Nitish Rana is making a huge impact in this year’s edition of the IPL.
This left-hander from Mumbai Indians is scoring quickly and consistently and already there is some talk doing the rounds of him finding a place in the Indian team.
But one step at a time, the man is still taking small steps towards what could be a great future.
So what do we know about him? Here we go:
1. Was the leading six-hitter of the 2015–16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy with 21 to his name
2. In his debut first-class season for Delhi in the Ranji Trophy he made 557 runs at an average of 50.63 and was his team’s leading run-getter
3. Credits Ricky Ponting for helping him develop into a big-hitting batsman
4. Is currently the highest run-getter in IPL 10
5. Was considered by Delhi Daredevils but then rejected befroe being picked up by Mumbai Indians
6. He may be a southpaw with the bat but bowls right-arm off break