Riyan Parag: Assam's Exciting Young Cricketer

Riyan Parag is an all-rounder who plays for Assam in the Indian domestic circuit.

He was born in 2001 and played age-group cricket for Assam from U-14 level onwards.

Parag rose to prominence with excellent performances for India at 2018 U19 World Cup.

He plays in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for Rajasthan Royals and impressed with his batting and fielding.

At IPL 2022, Parag smashed his maiden T20 fifty and helped clinch a thriller vs RCB with his quickfire knock.

He has pulled off some outstanding fielding efforts - taking catches and effecting brilliant run-outs.

Parag plays flamboyant 'x-factor' style cricket and has had altercations with opposition players.

He has been marked as one for the future given his prodigious all-round talent.

Off the field, Parag is known for his frequent TikTok videos and fan following among younger crowds.

Still only 21, Riyan Parag has his best years ahead and the potential to represent India if he realises consistency.

Parag received the prestigious Lala Amarnath Award for the Best All-rounder in domestic cricket for the 2022-23 Ranji Trophy season.

Adding his major domestic season award cements his credentials as an all-rounder and talent to watch out for.