Full name Jaydev Dipakbhai Unadkat
Born October 18, 1991, Porbandar
Current age 23 years 286 days
Major teams India, Delhi Daredevils, India A, India Under-19s, Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Saurashtra, Saurashtra Under-19s
Playing role Bowler
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Left-arm medium
|Only Test||South Africa v India at Centurion, Dec 16-20, 2010 scorecard|
|ODI debut||Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jul 24, 2013 scorecard|
|Last ODI||India v West Indies at Kochi, Nov 21, 2013 scorecard|
|First-class debut||India A v West Indies A at Leicester, Jun 10-13, 2010 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Odisha v Saurashtra at Cuttack, Feb 6-9, 2015 scorecard|
|List A debut||Maharashtra v Saurashtra at Ahmedabad, Feb 11, 2010 scorecard|
|Last List A||India A v South Africa A at Darwin, Jul 22, 2014 scorecard|
|Twenty20 debut||Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab at Kolkata, Apr 4, 2010 scorecard|
|Last Twenty20||Delhi Daredevils v Rajasthan Royals at Delhi, Apr 12, 2015 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|0/30||Daredevils||v Royals||Delhi||12 Apr 2015||T20|
|1/38, 0*||Saurashtra||v Gujarat||Pune||28 Mar 2015||T20|
|1/32, 0||Saurashtra||v Baroda||Pune||27 Mar 2015||T20|
|0/20||Saurashtra||v Mumbai||Pune||26 Mar 2015||T20|
|2/10||Saurashtra||v Maharashtra||Pune||25 Mar 2015||T20|
|0, 3/33, 18, 2/66||Saurashtra||v Odisha||Cuttack||6 Feb 2015||FC|
|0/54||India A||v Sth Africa A||Darwin||22 Jul 2014||LA|
|0/52, 0*||India A||v Australia A||Darwin||20 Jul 2014||LA|
|0, 1/3||Daredevils||v Kings XI||Mohali||25 May 2014||T20|
|2/24||Daredevils||v Mum Indians||Mumbai||23 May 2014||T20|
A left-arm fast bowler, Jaydev Unadkat was named in India's Under-19 squad for the 2010 World Cup in New Zealand as the pace spearhead. Unadkat was first spotted at the Duleep Sinh School of Cricket in Porbandar, where he impressed his coach Ram Odedra with his bowling action and ability to land the ball on the seam.
After the World Cup, Unadkat was handed an IPL contract with Kolkata Knight Riders and he impressed the bowling coach Wasim Akram, who identified him as one for the future. He was picked for India A's tour of England in June 2010 and had a dream first-class debut, taking a match-winning 13 for 103 against West Indies A at Grace Road. A month later, he joined the Indian Test squad in Sri Lanka as a nets bowler and was included in the squad for the year-end tour of South Africa, where he made his Test debut at Centurion. However, it was a forgettable one, as he went wicketless in 26 overs for 102 runs. He was duly dropped from the Test team, and made a return to the domestic circuit. A significant breakthrough came during India's A tour of New Zealand in 2012-13, where he picked up 10 wickets at an average of 14.30 with two four-wicket hauls. He enjoyed a largely successful campaign with Royal Challengers Bangalore, finishing joint-second on the team's wicket-takers list. His consistent performances helped him gain selection for India's tour of Zimbabwe in July 2013, where he made his ODI debut. It proved a largely successful trip, as he picked up eight wickets in five matches.
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