Age: 29 Years
Wife: Sacchi Marwah
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 63 kg
in Pounds- 139 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 39 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|International Debut||Test- Yet to make
ODI- 23 July 2021 vs Sri Lanka at R.Premadasa Stadium
T20- 28 July 2021 vs Sri Lanka at R.Premadasa Stadium
|Jersey Number||#27 (Mumbai Indians)|
|Domestic/State Teams||Delhi, Mumbai Indians, India Red|
|Batting Style||Left Handed Bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm off-break|
|Nature on field||Aggressive|
|Records/Achievements (main ones)||• Debutant Rana in 2015-16 Ranji Trophy scored 557 runs at an average of 50.63 and stood the leading run-scorer for Delhi.
• Rana was the second highest run-scorer for Delhi in 2015-16 Vijay Hazare Trophy with 2018 runs in his bucket.
• In the 8 matches of 2015-16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, he scored 299 runs at an average of 42.71 and a strike rate of 175.88.
• While playing against Andhra in a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match, he led Delhi to a score of 236 for 9 in 20 overs in the otherwise situation of 40 runs with top 4 batsmen back in the dugout.
• Rana once again proved his will after Delhi were three down without even getting to 10 runs. He struck 53 off just 29 balls helping his team chase the Baroda's total of 153.
• While playing against Jharkhand, he stunned everyone with his unbeaten innings of 60 runs off just 44 balls in a situation where Delhi had lost first 3 wickets for just 14 runs. Delhi went to taste a 5 wicket win in the match after Rana's much-needed contribution.
|Career Turning Point||The helping hand that Rana has given to his team in the stressful situations in the domestic formant has won him a ticket to play in the IPL 2017.|
|Date of Birth||27 December 1993|
|Age (as of 2022)||29 Years|
|Family||Father- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
|Controversies||• Rana was one of the 22 players who were, in 2015, barred from taking part in age-group tournaments because of the allegations of age fudging.
• On 16 April 2023, he was fined 25 percent of his match fee for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct during the first innings of the match between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders during which he had spat with Hrithik Shokeen. In the ninth over of the match, Shokeen and Rana got into a verbal spat after the bowler dismissed the KKR captain. Rana did not take the gesture well and hurled some back himself before the MI players present on the pitch pulled the duo away. India Today
|Travel Destination(s)||Kasauli, Vishakhapatnam|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Marriage Date||19 February 2019
|Affair/Girlfriend||Sacchi Marwah (Interior Designer)|
|Engagement Date||10 June 2018
Some Lesser Known Facts About Nitish Rana
- Does Nitish Rana smoke: Not Known
- Does Nitish Rana drink alcohol: Not Known
- He is an aggressive left-handed batsman who has on a number of occasions helped his team to get out of difficult situations. He is a part-time right-arm spinner as well.
- In 2015, Mumbai Indians bought Rana for INR 10 Lakh, but he did not get to play any match in the tournament that year. He, however, was retained by the franchise for the following year, but again got no chance to play in the 2016 season of the tournament.
- It was in 2017 that Mumbai Indians brought their youngster out of the dressing room. He stole the show in a match against Kolkata Knight Riders, with his crucial innings of 50 off just 29 deliveries. Mumbai tasted the victory in the match.
- He credits his aggressive batting skills to the former Australian cricketer and Mumbai Indians coach Ricky Ponting, who helped him with his batting in the years he did not play for the franchise.