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Rajat Patidar Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography

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Wife: Gunjan Patidar
Age: 31 Years
Height: 5' 7"

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Bio/Wiki
Full nameRajat Manohar Patidar
ProfessionCricketer (Batsman)
Famous forFirst uncapped player to score a century in the playoffs stage of the Indian Premier League (IPL)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 7" (170 cm)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourDark Brown
Cricket
International DebutODI- On 21 December 2023 against South Africa at Boland Park, Paarl
Test- On 2 February 2024 against England at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
T20I- Did not make yet
Jersey Number#87 (India)
Rajat Patidar's jersey number 87 for India
#87 (Domestic)
Rajat Patidar's jersey number 87 for Madhya Pradesh
#97 (earlier #19) (IPL)
Rajat Patidar's jersey number 97 for Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB)
Rajat Patidar's jersey number 19 for Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB)
Domestic/State TeamClub Cricket

• Vijay Cricket Club, Indore

First-Class/List-A/T20

• Madhya Pradesh Under-19 (2011-2012)
• Madhya Pradesh Under-22 (2012-2013)
• Indore (2011-2016)
• Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association XI (2014-2015)
• Madhya Pradesh Under-23 (2014-2016)
• Madhya Pradesh (2015-present)
Rajat Patidar in Madhya Pradesh (MP) jersey
• Indian Board President's XI (2018-2019)
• India Blue (2019-2020)
• India B

Indian Premier League

• Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) (2021-2024)
Rajat Patidar in Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) jersey
Coach/Mentor• Ram Atre
• Amay Khurasiya
Rajat Patidar's coach Amay Khurasiya
• Chandrakant Pandit
Batting StyleRight-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm off break
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 June 1993 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2024)31 Years
BirthplaceSarjapur, Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Zodiac signGemini
NationalityIndian
HometownIndore
SchoolNew Digamer Public School, Indore
College/UniversityGuru Vashishtha College, Dewas
Educational QualificationGraduation
ReligionHinduism
Hobbies• Travelling
Rajat Patidar during a trip
• Playing golf
Rajat Patidar playing golf
• Cycling
Rajat Patidar riding a cycle
Tattoo(s)• Maze Geometric Tattoo on his left forearm
Rajat Patidar forearm tattoo
• Lion on left arm
• Flowers on left arm
Tattoos on Rajat Patidar's left arm
Piercing(s)On both ears
Rajat Patidar's ear piercings
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date7 July 2022
Marriage VenueEnrise By Sayaji Rau, Indore
Family
Wife/SpouseGunjan Patidar
Rajat Patidar with his wife
ParentsFather- Manohar Patidar (Agricultural pumps trader)
SiblingsBrother- 1
Sister- Aarti Patidar (elder)
Rajat Patidar with his sister
Favourites
Cricketer(s)Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara
Football ClubManchester United
Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo
Money Factor
Income/Salary (approx.)50 Lakhs (as of 2024)

Note: This income is from his IPL contract with RCB.
Social Media
InstagramRajat Patidar
FacebookRajat Patidar
TwitterRajat Patidar
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Some Lesser Known Facts About Rajat Patidar

  • Rajat Patidar started playing cricket at the age of 9 and played in various local tournaments.
  • He did not play in Under – 14 and Under – 16, due to lack of opportunities and started playing domestic cricket from the age of 18. Initially, he started as a fast bowler but later switched to spin bowling so that he could play more junior cricket.
  • He had an ACL injury in his right knee in 2014 that forced him out of the game for around a year.
  • Rajat Patidar’s family didn’t want him to pursue a cricket career and told him to get a degree and take over their family business; however, he later convinced his family to allow him to play cricket.

    Rajat Patidar during his teenage years

    Rajat Patidar during his teenage years

  • He made his first-class debut for Madhya Pradesh against Baroda in the 2015-16 Ranji Trophy at Vadodara on 30 October 2015 and scored 60 runs in his debut innings and his maiden century in the second innings.

    Rajat Patidar while playing for Madhya Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy

    Rajat Patidar while playing for Madhya Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy

  • Rajat Patidar made his List-A debut for Madhya Pradesh against Saurashtra in the 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.

    Rajat Patidar playing for Madhya Pradesh in his debut List-A match

    Rajat Patidar playing for Madhya Pradesh in his debut List-A match

  • He played his T20 debut match in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on 8 January 2018 for Madhya Pradesh against Rajasthan at Raipur. He scored 38 runs off 26 balls with a strike rate of 146.15 including 3 fours and a six.
  • Rajat Patidar was bought by Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) in the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction at his base price of 20 lakhs.

  • Rajat Patidar impressed team captain Virat Kohli and RCB batting consultant Sanjay Bangar with his batting skills at a four-day conditioning camp for uncapped players.

    Rajat Patidar (left) with RCB batting coach Sanjay Bangar during the training session

    Rajat Patidar (left) with RCB batting coach Sanjay Bangar during the training session

  • Rajat Patidar made his IPL debut on 9 April 2021 for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Mumbai Indians and made 8 runs.

    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 went unsold during the 2022 IPL auction; however, RCB acquired him midseason for Rs 20 lakhs after Luvnith Sisodia got injured.
  • He was set to marry in May 2022 but postponed his marriage to play in the 2022 IPL season. He later got married on 7 July 2022.

  • In RCB’s eliminator match against Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) on 25 May 2022, he scored 112 runs not out in 54 balls helping RCB win the match.

    Rajat Patidar waving his bat after scoring 112 runs not out

    Rajat Patidar waving his bat after scoring 112 runs not out

  • He was ruled out of the 2023 IPL season due to an Achilles heel injury.

    Rajat Patidar after undergoing surgery for Achilles Heel

    Rajat Patidar after undergoing surgery for Achilles Heel

  • He made 22 runs in 16 deliveries during his ODI debut against South Africa.

    Rajat Patidar being handed his ODI cap by KL Rahul (left) on his ODI debut

    Rajat Patidar being handed his ODI cap by KL Rahul (left) on his ODI debut

  • In his debut test series against England in 2024, he played 3 matches and scored 63 runs at an average of 10.50.

    Rajat Patidar receiving his test cap from Zaheer Khan (left) on his test debut

    Rajat Patidar receiving his test cap from Zaheer Khan (left) on his test debut

  • In March 2024, he and Avesh Khan were given the central contract by BCCI in the C-category. They became the first cricketers from Madhya Pradesh to get a BCCI central contract.
  • He is a dog lover and has 2 pet dogs.

    Rajat Patidar playing with his dogs

    Rajat Patidar playing with his dogs