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Nitish Rana Full Biography, Records, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More


Nitish Rana Full Biography


Nitish Rana (born 27 December 1993) is an Indian cricketer who plays domestic cricket for Delhi. An aggressive left-handed batsman and also a part-time off-break bowler. He was bought by the Mumbai Indians in 2015 at the price of 10 lakh but he didn’t get a chance to play. Nitish had to wait for his debut match which came against RCB in 2016 where he got out cheaply. Later in 2017 when MI won their second trophy, he had a successful season with the bat where he made 333 runs from 13 matches. In 2018, he was released from the MI and KKR picked him up since then he is one of the main players for his squad who plays at the top.



Nitish Rana Indian Cricketer – Basic Information

  • Full Name: Nitish Rana
  • Nickname: Nitish, Nonu
  • Role: Batsman
  • Batting Style: Left-Handed Bat
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm off-break

Nitish Rana Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.): 5’8″
  • Weight (approx.): 68kg
  • Eye Colour: Dark Brown
  • Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life Of Nitish Rana

  • Date of Birth: 27 December 1993
  • Age: 27(as of 2020)
  • Birth Place: Bharthal, Delhi, India
  • Zodiac sign: Capricorn
  • Nationality: Indian
  • School: Delhi Public School, R K Puram, New Delhi
  • College: NA
  • Educational Qualifications: NA

Nitish Rana Family & Religion

Nitish Rana’s Father
Nitish Rana with his Mother
  • Father: Dara Sing Rana
  • Mother: Satish Rana
  • Brother: Ashish Rana
  • Sister: Vishaka
  • Coach/Mentor: Sanjay Bharadwaj
  • Religion: Hinduism
  • Address: Bharthal, Delhi, India

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Cricket Career Of Nitish Rana

Internation Debuts

  • Test: NA
  • ODI: NA
  • T20: NA
  • Jersey Number: #27 IPL
  • Major Teams: India, Delhi, Mumbai Indians, India Red, Indian Board Presidents XI, Kolkata Knight Riders, India A, India U23, India B
  • Nature on the field: Aggressive
Batting Career Summary
M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
IPL 67 62 3 1638 87 27.76 1224 133.82 0 0 13 148 81
Bowling Career Summary
M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
IPL 67 14 103 142 7 2/11 2/11 8.27 20.29 14.71 0 0


Source: Cricbuzz

Highlighted Records of Nitish Rana

  • In the 2015-16 Ranji Trophy, he was the top run-scorer for his team Delhi with 557 runs.
  • He was the second-highest run-scorer in 2015-16 Vijay Hazare Trophy for Delhi with 2018 runs.
  • At the 2016 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, he scored 299 runs at an average of 42.71.

Nitish Rana Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: Travelling
  • Favorite Batsmen: Gautam Gambir
  • Favorite Bowler: NA
  • Most Favorite Sportspersons: David Beckham
  • Favorite Actor: Ranveer Singh

Nitish Rana Relationship Status

Nitish Rana with his Wife
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Saachi Marwha
  • Marriage Date: February 2019
  • Affairs/Girlfriend: NA
  • Children: NA

Awards and Recognitions

  • In Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, while playing a match against Andhra Nitish played an innings of 97 in just 40 balls where he smashes 8 long sixes.
  • In October 2018, he was named in India A’s squad for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy.
  • He was the leading six-hitter of the 2015–16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy with 21 sixes.
  • In November 2018, he was named the captain of the Delhi domestic team.

Controversies did by Nitish Rana

Nitish Rana was one of the 22 players banned by BCCI from participating in age-group tournaments for involvement in age-fudging in 2015.


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Lesser-Known Facts

  • His father is a math teacher who supported him throughout his career.
  • He started playing cricket at the age of 12.
  • In his childhood, he practices on the same ground where Gautam Gambhir often used to come.
  • Nitish Rana credited former Australian captain Ricky Ponting for his development in T20 cricket.

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