Jaydev Unadkat was the India's strike bowler during Under-19 World Cup 2010 , which helped him to get his first IPL contract. It was a dream come true for him when he was the surprise inclusion in Indian team of South Africa tour in 2010, but the inexperienced bowler was on African batsman radar. After that he lost his touch and was part of many IPL franchises , but the 2017 IPL season strikes for the left-arm bowler. It changed his career completely, he picked up 24 wickets in just 12 matches.Rajasthan spent a huge amount on Unadkat in 2018 auction by picking him for massive 11.5 Crore.read more
Having gone for runs in the previous games, Unadkat on Saturday night finished with figures of 2/26 besides latching on to three fine catches during RR's seven-wicket win over SRH.
A hat-trick of losses has put the Ajinkya Rahane led Rajasthan Royals in a tough spot which currently sees the Pink army at the bottom of the table. What's gone wrong for RR? We discuss.
R Ashwin and Jaydev Unadkat have advocated for bowlers to wear face masks in order to avoid such injuries.
Jaydev Unadkat, who will lead the side against Vidarbha in the final, said the Ranji Trophy is not about the big teams anymore.
Cheteshwar Pujara played two match-winning, unbeaten knocks in the quarter-final and semi-final against Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka respectively, to guide Saurashtra into the Ranji Trophy final.
Uttar Pradesh, resuming day two at 340 for seven, went on to make 385 all out in 103.3 overs with Saurashtra skipper Jaydev Unadkat taking a five-wicket haul.
The 37-year-old, who last played for India in June 2017, has put himself in the Rs 1 crore base price bracket.
Unadkat has broken into the Indian T20 team on the back of consistent performances on the domestic circuit, including the IPL.
Unadkat, who returned with figures of 1/33 in Johannesburg and 2/42 in Centurion, said that the South Africa tour was a good learning curve for him.
Unadkat has played a Test, seven ODIs and four T20 Internationals for India but in the last one year he has emerged as a parsimonious bowler in the shortest format.
The Rajasthan Royals now own the two most expensive players in the IPL 2018 after winning the bidding war against Kings XI Punjab to claim Unadkat for 11.50 crores.