Rahul Tripathi – Age, Career Info, News, Stats, Records & Videos

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Personal Information

Info Details
Full Name Rahul Tripathi
Age 31 years
Date of Birth March 2, 1990
Place of Birth Ranchi, Bihar, India
Playing Role Top-order batsman
Batting Style Right-handed
Bowling Style Right-arm medium

Career Info

Rahul Tripathi is an Indian cricketer who plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and for Maharashtra in domestic cricket. He made his debut in first-class cricket in 2012 and has been a regular member of the Maharashtra team since then.

Tripathi made his IPL debut in 2017 for Rising Pune Supergiant and had a breakthrough season, scoring 391 runs in 14 matches at an average of 27.92 and a strike rate of 146.44. He was named the Emerging Player of the Tournament for his performances.

News

Rahul Tripathi was traded to Kolkata Knight Riders ahead of the 2020 IPL season and had a decent season, scoring 230 runs in 11 matches at an average of 23.00 and a strike rate of 135.29. He was retained by the franchise ahead of the 2021 IPL season and will be looking to play a key role in their campaign.

Stats

Batting Stats

Format Matches Innings Runs Highest Score Average Strike Rate 100s 50s
IPL 50 49 1099 81 24.42 128.98 0 7

Records

  • Rahul Tripathi holds the record for the highest score by an uncapped player in the IPL, scoring 93 off 52 balls for Rising Pune Supergiant against Kolkata Knight Riders in 2017.
  • He was named the Emerging Player of the Tournament in the 2017 IPL for his performances for Rising Pune Supergiant.
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