Riyan Parag Biography – An Assamese wonder cricketer who got selected in the under-19 team at the age of 12. At the age of 13, he played for under-19s!
Riyan Parag was born on November 10, 2001, in Guwahati, Assam. His father Parag Das is a former state-level cricketer. His mother, Mithoo Barooah Das is a former National Swimmer.
He has a sister named Anita Pandey.
Riyan Parag Das Biography :
|Riyan Parag's Profile|
|Full Name||Riyan Parag Das|
|Date of Birth||November 10, 2001|
|Age||18 years (in 2020)|
|School||South Point School, Guwahati|
|Height||6 ft. 0" |
(183 cm) approx.
(154 lbs) approx.
|Family & Relationships|
Coach (Former State-level Cricketer )
|Mithoo Barooah Das|
|Siblings||Anita Pandey (Sister)|
|Batting Style||Right Handed Batsman|
|Bowling Style||Right-Arm Leg Break|
|Major Teams||India(U19), Assam (Under 16 & 19), Rajasthan Royals|
(ODI) U19 Debut
|vs Bangladesh , Malaysia (November, 2017)|
(Test) U19 Debut
|vs England , England (July, 2017)|
|IPL Debut||vs Chennai Super Kings (April, 2019)|
|First-Class Debut||Assam vs Hyderabad , Guwahati (November, 2017)|
|List-A Debut||Assam vs Railways , Delhi (March, 2017)|
|T-20 Debut||Assam vs Jharkhand , Kolkata (January, 2017)|
Cricket Career of Parag:
- 2016-17 season went impressive for him, including a score of 202* in one of the matches.
- Parag holds a record of the fastest half-century in the Youth Test.
- Later, in the under-19 Challenger Trophy, he scored 207 runs in just 4 innings.
- At the age of 16, Parag got selected for the under-19 world cup and also played an important role in the victory of the cup.
- Later, when he was 17 years old, Rajasthan Royals signed him for the IPL 2019. He remains the part of RR for the 2020 IPL.
Facts about Riyan Parag Das:
- Riyan’s father Mr. Parag Das was a former Ranji player.
- He got selected for India’s U-19 Asia Cup squad and two tests for the U-19 team in England.
- Parag’s mother Mrs.Mithu Baruah was a national record holder swimmer.
- Mrs.Mithu Baruah had represented India at Asian Championships and SAF Games.
- Parag’s love for Soft Toys:
- Parag is very fond of soft toys.
- He also loves to keep the soft toys with him while traveling.
- Parag revealed the names of his toys and I quote “There are two boys and two girls – Sydney and Maira are the two girls, Oscar and Leo are the boys.”Advertisement
Riyan Parag & MS Dhoni connection:
- When MS Dhoni his international debut, Parag was just 3 years old.
- Riyan Parag got the chance to play against Dhoni on his IPL debut.
- He once got a chance to get a pic with MS Dhoni, when he himself was a 6-year old kid.
- He gets caught behind by Dhoni on his first IPL match.
- Parag also got the chance to bowl against Dhoni on his debut IPL match.
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- Mehak Manwani
- Harleen Deol
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- Willow Shields
- Angelina Jordan
- KL Rahul
- Sanju Samson
- Shreyas Gopal
- Shreyas Iyer
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