R.P.Singh

Country: India
Born: January 06, 1965, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Left arm Fast medium

R.P.Singh Bio

Rudra Pratap Singh, commonly known as RP Singh, is a former Indian cricketer whose impressive left-arm fast-medium bowling skills made him a valuable asset to the Indian cricket team during his career. Born on December 6, 1985, in Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh, India, RP Singh proved to be one of the standout bowlers of his time.

Throughout his cricketing journey, RP Singh exhibited exceptional talent and a fierce determination to succeed. He first made his mark in the Ranji Trophy, representing Uttar Pradesh. In the mid-1980s, when the trend of having four seam bowlers in the one-day team emerged, RP Singh was among the young bowlers who were given a chance to showcase their skills. His performances in the domestic circuit, particularly in the 1984-85 season, caught the attention of selectors.

During the 1984-85 Ranji Trophy season, RP Singh stood out with his remarkable ability to take wickets consistently. His outstanding achievement of claiming 25 wickets in that season further solidified his place as one of the most promising bowlers in Indian cricket. Among his exceptional performances was his career-best bowling match figures of eleven for 146, including a remarkable seven for 67 in the first innings, against Railways.

As a result of his incredible domestic performances, RP Singh earned his call-up to the national team, making his international debut in a One-Day International (ODI) against New Zealand in 1985. However, despite his early promise, RP Singh’s international career was relatively short-lived. He played only one more ODI, during which he managed to dismiss the renowned Australian batsman Dean Jones, ending his international career with just one wicket to his name.

Though his international career may not have reached the heights many expected, RP Singh was highly regarded in domestic cricket. He continued to represent Uttar Pradesh, participating in numerous Ranji Trophy seasons. His consistent performances in domestic cricket further highlighted his bowling prowess, and he remained a mainstay of the Uttar Pradesh team for several years.

In terms of statistics, RP Singh’s career numbers are impressive. He took a total of 41 wickets in 33 domestic matches, with an average of 32.29. His best domestic bowling figures stand at six for 40, an achievement that showcased his ability to dismantle opposition batting line-ups.

Despite retiring from international and domestic cricket, RP Singh’s impact on the game remains undeniable. Beyond his individual achievements, he played a significant role in inspiring younger generations of fast bowlers in India. His dedication and perseverance serve as a testament to the fact that talent, hard work, and determination can help one achieve great heights in cricket.

Today, RP Singh has transitioned from a player to a mentor, sharing his vast knowledge and experience with aspiring cricketers. He continues to contribute to the sport as a commentator, providing insights into matches and players. As one of the notable left-arm fast-medium bowlers produced by India, RP Singh has left an indelible mark on the cricketing landscape in his homeland.

R.P.Singh Career Stats

R.P.Singh Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
FC 59 73 11 1413 141 22.79 - - 1 4 - - 22 0
List A 21 17 3 107 18 7.64 - - 0 0 - - 7 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

R.P.Singh Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 2 2 82 77 1 1/58 1/58 77 5.63 82 0 0 0
FC 59 - 8839 4856 150 7/67 - 32.37 3.29 58.9 - 5 1
List A 21 - 1021 683 26 6/21 6/21 26.26 4.01 39.2 1 1 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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