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Nitish Rana

Team flagIND30 yrs
batting styleleft handed Batter
Career & Stats

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KKR vs MI, IPL33 (23)
KKR vs SRH, IPL9 (11)
UP vs CHG, First class20 (11)
UP vs CHG, First class54 (75)
UP vs ANDR, First class21 (30)
UP vs ASM, First class10 (13)
UP vs MUM, First class106 (120)
UP vs MUM, First class6 (7)
UP vs BHR, First class22 (11)
UP vs BEN, First class11 (18)


UP vs CHG, First class0-4
UP vs CHG, First class1-32
UP vs ANDR, First class0-22
UP vs ANDR, First class0-7
UP vs ASM, First class0-25
UP vs MUM, First class0-7
UP vs MUM, First class0-47
UP vs BHR, First class1-12
UP vs AP, LIST A2-2
UP vs ANDR, LIST A1-43

Nitish Rana Carrer Stats





Carrer Debut Information

ODI Debut
Sri Lanka v India R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, 23-7-2021
T20I Debut
Sri Lanka v India R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, 28-7-2021
IPL Debut Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, May 11, 2016

Teams played for

India Delhi Mumbai Indians India Red Indian Board Presidents XI Kolkata Knight Riders India A India U23 India B

About Nitish Rana

NameNitish Rana
Birth27 Dec 1993
Birth PlaceDelhi
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)

A talented left-handed batsman, Rana plays for Delhi in domestic cricket and for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL). ... continue reading

Player Bio

A talented left-handed batsman, Rana plays for Delhi in domestic cricket and for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL). 

Having made his List-A debut in 2012, Rana had to wait for another 3 years to make his first class debut for Delhi, and he had a staggering debut season, amassing 557 runs at an average of 50.63 and finished as Delhi’s highest-run getter in the tournament. 

Rana had a great 2015 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, where he scored 299 runs in 8 innings and struck 21 sixes in the tournament. Rana rose to prominence in the same tournament, when he scored a majestic 97 off just 40 deliveries against Andhra Pradesh which included 8 huge hits over the fence. 

He had a modest 2016 Ranji season and could only accumulate 404 runs in 8 matches, but the following season Rana again showed his value with the bat, registering 613 runs in 8 games at a staggering average of 55.72.

Good performances in the domestic circuit caught the attention of the IPL franchises, and it was the Mumbai Indians who roped him ahead of IPL 2015. In a team filled with superstars, Rana had to wait for his opportunity, and it was in the next season where Rana showcased his talent. 

In 4 matches that he played, Rana scored 104 runs with the highest score of 75. MI management trusted him a lot more in the next season and he could make it big for himself and his team. He scored 333 runs from 13 innings.

Kolkata Knight Riders came calling after he was released ahead of the IPL 2018 season and he instantly became an integral part of the KKR batting setup.

Rana had a decent IPL last year, amassing 352 runs in 14 games as Kolkata finished fifth in points table.

The dashing left hander was retained by KKR ahead of IPL 2021.

A prolific batsmen in the domestic circuit, Rana has seen lots of ups and downs in his career. He has been a vital cog for Delhi and Kolkata Knight Riders and will look to continue to perform for the IPL franchise in the upcoming season.

(As of March 2021)