Rahane to play for Leicestershire in county cricket
Rahane scored a double century in the current Ranji season
New Delhi. To return to Team India, the experienced batsman turned to Ranji Trophy. He also scored a double century in this prestigious tournament but was ignored by the Indian selectors. Despite this, the former Indian captain has decided to go abroad and play. 34-year-old Ajinkya Rahane will be seen making a splash in county cricket in England this season. Rahane has tied up with Leicestershire County Club.
Ajinkya Rahane is out of Team India for a year. At present, he is in excellent form. He scored a total of 634 runs in 7 matches of the current Ranji season at an average of 57.63. Rahane, who represented Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy, also scored a double century during this period. Rahane, who has captained Team India in all formats, will play for Leicestershire in the County Championship and ODI Cup this year.
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Last Test was played against South Africa last year
The stylish batsman, who played his last Test match against South Africa in January last year, said after joining the county club that he is extremely happy and looking forward to meeting his new teammates. Earlier in the year 2019, Rahane played for Hempshire. Then he scored a brilliant century against Nottinghamshire while debuting in the county.
International career of Ajinkya Rahane
Right-handed batsman Ajinkya Rahane has scored a total of 4931 runs in 82 Test matches with the help of 12 centuries and 25 half-centuries. His best score in Tests has been 188 runs, while Rahane has 2962 runs in 90 ODIs, including 3 centuries and 24 half-centuries. Rahane has scored 375 runs in 20 T20 International matches.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : February 01, 2023, 07:40 IST