Rahul Tewatia (born 20 May 1993) is an Indian Cricketer who plays for Haryana in domestic cricket and Rajasthan Royals in the IPL.
|Full Name||Rahul Tewatia|
|Birth date||20 May,1993|
|Birth Place||Sihi, Haryana (India)|
|Playing Role||Batting all rounder|
|Batting style||Left handed bat|
|Bowling style||Right arm leg break|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (Approx)||170 CM|
|Eye colour||Dark brown|
|Teams||Haryana, Kings XI Punjab, Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals.|
|Debut||First Class Cricket: Haryana vs Karnataka|
on 6 December 2013 At Bandi Lal Cricket Stadium.
List A Debut:
2016-17 Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders
on 05-05-2014 at Sardar Patel International Stadium.
|Jersey number||14 (Domestic)|
|School||Delhi Public School.|
|Father name||Not Known|
|Mother name||Not Known|
|Virat Kholi, MS Dhoni|
|Favorite Movie Stars||Shahrukh Khan|
|Favorite Tennis Player||Roger Federer|
Rahul Tewatia Domestic Career
Tewatia made his debut for Haryana in the 2013-14 Ranji Trophy on 6 December 2013 against Karnataka at the Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium but he managed to score only 17 runs in total in his two appearances with the bat. He made his List A debut for his state team in the 2016-17 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 25 February 2017.
Rahul Tewatia IPL Team and IPL Career
With consist performances in the Domestic Circuit, Tewatia was picked by Rajasthan Royals in the 2014 Indian Premier League and he also made his T20 debut representing Rajasthan Royals in the 2014 IPL.
In February 2017, he was bought by Kings XI Punjab for the 2017 IPL Season and in January 2018, he was purchased by Delhi Daredevils in the 2018 IPL auction,
In the 2019 IPL Season, he also set the joint record for taking the most number of catches by a non-wicket keeper in an IPL inning.
On 27 September 2020, He equaled Chris Gayle’s record for hitting the most number of sixes in an over of an IPL match, scoring 53 runs in 31 balls.
Lesser Known Facts
- Rahul Tewatia is an aggressive left-hand batsman and a left-arm wrist spinner.
- He got his inspiration from his uncle, who was a professional sportsperson.
- Tewatia made his first-class debut in the ‘2013-2014 Ranji Trophy’ against Karnataka at Rohtak, Haryana.
- Rajasthan Royals bought him for Rs 10 lakhs for the 2014 IPL season.
- In 2017 he was by KXIP for Rs 25 lakhs in the 2017 IPL auction, and in 2018,’Delhi Daredevils'(DD) bought him for Rs. 3 crores for the 2018 IPL season.
- Tewatia was always a massive fan of Tennis player ‘Roger Federer’.