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| On Mar 26, 2022 3:56 PM IST

R Samarth Wife, Age, Height, Stats, Teams, IPL 2022

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R Samarth is one of the finest batsmen of Karnataka cricket team at present. He has a unique record of being the highest scorer in a List A game by a Karnataka player with 192 runs.

Age 29
Height 5 feet 8 inches
IPL Team
Sunrisers Hyderabad
Wife Uttara Prakash

Born on January 12, 1993 at Mysore, Samarth had been a part of the U-12, U-14, U-16, and U-19 Karnataka state team. He made his domestic debut in a first class fixture against Mumbai in 2013 and was impressive to score 75 in the 2nd innings. He was quick to feature in other two formats for Karnataka as well.

He started to gain attention of the selectors, when he was the leading run scorer for the Karnataka team in 2016/17 Ranji Trophy with 702 runs in 9 matches and was named in India A squad as an injury replacement for Abhinav Mukund. In recent years, he has improved his consistency and is the first choice opener for the Karnataka team in First Class and List A matches.

R Samarth Stats

Matches Runs Average
Vijay Hazare 2021 6 297 59.40
First Class 66 4171 38.62
List A 45 2078 54.68
T20 23 275 13.75

Updated 16.2.2022

The top order batsman has been quite impressive over the years in the First Class and List A format, and rather below average in the T20s. In 66 First Class matches, Samarth has amassed 4171 runs at an average of 38.62, comprising of 10 tons. While, he has mustered 2078 runs at a terrific average of 54.68 in List A format with 7 centuries to his name. In the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021, he was the top scorer for the team with 297 runs in 6 matches.

R Samarth IPL Team

R Samarth was unsold in the 2018 Auction, despite piling runs in the domestic cricket. But his hardwork and dedication finally earned him an IPL contract with Sunrisers Hyderabad for his base price of 20 Lakhs in Indian Premier League 2022 Auction. Samarth can be floated as an opener or the middle order due to his solid technique and proven performances across all the formats of the game.

R Samarth Wife

R Samarth got married to his long time girlfriend, Uttara Prakash last year. Samarth has been posting photos with her on Instagram as well.

Instagram: rsamarth

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Harshit Rathi

Cricket buff. A happy kid who gets to write about Cricket. Traveler.