Starting his career as a teenager did not make his career any simpler. To many people, Ambati was to become the next big cricket player in India. But unfortunately, this was not the case. With his bad behavioral incidents throughout his career, he is partially to blame for his downfall.
However, he has several achievements, although not as many would have expected. Here is more information about Ambati.
Basic Information About the Player
Full Name: Ambati Rayudu
Age: 35 years
Bat Style: Right-handed
Bowling Style: Off-break
Teams: his current teams include India, Hyderabad Heroes, ICL India, Central Zone, Elite Group B, India A, India B, India Emerging, India Green, India Red, India Seniors, Rest of India, South Zone, West Zone, Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai Indians, India Under-19, Hyderabad, Andhra, Vidarbha, Baroda
Leagues and Ranks
When Ambati was 16, he registered an unbeaten 177 while opening the batting giving hope to the people of India. In 2002 he helped India win against England in a one-day series.
The following year Rayudu was competing for the India A. In 2004, he was the captain of the India Under-19 team for the Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
He was not included in the teams for the following years because of the disputes with other players and signing up with the rebel Indian Cricket League. He played in the ICL from 2007 to 2008.
In the 2018 Indian T20 League, Rayudu, who was a middle-order batsman for Mumbai, got an opportunity to open for Chennai, and he came out blasting in that spot, substantiating himself as a flexible player who can change in any batting position.
In 2009, he returned to the field after accepting the BCCI offer and removing his ICL contract. He played for Hyderabad, and in early 2010, he was signed in for the Mumbai Indians in preparation for the 2010 IPL.
In 2013, he was named to the Indian squad for the first time. In July 2013, he made his first international debut making India take the win. In July 2019, he announced his retirement, but he said he is back in the field later in the year.
- In 2003 he captained India Under-19 during the Asia Under-19 league and registered an unbeaten fifty in the final.
- In the 2010-11 Ranji Trophy season, Ambati was Baroda’s leading run-getter with 566 runs in 9 matches and an unbeaten double hundred and three half-centuries.
- In a tour of Zimbabwe, Rayudu recorded an unbeaten 124 in the first ODI and won the Man of the Match award.
- In the 2012-13 Deodhar Trophy, Ambati was the top scorer with 78 innings.
Arjun Yadav attacked Ambati with stumps during the Ranji Trophy in the 2005-06 season. In the following season, he did not finish the matches as he had a knee injury.
In a series against England, he was ruled out of the tour after suffering an injury. This was after he scored a 41.
Last Matches Played
1. Zimbabwe vs. Bangladesh at Harare Sports Club Harare, July 7, 2021. Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 220 runs
2. West Indies vs. Pakistan at Providence Stadium, Guyana, July 31, 2021. Pakistan beat West Indies by seven runs
3. Bangladesh vs. Australia at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, August 3, 2021. Bangladesh beat Australia by 23 runs