Rahul Tewatia

Rahul Tewatia
Born/Date of Birthday: 20 May 1993
Place of Birth: Faridabad, Haryana, India
Parents: Krishan Pal Tewatia

Batting: Left-handed
Bowling: Right-arm leg break
Role: Bowling all-rounder
Domestic team information
2013–present: Haryana
2014–2015: Rajasthan Royals
2017: Kings XI Punjab
2018–2019: Delhi Capitals
2020–2021: Rajasthan Royals
2022-present: Gujarat Titans

Rahul Tewatia (born 20 May 1993) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Haryana in the domestic cricket and Gujarat Titans in Indian Premier League (IPL). He plays as an all-rounder. Rahul Tewatia, 27, was rewarded with a maiden call up by the BCCI to India’s home T20I squad for the five-match series against England.He was one among three uncapped Indian players to receive their maiden call up.

Career
Tewatia made his debut for Haryana during the 2013–14 Ranji Trophy on 6 December 2013 against Karnataka at the Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium. He managed 17 runs total in his two appearances at bat. He made his List A debut for Haryana in the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 25 February 2017.

Rahul Tewatia made his IPL debut for Rajasthan Royals as early as 2014. Before the 2014 Indian Premier League, the Rajasthan Royals bought Tewatia. He also made his T20 debut representing Rajasthan Royals in the 2014 IPL. In February 2017, he was bought by the Kings XI Punjab team for the 2017 Indian Premier League. In January 2018, he was bought by the Delhi Daredevils now Delhi Capitals in the 2018 IPL auction. During the 2019 Indian Premier League, he also set the joint record for taking the most catches (4) by a non-wicket keeper in an IPL innings. In November 2019, before the 2020 Indian Premier League, he was traded to the Rajasthan Royals.

On 27 September 2020, he equalled Chris Gayle's record for hitting the most sixes in an over of an IPL match, when he hit 5 sixes off Sheldon Cottrell in the 18th over of the match against Kings XI Punjab. He scored 53 runs in 31 balls, helping his team to chase the target of 224 runs, which became the highest runs ever chased in the Indian Premier League history.

In February 2021, he was named in India's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against England. In February 2022, he was bought by the Gujarat Titans in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament. On April 8th, 2022, during a match against the Punjab Kings, he hit consecutive sixes on the final two balls of the match, leading the Gujarat Titans to their third victory.


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