Rahul Tewatia: Fascinating Wrist-Spinner And An All-Rounder  

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Rahul Tewatia, Indian Cricketer was born on May 20, 1993. Currently, Rahul is 28 years old. Rahul belongs to Sihi, Haryana. At a very early age, Rahul gained numerous opportunities though there is a long way to cover for Rahul. Yet, Rahul did not attain a chance to represent India on international ground. Further to his batting style, Rahul follows a Left-handed batting style. However, for his bowling style, he follows a Right-arm leg break. 

Rahul Tewatia gained the opportunity to participate in numerous domestic grounds tournaments and represented different teams i.e. Haryana, Rajasthan Royals (RR), Punjab Kings (PBKS), and now for Gujrat Titans (GT). 

Profile

Rahul Tewatia: an outmoded leg spinner who prefers to deliver the ball air rather than firing it all over. In 2013, Rahul got the opportunity to become part of the Ranji Trophy debut representing Haryana in the tournament. In the Ranji tournament, Rahul joined the Haryana team, where Haryana played against Karnataka. Recently, his awestruck moment as a cricketer entered the Indian Premier League. 

Rahul Tewatia
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Full NameRahul Tewatia
date of birth20 May 1993
Age27
birth placeFaridabad
Home townSihi Haryana
FatherKrishnapal Teotia
motherno knowledge
Girlfriendsno knowledge
religionHindu
CasteJats
Jersey number14
height170 cm
Weight60 kg

He awestruck everyone at the 2018 Indian Premier League auctions. The base price of the 24- year old-leg-spinner aka Rahul Tewatia was just ₹10 Lakhs. However, within minutes the price took a whole new toll to a massive ₹2.5 Crores. His previous team Kings11 Punjab wanted to retain him but eventually, Delhi Daredevils bought him at ₹3 Crores. 

At Delhi Daredevils, Rahul will be playing alongside the veteran leg-spinner of the IPL, Amit Mishra. Rahul would like to use Mishra’s invaluable experience to mature as a leg-spinner. He is decent with willow in hand too and can use a long handle to good effect lower down the order. His batting ability was also one of the reasons behind his 3 Crore price. 

Indian Premier League (IPL) Statistics 

Batting statistics

As for his Indian Premier League (IPL), Rahul Tewatia got a chance to become part of the 49 Indian Premier League matches. He in total made 561 runs in 35 innings. Further, Rahul maintained a batting average in the Indian Premier League (IPL) of 25.5. As for his strike rate, Rahul maintained a rate of 126.64. The highest score Rahul has in the IPL is 53 runs.

Bowling Statistics 

As for his Indian Premier League, Rahul got a chance to become part of the 49 league matches. He delivered 794 balls. Rahul performed for 45 innings. Further, Rahul maintained a bowling average in the league of 31.88. In the 794 balls, he took 32 wickets. Further, Rahul made an economy rate of 7.71. 

Career Statistics 

As for his First-class match, Rahul received an opportunity to become part of the 7 matches. He made 190 runs. Further, Rahul maintained a batting average in the series of 17.27. He delivered 750 balls. In the 750 balls, he took 17 wickets. Further, Rahul maintained his bowling average of 30.05. Moreover, Rahul took five wickets in one inning. 

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As for his List-A cricket match, Rahul received an opportunity to become part of the 21 matches. He made 484 runs. Further, Rahul maintained a batting average in the series of 37.23. He delivered 875 balls. In the 875 balls, he took 27 wickets. Further, Rahul maintained his bowling average of 24.70. Highest score of Rahul while batting is 91 runs. 

As for his T20 series, Rahul received an opportunity to become part of the 66 matches. He made 914 runs. Further, Rahul maintained a batting average in the series of 31.51. He delivered 941 balls. In the 941 balls, he took 42 wickets. Further, Rahul maintained his bowling average of 26.35. 

IPL – Through The Years

Rahul Tewatia in the bowling niche, skilled as a wrist spinner and an extremely handy lower-order batsman, Rahul is capable of playing the paddles and the scoops. And  Rahul Tewatia as a package is worth every penny invested in him while participating in the Indian Premier League.

That was the reason he awestruck everyone at the 2018 Indian Premier League auctions. The base price of the 24- year old-leg-spinner aka Rahul Tewatia was just ₹10 Lakhs. But within minutes the price soared to a huge ₹2.5 Crores. His prior team Kings 11 Punjab wanted to retain him but eventually, Delhi Daredevils took him at 3 Crores.

In the prior edition, he received the chance to be picked ahead of the veteran Amit Mishra by the Delhi franchise. In this season, Delhi comprises three wrist spinners in their team and it will be amazing to see which one will figure in the playing eleven.

Rahul Tewatia
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Gujrat Titans took Tewatia in the TATA IPL 2022 for a whopping Rs 9 crores. The franchise is proud to have him with his consistent smashing performance in every match so far.

End Note 

Rahul Tewatia at a very early age received opportunities. However, he is still waiting for the opportunity to represent India on the International ground. Let’s how Rahul will perform this year and to which peak he will take his career. 

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Mansi
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