Ankit Rajpoot IPL 2018 KXIP: Wiki, Biography, Age, Sex, Stats, Performance, Team
Ankit Rajpoot is an Indian First-class cricketer. He plays for Uttar Pradesh in domestic cricket. He is a right-arm medium fast bowler. He made his debut during the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy. He picked up 31 wickets in 7 matches in that season at an average of 18. Previously he played for Chennai Super Kings. He made his debut against Mumbai Indians and dismissed Ricky Ponting in his very first over. In that match, his match figure was 1/25 from 3 overs.
In February 2016 he has been signed by Kolkata Knight Riders for the Indian Premier League. In January 2018 he was bought by Kings XI Punjab for the Eleventh edition of VIVO IPL 2018.
At the very young age, Ankit Rajpoot highly rated by former Indian pacer Venkatesh Prasad.
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 and an average of 14.21.
In the IPL auction the same year, Rajpoot was one of the several uncapped Indian players to earn big with Kolkata Knight Riders expending out Rs. 1.5 crore to buy him.
Full Name – Ankit Singh Rajpoot
Born – December 4, 1993
Age – 24 years
Sex – Male
Major teams – Chennai Super Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders, Uttar Pradesh
Playing role – Bowler
Batting style – Right-hand bat
Bowling style – Right-arm medium
Ankit Rajpoot Photos
|First-class debut||Uttar Pradesh v Karnataka at Meerut, Nov 17-20, 2012|
|Last First-class||Uttar Pradesh v Karnataka at Kanpur, Nov 17-20, 2017|
|List A debut||Rajasthan v Uttar Pradesh at Indore, Feb 14, 2013|
|Last List A||Himachal Pradesh v Uttar Pradesh at Bilaspur, Feb 11, 2018|
|T20s debut||Madhya Pradesh v Uttar Pradesh at Nagpur, Mar 19, 2013|
|Last T20s||Delhi v Uttar Pradesh at Kolkata, Jan 25, 2018|
Batting And Fielding Averages
|ODIs||First class||List A||T20s|
Facts You Should Know About Ankit Rajpoot
In 2016 Indian Premier League his fastest ball of the season was 146.92 km/h. His height is 172 cm and weight is around 64kg.
He revealed that he started playing cricket for his father and his encouragement. He is married. His wife name is Mahi Singh.