Devdutt Padikkal (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family (Sister), Career, Cast, IPL Price, Net worth, Girlfriend, Bowling & More
Devdutt Padikkal is an outstanding performer who is an Indian Left-handed opening batsman. He has played amazingly in the few matches he was seen in. He occasionally bowls right-arm off break.
This spectacular performer plays for Karnataka in domestic cricket and for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian premier league.
|Real Name||Devdutt Padikkal|
|Date of Birth||7 July 2000|
|Age (as in 2021)||21 years old|
|Birth Place||Edappal, Kerala, India|
|Family||Father: Babunu Kunnath|
Mother: Ambili Balan
Sister: Not Known
|Home Town||Edappal, Kerala, India|
Birth and Early Life
Devdutt was born in Edappal, Kerala, India, on 7 July 2000. His family shifted to Bangalore where he started practicing cricket at the Karnataka Institute of Cricket.
Starting from the year 2014, he represented Karnataka in both under-16 and under-19 cricket teams. In 2017, he was selected by Bellary Tuskers in the Karnataka Premier League at the age of 11 years.
Education & More
|School||Army Public School, Bangalore, St.Joseph’s Boys School, Bangalore.|
|College||St Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore.|
|Awards||Emerging Player award(2020)|
- Domestic career-
Devdatt made his first-class debut on 28 December 2018, for Karnataka in Ranji trophy 2018-2019. He performed exceptionally well in this match and this resulted in his selection for the Indian premier league 2019, for Royal Challengers Bangalore. He became the first player in the IPL history to hit three fifties in the first four Indian premier league matches.
Padikkal made his List A debut for Karnataka in Vijay Hazare Trophy on 26 September 2019, he became the leading run-scorer with his spectacular performances. In October 2019 he was selected in India A Squad for Deodhar Trophy. He made his Twenty20 debut on 8 November 2019 in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy for Karnataka.
Devdutt won the emerging player award for the 2020 Indian premier league. He was selected in Karnataka’s squad for the 2021 Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
- International Career
On Day 10 June 2021, BCCI announced India’s 19 men’s squad for ODI & T20I series against Sri Lanka, In this, Indian Team Squad Padikkal was selected. But he was not selected for the ODI team. Padikkal was selected in the T20 series against Sri Lanka, he missed the first match of this series but he played the second T20i match. He made his T20 International debut on July 28, 2021, against Sri Lanka, In his debut match, he scored 29 runs in 23 balls.
|Playing Style||Top-order batsman|
|International Debut||Test: Not Yet|
ODI: Not Yet
T20i: July 28, 2021, against Sri Lanka
|Debut Matches||Ranji trophy on 2018|
|Teams||India A, India Under-19s, |
Karnataka, Bellary Tuskers, Royal Challengers Bangalore.
|Batting Style||Left Handed Batsman|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm off-break|
|Best Record||He became the leading run-scorer in Vijay Hazare Trophy (2018).|
|IPL Debut Match||2020|
|Year of Played Matches and Teams||Royal Challengers Bangalore (2019-21)|
|Record||Emerging Player Award for the IPL 2020|
Personal Life & More
Devdutt’s father Babunu Kunnath, is a businessman and a cricket enthusiast. His mother Ambili Balan Padikkal is a homemaker. He has a sister who is a lawyer.
|Net worth||$1-$5 million|
Physical Status & More
|Height (approx.)||5-9”(In Feet)|
|Body Measurements||Chest: 36 inches |
Waist: 30 inches
Biceps: 12 inches
Some Important Facts About Devdutt Padikkal
- Devdutt Padikkal was born in Edappal, Kerala, India.
- He idolizes former Indian cricket opener, Gautam Gambhir, and derives inspiration from him.
- He rapped for RCB’s IPL 2020 anthem song.
- Other than cricket he loves football, his favorite footballer is Cristiano Ronaldo and his favorite football club is Manchester United.
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