Ambati Rayudu      

Full name Ambati Thirupathi Rayudu

Born September 23, 1985, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

Current age 28 years 344 days

Major teams India, Baroda, Hyderabad (India), Hyderabad Heroes, ICL India XI, India A, Mumbai Indians

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Fielding position Occasional wicketkeeper

Ambati Thirupathi Rayudu
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 14 12 4 325 64* 40.62 471 69.00 0 3 24 3 2 0
First-class 85 139 20 5501 210 46.22 15 30 63 0
List A 88 82 11 2590 117 36.47 1 21 39 0
Twenty20 123 116 14 2508 81* 24.58 2054 122.10 0 14 227 68 50 3
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 14 4 54 57 1 1/8 1/8 57.00 6.33 54.0 0 0 0
First-class 85 792 516 10 4/43 51.60 3.90 79.2 1 0 0
List A 88 354 339 11 4/45 4/45 30.81 5.74 32.1 1 0 0
Twenty20 123 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jul 24, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI England v India at Nottingham, Aug 30, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class Australia A v India A at Brisbane, Jul 13-16, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2001/02
Last List A England v India at Nottingham, Aug 30, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Goa v Hyderabad (India) at Visakhapatnam, Apr 3, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians at Mumbai (BS), May 28, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- India v England Birmingham 2 Sep 2014 ODI # 3523
1/8, 64* India v England Nottingham 30 Aug 2014 ODI # 3520
72 Indians v Middlesex Lord's 22 Aug 2014 Other OD
7 India A v Australia A Darwin 2 Aug 2014 LA
1/28, 77 India A v Australia A Darwin 31 Jul 2014 LA
0/32, 0 India A v NPS Darwin 29 Jul 2014 LA
70* India A v NPS Darwin 24 Jul 2014 LA
32, 1/9 India A v Sth Africa A Darwin 22 Jul 2014 LA
6 India A v Australia A Darwin 20 Jul 2014 LA
40 India A v Australia A Brisbane 13 Jul 2014 FC
Profile

Ambati Rayudu was touted as India's next great batting hope ever since he started training at the National Cricket Academy in 2001. A pint-sized, fluent strokemaker with a compact technique, he blazed an unbeaten 177 - after opening the batting - as India's colts completed a clean sweep of a one-day series in England in 2002. The Ranji Trophy season that followed, his first, was also exceptional - including a double-century and a hundred in the same match against Andhra. However, he had to wait 11 more years before finally making his international debut, in a low-profile ODI series in Zimbabwe. Keen to make up for lost time, Rayudu responded with an unbeaten 63 on debut, becoming the third-oldest Indian, at 27 years and 304 days, to score a fifty on ODI debut.

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Aug 30, 2014

Ambati Rayudu hits one over the top, England v India, 3rd ODI, Trent Bridge, August 30, 2014

Ambati Rayudu hits one over the top

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Aug 2, 2014

Ambati Rayudu was unhappy after being given out lbw, Australia A v India A, Quadrangular A-Team One-day series, final, Darwin, August 2, 2014

Ambati Rayudu was unhappy after being given out lbw

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Jul 9, 2014

Ambati Rayudu celebrates after scoring a century, Australia A v India A, 1st unofficial Test, Brisbane, 4th day, July 9, 2014

Ambati Rayudu celebrates after scoring a century

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Series Results
India v West Indies at Kanpur - Nov 27, 2013
India won by 5 wickets (with 23 balls remaining)
India v West Indies at Visakhapatnam - Nov 24, 2013
West Indies won by 2 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
India v West Indies at Kochi - Nov 21, 2013
India won by 6 wickets (with 88 balls remaining)
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