Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane

Date of birth : 6 June 1988

Nationality : Indian

Role : Batsman

Batting style : Right-handed

Bowling style : Right-arm medium

Ajinkya Madhukar Rahane (born 6 June 1988) is an Indian international cricketer. He is currently the vice captain of India national team in Test format. He is a right hand batsman who plays at different batting orders. He plays for Rajasthan Royals in Indian Premier League (IPL), currently captain of his side. Rahane made his first-class debut in 2007–08 season and averaged an impressive 62.04 after 100 innings.

He scored over 1000 runs three times in his first five seasons. He made his international debut in a Twenty20 International against England at Manchester in August 2011. With batsman Shikhar Dhawan injuring his fingers, Rahane made his Test debut in the March 2013 Border–Gavaskar Trophy. His first Test century came at Basin Reserve, Wellington against New Zealand.

He captained India in the fourth Test against Australia in 2017, leading the team to victory as the regular skipper Virat Kohli missed the match due to a shoulder injury.

Batting Career Summary

  M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 56 95 9 3488 188 40.56 6887 50.65 9 0 17 389 26
ODI 90 87 3 2962 111 35.26 3767 78.63 3 0 24 293 33
T20I 20 20 2 375 61 20.83 331 113.29 0 0 1 32 6
IPL 138 131 16 3818 105 33.2 3129 122.02 2 0 27 404 74

Bowling Career Summary

  M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 56 - - - - - - - - - - -
ODI 90 - - - - - - - - - - -
T20I 20 - - - - - - - - - - -
IPL 138 1 6 5 1 1/5 1/5 5.0 5.0 6.0 0 0

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