Riyan Parag is an Indian cricketer who plays as an all-rounder with a right-arm bat and leg-break bowling. Riyan Parag has grabbed eyeballs in no time. He was named in the Indian squad for the ACC Under-19 Asia Cup.
He plays cricket for Team Assam in domestic cricket and Team Rajasthan Royals in IPL.
He was bought by Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2019 at a base price of 20 lakhs Riyan Parag was released by the Rajasthan franchise before the IPL Mega Auction 2022, but in the auction, Rajasthan Royals again bought him for ₹ 3.80 crores.
Riyan Parag has completed his schooling at South Point School Guwahati Assam. Riyan Parag did not feel like studying, due to which he left his studies and started playing cricket. And today he is the rising cricketer of India.
Riyan Parag was born on 10 November 2001 in the Guwahati district of Assam. Talking about Ryan’s parents, both are sportspersons. His father Parag Das is also a cricketer, who has played for the Assam team and the Railway team.
His father wanted Ryan to become a better cricketer than him and play for the Indian team. Riyan’s father has taught Riyan to play cricket. His mother Mithu Baruah Das is an Indian international swimmer and has represented India at the Asian Championships and the NCAA Games.
Riyan Parag Bio
|Real Name||Riyan Parag|
|International Debut||India U19 Test- 23 July 2017 against England at Chesterfield, England |
India U19 ODI– 14 November 2017 against Bangladesh at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
|Jersey Number||#3 (India-Under 19)|
#5 (IPL-Rajasthan Royals)
|Records (Main Ones)||In the year 2017, Riyan became the second-fastest half-century scorer in 33 balls in Youth Test Cricket. Ahead of him is Virat Kohli who made the fastest half-century in 32 balls.|
|Career Turning Point||After when Riyan scored 207 runs against England in the two matches in his debut Under-19 Youth Test series, Riyan got an opportunity to play in the Youth ODI for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.|
|Date of Birth (DOB)||10 November 2001 (Saturday)|
|Age||22 Years (As of 2023)|
|Birthplace||Guwahati, Assam, India|
|Hometown||Guwahati, Assam, India|
|Hobbies||Traveling, Listening To Music, Dancing, Swimming|
|Height (approx.)||183 (in centimeters)|
1.83 (in meters)
6′ 0″ (in feet & inches)
|Weight (approx.)||70 (in kilograms)|
154 lbs (in pounds)
|Body Measurements (approx.)||Chest- 40 Inches|
Waist- 32 Inches
Biceps- 14 Inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
Family & Girlfriend
|Father||Parag Das (Former State-Level Cricketer)|
|Mother||Mithoo Barooah Das (Swimmer)|
|School||South Point, Guwahati|
|Education Qualification||Pursuing 11th Standard|
|Salary/Income (approx.)||INR 3.8 Crores (As of 2023)|
|Net Worth (approx.)||INR 5 Crores (As of 2023)|
Social Media Info
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On 29th January 2017, Riyan made his T20 debut for Assam in the 2016–17 Inter-State T20 tournament, where Riyan scored nine runs in five balls.
On 17th November 2017, Riyan made his first-class debut for Assam in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy, where Riyan scored nine runs from twenty-one balls.
On 3rd March 2017, he made his List A debut against Railways in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, where he scored 32 runs in 40 balls with 6 fours.
In the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, Riyan was the highest run-scorer for the team Assam with 248 runs in seven innings.
Ryan made his IPL debut in 2019 with Rajasthan Royal. Then Rajasthan Royal fed him into their team by giving him 20 lakhs. That year he scored 106 runs in 7 matches with 17 fours, 5 sixes, and 1 half-century, and in bowling, he took 2 wickets.
He was bought by Rajasthan Royals in 2020 for a base price of Rs 20 lakhs. He scored 86 runs in 12 matches that year and did not take a single wicket.
In 2021, Ryan was again fed by Rajasthan Royal in his team by giving 20 lakh rupees and he scored 93 runs in 11 matches.
Apart from this, Riyan also took 1 wicket in bowling. Multiple teams bid on him to buy Ryan in the year 2022. But Rajasthan Royal bought him again for INR 3.80 crores.
Some Interesting Facts About Riyan Parag
- Riyan Parag comes from a sporting family as Riyan’s father is a former Ranji cricketer from Assam and Riyan’s mother is a national record swimmer. He began playing cricket at a very young age and was a part of the Assam Under-16 cricket team at the age of twelve.
- In 2017, he made his T20I debut against Jharkhand in Kolkata as an opening batsman.
- In July 2017, he was selected for the Under-19 cricket team and made his debut in the Junior Test against England and scored half-centuries (68 and 50) in both innings.
- In November 2017, he made his Under-19 Youth ODI debut against Bangladesh. In the same month, he made his first-class debut against Hyderabad in the 2017–2018 Ranji Trophy, taking 2 wickets.
- In December 2017, Riyan was picked for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
- Ryan was very fat earlier, he lost weight by being on a ketogenic diet for about one and a half years.
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