|Full name||Rakesh Pradhan|
|Date of birth||2 August 1997|
|Place of birth||Assam, India|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Playing position||Left back|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 January 2020|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 January 2020
Born in Assam, Pradhan is a product of the Shillong Lajong academy. While still a regular with the academy set-up, Pradhan made his first appearances for the Shillong Lajong first team during the 2013–14 I-League. Pradhan appeared on the bench on three occasions, against Dempo, Pune, and East Bengal, but didn't see any time on the pitch.
More than four years later, prior to the 2017–18 season, Pradhan was added to the Shillong Lajong first team for the I-League. He then made his professional debut for the club in their opening match against Gokulam Kerala. Pradhan started and played the whole match as Shillong Lajong won 1–0. At the end of the season, Pradhan had played and started in all 18 of Shillong Lajong's matches during the I-League season.
On 4 April 2018, Pradhan scored his first professional goal against Pune City in the Super Cup. His goal in the 61st minute was the equalizer as Shillong Lajong came back from being 0–2 down to winning 3–2.
- As of 8 January 2020
|Club||Season||League||Federation Cup/Super Cup||Continental||Total|
|NorthEast United||2019–20||Indian Super League||9||0||0||0||—||—||9||0|
- "Shillong Lajong Academy". Shillong Lajong (Twitter).
- "Dempo vs. Shillong Lajong". Soccerway.
- "Shillong Lajong vs. Pune". Soccerway.
- "Shillong Lajong vs. East Bengal". Soccerway.
- "Shillong Lajong FC I-League 2017/18 Squad". E-Pao. 20 November 2017. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
- "Shillong Lajong 1-0 Gokulam Kerala". Soccerway.
- "Shillong Lajong beat FC Pune City in Super Cup thriller". Times of India. 4 April 2018. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
- Rakesh Pradhan at Soccerway