Rahul Tewatia is an Indian allrounder who has been displaying his talents in the Indian Premier League for quite some time now. He plays for Rajasthan Royals in The IPL and represents Haryana at the domestic level.
Tewatia is a leg spinner who prefers giving his balls more flight than most and as a batter, he can be very dangerous especially in the slog overs.
This is the life & style of – Rahul Tewatia
About Rahul Tewatia
Date of Birth
20 May 1993
Sihi, Haryana, India
5 ft 7 inches
Five sixes in an over in IPL against Sheldon Cotterel
Father- Krishna Pal Tewatia Mother- Prem Tewatia
T 20 Debut
Teams Played for
Haryana, Rajasthan Royals, Kings XI Punjab, Delhi Capitals
vs Kolkata Knight Riders at Narendra Modi Stadium, May 05, 2014
Delhi Public School
Rahul Tewatia Family
Rahul Tewatia was born in Sihi, Haryana to advocate Krishan Pal Tewatia and Prem Tewatia. His grandfather, Karanvir Tewatia had plans of making Rahul a wrestler as he had been whereas his uncle, an ex-hockey player wanted to teach him hockey.
But Tewatia was more interested in cricket and thus ended up making a career for himself in the sport.
He also has a sister. Her name is Ruma Tewatia.
Rahul Tewatia Wife – Ridhi Pannu
Rahul got engaged to his wife Ridhi Pannu on 4th January 2021.
Rahul studied in Delhi Public School (DPS) in Haryana. He also went to various other schools like DAV Public School, Faridabad, and Dayanand School.
Rahul Tewatia began learning cricket at Vallabhgad Academy in Faridabad, where he practiced Tennis Ball Cricket. Later, when he was eight years old, he began practicing with Wicketkeeper Batsman Vijay Yadav in the Vijay Yadav Academy.
He made his name after that in Domestic Cricket and age-level matches.
Tewatia made his debut in the 2013-14 Ranji Trophy Season, playing for Haryana against Karnataka. His performance was not very special in that match as he ended up scoring only a combined 17 runs of two innings in that match.
He later made his List-A debut in the Vijay Hazare Trophy in 2017.
He was named in the 2021 international Indian squad against England, but other than that he has not received many changes.
Rahul Tewatia IPL
He made his IPL debut for Rajasthan Royals in 2014. Till 2020, Tewatia wasn’t a regular in the squad, playing less than 30 matches for five teams across five seasons.
He was bought by Kings XI Punjab in 2017, and by Delhi Daredevils for a hefty amount of 2.5 crores in 2018.
But, IPL 2020 turned out to be special for him as he hit five sixes in an over, equalling Chris Gayle’s record for most sixes in an IPL Over. Tewatia has been doing very well and has become a constant member of the Rajasthan Royals in IPL.
After Tewatia’s success, a couple of his old motivational tweets from when he was struggling in 2017 went viral on the internet.
Rahul Tewatia Controversy
During the infamous match against SRH which made Rahul Tewatia popular, Tewatia also had an on-field spat with SRH bowler Khaleel Ahmed.
This happened during the last few overs of the game as both were seen arguing with each other after Khaleel came between Rahul’s running trajectory.
After the match, SRH Captain David Warner arrived to diffuse the situation and sort out whatever fight they had. He was helped by the Umpires.
When asked about his spat with Khaleel, Tewatia simply said that it was nothing of much consequence, they were both just lost in the heat of the moment.
Rahul Tewatia Stats
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- RAHUL TEWATIA IPL PRICE
In 2021, Rajasthan Royals traded Tewatia from Delhi Daredevils for an estimated 3 crores.
Rahul Tewatia Twitter
Much needed break after staying 40-days inside the bubble. 🏖🌊
— Rahul Tewatia (@rahultewatia02) October 10, 2021
F👀CUS 🔥 pic.twitter.com/yAze2EY2TJ
— Rahul Tewatia (@rahultewatia02) September 9, 2021
— Rahul Tewatia (@rahultewatia02) June 24, 2021