Riyan Parag Biography – Age, Height, Girlfriend, Career Info, Family and More

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Riyan Parag (born 10 November 2001) is an Indian Cricketer who plays for Assam in Domestic Cricket and Rajasthan Royals in the IPL.

Full NameRiyan Parag
NicknameRiyan Parag
Date of Birth10 November 2001
Age22 years
Birth PlaceGuwahati, Assam
Playing RoleBatting Allrounder
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm leg break
Physical Stats & More 
Height (approx)183 cm
1.83 m
6’ 0” inch
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Career Info 
TeamsAssam, India U19, Rajasthan Royals
DebutT-20 Debut:
Assam vs Jharkhand , Kolkata (January, 2017)

List-A Debut:
Assam vs Railways , Delhi (March, 2017)

First-Class Debut:
Assam vs Hyderabad , Guwahati (November, 2017)

India U-19:
vs Bangladesh at Kuala Lumpur, 14 November 2017, Malaysia.

IPL Debut:
vs Chennai Super Kings at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, April 11, 2019.
Career Turning PointAfter scoring 207 runs against England in the two matches on his debut in the Under-19 Youth Test series, he got an opportunity to represent the country in the Youth ODI for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
Jersey Number3 (India U-19)
Coach/MentorParag Das
Personal Life 
Zodiac signScorpio
SchoolSouth Point School, Guwahati
CollegeNot known.
Educational QualificationNot known
FamilyFather- Parag Das (Former state-level cricketer)
Mithoo Barooah Das (Swimmer)
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot known
HobbiesMusic, Travelling, Movies, Football, Playing Video Games, Reading Fictions.
Favourite Things 
Favourite CricketersVirat Kohli.
Riyan Parag profile

Riyan Parag Domestic Career

Parag made his first-class debut for Assam when he was just 16 in the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy. Before his first class debut, He had already represented Assam in the 2016-17 Inter State Twenty 20 tournament on January 29, 2017.

After his impressive performances in the domestic performances he was picked up in the Under-19 World Cup Squad that eventually won the tournament.

After his successful World Cup outing, he was picked for the two-match test series against England. He did not disappoint the selectors and scored three half-centuries, including consecutive fifties in both the innings of the first test.

Parag is currently the most established player for Assam in the domestic circuit and is a player to watch out for in the future.

Riyan Parag IPL Career

After some consistent performances in the domestic and Under-19 level. Parag was picked up by the Rajasthan Royals for the 2018 IPL season for his base price of Rs.20 lakh.

In the next season that is the 2019 IPL season, Parag scored his maiden half century, leaving behind Sanju Samson and Prithvi Shaw. He totally played 7 matches in that season and scored 160 runs in total.

In the 2020 IPL season, Parag again proved his worth when he alongside Rahul Tewatia led his team to the victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad by scoring 42 runs off 26 balls.

Parag will certainly be a crucial player in the coming years for the Royals as well as for the country as he has a achieved a lot at a very young age.

Unknown Facts

  • Parag scored 202 runs in one of the domestic games in 2016-17 which impressed all.
  • He also holds the record for the fastest half century in the youth test.
  • Later, in the Under-19 Challenger Trophy, Parag scored 207 runs in just 4 innings.
  • At the age of 16, he got selected for the Under-19 World Cup and also played a crucial role in the victory of the team.
  • Later, when he was just 17 years old, Parag was signed by Rajasthan Royals for the 2019 IPL season and he also became the youngest player to score a half century in the IPL.

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