Anuj Rawat Biography
Anuj Rawat hails from Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, He is a 19-year old wicket-keeper batsman. He is an emerging cricketer of U-19, Anuj Rawat is just 20 years old who has quite soon accomplished a lot in his career. Rawat made his first-class debut against Assam and played an outstanding knock of 71 in his debut innings. Taking into consideration of his amazing performance in the first innings, Rawat was directly promoted to an opener in the second innings.
The left-handed batsman is currently in his early cricketing days and with the stack of talent he has, Rawat is surely has a long way to go. A first-class average of the 40s is not an ordinary aspect, his numbers themselves talk about the talent he has.
It was Rawat’s hard work and the range of shots, that led him to bag an IPL team this year. During the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019, Rawal was impressed with a magnificent 88 against Saurashtra. The innings got him on the stage at the IPL auction, and he was bought for 80 lakh.
Talking about his son’s achievement, Virendra Pal Singh Rawat said, “We belong to a middle-class family and our financial condition makes it difficult to afford our kids to pursue a career in sports. It is because of the blessing from family members and friends; my son was able to make it to the Indian team.”
While, Local resident Ganesh Rawat says, “Anuj was able to make it big due to his talent and support of family. We are proud of his success.”
“I grew up in a small village called Ramnagar. We hardly had facilities for cricket. So, at the age of 11, I came to Delhi and got myself enrolled in Raj Kumar Sharma’s academy in Paschim Vihar, West Delhi,” Rawat exclaimed in an interview.
He has not debuted in the international match because he is very young just 20 years old as of now he hasn’t been able to get selected for the Indian national cricket team.
Anuj Rawat Batting and Fielding Averages
Anuj Rawat Bowling Averages
Anuj Rawat Early Life
- Anuj Rawat was born on 17th October 1999, in Ramnagar, Uttarakhand
- His Father’s name is Virendra Pal Singh Rawat
- Anuj made his first-class debut for Delhi in the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy
- Anuj Rawat, who hails from a small village of Uttarakhand has been named the skipper of the Indian U-19 cricket team. Rawat’s fairytale journey from a remote village of India to leading the Indian U-19 cricket team will leave everyone amazed.
- Since there were no sports coaching facilities near Anuj’s native village, Due to lack of cricket academy, Anuj was forced to join a small academy at Ramnagar, 5 km from his village.
- His father admitted his Anuj to Bal Bhawan International School. In the beginning, Anuj used to stay with his uncle and later took a rented apartment where he used to stay with his elder brother.
- After a few years, Anuj joined the West Delhi Cricket Academy, run by Indian skipper Virat Kohli’s coach Rajkumar Sharma, and after that, he never looked back.
Anuj Rawat Domestic Career
|First-class debut||Delhi v Assam at Delhi, Oct 6-9, 2017|
|Last First-class||Delhi v Rajasthan at Delhi, Feb 12-15, 2020|
|List A debut||Baroda v Delhi at Vadodara, Oct 4, 2019|
|Last List A||Delhi v Gujarat at Bengaluru, Oct 20, 2019|
|T20s debut||Delhi v Jharkhand at Mulapadu, Feb 21, 2019|
|Last T20s||Rajasthan v Delhi at Surat, Nov 27, 2019|
Anuj Rawat Achievements
- 71 runs in the first-class debut against Assam.
- 88 runs in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019 against Saurashtra