Ravi Bishnoi overview

Ravi Bishnoi is an Indian cricketer who was born on 5th September 2000 in Jodhpur Rajasthan He is primarily a right-hand leg-break bowler and also a right-hand batsman.

Bishnoi is an example of a limitless passion towards cricket which he nurtured since his young age and finally established himself as a cricketer. Jodhpur did not have any cricket culture and there was no infrastructural environment also in his city. Even there was no practice field. Besides, Bishnoi’s father was a government school teacher. He did not also provide mental support for his son who wanted to continue with the game. But Bishnoi used to get relentless support from his mother.

So, Bishnoi and his two friends decided to build up a proper cricket pitch. Bishnoi invested all the initial required money to build up the infrastructure. The ground was a barren land just filled with rocks. They cleared the rocks from the land as they did not have the money to order a JCB truck to clear the land. Then the grass as well as the special red mud, needed to prepare pitch was ordered and gradually the playing surface was also leveled by all these three friends. Then Bishnoi and his two friends gave their training center a name, Spartans Cricket Academy.

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
ODI 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
T20 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
IPL 14 3 2 7 6 7.0 12 58.33 0 0 0 1 0

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
ODI 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
T20 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
IPL 14 14 306 376 12 3/29 3/29 7.37 31.33 25.5 0 0

Early signs

Ravi Bishnoi initially tried to become a fast bowler. But a ‘googly session' at the nets during his age-group level developed his interest in leg-spin. Still, it was not easy at all for the cricketer. He was continuously ignored by the selectors in the age group trials. Still, he did not lose his courage and started working harder. Bishnoi finally broke through in 2019, making his under-19 debut in Challenger Trophy. Bishnoi did not have to look back as he got selected in the under-19 Indian squad for the under-19 World Cup in 2020 and he had a stunning show there in the competition, being the leading wicket-taker with 17 wickets in six matches. Bishnoi has not yet made his debut in first-class cricket. He has played 11 List ‘A’ matches and scalped 16 wickets including his best 3 for 49.

ODI Career

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Test career

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IPL career

Ravi Bishnoi first joined a franchise team’s nets in 2018 when he was called by Rajasthan Royals as one of the net bowlers in 2018. He finally was bought by Punjab Kings for the IPL 2020 for an impressive price of Rs 2 crores and having played 14 matches for the team Bishnoi captured 12 wickets at an economy rate of 7.37 including his best figure of 3 for 29.

T20 Career

Bishnoi has also 27 Twenty20 matches in the domestic circuit and claimed 29 wickets at an economy rate of 6.75 including his best figure of 4 for 15.

ICC Trophies

From building own academy to a Rs 2 crore buy-out in IPL.

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