Personal Information

Born 7 July 2000 (age 20)
EdappalKerala, India
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)[1]
Batting Left-handed
Bowling Right-arm off break
Role Opening batsman


Devdutt Padikkal (born 7 July 2000) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Karnataka and The Royal challengers Bangalore. He has also played for the India below-19 crew.


A new kid on the block from Karnataka, Devdutt is a left-hand batsman, who oozes class and confidence, able to bowling reachable offies. Devdutt turned into born in Edapal, Kerala, however his parents moved to Hyderabad whilst he turned into younger earlier than eventually settling in Bangalore. He commenced the sport on the age of eleven and slowly laddered up the ranks to carve a spot for himself. He first got here below the highlight for his beautiful fifty three-ball 72 for his team Ballari Tuskers in the Karnataka best league in 2017 and after that remarkable display, he kept piling runs for Karnataka u-19s before a slump in shape and self-doubt threatened to stall his career however hard paintings and perseverance noticed the teenager upward push like a phoenix from ashes to rack up 829 runs in the Cooch Behar trophy 2018, finishing because the fourth maximum run-getter.

Devdutt additionally bagged the great batsman award from Karnataka country cricket affiliation for his incredible contributions and turned into additionally drafted into the senior group for the Vijay Hazare Trophy. India u-19 call-up subsequent followed for the Sri Lanka Tour and Devdutt displayed some desirable performances to seal his location in the crew. At 19, Devdutt now has an IPL agreement with RCB swooping in the auctions ahead of the new season.

Royal Challengers Bangalore persevered a nightmarish IPL triumphing 5 out of 14 matches and bagged the wood spoon. Devdutt by no means honestly were given a hazard to show but sharing the dressing room with a number of the legends of the sport would’ve been a memorable revel in.

Devdutt commenced the 2019-20 home season with a bang. In the first game, he compiled a 58 in the opening recreation of the Vijay Hazare trophy against Kandahar. There has been no searching back for the teenager submit that knock. he smashed his maiden list a ton against Saurashtra and observed it up with every other unbeaten century within the subsequent game towards Goa. Devdutt saved piling up runs and turned into a vital cog in Karnataka’s wheel. He completed the tournament because the main run-getter with 609 runs and it’s a no-brainer that he changed into picked for the Deodar Trophy within the india a squad. He may also have overlooked out on getting a huge score inside the Vijay Hazare Trophy final but has grabbed eyeballs of many cricketing professionals and pundits.

Early Life

Padikkal turned into born on 7 July 2000 in Edappal, Kerala. In 2011, his circle of relatives moved from Hyderabad to Bangalore, where he commenced schooling at the Karnataka institute of cricket. Starting from 2014, he represented Karnataka in beneath-16 and beneath-19 age categories. In 2017, he became decided on by Bellary Tuskers inside the Karnataka most useful league.


He made his nice debut for Karnataka inside the 2018–19 Ranji trophy on 28 November 2018.In December 2018, he changed into offered by using The Royal Challengers Bangalore within the participant auction for the 2019 Indian most advantageous league. He have become the primary participant in IPL records to score 3 Fifties in his first four suits.

He made his list a debut on 26 September 2019, for Karnataka within the 2019–20 Vijay Hazare Trophy.He became the leading run-scorer inside the match, with 609 runs in 11 matches.

In October 2019, he turned into named in India a’s squad for the 2019–20 Deodhar Trophy. He made his twenty20 debut on 8 November 2019, for Karnataka in the 2019–20 Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy.

Padikkal won the emerging participant award for the 2020 Indian highest quality league (IPL), gambling for royal challengers Bangalore.He scored 473 runs in 15 matches for Royal Challengers Bangalore in his debut IPL season.

He changed into decided on in Karnataka’s squad for the 2021 Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy.



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