Rajat Bhatia      

Full name Rajat Bhatia

Born October 22, 1979, Delhi

Current age 34 years 313 days

Major teams Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, Tamil Nadu

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Rajat Bhatia
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 87 123 20 5089 185 49.40 14 23 32 0
List A 87 75 20 2072 106* 37.67 3 11 32 0
Twenty20 120 75 30 1001 107* 22.24 835 119.88 1 1 68 36 34 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 87 8030 3092 107 5/29 28.89 2.31 75.0 1 0
List A 87 2690 2011 64 4/59 4/59 31.42 4.48 42.0 1 0 0
Twenty20 120 112 2016 2426 94 4/15 4/15 25.80 7.22 21.4 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 1999/00
Last First-class Delhi v Karnataka at Delhi, Dec 30, 2013 - Jan 2, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2000/01
Last List A Delhi v Punjab at Delhi, Mar 1, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Delhi v Himachal Pradesh at Delhi, Apr 3, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Rajasthan Royals v Mumbai Indians at Ahmedabad, May 19, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1, 1/15 Madras CC v Sinhalese Singapore 24 Aug 2014 Other T20
1/22, 3 Madras CC v CC India Singapore 24 Aug 2014 Other T20
3/13, 73* Madras CC v Hong Kong CC Singapore 23 Aug 2014 Other T20
1/41, 0 Madras CC v Sinhalese Singapore 22 Aug 2014 Other T20
2/13, 42 Madras CC v Singapore CA Singapore 22 Aug 2014 Other T20
0/39, 6* Royals v Mum Indians Ahmedabad 19 May 2014 T20
2/18 Royals v Daredevils Ahmedabad 15 May 2014 T20
7, 1/30 Royals v Super Kings Ranchi 13 May 2014 T20
0/13 Royals v RCB Bangalore 11 May 2014 T20
3/23, 4 Royals v Sunrisers Ahmedabad 8 May 2014 T20
Profile

Had the roll of selectoral dice gone his way, Rajat Bhatia could have been the allrounder India were looking for when Robin Singh called it a day in 2001. A medium-pace bowler who has for long stuck to one line, and a batsman good enough to tough it out at the crease, Bhatia has turned in many influential performances in domestic cricket. Chchotu is still regarded highly by those who played with and against him, especially in Tamil Nadu, even after he left them to return to Delhi, his original state. By the time he emerged as a finished product as an allrounder, there was no specific need for one, and he missed the boat for India selection. India's loss has been Delhi's gain, and ironically it is Tamil Nadu who suffer at his hands repeatedly, as he rarely fails to make a telling contribution with bat or ball against his old state team.

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May 15, 2014

Rajat Bhatia is pleased with the wicket of Kevin Pietersen, Rajasthan Royals v Delhi Daredevils, IPL 2014, Ahmedabad, May 15, 2014

Rajat Bhatia is pleased with the wicket of Kevin Pietersen

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May 8, 2014

Rajat Bhatia finished with 3 for 23, Rajasthan Royals v Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL, Ahmedabad, May 8, 2014

Rajat Bhatia finished with 3 for 23

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May 3, 2014

Rajat Bhatia loses his off stump to Mohammed Shami, Delhi Daredevils v Rajasthan Royals, IPL, Delhi, May 3, 2014

Rajat Bhatia loses his off stump to Mohammed Shami

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Tournament Results
Super Kings v Mum Indians at Kolkata - May 26, 2013
Mum Indians won by 23 runs
Mum Indians v Royals at Kolkata - May 24, 2013
Mum Indians won by 4 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Royals v Sunrisers at Delhi - May 22, 2013
Royals won by 4 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Super Kings v Mum Indians at Delhi - May 21, 2013
Super Kings won by 48 runs
Sunrisers v KKR at Hyderabad (Deccan) - May 19, 2013
Sunrisers won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Warriors v Daredevils at Pune - May 19, 2013
Warriors won by 38 runs
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