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Jaydev Unadkat Biography: The IPL’s Left-Arm Wizard

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Jaydev Unadkat is a left-arm pacer who represents Saurashtra in the domestic circuit and has been a part of many IPL franchises. He also has represented India in all three formats. He can swing the ball in both directions and his height gives him the advantage of extra bounce. His ability to take early wickets has allowed him to be a part of some successful IPL franchises. In this blog, we will look at Cricketer Jaydev Unadkat IPL stats, career, facts, achievements, social media, etc.

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About Jaydev Unadkat

Name Jaydev Dipakbhai Unadkat
Born 18 October 1991
Place of Birth Porbandar, Gujarat,
J Unadkat Age 31
J Unadkat Role Bowler
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Left-arm medium
Jaydev Unadkat IPL Team LSG
Jaydev Unadkat IPL Price Rs 50 lakh (IPL 2023)
Net Worth $5-$6 Million (approx.)
ODI Debut 24 July 2013 v Zimbabwe
Test Debut 16 December 2010 v South Africa
T20I Debut 18 June 2016 v Zimbabwe
Team Played for India, India A, India B, India Red, India Blue, Rest Of India, India U-19, Rising Pune Supergiants, MI, RR, LSG, Saurashtra

Jaydev Unadkat Early Life

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Jaydev Unadkat, born in Porbandar, was first spotted by his school coach Ram Odedra. From there on his career took off, and he played for India in the 2010 U-19 World Cup before being selected by Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL.


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Jaydev Unadkat’s Wife

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Jaydev Unadkat married to Rinny Kantaria in February 2021.

Jaydev Unadkat Cricket Career

Domestic Career

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J Unadkat made his debut for Saurashtra in Ranji Trophy in 2010 and is still playing for his domestic team. In 2019 he became the second player from Saurashtra to pick up 200 wickets in Ranji Trophy. Among other achievements, his 67 wickets in the 2019-2020 Ranji Trophy were his career’s highlight. He was the leading wicket-taker that season.


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International Career

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He got his maiden international call up in a tour to South Africa after his stunning performance against Mumbai in an Irani Trophy game in which he picked up 4 wickets for 41 runs in an innings. J Unadkat got an opportunity to play ODI in 2013 against West Indies. He made his T20 debut in 2016 vs Zimbabwe but got a few chances in the T20 squad based on his performances in the IPL. He played his last T20 in 2018. On 22nd December 2022, in the 2nd Test against Bangladesh at Mirpur, J Unadkat was named as a replacement to Kuldeep Yadav.

Jaydev Unadkat Stats

Jaydev Unadkat Bowling Stats
FORMAT Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Test 2 3 306 168 3 2/50 3/67 56.00 3.29 102.0 0 0 0
ODI 7 7 312 209 8 4/41 4/41 26.12 4.01 39.0 1 0 0
T20I 10 10 208 301 14 3/38 3/38 21.50 8.68 14.8 0 0 0
FC 101 174 17403 8564 382 8/39 13/103 22.41 2.95 45.5 18 22 5
List A 116 116 6134 4867 168 5/23 5/23 28.97 4.76 36.5 6 2 0
T20 171 170 3679 4895 210 5/25 5/25 23.30 7.98 17.5 2 2 0
Batting & Fielding | Jaydev Unadkat Stats
FORMAT Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Test 2 4 2 29 14* 14.50 63 46.03 0 0 2 1 1 0
ODI 7 0 0
T20I 10 3 0
FC 101 131 31 1848 92 18.48 3591 51.46 0 8 184 42 45 0
List A 116 60 14 503 57 10.93 659 76.32 0 1 37 19 28 0
T20 171 67 36 505 58* 16.29 379 133.24 0 1 35 25 48 0

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Jaydev Unadkat IPL through the years

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Unadkat never got a long rope to play for one franchise for a longer period where he could showcase his talent, except for his current team Rajasthan Royals. He has been a part of many IPL franchises over the years, he was picked by Kolkata Knight Riders, then he moved to Royal Challengers Banglore for a season, then to Delhi Daredevils, back to Kolkata Knight Riders, he moved to Rising Pune Supergiants where he almost won them the title in 2017. After his brilliance in 2017, Unadtkat was bagged by Rajasthan Royals for a massive sum of 11.5 crores.

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After a not-so-great performance in 2018, RR released him and bought him again in the next auction for a lower price. This cycle repeated in 2019 and 2020, but this time for an even lower price. Jaydev Unadkat bought by LSG in IPL 2023 auction for Rs 50 Lakhs.


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Jaydev Unadkat IPL Stats

YEAR MAT BALLS RUNS WKTS BBM AVE ECON SR 4W 5W
Career 92 1914 2817 91 5/25 30.96 8.83 21.03 0 2
2023 1 18 39 0 0/39 13.00 0 0
2022 5 120 190 6 2/32 31.67 9.50 20.00 0 0
2021 6 132 168 4 3/15 42.00 7.63 33.00 0 0
2020 7 138 228 4 2/32 57.00 9.91 34.50 0 0
2019 11 224 398 10 2/26 39.80 10.66 22.40 0 0
2018 15 302 486 11 3/46 44.18 9.65 27.45 0 0
2017 12 275 322 24 5/30 13.41 7.02 11.45 0 1
2016 1 18 49 0 0/49 16.33 0 0
2015 1 18 30 0 0/30 10.00 0 0
2014 9 187 270 9 3/32 30.00 8.66 20.77 0 0
2013 13 294 370 13 5/25 28.46 7.55 22.61 0 1
2012 1 18 32 0 0/32 10.66 0 0
2011 7 108 150 6 2/25 25.00 8.33 18.00 0 0
2010 3 62 85 4 3/26 21.25 8.22 15.50 0 0

Unknown Facts About Jaydev Unadkat

  • Unadkat was part of the Kolkata Knight Riders unit in the first few sessions. Despite not getting enough opportunities, the bowling coach of KKR, Wasim Akram supported him as a prospect.
  • He made a sensational first-class debut in 2010. His bowling figures were marvelous, 13/103 against West Indies A at Grace Road.
  • Unadkat had to spend a lot of time off the field due to a fracture in 2014. He came back strongly in the 2015-16 Ranji season. He got as many as 40 wickets which included four five-wicket hauls to help Saurashtra coast to the finals.

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Jaydev Unadkat Social Media

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What is Jaydev Unadkat bowling speed?

Jaydev Unadkat’s Bowling style is left-arm medium fast. He bowls at an average speed of 130 to 135 km/hr.

Is Jaydev Unadkat playing IPL?

J Unadkat is bought by LSG in IPL 2023 Auction for Rs 50 lakhs.

What is the age of Jaydev Unadkat?

J Unadkat was born on 18 October 1991 and he is currently 31 years old.

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