Nitish Rana is a professional Indian cricketer who was born on December 27, 1993, in Delhi, India. He is a left-handed batsman and a part-time right-arm off-break bowler. He plays for Delhi in domestic cricket and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Rana started his cricketing journey with the Delhi U-19 team and later made his debut in first-class cricket in 2015. He has also played for the Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) in the IPL before being picked up by KKR in 2018. Rana has been an important part of KKR’s middle-order batting lineup and has helped the team with his consistent performances.
Apart from cricket, Rana is known to be an avid reader and loves to spend his free time with books. He is also fond of playing football and is a huge fan of FC Barcelona. In addition, Rana is a fitness enthusiast and regularly hits the gym to maintain his physical fitness.
As of 2021, Nitish Rana’s net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million (approximately Rs. 11 crores). He earns his income through his salary as a professional cricketer and his brand endorsements.
In his domestic cricket career, Rana has scored 3861 runs in 56 first-class matches at an average of 42.12, with 9 centuries and 18 half-centuries. In List A cricket, he has scored 1595 runs in 61 matches at an average of 31.27, with 3 centuries and 10 half-centuries. In the IPL, Rana has played 87 matches and scored 2299 runs at an average of 28.18, with 14 half-centuries.