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Ankit Rajpoot      

Full name Ankit Singh Rajpoot

Born December 4, 1993, Kanpur

Current age 24 years 7 days

Major teams Chennai Super Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders, Uttar Pradesh

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 38 51 17 125 19 3.67 449 27.83 0 0 16 2 8 0
List A 15 7 3 13 5 3.25 38 34.21 0 0 1 0 2 0
T20s Insights on t20 37 7 4 18 7 6.00 23 78.26 0 0 3 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 38 67 7104 3641 121 6/68 10/97 30.09 3.07 58.7 5 5 1
List A 15 15 708 501 18 3/32 3/32 27.83 4.24 39.3 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 37 37 728 890 45 5/20 5/20 19.77 7.33 16.1 1 1 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Uttar Pradesh v Karnataka at Meerut, Nov 17-20, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Uttar Pradesh v Karnataka at Kanpur, Nov 17-20, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Rajasthan v Uttar Pradesh at Indore, Feb 14, 2013 scorecard
Last List A Delhi v Uttar Pradesh at Bhubaneswar, Mar 6, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Madhya Pradesh v Uttar Pradesh at Nagpur, Mar 19, 2013 scorecard
Last T20s Mumbai Indians v Kolkata Knight Riders at Bengaluru, May 19, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/176, 19, 0/12 U. Pradesh v Karnataka Kanpur 17 Nov 2017 FC
7, 2/69, 1/34 U. Pradesh v Assam Guwahati 9 Nov 2017 FC
2, 2/82, 0, 3/61 U. Pradesh v Delhi Delhi 1 Nov 2017 FC
3/68, 2, 0/53, 0 U. Pradesh v Maharashtra Lucknow 24 Oct 2017 FC
3/30, 0*, 4/34, 0 U. Pradesh v Railways Lucknow 6 Oct 2017 FC
0/46, 9, 0/25 India A v NZ A Vijayawada 30 Sep 2017 FC
3/56, 4, 1/17 India Blue v India Red Kanpur 13 Sep 2017 FC
1/47, 4*, 3/15 India A v SA A Potchefstroom 19 Aug 2017 FC
4, 0/14 KKR v Mum Indians Bengaluru 19 May 2017 T20
1/14 KKR v Mum Indians Kolkata 13 May 2017 T20
Profile

While still very young, seamer Ankit Rajpoot, who hails from Uttar Pradesh, was rated highly by former India pacer Venkatesh Prasad who was the state's bowling coach for two seasons. Rajpoot was a part of the strong Chennai Super Kings set-up in the 2013 and 2014 IPL seasons. Given the level of competition there, opportunities to play were hard to come by, but Rajpoot was happy to tap into the cricketing brain of the franchise's bowling coach, former Australia pacer Andy Bichel.

During UP's successful campaign in the 2016 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, India's domestic T20 competition, Rajpoot was the tournament's third-highest wicket-taker with 14 wickets at an average of 14.21. In the IPL auction the same year, Rajpoot was one of several uncapped Indian players to earn big, with Kolkata Knight Riders shelling out Rs 1.5 crore to buy him.
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May 19, 2017

Ankit Rajpoot loses his stumps after swiping across the line to a slower yorker, Mumbai Indians v Kolkata Knight Riders, Qualifier 2, IPL 2017, Bengaluru, May 19, 2017

Ankit Rajpoot loses his stumps after swiping across the line to a slower yorker

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May 13, 2017

Ankit Rajpoot tries to field off his own bowling, Kolkata Knight Riders v Mumbai Indians, IPL 2017, Kolkata, May 13, 2017

Ankit Rajpoot tries to field off his own bowling

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May 13, 2017

Ankit Rajpoot trapped Rohit Sharma in front, Kolkata Knight Riders v Mumbai Indians, IPL 2017, Kolkata, May 13, 2017

Ankit Rajpoot trapped Rohit Sharma in front

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