All About Ankit Rajpoot And His Cricket Career

Born on December 4, 1993, is an Indian cricketer Ankit Rajpoot. He was born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He was rated highly by the former coach and Indian pacer, Venkatesh Prasad. He was part of the strong Chennai Super Kings (CSK) squad that battled in the IPL 2013 and 2014 seasons. It was not easy to secure a slot in the squad, but Rajpoot luckily caught the attention of the Australian coach and former pacer Andy Bichel. He emerged third-highest wicket-taker with 14 wickets at an average of 14.22, in the Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy in 2016, for his home team Uttar Pradesh. Kolkata Knights Riders offered him 1.5 crores to sign him in the IPL tournament 2016 edition.

Ankit Rajpoot is a right-arm fast bowler with a right-handed batting style. He assumes the role of a bowler. He made his 1st class debut in 2012, for his home team Uttar Pradesh, where he came into the limelight with 6/68 against Haryana. He claimed unforgettable 31 wickets in the seven matches he played in the Ranji Trophy of 2012-13, catching the attention of CSK. Punjab Kings spent 3 crores to acquire Ankit’s services in the IPL tournament 2018. He set a record by picking 5 wickets against Sunrisers Hyderabad, which was the highest bowling effort by an uncapped bowler. Punjab later swapped him with KrishnappaGowtham as he proceeded to Rajasthan Royals.

Personal information of Ankit Rajpoot

Full nameAnkit Rajpoot
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Batting styleRight-handed bat
Bowling style A right-arm medium-fast bowler
Height185 cm
Weight75 kg
Body measurementsChest: 40 inches Waist: 32 inches Biceps: 12 inches
Eye colorBrown
Hair colorBlack
Date of birthDecember 4, 1993
Age29 years
BirthplaceKanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac signSagittarius
NationalityIndian
Home townKanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Coach or mentorVenkatesh Prasad
ReligionHinduism
CasteRajput
HobbiesTraveling
Marital statusMarried
SpouseMaahi Singh

Achievements of Ankit Rajput in his cricket ball career

  • He impressed Chennai Super Kings’ selectors who bought him in the 2013-14 seasons, because of his excellent performance in the Ranji Trophy. He took 31 wickets in seven matches.
  • Ankit Rajpoot represented India A which toured South Africa in 2017. He was acting as a practicing bowler.
  • He set a record by picking 5 wickets against Sunrisers Hyderabad, which was the highest bowling effort by an uncapped bowler.
  • He was part of India Green’s squad that played in the 2018-19 Duleep Trophy.
  • He participated in the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup, representing his country in august 2019.
  • He was named among India’s five net bowlers in the Test Squad of India that toured England in January 2021.
  • He emerged third-highest wicket-taker with 14 wickets at an average of 14.22, in the Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy in 2016, for his home team Uttar Pradesh.

Family information of Ankit Rajpoot

Ankit Rajpoot was born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. His parents’ names are not known. He has a sister called Vimmy Singh and two brothers called Kunal Singh Rajpoot and Abhishek Rajpoot. Ankit got married to Maahi Singh on November 24, 2017. We are yet to acquire more information if the duo got any kids.

Ankit Rajpoot’s career summary of all formats

Ankit Rajpoot’s IPL career

His brilliant performance in the Ranji Trophy attracted the IPL teams’ attention. He was first signed by Chennai Super Kings for successive IPL seasons (2013-14). In IPL 2016, he played for Kolkata Knight Riders. He impressed the Riders who later released him. He was signed by Punjab Kings in IPL 2018 auction, for 3 crores. Ankit Rajpoot showed his worth by picking 5 wickets for 14 runs and 4 overs in a game against Sunrisers Hyderabad. He was the man of the match despite his team losing. It was the only 5-wicket haul of the season, best for an uncapped bowler. The Lucknow Super Giants were pleased by his services and bought him in February 2022 IPL auction ahead of the 2022 IPL season.

Ankit Rajpoot’s domestic career

Ankit Rajpoot plays for Uttar Pradesh in domestic matches. He picked 31 wickets in seven matches of the Ranji Trophy 2012-13 season. He emerged third-highest wicket-taker with 14 wickets at an average of 14.22, in the Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy in 2016, for his home team Uttar Pradesh. He was part of India Green’s squad that played in the 2018-19 Duleep Trophy and participated in the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup, representing his country in august 2019. He also represented India A which toured South Africa in 2017. He was acting as a practicing bowler.

Ankit Rajpoot’s batting statistics

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Ankit Rajpoot’s bowling statistics

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The net worth of Ankit Rajpoot

From our sources, we have extensively analyzed Ankit Rajpoot’s belongings and they all add up to an approximate value of ten million dollars (INR 70 crore). He earns this money from his cricket ball career and paid advertisements. His appearance in the IPL tournament again is likely to increase his net income.

Social media accounts of Ankit Rajpoot

Facebook: Ankit Rajpoot

Twitter: not available

Instagram: @ankitrajpoot.412 with 80800 followers, following 217, and 285 posts.

YouTube: not available

FAQ

  1. Where was Ankit Rajpoot born?

Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

  • What does Ankit Rajpoot like doing in his free time?

His hobby is traveling

  • How tall is Ankit Rajpoot?

His height is 1.85 meters

  • What is the name of Ankit Rajpoot’s wife?

She is called Maahi Singh