Ankit Rajpoot      

Full name Ankit Singh Rajpoot

Born December 4, 1993, Kanpur

Current age 22 years 237 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 20 24 7 53 14 3.11 206 25.72 0 0 7 1 4 0
List A 11 4 1 5 2 1.66 15 33.33 0 0 0 0 1 0
Twenty20 23 3 3 2 2* - 7 28.57 0 0 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 20 34 3474 1792 71 6/68 10/97 25.23 3.09 48.9 2 5 1
List A 11 11 522 386 10 3/44 3/44 38.60 4.43 52.2 0 0 0
Twenty20 23 23 439 533 25 3/15 3/15 21.32 7.28 17.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Uttar Pradesh v Karnataka at Meerut, Nov 17-20, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Mumbai v Rest of India at Mumbai (BS), Mar 6-10, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Rajasthan v Uttar Pradesh at Indore, Feb 14, 2013 scorecard
Last List A Rajasthan v Uttar Pradesh at Nagpur, Nov 10, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Madhya Pradesh v Uttar Pradesh at Nagpur, Mar 19, 2013 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kolkata Knight Riders v Sunrisers Hyderabad at Kolkata, May 22, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/21 KKR v Sunrisers Kolkata 22 May 2016 T20
1/35 KKR v Guj Lions Kanpur 19 May 2016 T20
0/28 KKR v RCB Kolkata 16 May 2016 T20
1/14 KKR v Supergiants Kolkata 14 May 2016 T20
1/73 Rest of Ind v Mumbai Mumbai (BS) 6 Mar 2016 FC
3/30 U. Pradesh v Baroda Mumbai 20 Jan 2016 T20
0/33 U. Pradesh v Delhi Mumbai 18 Jan 2016 T20
1/33 U. Pradesh v Gujarat Mumbai 16 Jan 2016 T20
1/21 U. Pradesh v Jharkhand Mumbai 15 Jan 2016 T20
2/11 U. Pradesh v Services Cuttack 8 Jan 2016 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 18, 2016

Ankit Rajpoot poses for selfies with excited fans, Kanpur, May 18, 2016

Ankit Rajpoot poses for selfies with excited fans

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May 16, 2016

Ankit Rajpoot tries to stop the ball off his own bowling, Kolkata Knight Riders v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2016, Kolkata, May 16, 2016

Ankit Rajpoot tries to stop the ball off his own bowling

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Apr 6, 2013

Ankit Rajpoot dismisses Ricky Ponting, Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians, IPL, Chennai, April 6, 2013

Ankit Rajpoot dismisses Ricky Ponting

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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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