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Rajagopal Sathish      

Full name Rajagopal Sathish

Born January 14, 1981, Trichy (now Tiruchchirappali), Tamil Nadu

Current age 35 years 259 days

Major teams Assam, Chennai Superstars, ICL India XI, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Tamil Nadu

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Rajagopal Sathish
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 41 60 7 1859 204* 35.07 5 5 41 0
List A 57 49 16 1297 91* 39.30 0 7 38 0
Twenty20 62 49 14 667 41* 19.05 515 129.51 0 0 58 21 25 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 41 1654 650 17 3/18 38.23 2.35 97.2 0 0
List A 57 1323 980 39 4/16 4/16 25.12 4.44 33.9 1 0 0
Twenty20 62 34 487 587 20 3/12 3/12 29.35 7.23 24.3 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 2000/01
Last First-class Tamil Nadu v Punjab at Dindigul, Dec 1-2, 2015 scorecard
List A debut 2000/01
Last List A Gujarat v Tamil Nadu at Alur, Dec 26, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Kerala v Tamil Nadu at Visakhapatnam, Sep 25, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Sunrisers Hyderabad v Kolkata Knight Riders at Delhi, May 25, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/30, 0 Gillies v Patriots Chennai 18 Sep 2016 Other T20
18, 1/29 Gillies v Kovai Kings Chennai 17 Sep 2016 Other T20
0, 0/24 Gillies v Veerans Chennai 12 Sep 2016 Other T20
57*, 1/32 Gillies v Super Giants Dindigul 10 Sep 2016 Other T20
1, 0/24 Gillies v Dragons Dindigul 8 Sep 2016 Other T20
2/20, 0 Gillies v Kovai Kings Tirunelveli 5 Sep 2016 Other T20
0/11, 17* Gillies v Warriors Chennai 3 Sep 2016 Other T20
46, 0/14 Gillies v Kaalai Dindigul 28 Aug 2016 Other T20
2/16, 0 Gillies v Patriots Chennai 24 Aug 2016 Other T20
0/9, 8 KKR v Sunrisers Delhi 25 May 2016 T20
Profile

A batting allrounder and sprightly fielder, R Sathish's rise in domestic cricket was not straightforward. He grew up in a family with modest means but was fortunate to receive support to play cricket. Since training facilities in Trichy, his home town, were not up to scratch, he changed schools and had to cycle 20 kilometres to get there. After completing his engineering, he moved to Chennai to play league cricket and eventually made it to the Tamil Nadu team in the 2000-01 season. However, he failed to find a regular place in the squad and shifted to Assam in 2003. His batting flourished while playing for his adopted state team, averaging nearly 50 over two seasons. Ironically, he made his highest first-class score - 204* - against Tamil Nadu and was persuaded to return. Despite returning to his home state, he wasn't a regular in the squad and that prompted his decision to join the unsanctioned ICL, which gave him the recognition he never got as a first-class cricketer. He quit the ICL after two seasons and joined the exodus when the BCCI offered amnesty.

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May 25, 2016

R Sathish puts in a dive to make his ground, Sunrisers Hyderabad v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2016, Delhi, May 25, 2016

R Sathish puts in a dive to make his ground

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Apr 24, 2016

Ankit Sharma looks on as R Sathish makes his ground, Rising Pune Supergiants v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2016, Pune, April 24, 2016

Ankit Sharma looks on as R Sathish makes his ground

© BCCI

Apr 24, 2016

R Sathish launches one over the long-on boundary, Rising Pune Supergiants v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2016, Pune, April 24, 2016

R Sathish launches one over the long-on boundary

© BCCI

Notes

Rest of India U-19

U-16 Tamil Nadu 1996-97

U-16 South Zone 1996-97

Ranji Prob 1997-98

India Pistons - Chennai

Tournament Results
Baroda v Punjab at Mumbai (BS) - Mar 27, 2012
Baroda won by 8 runs
Mumbai v Punjab at Mumbai - Mar 26, 2012
Punjab won by 5 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Baroda v Delhi at Mumbai - Mar 26, 2012
Baroda won by 7 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)
M. Pradesh v Punjab at Mumbai - Mar 25, 2012
Punjab won by 7 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
Bengal v Baroda at Mumbai - Mar 25, 2012
Baroda won by 4 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
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