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Raj Limbani Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 19 Years
Height: 5’ 8”
Hometown: Lakhpat

Raj Limbani

Bio/Wiki
ProfessionCricketer (Bowler)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Cricket
International DebutODI- Did not make yet
Test- Did not make yet
T20- Did not make yet
Jersey Number#1 (India Under-19)
Raj Limbani jersey number 1
Domestic/State TeamFirst-Class/List-A/T20

• Baroda Under-16
• Baroda Under-19

Other Teams

• India Under-19
Coach/MentorDigvijay Singh Rathwa
Batting StyleLeft-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium pace
Personal Life
Date of Birth2 February 2005 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2024)19 Years
BirthplaceDayapar, Lakhpat, Kachchh, Gujarat, India
Zodiac signAquarius
NationalityIndian
HometownLakhpat
ReligionHinduism [1]Instagram - Raj Limbani
CastePatidar [2]Instagram - Naresh Parasiya
PiercingIn right ear
Raj Limbani's right ear piercing
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Family
Wife/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Vasant Patel (Farmer; owns a castor (Arandi) farm in Kachchh, Gujarat)
Raj Limbani's father
Mother- Name not known
Other RelativesPaternal cousin- Hardik Limbani (Deputy engineer at Dhuvaran Thermal Power Station)
Raj Limbani with his paternal brother, Hardik Limbani (left)
Paternal uncle- Manilal Patel (Works in Gujarat Electricity Board)
Raj Limbani (middle) with his uncle, Manilal Patel and grandmother
Favourites
CricketerBowler(s)- Dale Steyn, Jasprit Bumrah

Raj Limbani

Some Lesser Known Facts About Raj Limbani

  • Raj Limbani started playing cricket at a young age. He attended an English medium school at a distance of 45 km from his village, Dayapar, till 7th standard.

    Raj Limbani when he was studying in 7th standard

    Raj Limbani when he was studying in 7th standard

  • When he was twelve years old, he moved to Vadodara in 2017 to take further training in cricket where he lived with his paternal uncle, Manilal Patel, an employee in Gujarat Electricity Board.

    Raj Limbani (in yellow) with his uncle's family

    Raj Limbani (in yellow) with his uncle’s family

  • He learnt the basics of cricket from Digvijay Singh Rathwa, at Motibaug Cricket Club which is famous for producing renowned cricketers such as the Pathan brothers (Yusuf and Irfan), then the Pandya brothers (Krunal and Hardik) and Deepak Hooda.
  • Limbani impressed his coach Rathwa with his detailed plan to make it to the Indian national team which he had written in a diary. He wanted to make it to Baroda Under-16 first, then Baroda Under-19, later NCA camp, then India Under-19, and the Indian national team at last.
  • In 2021, he started playing for Baroda Under-16 and helped them win the G1 tournament. He took 31 wickets in 6 matches in the 2022/23 Cooch Behar Trophy and 8 wickets in 5 matches in the 2022/23 Vinoo Mankad Trophy.

    Raj Limbani after his selection for Baroda Under-19

    Raj Limbani after his selection for Baroda Under-19

  • In June 2023, he attended a high-performance camp at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), Bengaluru where he learnt under Irfan Pathan.

    Raj Limbani with Irfan Pathan (right)

    Raj Limbani with Irfan Pathan (right)

  • Limbani came to the spotlight when he took 7 wickets for 13 runs against Nepal Under-19 during the 2023 Under-19 Asia Cup. He later played in the tri-series against South Africa Under-19 and Afghanistan Under-19.

    Raj Limbani when he played for India Under-19

    Raj Limbani when he played for India Under-19

  • In the 2024 Under-19 World Cup held in South Africa, he took 11 wickets in 6 matches at an average of 16.54 and a strike rate of 25.63. He gave his best bowling spell with 3 wickets for 38 runs in the final against Australia Under-19.

    Raj Limbani during 2024 Under-19 World Cup

    Raj Limbani during the 2024 Under-19 World Cup

  • His bowling speeds are regularly clocked at around 84 mph (135 kph), and his maximum bowling speed has been recorded at 88 mph (141 kph).
  • He bowled well outswing deliveries; however, in 2023, he mastered inswinging deliveries under his coach Digvijay Singh Rathwa during a training session of around 100 days.

  • He went unsold for his base price of Rs 20 lakh during the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction for the 2024 season.

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