Baba Indrajith Career Age Biography Net Worth Records
Baba Indrajith’s Biography
Baba Indrajith is an Indian cricketer who represents the Tamil Nadu cricket team. Indrajith is a right-handed batter, leg-break bowler, and occasional wicketkeeper. He competes for Tamil Nadu in first-class cricket. While representing India Red in the 2017–18 Duleep Trophy, he recorded his first double-century in first-class cricket in September of that year.
He was included in the India Green team's roster for the 2018–19 Duleep Trophy in July 2018. He scored 109 runs in the tournament's first game, making a century. With 149 runs in two matches, he was the tournament's top run-scorer for India Green.
Baba Indrajith’s Age
Baba Indrajith was born on July 8, 1994. Baba Indrajith was 28 years old as of 2022. Baba Indrajith’s zodiac sign is Cancer. Baba Indrajith’s hobby is playing cricket.
Baba Indrajith’s Family
Baba's father, RN Baba, was the previous media manager for the Indian national cricket team. Baba Indrajith’s brother is Baba Aparajith. Baba Indrajith’s sister's name is Lakshmi Dwarakanath Malolan.
Baba Indrajith’s Education
Baba has done his schooling at St. Bedes School.
Baba Indrajith’s Career
Baba Indrajith Domestic Career
Baba Indrajith made his first-class debut against Saurashtra on November 28, 2013, during the Ranji Trophy 2013–14 season. Baba Indrajith made his T20 debut against Goa in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2013–14 season on April 1, 2014.
With 13 balls left to bowl, he scored 30 runs off 28 balls as Arun Karthik's Tamil Nadu team lost the match by 7 wickets. Baba Indrajith made his List A debut in the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2015–16 matchup against Assam. Tamil Nade won the match by six wickets thanks to Baba Indrajith's unbeaten 17 runs off 28 balls.
While representing India Red in the 2017–18 Duleep Trophy, he recorded his first double-century in first-class cricket in September of that year. He was included in the India Green team's roster for the 2018–19 Duleep Trophy in July 2018. He scored 109 runs in the tournament's first game, making a century.
With 149 runs in two matches, he was the tournament's top run-scorer for India Green. With 641 runs in eight games, he led Tamil Nadu in run scoring during the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy.
Indrajith called up Mayank Agarwal's longtime coach, RX Murali, in October 2021, after learning that he had not been chosen for the Tamil Nadu team for the Syed Mushtaq Ali 2021–22 season, and indicated his desire to advance his white-ball game. After working with Murali for a few weeks, he experienced notable changes in his subsequent expedition.
Baba Indrajith scored 325 runs at an average of 46.42 during the 2021–22 Vijay Hazare Trophy, including four half-centuries. With 396 runs in three matches, an average of 99, and three centuries, Indrajith led Tamil Nadu in run scoring for the 2021–22 Ranji Trophy season.
Baba Indrajith, immediately after signing his IPL 2022 deal, scored three straight hundreds. Indrajith's three centuries all occurred during a time of stress for the team.
He scored a counterattacking 117 off 149 in the opening game against Delhi, which ended in a draw. Baba Indrajith scored 127 runs in the second game against Chhattisgarh while his twin brother Baba Aparajith scored 166 runs, resulting in a draw.
Baba Indrajith scored 100 in the first inning of the third game against Jharkhand and 56 in the second, but the team lost by two runs.
Baba Indrajith IPL career
Baba Indrajith caught the eye of Indian Premier League (IPL) scouts thanks to a strong performance at the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021–22, and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) called him up for a trial.
He was purchased by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL 2022 mega auction in February 2022 for his base price of INR 20 lakhs.Baba Indrajith won his first IPL cap on April 28, 2022, during the Delhi Capitals vs. Kolkata Knight Riders league game.
Baba Indrajith’s Net Worth
Baba Indrajith plays cricket for India. In India, in the state of Tamil Nadu, he was born in Chennai. He is a superb batsman in addition to being a bowler and wicketkeeper; therefore, we may describe him as an all-rounder or multi-talented.
Baba Indrajith's estimated net worth in 2022 will be $1 million, or about INR 7.5 crore. His net worth is influenced by the money he makes from the Ranji Trophy, the IPL, and other domestic competitions.
Baba Indrajith receives INR 2.40 lakh for each first-class match he participates in. In the Ranji Trophy, he is paid Rs. 60,000 per day. The IPL salary for Baba Indrajith is INR 20 lakh.
Baba Indrajith’s Records
- In the 2018-19 Duleep Trophy, Baba Indrajith was the leading run-scorer for India Green with 149 runs in two matches.
- Indrajith was also the leading scorer for Tamil Nadu in the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy. He scored 641 runs in eight matches.
2 Interesting facts about Baba Indrajith
- Baba Indrajith was the highest run-scorer for Tamil Nadu in the 2021-22 Ranji Trophy, with 396 runs in three matches.
- At the IPL auction conducted in February 2022 in Bangalore in advance of the Indian Premier League 2022, Indrajith was purchased by Kolkata Knight Riders for his base price of 20 lahks INR.