Rajat Patidar Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 28 Years
Hometown: Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Height: 5' 7"

Rajat Patidhar for RCB

Full nameRajat Manohar Patidar [1]citation
ProfessionCricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourDark Brown
International DebutODI- Did not make yet
Test- Did not make yet
T20- Did not make yet
Jersey Number#19 (IPL)
Domestic/State Team• India B
• India Blue
• Madhya Pradesh
• Madhya Pradesh Under-19s
• Madhya Pradesh Under-22s
• Royal Challengers Bangalore
Coach/MentorAmay Khurariya [2]Espn Cric Info
Rajat Patidar coach Amay Khurasiya
Batting StyleRight hand bat
Bowling StyleRight arm off-break
Personal Life
Date of Birth01 June 1993
Age (as of 2021) 28 Years
Birthplace Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Zodiac signGemini
HometownIndore, Madhya Pradesh
SchoolNew Digamer Public School
Tattoo(s)Maze Geometric Tattoo on his left forearm Rajat Patidar forearm tattoo
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Manohar Patidar
Mother- Name not known
Favourite Things
CricketerBatsman- Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara
Football ClubManchester United
Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)20 Lakhs INR [3]citation
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Some Lesser Known Facts About Rajat Patidar

  • Rajat Patidar is an Indian professional cricketer, who plays as a batsman for Madhya Pradesh in the domestic leagues and Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL.
  • Rajat Patidar did not play age-group cricket, due to lack of opportunities and started playing domestic cricket from the age of 18. Initially, he started as a fast bowler but switched to spin bowling to get more opportunities to play junior cricket.
  • Rajat Patidar had an ACL injury in his right knee that forced him out of the game for quite a while in 2014. Due to the nature of the injury, the doctors told him that he’d be out for at least eight months.
  • Rajat Patidar’s family didn’t want him to get the surgery done to repair his damaged ACL instead told him to get a degree and take over their family business. It took a lot of persuasion from his side to make his family reconsider their decision.
  • Rajat Patidar worked under the tutelage of Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association(MPCA) coach Amay Khurasiya after he recovered from his injury.
  • Rajat Patidar made his first-class debut for Madhya Pradesh against Baroda in the 2015-16 Ranji Trophy at Vadodara on 30 November 2015. He played an impressive knock on his debut innings scoring 60 odd runs and getting his maiden century in the second innings.
  • Rajat Patidar has played 36 first-class matches and scored 2253 runs, including 6 centuries and 11 half-centuries, and his best individual score in the format is 196 runs. He was the highest run-scorer for his state team Madhya Pradhesh in the 2018-19 Ranji trophy season.

    Rajat Patidar for Madhya Pradhesh in Ranji Trophy

    Rajat Patidar for Madhya Pradhesh in Ranji Trophy.

  • Rajat Patidar made his List-A debut for Madhya Pradesh against Saurashtra in Vijay Hazare Trophy at Rajkot on 11 December 2015. He scored a half-century off 40 balls on his List-A debut with a strike rate of 132.50 that included 8 boundaries and a maximum.
  • Rajat Patidar has played 37 List-A matches and scored 1240 runs with his best individual score for Madhya Pradesh in this format is  158 runs.
  • It took him two years to make his T20 debut in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy for Madhya Pradesh against Rajasthan at Raipur. He scored 38 runs off 26 balls with a strike rate of 146.15 that included 3 boundaries and a maximum.
  • Rajat Patidar has played in 26 T20 matches and amassed 770 runs at a strike rate of 140.25 and his best score in the respective format is 96 runs.

    Rajat Patidhar for his his domestic side Madhya Pradesh during SMA Trophy 2021

    Rajat Patidar for his domestic side Madhya Pradesh during SMA Trophy 2021

  • Rajat Patidar received a call up to play for the India Blue team in the 2019-20 Duleep Trophy in August 2019.
  • Rajat Patidar was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore in the auction ahead of the 2020-2021 edition of the IPL season at a base price of 20 lakhs INR. After being scouted for almost two seasons, it came to him as a surprise as he was merely expecting to be shortlisted at the auction let alone being bought by any franchise team.

  • Rajat Patidar shared his experience after being bought by the RCB camp and told about the text he received from team captain Virat Kohli, whom he has always looked up to as an idol in an interview. He said-:

    It’s been amazing, the last few months. The night of the IPL auction, I received a text from Virat saying ‘welcome Rajat, wishing you the best, go smash it.’ I didn’t even have his number. Now, getting a chance to bat with him in the nets and maybe even in the matches will be a dream.”

  • Rajat Patidar seemed to have impressed team captain Virat Kohli and RCB batting consultant Sanjay Bangar in the nets during his practice session at a four-day conditioning camp for uncapped players.

    Rajat Patidhar with RCB Batting coach Sanjay Bangar during training session

    Rajat Patidar with RCB Batting coach Sanjay Bangar during the training session

  • Rajat Patidar made his debut for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Mumbai Indians in the opening day clash. He scored 8 runs and gave away his wicket cheaply and was dropped in the next match against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

    Rajat Patidar for Royal Challengers Bangalore in an openning day clash against Mumbai Indians

    Rajat Patidar for Royal Challengers Bangalore in an opening day clash against Mumbai Indians

  • Rajat Patidar played a vital knock scoring 31 runs off 22 balls against Delhi Capitals at MA Chidambaram Stadium. He had played 4 matches for Royal Challengers Bangalore before the IPL 2021 season got suspended.