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Kartik Tyagi Biography – Career | Records | Stats

Kartik Tyagi Biography: Kartik Tyagi is a professional Indian cricketer who represented India in the U19 World Cup 2020 posses the ability to swing the ball in both ways and can shoot toe-crushing yorkers.

Kartik Tyagi is also one among the many youngsters who discontinued their studies to focus on their passion(cricket) which they admire the most. Kartik Tyagi is the best example for the youngsters who think that skill and hard work in improving them might grab the lifestyle they needed.

Kartik Tyagi grabs everyone’s attention when he bowled a sensational last over as Rajasthan Royals pulled off an incredible two-run win over Punjab Kings in IPL 2021.

In the match, PBKS are in need of four runs off the last six balls but Tyagi dismissed Nicholas Pooran (32) and Deepak Hooda (0) and gave away only one run to snatch the win for his team from the jaws of defeat.

Check out Kartik Tyagi Biography along with his early life, career, stats and unknown facts.

Kartik Tyagi Biography – Overview

Name Kartik Tyagi
Date of Birth 8 November 2000
Hometown Hapur, Uttar Pradesh
Father – Yogendra Tyagi
Mother – Neelam Tyagi
Brothers – Not Known
Sisters – Nandini Tyagi
Martial Status Unmarried
Wife/Girlfriend Not Known
School: LN Public School, Hapur
College: Not Known
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Religion Hindu
Nationality Indian
Professional Cricketer
Role Bowler
Batting Style Right-hand bat
Bowling Style Right-arm medium-fast
Teams Played India A, Rajasthan Royals, India Under-19, Uttar Pradesh, Sunrisers Hyderabad, India Under-23, India A Under-19, Indians
Domestic Debut
FC – Railways vs U. Pradesh at Lucknow – October 06 – 08, 2017
List A – Delhi vs U. Pradesh at Bilaspur – February 05, 2018
T20 – Mumbai vs Royals at Abu Dhabi – October 06, 2020
International Debut
Test – Not Yet Played
ODI – Not Yet Played
T20I – Not Yet Played
IPL Debut Rajasthan RoyalsMI vs RR at Sheikh Zayed Stadium – October 06, 2020
Coach Deepak Chauhan
Favourite Player Jasprit Bumrah, Mitchell Starc

Kartik Tyagi Early Life

  • During his early school days, Kartik Tyagi was more interested in sports than in studies.
  • His father Yogendra Tyagi’s dream of becoming a Shooting Ball player settled like a dream because of his family situation. But his father decides to fulfil his dream through his child and opted to put Kartik Tyagi in cricket academy.
  • In the year 2012, Kartik started learning cricket at a club in Hapur.
  • Since there were fewer facilities and it was difficult to move on from there, Kartik started practising cricket at Meerut Victoria Park in the year 2015.
  • Right after Kartik Tyagi started his cricket journey, his father starts to assist him in all possible ways and put farming on a low priority.
  • Once his son joined the academy, Yogendra put farming on a low priority.
  • He would pack lunch and take it to school for his son, then they would change two buses and take a rickshaw to travel for two hours and reach the academy in Meerut.
  • Father Yogendra Tyagi had to face a lot of difficulties in providing cricket training and practising facilities to his son, Kartik. He even had to borrow money to buy a cricket kit for his son.
  • After Seeing Kartik’s skills, he was first selected in the U-14 team of Uttar Pradesh, after playing there for 2 years, his good performance resulted in his selection in Uttar Pradesh U-16.
  • The fast bowling and mind-blowing swing in the Under-16s won the hearts of the BCCI selectors in such a way that they invited Karthik Tyagi to play directly in the Ranji Trophy match.
Kartik Tyagi's Sister
Kartik Tyagi with his sister(Image Source: Kartik Tyagi’s Instagram Handle)

Kartik Tyagi Career

Domestic Career

  • On October 6, 2017, Kartik Tyagi made his first-class debut for Uttar Pradesh in the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy, a month before he turned 17.
  • He made his List A debut for Uttar Pradesh in the 2017–18 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 5 February 2018.
  • He made his Twenty20 debut for the Rajasthan Royals in the 2020 Indian Premier League on 6 October 2020, against the Mumbai Indians.
  • On 26 October 2020, Tyagi was named as one of four additional bowlers to travel with the Indian cricket team for their tour to Australia.

World Cup

  • In December 2019, he was named in India’s squad for the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
      • He was one of the leading bowlers for India in the tournament where he bagged 11 wickets in the six matches he played.


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  • In the 2020 IPL auction, he was bought by the Rajasthan Royals for INR 1.30 crores.
  • Kartik Tyagi was a part of Rajasthan Royals in the IPL 2021 season where he received a salary of INR 1.30 crores.
      • On 21 September 2021, Tyagi conceded just one run in the final over against Punjab Kings while defending four, and was named man of the match.
      • Here’s how Tyagi dished out his last six deliveries which grabs him the attention:
        • Ball 1: A dot ball to Markram, getting the yorker right and putting the pressure on the opposition.
        • Ball 2: A full-length delivery to Markram to give away just one run, bringing the equation to 3 off four deliveries.
        • Ball 3: Dismissing Nicholas Pooran with a near-yorker. The West Indies dasher nicked the delivery to wicketkeeper Sanju Samson to assure fans of a thrilling win.
        • Ball 4: Another dot ball from Tyagi against Deepak Hooda to mount the pressure even further.
        • Ball 5: Hooda goes for a cover drive against a delivery bowled outside off but ends up giving a catch to Samson.
        • Ball 6: Kartik bowls an inch-perfect yorker to pull off a sensational win for Rajasthan Royals!
Kartik Tyagi's performance against PBKS in IPL 2021 grabbed him the Man of the Match Award
Kartik Tyagi’s performance against PBKS in IPL 2021 grabbed him the Man of the Match Award
  • Ahead of IPL 2022, as per IPL rules, Kartik Tyagi was released by Rajasthan Royals.
  • In February 2022, he was bought by the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL 2022 mega auction for INR 4 crores.
  • In December 2023, Kartik Tyagi who registered for the IPL 2024 auction with a base price of INR 20 lakhs, was sold to Gujarat Titans for 60 lakhs.

Kartik Tyagi Intersting Facts

  • He was not a scholar student in LN Public School but participated in every sport organized in the school.
  • His father prioritized Kartik’s training over his occupation of farming.
  •  In the initial days, he tried to copy the bowling styles of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Michael Starc but heavily admired Brett Lee getting manifested by his fast bowls.
  • He was a part of the Indian squad in the U-19 World Cup 2020 and played under Rahul Dravid’s coaching.
  • Right after the victory against Punjab Kings in IPL 2021, Kartik Tyagi and Chetan Sakariya danced shirtless to celebrate the victory which went viral as soon as they posted on RR Twitter handle.

  • Following his impressive final over, he even got appreciation from one of his favourite cricketers and India’s leading pacer Jasprit Bumrah.
Bumrah appreciates Kartik Tyagi
Bumrah appreciates Kartik Tyagi for his impressive performance against PBKS in IPL 2021
  • In India’s tour of Australia 2020-2021, Kartik Tyagi was selected as a net bowler.
  • Tyagi bowls with an average pace of 140 km/hr.
  • Kartik Tyagi’s fastest delivery is – 147.92kmph.

Kartik Tyagi Batting Stats

M Runs HS Avg SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
IPL 14 6 2 3 60 0 0 0 0 0

Kartik Tyagi Bowling Stats

M Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
IPL 14 13 2/29 2/29 9.41 37.77 24.08 0 0
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