Rahul Tewatia is an Indian cricketer who plays for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League. He also plays for his home state Haryana in domestic cricket tournaments. He was on born 20 May 1993 in Faridabad town of Haryana. Tewatia made his Ranji Trophy debut for Haryana against Karnataka in 2013 at the age of 20 years. With his slow leg-breaks and powerful stroke-making, he was soon assessed to be a complete package by the IPL franchises and made his debut in IPL in the following year for the Royals.
IPL career and Performance
Rahul Tewatia is an ambidextrous cricketer who bats left-handed and bowls his slow leg spinners with right hand. He has been utilized by the teams he has played for as a lower-order bowling all-rounder. As a batter, he is a fierce striker of the ball who is not afraid to lift the ball over the ropes. Rahul gained much popularity for his dashing performance in IPL 2020 during which made a spectacular effort of hitting 5 sixes in 6 balls, equalling Chris Gayle’s record of maximum sixes in an over in a match in IPL. With this performance, he played a very significant role in Rajasthan Royal’s win against Punjab Kings. It has been the highest successful run chase of 224 in IPL history.
He is a clean striker of the ball and is well known for his scoops on the leg side.
Rahul Tewatia is a wrist spinner. He has bowled in a total of 48 matches that he has played for the three franchises. He has taken 32 wickets in all with an overall economy of 7.70. His best bowling performance has been 3/18 during IPL 2018. Here is a complete breakdown of his IPL numbers: