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Riyan Parag: Age, Height, Family, Unknown Facts, Biography And More

Riyan Parag is a 21-year-old Indian all-rounder. He is a top-order right-handed batsman and along with being a convenient leg-break bowler who plays for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premiere League. As a matter of fact, both the parents of Riyan are into sports. Riyan’s father is a former first-class cricketer and played for Assam and his mother is a national record holding swimmer. When Riyan was 16 years old, he was already named the world cup medallist for the crucial part he contributed in India’s glorious accomplishment during the 2018 U-19 World Cup. In the interim of the 2019 auction for IPL, Riyan was acknowledged and got picked by Rajasthan Royals for the 12th season of the tournament. 

Riyan Parag Overview:

Riyan Parag during playing for RR
Full NameRiyan Parag Das

Riyan Parag Physical Stats:

Riyan Parag gymming

Riyan has been playing cricket since he was mere 12 years old and got selected in the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy when he was 18 years old. He is an athletic and physically fit cricketer and lively on the field. In an interview, Riyan was seen talking about his earlier days in cricket. He told the interviewer that he had weight problems and was plump and chubby. He then slenderized his weight and shed some pounds by going on a Ketogenic diet for approximately one and a half year. In spite of this episode in his life is enough to manifest his dedication toward physical fitness and good health. However, he has a good physique and is heighted approximately around 6 feet (in feet and inches) and his weight is around 70 Kgs. His chest measures about 40 inches, waist is around 32 inches and biceps are approximately 14 inches.

Heightin centimeters: 183 cm
in feet and inches:
Weightin Kilograms: 70 Kgs
in Pounds: 154 lbs
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Body MeasurementsChest: 40 inches
32 inches
14 inches

Personal Information: 

Riyan Parag was born on November 10th, 2001 (age 21 years; as of 2022) in Guwahati, Assam. He persuaded his schooling from South Point School in Guwahati itself. Riyan was always very invested in cricket and started playing for Assam in the U-16 Cricket Team when he was just of 12 years of age. Although, it won’t be wrong to say that this interest might be genetic as both of his parents are sportspersons and this fact might have intrigued Riyan to pursue his career in sports too. Other than cricket, he is also riveted in playing football and video games, swimming, listening to music, travelling, watching movies and reading fiction. He is also very fond of soft toys and likes to keep them with himself while travelling.

Date Of Birth10th November, 2001
Age (As of Feb 2022)21 years old
BirthplaceGuwahati, Assam
Zodiac SignScorpio
SchoolSouth Point School, Guwahati
College/UniversityNot yet discovered in the public domain
Educational QualificationNot yet known
HobbiesPlaying video games, swimming, listening to music, travelling, watching movies and reading fiction
Marital StatusSingle


Riyan and Virat Kohli

There is no surprise in the fact that Virat Kohli is one of the most loved and admired cricketers by the people, to be specific, the young players adore his cricketing skills and he is one of the most favorite cricketers among them. Likewise, Riyan Parag’s favorite player is also Virat Kohli. During a QnA session conducted by Riyan Parag himself on a social media platform, he referred to Virat Kohli as “The Best” and in the course of the same session he was asked about his most loved celebrity autography to which he shared a picture of his bat which had the autograph of Virat Kohli. He also captioned that photo writing “The GOAT of course”.

Other than Kohli, he admires Smriti Mandana’s gameplay too and is his favorite from the India Women’s National Cricket Team. Not to mention, he has been idolizing MS Dhoni since he was six years old. He met MS Dhoni in 2007 in Guwahati when India had a match against Pakistan in a bilateral series. As a matter of fact, Riyan Parag played his first IPL match against Chennai Super Kings in 2019 and also got a chance to bowl against him in his debut match. 

Apart from cricket, Riyan also revers the football star Cristiano Ronaldo and Conor McGregor from MMA not only because of their dedication towards the sport and the way they handle themselves and business outside of their respective sports as well.

CricketersVirat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Smriti Mandana
Other AthletesCristiano Ronaldo and Conor McGregor
FoodSteak with butter mashed potatoes and Banoffee pie
Film StarsHrithik Roshan
Favorite Batting PositionEither No.4 or 5 or else No. 6 or 7

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Riyan’s Family Details:

Parag Das and Mithoo Barooah Das

Riyan Parag was born on 10th November, 2001, to parents Parag Das and Mithoo Barooah Das. As a matter of fact, Riyan’s father is himself a former first-class cricketer who played for Assam Ranji Trophy and the Railways. At the time when MS Dhoni played for Bihar, him and Riyan Parag’s father were opponents in Assam vs Bihar and both ended up as the top-scorers for their respective teams. Riyan’s mother is also a sportswoman. She has been a national record holder swimmer in 50m freestyle. She represented India at the Asian Championships and SAF Games. He also has a sister names Anita Pandey. Having a sports background and environment, Riyan also became invested in cricket from a very young age and has performed excellently since he got selected in Ranji and up until now.

Father’s NameParag Das
Father’s ProfessionFormer cricketer and presently a coach
Mother’s NameMithoo Barooah Das
Mother’s ProfessionFormer national swimmer and currently a home maker
SiblingOne elder sister
Sister’s NameAnita Pandey

Professional Information: 

ICC World-Cup U-19 2018

Riyan Parag made his List A debut in March, 2017 whilst playing for Assam in a match against Railways in Delhi. Moreover, he was the leading run-scorer for Assam in the Vijay Hazare Trophy with 248 runs in a total of seven matches. Also, he has scored a total of 901 runs in just 27 innings with six half-centuries and his highest score being 82 in List A matches.

In 2017, he became the 2nd fastest half-century (50 runs) scorer in 33 balls in Youth Test Cricket, ahead of him is Virat Kohli with 94 runs in 32 balls. Furthermore, when he was 16 years old, he was selected for the ICC U-19 World Cup, 2018 and played a significant role in the final of the tournament which was against Australia and led India to its victory. After his excellent gameplay in the U-19 World Cup, this time he was acknowledged and got selected for the red-ball game. It was a two-match test series against England. In like manner, he played his remarkable part in the series and scored three half-centuries and India won both the matches of the series with a monumental score. 

After some very impressive performances in the domestic as well as the U-19 World Cup matches, Rajasthan Royals picked up the young cricketer in the 2018 auction of IPL season 11th at the base price of INR 20 Lakh. Thereafter, in the next season of IPL in 2019, Riyan Parag scored a total of 160 runs in mere 7 innings with a strike rate 126.98 where he hit his maiden fifty. Likewise, he not only became the youngest player in IPL to hit a fifty but also surpassed Sanju Samson and Prithvi Shaw. He has also taken a total of 3 wickets for Rajasthan Royals from 2019-2021.

Although, the last two season have not been the best for Riyan, there are still high hopes from him in the upcoming IPL 2022. In an interview, Riyan Parag was also seen addressing that his last two years has been “tough” for him. He also said that he did not perform as he wanted and expected to for Rajasthan Royals in the 2021 IPL. The spectators are looking forward to his future performance in the 15th season of the Indian Premiere League.

Jersey No.3
CoachParag Das
Batting StyleRight-handed batsman
Bowling StyleLeg-break bowler
Major TeamsU-19 World Cup squad, Rajasthan Royals (IPL)

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Tweet Controversy:

Riyan Parag's tweet

During the test series between India and England in 2021, Riyan Parag posted a tweet in his twitter handle writing “Buttoned up and collar down Virat Kohli isn’t the same vibe ya #IndvEng”. As everyone knows that Virat Kohli is not the same aggressive man he used to be on the field, he has changed his attitude towards cricket gameplay a bit. So, by the tweet, what he actually meant to say is that like many other fans he also missed seeing Kohli’s aggressive side on the field. Although, this tweet created havoc between fans and many of them even said that Parag was disrespecting and poking into Kohli’s personal life. However, Riyan has not given any explanatory statement to the public and twitterati and also haven’t deleted the tweet. 

Net Worth: 

The net worth of a sportsperson specifies the wealth of the particular person and depends upon the contracts signed as well as the relations made with the cricket board as well as their respective team by the player. In the meantime, Riyan Parag’s net worth is estimated to be around INR 3.5 Crore. The net worth also depends upon the endorsements and deals signed by the cricketer. However, Riyan Parag has just stepped into the cricketing industry, such deals will be available for him in the near future. 

IPL 2022 Salary:

Riyan Parag has been retained by his former IPL franchise, Rajasthan Royals for a total amount of Rs 3.80 Crore. As, Riyan has already played immesely well in the last three years of the Indian Premiere League, Rajasthan Royals didn’t want to lose any chance of acquiring the young cricketer back. As a result, he is back with his former team and will be seen playing for RR once again in IPL 2022. His salary for the 15th season of IPL is Rs 3.80 Crore.

Money Factor: Property, Cars, Endorsement Deals Etc: 

Presently, we don’t have and are not aware of any properties or endorsement deals signed and owned by Riyan Parag. 

Summarised Facts About Riyan Parag:

  • Riyan Parag was born and brought up in Guwahati, Assam
  • He has been playing cricket since he was the age of 12 years and got selected for the ICC U-19 World Cup when he was mere 16 years old. 
  • Riyan’s father, Parag Das was himself a former Ranji cricketer and has even played matches for Assam against MS Dhoni when he used to play for Bihar. 
  • His mother, Mithoo Barooah Das is also a sportswoman and is a national record holding swimmer in 50m. 
  • Additionally, Riyan Parag is very fond of Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni as well.

Riyan’s Contact Information:

AddressGuwahati, Assam
EmailNot available in the public domain
Phone NumberNot available in the public domain
Instagram Handle@riyanhparag
Twitter Handle@ParagRiyan
Facebook PageNot available

Common Questions About Riyan Parag: 

Q. When and where was Riyan Parag born? 

Ans. Riyan Parag’s date of birth is 10th November, 2001 and he was born in Guwahati, Assam. 

Q. Who is the inspiration of Riyan Parag? 

Ans. Riyan’ father, Parag Das is his inspiration. 

Q. What is the phone number of Riyan Parag? 

Ans. The phone number of Riyan Parag is not available in the public domain. 

Q. What is Riyan Parag’s fitness routine? 

Ans. The fitness routine of Riyan includes four days of strength, two days of cardio and a day of good rest. 

Q. What is the favorite sport of Riyan Parag, apart from cricket? 

Ans. Apart from cricket, Parag’s favorite sport is Football. 

Q. What is Riyan Parag’s ideal cheat-meal? 

Ans. Riyan’s ideal cheat meal would be good quality steaks with butter mashed potatoes, reduction sauce and a banoffee pie.

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A person who is super interested in sports, not to mention, a Cricket fanatic, and also loves to write.

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