A Biography of Rudra Pratap Singh, a genuine swing bowler.
Royal Challengers Bangalore bought RP Singh for $4,00,00. Apart from International experience for team India,In IPL he has played for the Kochi Tuskers,Deccan Chargers & Mumbai Indians & has been Purple Cap winner in second season on IPL.
Rudra Pratap Singh is a
left arm fast-medium bowler who has
represented India in one day cricket, T20 and Test cricket. He currently plays for Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League and
has now. He first came in contention during the under-19 World Cup in
Bangladesh in 2004, when he took eight wickets for a very impressive average of
24.75. He later performed consistently in the Ranji Trophy for Uttar Pradesh and impressive performances saw
him earn a place in the ODI side in 2005.
RP Singh’s IPL performance & statistics :-
He played for the Kochi Tuskers in the Indian Premier League,
after signing for them in 2011 from the Deccan Chargers. In his second season of the tournament, Singh
was highly successful and he emerged as the highest wicket taker of the
tournament, with 23 from 16 matches thereby winning the Purple Cap. Deccan
Chargers emerged as winners of the tournament. His performance early in the
tournament earned him a spot in the Indian squad for the 2009 ICC World Twenty20. He is also the leading all time wicket taker in Indian Premier League with
He was bought for $600,000 by the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League
Players Auction, 2012 and he took 10 wickets in 11 matches while playing for
Mumbai Indians best bowling figures being 3/28.
International career with team India:-
In his third one-day match,
Singh got his first man of the match award as he played his part as India
restricted Sri Lanka to a modest 196 all out. Singh was selected to make his
Test debut in the 2nd Test against Pakistan in Faisalabad, Pakistan in January 2006. He won the man of the
match award on his debut after taking 5 wickets in the match. Singh was favored
to Sreesanth for the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy
due to his superior economy rate. Singh was included in the Test squad for the
tour to England and performed well, taking 5/59 at Lord’s his first
five-wicket-haul in Tests. In the one-day series he took seven wickets at 31.71
from five matches. Singh was selected to play in the 2007 ICC World Twenty20
tournament in South Africa in September 2007. Singh emerged as the
second-highest wicket-taker in the entire competition, taking 12 wickets in 7
matches at an average of 12.66 runs per wicket.
Rudra Pratap Singh for RCB:-
Bangalore bought RP Singh for $4,00,000. He brings in a wealth of International
as well as IPL experience behind him. He can swing the ball well and he can be
ideal bowler to bowl along side Zaheer Khan and others.