Jagadeesha Suchith (born16 January 1994) is an Indian Cricketer who plays for Karnataka in Domestic Cricket and plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL.
|Full Name||Jagadeesha Suchith|
|Date of Birth||16 January 1994|
|Birth Place||Mysore, Karnataka, India|
|Batting Style||Left Handed Bat|
|Bowling Style||Left-arm orthodox|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Jagadeesha Suchith Height (approx)||176 cm|
5’ 8” Inches.
|Teams||Karnataka, Mumbai Indians, Mysuru Warriors, Delhi Capitals, Punjab Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad|
|Jagadeesha Suchith IPL team||Sunrisers Hyderabad|
|Debut||First Class Debut:|
Bangladesh A vs Karnataka at Mysore on September 22, 2015
List A Debut:
Karnataka vs Punjab at Ahmedabad on November 25, 2014
Goa vs Karnataka at Visakhapatnam on April 04, 2014
Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings at Wankhede Stadium on Apr 12, 2015
|Career Turning Point||His performance in the Karnataka Premier League both with the bat and ball earned him an IPL contract with Mumbai Indians in 2015 and can be considered his career-changing moment.|
|Jersey Number||27 (IPL)|
|Coach/Mentor||Trevor Bayliss (IPL)|
|Family||Father- Name Not Known|
Mother- Name Not Known
Siblings- Not Known
|Hobbies||Listening to music, Traveling|
|Favourite Cricketers||Sachin Tendulkar|
Suchith started playing cricket at a very young age and has represented Karnataka in many age-group levels. He has played for Karnataka Under-15s, Under-16s, Under-19s, and many more. Suchith got his domestic break in the 2014-15 domestic season. He made his first-class debut for Karnataka against Bangladesh on September 22, 2015. On his debut, Suchith contributed both with bat and ball. He smashed crucial 41 runs in the first innings and also bowled brilliantly by picking up 6 wickets in the second innings.
Later, he also made his List A Debut for Karnataka against Punjab on November 25, 2014. He bowled decently on his debut and picked up 1 wicket from his 8 overs. Suchith also emerged as one of the standout bowlers for Karnataka in that season of the Vijay Hazare Trophy as he picked up 12 wickets in that season. He also played brilliantly in Karnataka Premier League in 2016 and smashed the fastest half-century of the tournament in 2016.
Suchith has been performing consistently in the domestic circuit for the last few years. He has played 17 first-class games so far and has picked up 51 wickets. Talking about his List A and T20 stats. Suchith has played 22 List A games and has picked up 27 wickets with the ball. His T20 numbers are also not bad as he has picked up 51 wickets from his 59 games.
His ability both with the bat and ball also earned him an IPL contract with the Mumbai Indians in the year 2015.
Jagadeesha Suchith IPL Career
Jagadeesha Suchith was picked up by the Mumbai Indians for the 2015 IPL Season for INR 10 lakhs. Interestingly, he was part of the IPL even before making his first-class debut as he was picked on the basis of his performances in the Karnataka Premier League (KPL). In his very first season, Suchith picked up 15 wickets from his 13 games and impressed everyone. He was with the franchise for two years but did not get adequate opportunities after the 2015 season.
In 2019, he was part of the Delhi Capitals as a replacement for Harshal Patel who was injured. In 2020 Suchith was traded to the Punjab Kings but did not get any opportunity to feature in the Playing XI. In 2021, he was picked up by the Sunrisers Hyderabad for INR 30 lakhs at the auction table. He played an important role for the team against a league stage game Delhi Capitals where he scored a few quick runs and managed to take the game to a super over.
Suchith has totally played 17 IPL games and has picked up 12 wickets at an economy rate of 8.88. He is expected to play a crucial role for the franchises with the ball in the coming years.
Lesser-Known Facts about Jagadeesha Suchith
- He was part of the Indian Premier League even before making his first-class debut because of his impressive performances in the Karnataka Premier League
- Suchith made his first-class debut for Karnataka against Bangladesh A where he impressed everyone by picking up 6 wickets in the second innings.
- In 2019, Suchith was added to the Delhi Capitals squad as a replacement for Harshal Patel. In the 2020 IPL season, he was traded to Punjab Kings.
- He is fond of traveling and likes to explore new places
- Suchith was bought by the Sunrisers Hyderabad for INR 30 lakhs for the 2021 IPL season.