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Nitish Rana
Indian cricketer

Nitish Rana

Nitish Rana
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Intro Indian cricketer
Is Athlete Cricketer
From India
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 27 December 1993
Age 29 years
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Nitish Rana (born 27 December 1993) is an Indian first-class cricketer who plays for Delhi cricket team in domestic cricket. He is a left-hand batsman and right-arm off-break bowler. He is a member of the Mumbai Indians squad.


Rana made his first-class debut in the 2015–16 Ranji Trophy and ended the tournament with 557 runs, averaging 50.63 and finishing as his team's leading run-getter. He was his team's second highest run-scorer in the 2015–16 Vijay Hazare Trophy with 218 runs.

In the 2015–16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Rana struck 299 runs in 8 innings at a strike rate of 175.88 and an average of 42.71. In a match against Andhra in that tournament, Rana came in to bat with Delhi struggling at 40 for 4, and launched a counter attacking innings of 97 off 40 balls (8 fours, 8 sixes) to take his team to 236 for 9 in 20 overs. After Delhi lost three of their top four batsmen for single digit scores against Baroda, Rana top-scored once again with 53 off just 29 balls and helped his team chase down Baroda's total of 153. Against Jharkhand, he hit an unbeaten 60 off 44 balls after Delhi were reduced to 14 for 3 in their chase of 135 and helped his team to a 5-wicket win.

Playing style

Rana is an aggressive left-handed batsman and part-time off spin bowler. He was the leading six-hitter of the 2015–16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy with 21 sixes and is said to have "big-hitting prowess". Rana has credited Ricky Ponting for helping him develop into a big-hitting batsman.

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