Fascinating info concerning the Indian batsman

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India cricketer Ambati Thirupathi Rayudu shall be celebrating his thirty seventh birthday on Friday (born on September 23, 1985).

Born in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, the right-handed batsman and right-arm off break bowler has performed for Hyderabad in home cricket and represented India in numerous matches.

Rayudu grabbed the selectors’ consideration at a really younger age. On the age of 16, he smashed England bowlers throughout the park for a monumental knock of 177 runs. Rayudu then adopted that recreation with a century and double hundred in a single Ranji Trophy match.

The precise-hander has performed 55 ODIs for India and has scored three centuries together with 10 half centuries with a highest rating of 124. He has additionally performed six T20 Internationals for India. Rayudu had been a part of India’s World Cup squad in 2015 however didn’t get a recreation in Australia and New Zealand.

Controversial retirement

Rayudu introduced retirement from all codecs of the sport following his exclusion from the World Cup squad. Rayudu was disregarded from the preliminary 15-member squad of Crew India for the ICC World Cup 2019. Nevertheless, after two months of his retirement, Ambati Rayudu made an enormous U-turn on the choice. The 34-year-old wrote to the Hyderabad Cricket Affiliation (HCA), saying his choice to retire was an emotional one and that he’s obtainable for choice.

Because the right-hander turns a yr older, listed below are a few of his lesser recognized info:

Double century on the age of 17:

Rayudu was 17 years and 55 days when he smashed a double century within the first innings and 100 within the second inning. The precise-hander scored 210 and 159 not-out in the course of the 2002-03 Ranji Trophy encounter between Hyderabad and Andhra Pradesh.

CSK Ambati Rayudu in the course of the match towards Royal Challengers Bangalore at Chinnaswamy Stadium. PTI Picture by Shailendra Bhojak |

On-field conflict: Rayudu was as soon as chased by Arjun Yadav with a stump on the sphere throughout a first-class match. The incident occurred in 2005 after Arjun’s dismissal when the on-field spat went to such an extent that Arjun attacked Rayudu with a stump and nearly hit him.

Biryani weird: In a weird twist, Rayudu is alleged to have induced MS Dhoni and Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) to storm out of a Hyderabad resort in 2014. To be clearer, Rayudu had ready home-cooked biryani for Dhoni and co. however the employees on the resort CSK had been staying at didn’t enable the consumption of outdoor meals. This induced Dhoni to lose his mood (for as soon as!) and trigger his total group to pack out of the resort to a extra accommodating one.

Indian Cricket League (ICL) stint:

Rayudu was one of many star gamers within the ICL, the place he performed for Hyderabad Heroes and ICL India XI. He availed of the BCCI amnesty in 2009, following which he was picked up by Mumbai Indians.

Spectacular ODI debut:

Having waited over a decade since his first-class debut to play for India, Rayudu lastly acquired his ODI debut towards Zimbabwe. Enjoying for a depleted facet underneath Virat Kohli, Rayudu responded by scoring an unbeaten 63 to assist India chase down Zimbabwe’s 228 for 7. Rayudu’s fifty was solely the twelfth occasion of an Indian scoring a half-century on ODI debut.

In the meantime, Ambati Rayudu was hit on the arm by Adam Milne’s supply in the course of the first match of the second leg of Indian Premier League 2021, when Chennai Tremendous Kings confronted Mumbai Indians. Chatting with ANI, CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan mentioned Rayudu’s X-ray reviews present no fracture and that may be a good signal as CSK play their subsequent recreation on Friday towards Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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