Devraj Patil is a right-handed batsman and a wicketkeeper playing for Karnataka. He was signed by Royal Challengers Bangalore in the year 2008 for IPL matches.
Devraj started his cricket career in a ‘List A’ match played on 11th of February, 2006 against Kerala. The venue was ‘Hyderabad’. This one-dayer was won by Karnataka by 6 wickets with 14 balls to spare. Devraj could not do much in this match. However, he could feel the excitement of playing on the national level. Devraj made his first-class debut against Delhi on 17th of December, 2007. This 4-day match ended in a ‘draw’. His recent IPL match was against Rajasthan Royals on 17th of May, 2008 at Jaipur; wherein he could score 9 runs in 12 balls. Royal Challengers Bangalore had lost this match by 65 runs.
Devraj could play 11 Twenty20 matches till now. He could score 229 runs in these games. ‘44’ has been his highest score. The strike rate on an average (in Twenty20 matches) has been 113.36. In 11 List A matches that have been played by him till today, ‘52’ has been his highest score. 178 runs have been made on the whole. Hopes are being built on his performance in forthcoming IPL tournaments.