Colombo: Indian coach Rahul Dravid says he had to pick a playing XI from 11 out of Kovid. One of the 11 was studying in Devadatta. Devdutt Padikkal became the first player to be born in this century playing for India.
Devdutt Padikkal is 21 years old. Devdutt was born on July 7, 2000. In his debut match for India, Devdutt Padikkal scored 29 off 23 balls. Hasaranga’s ball was clean bowled. Along with Devdutt Padikkal, Nitish Rana and Chetal Zachariah made their T20 debut for India.
Devdat was called up for the Karnataka Ranji Trophy after his performance in the India Under-19s. Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL in 2019. In his first IPL season, Devdutt became the Emerging Player, scoring 473 runs in 15 matches.
Devdut had already scored his first century in the IPL when Kovid was stopped halfway through the 14th IPL season. Devdutt scored a century off 52 balls against Rajasthan Royals.