Rajat Bhatia is a member of Delhi Daredevils in the IPL. Delhi and Tamil Nadu are the other teams he has played for. He is a right handed batsman and right arm medium fast bowler.
On 3rd April 2007, Delhi and Himachal Pradesh contested in a match at Delhi (Feroz Shah Kotla). This was the debut Twenty20 match of Rajat Bhatia. He was assigned the No. 6 batting position where he scored 3 runs in 7 deliveries. 13 runs were scored in the 2 overs bowled by him. 1 batsman was run out due to Bhatia. This match was won by Himachal Pradesh by 7 wickets with 6 deliveries remaining.
In the IPL, Bhatia took part in the match between Bangalore Royal Challengers and Delhi Daredevils in Bangalore (M Chinnaswamy Stadium) on 19th May 2008. He bowled 4 overs in which he conceded 47 runs and failed to take any wicket. 1 catch was taken by him. He was the No. 8 batsman, but did not get an opportunity to bat. Delhi Daredevils were victorious in this match by 5 wickets with 10 deliveries remaining.
In the 67 Twenty20 matches that he played, Rajat bowled 1038 deliveries and 1217 runs were scored off these. He took 50 wickets at a bowling average of 24.34 and bowling strike rate of 20.7. 682 runs were scored by him at a batting strike rate of 120.07 and batting average of 24.35.
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