MBA student from St. Joseph’s University of Business Management, Bangalore turned out to be an International Cricketer for India. Devdutt Padikkal is the name. The left handed batsman is a promising player who is playing as a middle order batsman for Rajasthan Royals in Indian Premier League.
|Born||7 July 2000 (age 22)|
|Bowling||Right-arm off break|
In 2018-19 edition of Ranji Trophy, Padikkal made his first class debut for Karnataka. He have scored 1190 runs in 19 matches with 1 Centuries and 10 fifties. Averages 36.06.
List A Cricket
Padikkal made his List A debut in a Vijay Hazare Trophy in the 2019-20 season. He was the leading run-scorer in the tournament, with 609 runs in eleven matches. In October 2019, he was named in India A’s squad for the 2019–20 Deodhar Trophy. He made his Twenty20 debut on 8 November 2019, for Karnataka in the 2019–20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
Statistic of T20 Syed Mushtaq Ali
Devdut Padikkal made his debut in IPL in 2020 for Royal Challenger Bangalore. He was awarded as an emerging player of season where he scored 473 runs in 15 match. Currently he is playing for Rajasthan Royals but he is not looking in his prime touch. Hopefully he will get his rhythm back in coming days.
He is very fresh to the International cricket. He made his international debut in t20 against Sri Lanka. However he have played just two t20 matches and have scored 38 runs. Long way to go.