All About Devdutt Padikkal And His Cricket Career

Devdutt Padikkal is an Indian Cricketer born on 7 July 2000. He plays both at the domestic and international levels. His domestic team is the Karnataka, and his international team is Rajasthan Royals which he represents in the Indian Premier League. He made his international debut for the India Cricket team in July 2021 when he was 21 years. DevduttPadikkal also played for the Indian Under- 19 team.

The professional cricket player comes from Edappal and started his cricket training at the Karnataka Institute of Cricket. He started playing for Karnataka in the Under-16 and Under-19 categories in 2014, and in 2017 he got chosen by Bellary Tuskers in the Karnataka Premier League.

DevduttPadikkal is an opening Batsman. His batting style is left- hand while his bowling style is right-arm off break. He has engaged himself in various Cricket formats since he started his cricket career, he has played in the First-class match, List A, Twenty20, Indian Premier League (IPL), One Day International (ODI), and the Twenty20 International (T20I) matches, making his debut in different times and years.

Personal Information About Devdutt Padikkal

Full NameDevdutt Babunu Padikkal
NicknameDevdutt Padikkal
DOB7 July 2000
Birth PlaceEdappal, Malappuram, Kerala, India
ProfessionOpening Batsman
Batting StyleLeft-hand
Bowling StyleRight-arm off breaking
TeamsIndia, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rajasthan Royals, India Under-19, Karnataka

Family Information Of Devdutt Padikkal

Devdutt Padikkal’s father’s name is Babunu Kunnath, and his mother’s name is Ambili Balan. Besides his parents, Devdutt Padikkal also has an elder sister named Chandni Padikkal. His sister is a lawyer. He is single.

Achievements Of Devdutt Padikkal

  • He represented Karnataka in under-16 and under-19 age categories in 2014 at his early age.
  • He was selected by Bellary Tuskers in the Karnataka Premier League back in 2017.
  • On 28 November 2018, he made his First-Class debut for Karnataka in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy.
  • He was hired by the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League back in December 2018.
  • He scored excellently with three fifties in his first four matches becoming the first player in IPL history to have such a score.
  • He made his List A debut on 26 September 2019, for Karnataka in the 2019–20 Vijay Hazare Trophy and became the leading run-scorer in the tournament after scoring 609 runs in a total of 11 matches.
  • He was selected to the India A’s squad for 2019/the 2020 Deodhar Trophy in October 2019.
  • He made his Twenty20 debut on 8 November 2019, for Karnataka in the 2019/2020 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
  • In the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL), Devdutt Padikkal won the Emerging Player Award after playing for the Royal Challengers Bangalore. He scored 473 runs in 15 matches while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore in his first IPL match.
  • He got selected in Karnataka’s squad for the 2021 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
  • He played in April 2021 Indian premier league and scored 101 not out which made Royal Challengers Bangalore win over Rajasthan Royals by 10 Wickets.
  • He got named in India’s One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) squads for the matches against Sri Lanka back in June 2021.
  • He made his T20I debut on 28 July 2021, for India against Sri Lanka 2021.
  • He was hired by the Rajasthan Royals in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament in February.
  • Devdutt Padikkal scored his maiden first-class century, with 178 runs in the 2021–22 Ranji Trophy match against Puducherry.

All Format Career Summary Of Devdutt Padikkal

FC Career Of Padikkal

After Devdutt Padikkal engaged in the Early age matches, U-16 and U-19 since 2014 he got to join his first match in the First class to play for Karnataka in the 2018/2019 Ranji Trophy on 28 November 2018. He has since managed to play in various first-class matches. He has so far played 22 FC matches making a total score of 1190 runs with a batting average of 36.06.

List A career Of Padikkal

Devdutt joined the cricket team in the List A matches for the first time back on 26 September 2019 and played for Karnataka in the 2019/2020 Vijay Hazare Trophy and was able to score 609 runs in 11 matches during the tournament. He was the leading scorer in the total runs. He has so far played 22 LA matches and has made a total score of 1391 runs with a batting average of 77.27.

T20 career of Padikkal

DevduttPadikkal participated in the Twenty20 matches for the first time in November 2019, and he represented Kolkata in the 2019/2019 Sayed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He has played 54 T20 matches and has bagged 1829 runs with a batting average of 37.32.

T20I Career Of Padikkal

He participated in the Twenty20 International match back on 28 July 2021 for India against Sri Lanka. Thereafter, he played 2 T20I matches and scored 38 runs with a batting average of 19.00.

Batting And Fielding Stats Of Devdutt Padikkal

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Bowling Stats Of Padikkal


IPL Career Of Padikkal

Devdutt Padikkal plays in the Indian Premier League for Rajasthan Royals. He got the first contact in the IPL by the Royal Challengers back in 2018 during the 2019 IPL players auction, and thereafter he got hired by the present Rajasthan Royals in the 2022 IPL players auction.

Net Worth Of Devdutt Padikkal

DevduttPadikkal ‘s net worth was about $1 million (INR 7.5 Crores). His net-worth factors are the Cricket earnings and Brand Endorsement earnings.

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1. What is Devdutt Padikkal’s age?

Born on 7 July 2000, Devdutt Padikkal is 21-years-old.

2. How much was Devdutt Padikkal’s net worth in 2021?

Devdutt Padikkal’s net worth was $1 million (INR 7.5 crores) in 2021.

3. Who are Devdutt Padikkal’s parents?

Devdutt Padikkal was born to Ambili Padikkal and Babu Kunnath.