Baba Indrajith

Country: India
Born: July 08, 1994, Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Legbreak Googly
Playing role: Top order Batter

Baba Indrajith Bio

Baba Indrajith, a talented cricketer from Chennai, India, is a steady batsman who has proven himself as a vital asset to the Tamil Nadu cricket team. Known for his ability to handle spin bowling with finesse, Indrajith has established himself as one of the best players of spin in his state.

Born and bred in Chennai, Indrajith was raised on the turning pitches that are characteristic of the region. This upbringing has greatly influenced his playing style, enabling him to effectively use his feet and dominate against spinners. However, his journey to success was not without its obstacles, as he initially lived in the shadow of his twin brother, B Aparajith, who played a significant role in India’s victorious Under-19 World Cup campaign in Australia in 2012. Though disappointed at initially missing out on the Under-19 World Cup opportunity, Indrajith persisted and gradually established himself as a key player in Tamil Nadu’s middle order.

Indrajith’s breakthrough season came in 2017-18, a year that showcased his immense potential. On his Duleep Trophy debut, he displayed great resilience by notching a double-hundred against the pink ball. This performance showcased his ability to thrive under pressure and adapt to different conditions. In a remarkable innings against Mumbai at the Bandra Kurla Complex ground, Indrajith scored a magnificent 152 runs while skillfully marshaling the tail and taking calculated risks. These outstanding performances earned him recognition and put him firmly on the radar of selectors.

In the following season, Indrajith’s consistent contributions earned him the honor of captaining a young Tamil Nadu side. With his natural leadership abilities and cricketing acumen, he took on the responsibility with great pride. To mark his elevation to captaincy, he delivered a phenomenal unbeaten century, scoring 103 runs against Madhya Pradesh in Tamil Nadu’s opening Ranji Trophy match in Dindigul. This innings not only demonstrated his batting prowess but also showcased his ability to perform under pressure in a leadership role.

As a player with immense potential, Indrajith’s skills extend beyond batting. He is also a capable wicketkeeper and can contribute with his legspin bowling as well. His versatility makes him a valuable asset for any team and allows him to adapt to various situations on the cricket field. Whether it is stabilizing the middle order, marshaling the tail, or providing a few overs of effective legspin, Indrajith consistently proves his worth.

With determination and a strong work ethic, Indrajith has risen through the ranks and cemented his place in Tamil Nadu cricket. His skills, leadership abilities, and unwavering dedication to the game make him a valuable player for his team. As he continues to evolve as a cricketer, Indrajith undoubtedly has a promising future ahead of him.

Baba Indrajith Career Stats

Baba Indrajith Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 70 103 12 4753 200 52.23 8915 53.31 15 24 522 23 102 1
List A 60 51 17 1617 103* 47.55 1807 89.48 2 11 117 18 32 0
T20s 23 21 2 340 46 17.89 335 101.49 0 0 22 5 7 0

Baba Indrajith Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 70 4 126 93 0 - - - 4.42 - 0 0 0
List A 60 2 23 31 0 - - - 8.08 - 0 0 0
T20s 23 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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