Rajat Patidar is an uncapped Indian player who can become a big name if he realizes his full potential. Patidar’s talent has earned him praise from the cricket fans. Even the Royal Challengers Bangalore recognized his talent as they roped him for the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League.
The Royal Challengers Bangalore have never won the Indian Premier League championship to date. However, they have made a great start to their IPL 2021 season in India. In the first six games, the Royal Challengers Bangalore have recorded five victories, which is their best start in the competition’s history.
AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli are the cornerstones of the RCB squad as has been the case for the last ten years. Uncapped opener Devdutt Padikkal has looked in terrific touch, while the squad also has overseas stars like Daniel Christian, Glenn Maxwell, Kyle Jamieson, Scott Kuggeleijn and others.
The RCB talent scout team finalized a few young names to be signed at IPL 2021 Auction. One of them was Goa’s Suyash Prabhudessai, while another one of them is Rajat Patidar. In case you did not know, Rajat is a right-handed batsman who generally bats in the top order of the playing XI. He has batted at number 3 for RCB. Also, Virat Kohli once mentioned at the toss that Patidar is a top player of spin.
The cricket fans wish to know more about Rajat. Here are some exciting things you need about the Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman.
Rajat Patidar Age
Rajat Patidar was born on 1st June 1993. As of 28th April, 2021, Rajat is 27 years old. If the Royal Challengers Bangalore win the IPL trophy on 30th May, 2021, the 28th birthday of Rajat will be a memorable one.
Rajat Patidar was born in the Indore city of Madhya Pradesh. Even in the domestic circuit, Patidar is a part of the Madhya Pradesh cricket team.
As mentioned ahead, Rajat is a member of the Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL team in the 14th season. Prior to this, Rajat has never been a part of any other franchise in the world’s grandest T20 league.
Rajat Patidar IPL Salary
Although Patidar is an excellent player, the Royal Challengers Bangalore managed to secure his services for 20 lakhs rupees in the IPL 2021 Auction. Surprisingly, none of the other teams raised their peddles when Patidar’s name came up at the auction. Hence, RCB secured his services at his base price only.