Young-promising Rajasthan Royals’ batsman-cum- Assam son Riyan Parag made his IPL debut against Chennai Super Kings at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Thursday.
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Rajasthan Royals: Ajinkya Rahane(c), Jos Buttler(w), Steven Smith, Sanju Samson, Rahul Tripathi, Ben Stokes, Riyan Parag, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni
Riyan made his Twenty20 debut for Assam in the 2016-17 Inter State Twenty-20 tournament in 2017.
In October 2017, he was named in India’s squad for the 2017 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup. He made his first-class debut for Assam in the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy against Hyderabad and has one fifty to his credit.
Parag was India’s second highest run-getter behind Prithvi Shaw in the youth Tests and played a crucial role during the India’s win in Chesterfield.