Swapnil Asnodkar

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Swapnil Asnodkar
Swapnil Asnodkar 2009.jpg
Personal information
Full name Swapnil Ashok Asnodkar
Born (1984-03-29) 29 March 1984 (age 33)
Porvorim, Goa, India
Batting Right-hand
Bowling Right-arm off break
Role Opening batsman
Domestic team information
Years Team
2001/02–present Goa
2008– 2010 Rajasthan Royals
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 34 47 23
Runs scored 2,794 1,716 519
Batting average 47.35 40.85 22.56
100s/50s 7/13 3/14 0/2
Top score 254* 120* 60
Balls bowled 126 38 0
Wickets 1 0 0
Bowling average 68.00
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 1/21
Catches/stumpings 12/– 15/– 7/–
Source: CricketArchive.com, 31 July 2009

Swapnil Asnodkar is an Indian first-class cricketer. He was Coached By Nitin Vernekar. He is a hard hitting right-handed opening batsman with a relatively short stature of around 5'5[citation needed]. He was one of the highly expected players to represent India in future during 2008. He played for Goa in first class cricket, and Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League.

Indian Premier League[edit]

He formed a strong opening partnership with South African captain Graeme Smith. By the end of the tournament they had scored 418 runs together at an average of 59.71 – the highest of the tournament. In the seven IPL matches he played, he scored 244 runs at 34.86 with a strike rate of 127.08. On his IPL debut against Kolkata Knight Riders, he scored 60 runs from 34 balls. His innings included 10 fours and one six with a strike rate 176.47. He bowls right-arm offbreaks. He was called up to an Indian emerging players tour to Israel in July 2008.

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