0
Wickets  – 0 4
Bowling average  –  – 27.25
5 wickets in innings  – 0 0
10 wickets in match  – 0 0
Best bowling  – 0/7 2/40
Catches/stumpings 2/– 11/– 9/– 10/–
Source: CricketArchive, 16 January 2011

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Indian Premier LeagueEdit

He represented Mumbai Indians from the 2008 Indian Premier League. He had become a regular player for them in the IPL 2010, where he was dubbed as a left-handed version of Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

He has won the Under-23 player of the tournament for IPL 2010 representing Mumbai Indians as he had a fairly successful tournament, scoring 419 runs in 16 matches, at an average of 29.92 and strike rate of 135.59. He was signed by Royal Challengers Bangalore for the 2011 Indian Premier League at a price of US$1.6 million. In 2014 IPL auction, he was signed by Delhi Daredevils for 70 lakhs Indian rupees. After Tiwary was sidelined by an injured shoulder, he was replaced by Imran Tahir. In the 2016 IPL, Tiwary and Albie Morkel were traded by the Delhi Daredevils to the new franchise Rising Pune Supergiants. In 2016 IPL he scored two promising half century against Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians.

In February 2017, he was bought by the Mumbai Indians team for the 2017 Indian Premier League for 30 lakhs.[3] He scored a half century playing against Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens on 13 May 2017. In January 2018, he was bought by the Mumbai Indians in the 2018 IPL auction.[4]

International careerEdit

Tiwary was called into the squad for the 2010 Asia Cup, but did not play. He made his ODI debut against Australia in Visakhapatnam in October 2010 after a few first-choice players were rested.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1] Archived 12 April 2010 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) | Jharkhand | 'Special' gift for Tiwary". Telegraphindia.com. 9 June 2010. Retrieved 2 November 2013.
  3. ^ "List of players sold and unsold at IPL auction 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 20 February 2017.
  4. ^ "List of sold and unsold players". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 January 2018.

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