Birth date 22 Oct 1979 (40 years)
Nationality India India
Position All Rounder
Team history
Rajasthan Royals 2014 - present
Knight Riders 2012 - present
Delhi 2005 - present
Delhi Capitals 2014 - present
Rising Pune Supergiants 2016 - present
Knight Riders 2011
Delhi Capitals 2008 - 2010
Tamil Nadu 1999 - 2006

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.

Career Highlights

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.