Full Name

Ajay Ratra

Born

December 13, 1981, Faridabad, Haryana

Age

42y 187d

Also Known As

Bunty

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Medium

Fielding Position

Wicketkeeper

When Ajay Ratra gritted 115 not out in Antigua in 2002, he became the youngest wicketkeeper to score a Test century and the second Indian wicketkeeper to make one overseas. He was just 20 and it was only his third Test, but later the summer proved to be cruel as he lost his place in the Test side to Parthiv Patel, and in the one-day side to the appointment of Rahul Dravid as keeper in the quest for balance. Ratra is slightly built, nimble on his feet, and usually safe and alert. An early starter, he was part of the Indian under-19 team that won the Youth World Cup in early 2000, and the following season, he captained them to victory over England in a home series. Time with Rod Marsh and Syed Kirmani at the National Cricket Academy proved to be valuable, and Ratra made the Indian team after the selectors had experimented with six keepers in the space of a year. A recall will very much depend upon his performance with the bat for Haryana, whom he captains at a young age. (Rahul Bhattacharya)

Ajay Ratra Career Stats

Batting & Fielding

FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Tests6101163115*18.1153330.5810140112
ODIs1281903012.8512770.860080115
FC99157244029204*30.29--817--23327
List A897413138110322.63--16--7830
T20s171401915413.6419299.4701190121

Bowling

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Tests61610---1.00-000
ODIs12------------
FC99-610---1.00-000
List A89-000-----000
T20s17------------
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Recent Matches of Ajay Ratra

MatchBatWktDateGroundFormat
Libra Lngds vs Leo Lions5*0c/0s07-Feb-2016SharjahOTHERT20
Libra Lngds vs Commanders40c/0s05-Feb-2016SharjahOTHERT20
ONGC vs C A G70c/0s18-Feb-2014NagpurOTHEROD
ONGC vs MRF79*0c/1s17-Feb-2014NagpurOTHEROD
ONGC vs --1c/0s16-Feb-2014NagpurOTHEROD

Photos of Ajay Ratra

Ratra unsuccessfully attempts to run out Canning. Super Max International: New Zealand v India at Christchurch, 4 Dec 2002
Up goes Ratra for a caught behind off Giles but it was not given
Back on the Test beat is Indian keeper Ratra.
Keeper Ratra appeals for a run out but the square leg umpire is not convinced and nor was the TV umpire
Ratra comes up with ball for India.
Keeper Ratra implores the umpire for a decision but Laxman looks a little puzzled