Full name Ricky Kannakumar Bhui
Born September 29, 1996, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Current age 20 years 296 days
Major teams Andhra Under-19s, India Under-19s, Sunrisers Hyderabad
Playing role Top-order batsman
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak googly
|First-class debut||Andhra v Himachal Pradesh at Visakhapatnam, Dec 14-17, 2013 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Andhra v Hyderabad (India) at Lucknow, Dec 7-10, 2016 scorecard|
|List A debut||Andhra v Goa at Bengaluru, Mar 2, 2014 scorecard|
|Last List A||Andhra v Rajasthan at Chennai, Mar 6, 2017 scorecard|
|T20s debut||Andhra v Karnataka at Vizianagaram, Apr 1, 2014 scorecard|
|Last T20s||Central Zone v South Zone at Mumbai, Feb 18, 2017 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|-||Andhra||v Rajasthan||Chennai||6 Mar 2017||LA|
|15||Andhra||v Mumbai||Chennai||4 Mar 2017||LA|
|0||Andhra||v Gujarat||Chennai||3 Mar 2017||LA|
|41||Andhra||v Goa||Chennai||1 Mar 2017||LA|
|5||Andhra||v M. Pradesh||Chennai||26 Feb 2017||LA|
|21||Andhra||v Bengal||Chennai||25 Feb 2017||LA|
|17||South Zone||v Central Zone||Mumbai||18 Feb 2017||T20|
|0||South Zone||v West Zone||Mumbai||16 Feb 2017||T20|
|3||South Zone||v East Zone||Mumbai||15 Feb 2017||T20|
|50||South Zone||v North Zone||Mumbai||12 Feb 2017||T20|
Ricky Bhui began his career with seven 30-plus scores, including three half-centuries, in his first nine innings at the Under-19 level in 2013. He was integrated into Andhra's Ranji Trophy side the same year.
He then made a sparkling 79-ball 103 not out on List A debut in the Vijay Hazare Trophy and followed it with a fifty on T20 debut. However, things took a drastic turn, as poor form saw him lose his place in the Under-19 side. However, Sunrisers Hyderabad bought him in the 2014 IPL auction for INR 10 lakhs (approx. $16,500). "If I can get an opportunity to make a mark for Sunrisers, it would be like icing on the cake," Bhui had said.
Even though he hasn't got that chance in the IPL as yet, his franchise retained his services ahead of the 2016 auction after he scored two tons in three Ranji Trophy games in 2015. He also played for India in the 2016 Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh.
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