Raj Bawa, who hails from the state of Himachal Pradesh, is an Indian batting all-rounder cricketer who plays domestic cricket for the Chandigarh team while in the IPL he is part of the Punjab Kings team, and he started his IPL career in the year 2022.
|Full Name||Raj Angad Bawa|
|Date of Birth||November 12, 2002|
|Raj Angad Bawa’s age||19 years|
|Birth Place||Nahan, Himachal Pradesh, India|
|Batting Style||Left Handed Bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm medium|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Raj Angad Bawa (approx)||170cm|
5’ 7” Inch
|Teams||Punjab Kings (IPL)|
Chandigarh Domestic team
|Raj Bawa’s Cricket Debut||Domestic |
2021 (Chandigarh’s Domestic team)
First-Class Cricket Debut
27 February 2022 against the Hyderabad team
IPL Debut: with Punjab Kings
IPL debut against the RCB team on 27 March 2022, in which he was dismissed by Mohammad Siraj on his first ball
T20I International Cricket Debut:
Not yet Debut
|Career Turning Point||–|
|Raj Bawa Number||Not Known|
|Raj Bawa Coach/Mentor||Sukhwinder Bawa|
|School||DAV Public School Chandigarh|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Family||Father- Sukhwinder Bawa|
Mother- Not Known
Grand Father- Trilochan Singh Bawa
|Raj Bawa Girlfriend||Not Known|
Raj Bawa Biography: The Indian player ‘Raj Bawa’ who set fire to the Under-19 World Cup 2022 with his bowling and batting, was born on November 12, 2002, in Nahan, Himachal Pradesh, his full name is Raj Angad Bawa. And he is an Indian batting all-rounder player whose batting style is left hand and his bowling style is a right-arm medium-fast bowler.
And he came into the limelight when he scored an unbeaten 162 runs in 108 balls in the Under-19 World Cup 2022, which was the highest individual score in the under 19 World Cup.
On the other hand, if we talk about his family, then Bawa’s entire family is associated with sports, his father’s name is Sukhwinder Bawa, a former Indian cricketer, and who represents the Indian team in the 1988 Under-19 World Cup. But his cricket career could not progress much due to a back injury. And apart from this, his grandfather’s name is Trilochan Singh Bawa, who is a part of the Gold Medalist Indian team of the 1948 London Olympics.
Raj Angad Bawa Education
If we talk about the education of Raj Angad Bawa, then he has completed his initial schooling from DAV Public School Chandigarh, and after that, he is also doing his graduation from Chandigarh University.
Story of Raj Bawa’s transition from middle-order batsman to all-rounder
Raj Bawa started his cricket career as a middle-order batsman and used to bowl off-spin together. But his father Sukhwinder wanted his son to become an all-rounder cricketer who could bat well along with bowling fast, and the reason behind Sukhwinder’s insistence was that he never wanted his son to become a tailender. He said, ‘I wanted him to become a proper batsman all-rounder cricket player.
Raj Bawa Cricket Coach
He has taken all his cricket training from his father Sukhwinder Singh, and his father has also been the cricket coach of former Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh.
Raj Bawa Under 19 Cricket
He scored 252 runs in 6 matches at the 2022 Under-19 World Cup at an average of 63. He also has a century in this. His highest score was 162 not out. And apart from this, he has also taken 9 wickets in this World Cup match, and he has played an important role in winning the Under-19 World Cup. He has taken 5 wickets in the final match of the Under-19 World Cup and also scored 35 runs for his India team.
Bawa’s first-class cricket debut
He made his first-class debut for the Chandigarh team on 27 February 2022 against the Hyderabad team, scoring 44 runs in 120 balls on his debut.
Raj Bawa’s IPL debut
Seeing Bawa’s good performance in the Under-19 World Cup, he was placed in the mega option of IPL 2022, where he was included in the team of Punjab Kings by paying 2 crores, and he made his IPL debut against the RCB team on 27 March 2022, in which he was dismissed by Mohammad Siraj on his first ball.
The most striking feature of Raj Bawa’s IPL debut is that he has been bought for many times more money than his Under-19 captain Yash Dhul, and this shows his cricketing ability.
Unknown Facts About Raj Angad Bawa
- Before the beginning of the year 2022, very few cricket fans were familiar with the name of Raj Angad Bawa.
- Raj Bawa took 5 wickets for 31 runs in the final match of under 19 against England and created history. And he has become the first Under-19 player from India to do so.
- Raj Bawa holds the record for the best bowling performance in the Under-19 World Cup final.
- His highest score of 162 not out in 108 balls against Uganda was the highest individual score of the World Cup.