Riyan Parag

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Riyan Parag
Personal information
Full nameRiyan Parag Das[1]
Born (2001-11-10) 10 November 2001 (age 17)
Guwahati, Assam, India
BattingRight-handed
BowlingLeg break
RoleBatsman
RelationsParag Das (father)
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2017–presentAssam
2019–Rajasthan Royals (squad no. 5)
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 4 15 16
Runs scored 167 413 285
Batting average 23.85 27.53 23.75
100s/50s 0/1 0/2 0/2
Top score 80 82 63*
Balls bowled 126 504 160
Wickets 2 11 5
Bowling average 41.50 42.54 42.80
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 2/41 2/35 1/4
Catches/stumpings 2/– 6/– 7/–
Source: Cricinfo, 1 May 2019

Riyan Parag (born 10 November 2001) is an Indian cricketer.[2] He made his Twenty20 debut for Assam in the 2016–17 Inter State Twenty-20 Tournament on 29 January 2017.[3] In October 2017 he was named in India's squad for the 2017 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup.[4] He made his first-class debut for Assam in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy on 17 November 2017.[5]

In December 2017, he was named in India's squad for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.[6] He was the leading run-scorer for Assam in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, with 248 runs in seven matches.[7]

In December 2018, he was bought by the Rajasthan Royals in the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League at his base price of 20 lakhs.[8][9]. In 2019 Indian Premier League, he became the youngest cricketer to score a fifty in the history of Indian Premier League. He Achieved the feat at the age of 17 years and 175 days. The previous record (18 years and 169 days) was jointly held by Sanju Samson and Prithvi Shaw[10]

Personal life[edit]

His father, Parag Das, has also played cricket for Assam.[11] His mother Mithoo Barooah, is a former national record holding swimmer.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "India U-19 vs England U-19: Manjot Kalra, Kamlesh Nagarkoti star as visitors claim 394-run victory". First Post. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Riyan Parag". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Inter State Twenty-20 Tournament, East Zone: Assam v Jharkhand at Kolkata, Jan 29, 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  4. ^ "India U-19 team for U-19 Asia Cup announced". Cricket Country. Retrieved 16 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Group A, Ranji Trophy at Guwahati, Nov 17-20 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Prithvi Shaw to lead India in Under-19 World Cup". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Vijay Hazare Trophy, 2016/17 - Assam: Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
  8. ^ "IPL 2019 auction: The list of sold and unsold players". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  9. ^ "IPL 2019 Auction: Who got whom". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  10. ^ https://www.indiatoday.in/sports/story/dcvsrr-riyan-parag-youngest-ipl-50-1517088-2019-05-04
  11. ^ "Playstation, books, music, and a whole lot of runs". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  12. ^ 17 Jan, TNN | Updated:; 2018; Ist, 17:38. "Riyan soars on cricketer father's dreams | Guwahati News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 July 2019.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)

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