Nitish Rana

Country: India
Born: December 27, 1993, Delhi
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium, Right arm Offbreak, Legbreak
Playing role: Middle order Batter

Nitish Rana Bio

Nitish Rana, an aggressive left-handed batsman and part-time off-spinner from India, has emerged as a shining star in the world of cricket. Born on December 27, 1993, in Delhi, Rana has exhibited exceptional talent and determination throughout his career, making him a formidable force on the field.

Rana made his debut in List A and T20 matches for Delhi during the 2012-2013 season. However, it wasn’t until the 2015-2016 season that he first appeared in a Ranji Trophy match. Despite his late entry, Rana showcased immense potential and left an indelible mark in his debut first-class season.

During the 2015-2016 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Rana’s exceptional batting skills shone through, offering Delhi a glimmer of hope amidst off-field controversies. With 299 runs and a staggering 21 sixes, he emerged as the tournament’s leading run-scorer and the batsman with the most sixes. Notably, he hammered eight of those sixes during an impressive knock of 97 off just 40 balls against Andhra.

Rana attributes his explosive batting prowess to his stint with the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Although he was bought by the franchise in the 2015 auction for INR 10 lakh, he did not have the opportunity to showcase his talent in the IPL that year. Nevertheless, Rana’s dedication and skills earned him a spot in the Mumbai Indians’ squad for the IPL 2016, where he impressed with his stellar performances.

Throughout his career, Rana has exhibited a unique amalgamation of power and precision in his batting. His ability to hit the ball cleanly and effortlessly sends it soaring over the boundaries, captivating audiences worldwide. His natural aggression and confidence have undoubtedly established him as one of the most fearless batsmen in Indian cricket.

Rana’s talent extends beyond his batting skills as he also possesses the ability to contribute with the ball. Although he is primarily a batsman, his part-time off-spin has proven to be quite effective on numerous occasions. His versatility and all-round abilities make him a valuable asset to any team he represents.

Despite his relatively short career, Rana’s consistent performances and unwavering determination have earned him recognition and accolades. His impressive debut season in Ranji Trophy, where he emerged as Delhi’s highest run-getter with 557 runs at an average of 50.63, including a century and three fifties, solidified his position as a prominent player in Indian domestic cricket.

As Rana continues to evolve as a cricketer, it is evident that his potential knows no bounds. With his exceptional skills, dedication, and hunger for success, he has the ability to achieve greatness in international cricket. As Indian cricket enthusiasts eagerly anticipate his future performances, Nitish Rana undoubtedly holds the promise of becoming a stalwart of the game.

Nitish Rana Career Stats

Nitish Rana Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 2 2 0 15 9 7.5 27 55.55 0 0 0 0 0 0
ODIs 1 1 0 7 7 7 14 50 0 0 0 0 0 0
FC 47 73 6 2699 174 40.28 4569 59.07 7 11 352 46 25 0
List A 76 72 12 2264 137 37.73 2644 85.62 3 14 228 60 21 0
T20s 182 171 18 4478 107 29.26 3302 135.61 1 29 393 230 48 0

Nitish Rana Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 1 1 18 10 0 - - - 3.33 - 0 0 0
FC 47 45 1979 1043 25 3/47 5/88 41.72 3.16 79.1 0 0 0
List A 76 63 2060 1630 54 4/48 4/48 30.18 4.74 38.1 1 0 0
T20s 182 69 818 970 47 4/17 4/17 20.63 7.11 17.4 1 0 0

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