Riyan Parag

Riyan Parag

Riyan Parag is an Indian national cricketer. He made his debut for Assam in the Inter-State Twenty-20 Tournament in January 2017. In October 2017 he was selected in India’s squad for the 2017 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup. He made his first-class debut for Assam in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy in November 2017. In the IPL contract at the 2019 auctions, Rajasthan Royals picked him up as the best and talented one. Riyan has shown his good performance in the few IPL knocks that he has played, and it says that he is one for the future.

Riyan Parag (Cricketer)
Real NameRiyan Parag
ProfessionCricketer (All-rounder)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in feet inches- 6’ 0”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutIndia U19 Test- 23 July 2017 against England at Chesterfield, England
India U19 ODI- 14 November 2017 against Bangladesh at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Jersey Number#3 (India U-19)
Coach/MentorParag Das
Domestic/State TeamAssam
Records (main ones)In 2017, he became the second fastest half-century scorer in 33 balls in the Youth Test Cricket. Ahead of him is Virat Kohli who made the fastest half-century in 32 balls.
Career Turning PointAfter when he scored 207 runs against England in the two matches in his debut Under-19 Youth Test series, he got an opportunity to play in the Youth ODI for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
Personal Life
Date of Birth2001-11-10 00:00:00
Age (as in 2017)16 Years
Birth PlaceGuwahati, Assam, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
HometownGuwahati, Assam, India
SchoolSouth Point School, Guwahati
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationPursuing 11th standard
FamilyFather- Parag Das (Former state-level cricketer)
Mother- Mithoo Barooah Das (Swimmer)
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
HobbiesTravelling, Swimming

Some Lesser Known Facts About Riyan Parag

  • Riyan Parag hails from a sports family background as his father is a former Assam Ranji cricket player and his mother is a national record holder swimmer.
  • He started playing cricket at a very young age and was the part of the Assam Under-16 cricket team when he was 12.
  • In 2017, he made his T20 debut against Jharkhand in Kolkata as an opening batsman.
  • In July 2017, he got selected in the Under-19 cricket team and played his first match against England in the Youth Test and scored half-centuries (68 & 50) in both innings.
  • In November 2017, he played his Under-19 Youth ODI debut match against Bangladesh. In the same month, he played his first-class debut against Hyderabad in the 2017-2018 Ranji Trophy in which he picked 2 wickets.
  • In December 2017, he has been selected for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
  • Earlier, he was fat. He reduced weight when he went on the Ketogenic diet for almost one and a half years.

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