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Riyan Parag Biography: Age, Career, Stats, IPL Team – All Details

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Riyan Parag is a young Indian Right-handed batsman who can also ball useful leg-spins when required by his team. He plays for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League or IPL and represents Assam in the Domestic Circle. Riyan had already been part of a World Cup-winning team by the time he reached the age of 16. He was an influential player in the U-19 World Cup and has contributed to India’s victory in the tournament. This is the life & style of India’s very young cricketing sensation.

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About Riyan Parag

Full name Riyan Parag Das
Born 10 November 2001
Age 22
Place of birth Guwahati, Assam, India
Height 6 ft (183 cm)
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Leg break
Role Batting all-rounder
Relations Parag Das (father)
Domestic team info
Years Team
2017–present Assam (squad no. 5)
2019–present Rajasthan Royals (squad no. 5)
IPL team Rajasthan Royals
IPL team Price Rs 3.8 crore
Team Played for Assam, Rajasthan Royals, India U19

Early Life

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Riyan Parag’s father, Parag Das is a former Indian Cricketer. He played for Assam and Railways at the Domestic Level. His father also plays the responsibility of a coach or mentor to Riyan as he has quite some experience in terms of Cricket. His Mother, Mithoo Barooah Das too hails from a Sports Background. She is a National Record Holder Swimmer

Belonging to a Sports Background, he began playing cricket at a very early age. Riyan had been selected for the U-16 team as only a 12-year-old. He said that he had weight issues at the beginning of his career, therefore, adopted a Ketogenic Diet for almost one and a half years, reducing his weight considerably.

Riyan Parag Domestic Cricket

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In January 2017, Riyan made his T20 debut for Assam against Jharkhand in the 2016-17 Inter-State T20 Tournament. The same year, a few months later, he was selected for the ACC U19 Asia Cup. Before that, in July against England in the Youth Test, Parag got the chance to make his Under 19 Debut. He displayed the immense talent he had in that match. Riyan scored a valuable half-centuries in both innings. Riyan scored 68 in the first innings while got out on 50 in the second. He made his ODI Under 19 Debut in a match against Bangladesh in November of the same year.

Riyan Parag eventually made his first-class and Ranji Debut in the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy Season against Hyderabad. He displayed his useful leg-spins, taking two wickets in the match. Riyan was named for the Under-19 Domestic team by the end of that year.


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He ended up the highest run-scorer for Assam in the 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy. In seven matches he had played, he had scored 248 runs.

Riyan Parag scored a 33 ball fifty in the Youth Test, the second-fastest fifty only after the modern day great Virat Kohli, who had completed his fifty in 32 balls, a ball less than Riyan Parag.

During the 2022-23 Vijay Hazare Trophy, he emerged as Assam’s leading run-scorer and ranked fifth overall in the season, accumulating 552 runs at an impressive average of 69, including three centuries and one half-century. In the 2023 Deodhar Trophy, he was honored as the Player of the Series for his outstanding performance as the top run-scorer, leading six-hitter, and third-highest wicket-taker throughout the tournament.

He was additionally named in the India A cricket team lineup for the 2023 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup. Riyan participated in the final match against Pakistan A, during which he claimed two middle-order wickets in consecutive deliveries.


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Riyan Parag in IPL

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After the continuous display of the raw talent, he possessed, Parag was bought by the Rajasthan Royals in the 2019 player auction, where he had been contracted for his initial base price of 20 Lakhs.

The same year, he managed to score his first IPL fifty against a quality bowling lineup of Delhi Capitals in 2019. After the match, Riyan shared his experience as a ‘surreal’ one saying that he had been watching IPL for years now and could not believe that he was participating in one now.

His fifty made him the youngest Cricketer to hit an IPL fifty breaking the record of teammate Sanju Samson and Prithvi Shaw, both of them coincidentally playing that match. While Prithvi Shaw and Sanju Samson had achieved that record at the age of 18 years and 169 days, Riyan Parag had done it almost a year younger, achieving the feat at the age of 17 years, 175 days.

During IPL 2024 auction, Chennai Super Kings, Gujarat Titans, and Delhi Capitals expressed interest in the Assam cricketer. However, Rajasthan Royals managed to secure him for Rs 3.8 crore.

Riyan Parag Career Stats

  • Batting & Fielding
FORMAT Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
FC 29 50 1 1798 155 36.69 2581 69.66 3 11 195 73 18 0
List A 49 44 3 1720 174 41.95 1677 102.56 5 8 140 75 25 0
T20s 101 89 20 2224 84* 32.23 1550 143.48 0 20 149 131 43 0
  • Bowling
FORMAT Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
FC 29 38 2905 1853 50 5/68 8/141 37.06 3.82 58.1 5 1 0
List A 49 44 1884 1550 50 4/27 4/27 31.00 4.93 37.6 3 0 0
T20s 101 61 1001 1205 41 3/9 3/9 29.39 7.22 24.4 0 0 0

 IPL Stats

  • Batting & Fielding Stats
YEAR MAT NO RUNS HS AVG BF SR 100 50 4S 6S CT ST
Career 57 9 781 84* 20.55 597 130.82 0 4 57 39 30 0
2024 3 2 181 84* 181.00 113 160.18 0 2 13 12 0 0
2023 7 1 78 20 13.00 66 118.18 0 0 4 5 1 0
2022 17 3 183 56* 16.64 132 138.64 0 1 11 10 17 0
2021 11 2 93 25 11.62 83 112.04 0 0 6 4 6 0
2020 12 1 86 42* 12.28 77 111.68 0 0 6 3 1 0
2019 7 0 160 50 32.00 126 126.98 0 1 17 5 5 0
  • Bowling
YEAR MAT BALLS RUNS WKTS BBM AVE ECON SR 4W 5W
Career 57 157 280 4 1/10 70.00 10.70 39.25 0 0
2024 3 0 0 0 0 0
2023 7 0 0 0 0 0
2022 17 24 59 1 1/12 59.00 14.75 24.00 0 0
2021 11 37 73 1 1/7 73.00 11.83 37.00 0 0
2020 12 12 27 0 0/13 13.50 0 0
2019 7 84 121 2 1/10 60.50 8.64 42.00 0 0

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