Raiphi Vincent Gomez is an Indian first class cricket player, who plays for the Kerala cricket team. Born in 1985 in Kerala, Raiphi is a right handed batsman and a right arm medium bowler too. This all rounder got selected by the IPL Franchise Rajasthan Royals team for the 2009 season. This made Raiphi the second Kerala Ranji player to get selected by an IPL Franchise, after Sreesanth. Sreesanth too got selected by Kings XI Punjab in 2008 IPL season. Presently, he has been selected by the Pune Warriors India team to play for the IPL 5 season 2012.
The Kochi Tuskers Kerala selected Raiphi for IPL season 4. He signed this contract for thirty lacs rupees. His first class debut was in 2006 against the team of Vidarbha held in Palakkad. His List A debut was in 2004-05 and Twenty20 debut in 2007, against Karnataka held in Visakhapatnam.
Of the 22 first class matches that Raiphi played, his batting average was 22.81 with a strike rate of 48.42. His batting average for 35 List A matches were 28.64 and strike rate was 87.57. With right to Twenty20 matches, he played in 27 of them, averaging to 20.38 and strike rate being 112.57.