Another Indian boy trying to make into the Indian National cricket dressing room is the Right-arm fast Rajvardhan Hangargeka. A speedster who is in current cricket discussions also knows his way with the bat in hand. The 19 year old has been brilliant with both bat and ball. The 19 year old right handed batter has been shown great perseverance and discipline and will be looking forward to reflect the same in IPL 2022. Here’s Rajvardhan Hangargeka: age, height, family, net worth, facts and more:
The Indian cricket neophyte Rajvardhan Hangargekar has impressed cricket followers with his consistent pace attack. Called by the nickname Hangargeka by his teammates, Rajvardhan can also hit some boundaries batting lower the order. Rajvardhan’s balling which comes with raw pace and ability to strike the ball really well can fetch him a fair bid in the IPL 2022 mega auctions.
|Full Name||Rajvardhan Hangargekar|
With a height of 6 feet, the young speedster gets even more dangerous to face. His average and pace favourable weight of 70kg adds to his accurate bowling skills. Rajvardhan sticks to his daily workout to give his 100 percent on the field. Given the opportunity to play, the fast bowl- all-rounder never fails whether it be the domestic or National cricket matches.
|Body measurements||Chest: unknown|
Rajvardhan was born on November 10 in the year 2002 and is presently 19 years old. During his childhood, he played cricket in the grounds of Tuljapur, Maharashtra. Rajvardhan has risen all the from Vinoo Mankad Trophy to Vijay Hazare trophy to U19 Asia cup and finally outshine himself in U19 World Cup 2022. The all-rounder has proved his merit wherever he played and will want to win the hearts of the millennials in IPL 2022. Among the 590 players who have given their name in the IPL mega auction, there might be many teams to would like this youngster in their team.
|Born||November 10 2002|
|Food Habit (Veg/Non)||Veg|
|Marriage Date (if married)||Unmarried|
Being a fast bowler with some real good pace, Rajvardhan gets his admiration from the legend Jamaican Michael holding. Rajvardhan seems to replicate the former World renowned Pacer holding to get his bowling action even more accurate.
|Cricket Ground||The Oval|
|Movie||Taree Zameen Par|
|Food||Home made food|
|Book / Novel||Unknown|
As a child like every other Indian child aspiring to be a cricketer someday, played with his father for hours. Rajvardhan told Mid-day in a recent interview “My dad always encouraged me to play cricket. He supported me immensely from childhood. His dream was to see me play for India.” As a student, he went on playing for his school cricket team. His journey from his hometown’s grounds to foreign international stadiums is just resolute hard work.
|Mother’s Profession||Not in public domain|
Playing cricket from a very early age, Rajvardhan got to represent his home team in Vinoo Mankad and Vijay Hazare trophy. In the year 2021, he finished his Vijay Hazare trophy with 10 wickets to his name playing just 5 matches. Again in Vinoo Mankad trophy he didn’t missed the opportunity to showcase his talents. He scored 216 runs in 8 innings and crushed 19 wickets which made him the second highest wicket taker of the season. Rajvardhan then represented India Under 19 in Asia cup where he was once again on everyone’s lips. He took 8 wickets in 5 matches in which tournament India emerged victorious. After such mesmerizing and sensational display of batting and bowling skills, Rajvardhan got selected for the U19 ICC World Cup 2021/22.
|Batting Style||Right handed|
|Bowling Style||Right arm fast medium|
|First Class Debut||Unknown|
|List A debut||2021|
|International Debut||Test: not yet |
ODI: not yet
T20I: not yet
|Domestic Team||Maharashtra U-19|
|Major Teams||India U-19|
|Nature on Field||Aggressive|
|Likes to Play Against||Unknown|
IPL 2022 Mega Auction :
Besides the like of World Cup-winning captain Yash Dhull and star All-rounder Raj Bawa, another youngster who made it in IPL 2022 is Rajvardhan Hangargeka. The speedster impressed various franchises including CSK, LSG and MI. The three teams took keen interest and went on biding but it was CSK who took away the gold. With a base price of 30L, Rajvardhan was sold to CSK 1.50 crores. Rajvardhan will prove to be a power hitter and CSK can utilize his pace to get few quick wickets.
Under 19 World Cup 2021/22:
Once getting a chance to play for the Indian Under 19 ICC event, there was no looking back for Rajvardhan. Till now he has played 5 matches for his team and his contribution to India’s success has been incredible. Batting lower the order he managed to score 52 quick runs and crushed 5 wickets. Besides his consistent pace of 135-140 plus, IPL teams will definitely take into consideration his quick-fire 30s or 40s.
|Salary||Test Fee: Yet to make debut|
ODI Fee: Yet to make debut
T20I Fee: Yet to make debut
|IPL Salary||1.5 crores|
|Net Worth||20000 INR per U19 World cup game|
|Address||Not in public domain|
|Phone Number||Not in public domain|
Frequently asked questions on Google:
Q1. Who is the role model of Rajvardhan Hangargeka ?
Ans: Michael Holding
Q2. What is the number on the back of Rajvardhan’s jersey?
Q3.How old is Rajvardhan?
Ans. 19 years
Q4. Which international batter would Rajvardhan like to out?
Ans. Steve Smith
Q5. Against which team in U19 ICC World Cup 2021/22, Rajvardhan hit three consecutive sixes in an over?