|Date of Birth||23/09/85|
It took 11 long years since his fiery 177 for India Colts in a one-day series against England in 2002 to make his ODI debut for India. After years of turmoil on and off the field, Rayudu’s rigours were finally out of the way. He made a telling statement scoring an unbeaten 63 on debut against Zimbabwe and followed it up with little cameos in the series to follow. Rayudu however continued to be a star in the T20 format of the game representing the Mumbai Indians in the IPL.
He was recognised as a “special talent” in the setup and as someone who had the ability to finish off games from crunch situations. Rayudu has been a part of India A tours keeping him in the mix for national duties whenever need be.