Riyan Parag

Riyan Parag

Riyan Parag was born on November 10, 2001, in Guwahati, Assam, India. He is a right-handed batsman and leg-break bowler who has become known for his all-around capabilities on the cricket field. Parag has played domestic cricket for Assam and has been a part of the Indian Premier League (IPL), representing the Rajasthan Royals. His versatility and ability to perform under pressure have made him one of the exciting young talents in Indian cricket.


Riyan Parag’s journey in cricket began under the guidance of his father, Parag Das, a former first-class cricketer for Assam, and his mother, Mithoo Barooah Das, a former national record-holding swimmer. This sporting pedigree set the foundation for Riyan’s cricketing career. He quickly made a name for himself in the domestic circuit, representing Assam across various age-group levels before breaking into the senior team.

Parag gained national attention during the 2017 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, where he represented India. His performances in the tournament showcased his talent and maturity, contributing significantly to the team’s success. Following his success at the Under-19 level, Riyan was picked by the Rajasthan Royals in the IPL, where he became the youngest cricketer to score a half-century in the tournament’s history at the age of 17.

Known for his calmness under pressure and ability to adapt to different situations, Parag has become a crucial player for the Rajasthan Royals, contributing with both bat and ball. His all-around skill set, including effective leg-spin and agile fielding, adds significant value to his team.

Sporting Achievements

  • Indian Premier League (IPL): Riyan Parag holds the record for being the youngest player to score an IPL fifty. He has delivered several crucial performances for the Rajasthan Royals, showcasing his talent as a batsman and a bowler.
  • Domestic Cricket: In domestic cricket, Parag has been a key player for Assam, performing consistently in the Ranji Trophy, Vijay Hazare Trophy, and Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. His performances have helped Assam in crucial matches, underlining his importance to the team.
  • Under-19 Cricket World Cup: Parag was part of the Indian squad for the 2017 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, where he played a role in India’s campaign. His all-around performances during the tournament highlighted his potential at an early age.

Riyan Parag’s career, marked by significant milestones and memorable performances, showcases his growth as a cricketer. His ability to contribute in various facets of the game makes him a valuable asset to his teams, and his future in Indian cricket looks promising as he continues to develop his skills and performances.

Player Stats

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