Nitish Rana

Nitish Rana Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 15, 2023

Date of Birth

27 / December / 1993


31 Years


Cricketer (Batsman)

Nitish Rana (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Biography & More

Nitish Rana was born on December 27, 1993, into a family of Rajputs, he is a professional Indian cricketer who currently holds the position of captain for the Delhi team in domestic cricket and Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Known for his aggressive style of left-handed batting, Rana also possesses skills as a part-time off-spin bowler. In November 2018, he was appointed as the captain of the Delhi team, replacing Gautama Gambhir. Rana earned his debut for the Indian national team in July 2021.


He was born into a middle-class Hindu family on December 27, 1993, in Delhi, India. His father, Dara Singh Rana, is a Math professor at a college, and his mother, Satish Rana, is a homemaker. He has an elder brother named Ashish Rana and a sister named Vishakha Rana.

Nitish Rana’s parents

Nitish Rana’s parents

Ashish Rana Nitish Rana Brother

Ashish Rana Nitish Rana Brother

Saachi Marwah Nitish Rana Wife

Saachi Marwah Nitish Rana Wife

Nitish Rana Childhood Pics

Nitish Rana Childhood Pics

Early Life

Nitish Rana, the Indian cricketer, was born on December 27, 1993, in the capital city of Delhi, India. He grew up in Delhi and had a strong passion for cricket since childhood.


After completing his early schooling at DAV Centenary Public School, Nitish Rana enrolled at Vidya Jain School where he continued to pursue his interest in cricket from 2008 to 2010.

Personal Life

On February 18, 2019, Nitish Rana tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend Saachi Marwah, who happens to be a cousin-sister of Indian comedian Krushna Abhishek.

Domestic Cricket

Nitish Rana is a talented cricketer who made his debut in domestic cricket back in 2015. He played for Delhi in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, where he showcased his impressive batting skills and caught the attention of many. His talent did not go unnoticed as he was soon picked up by the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction in 2015.

International Career

On 23 July 2021, Nitish Rana marked his One Day International (ODI) debut for India against Sri Lanka, after being named in the ODI and T20I squads in June 2021. He scored 7 runs off 14 balls in his debut game. Later, on 28 July 2021, he made his debut in the T20I format for India against Sri Lanka.


In 2015, Mumbai Indians bought Nitish Rana for 10 Lakh rupees, but he did not get to play any matches in that year’s IPL tournament. However, the franchise retained him for the following year’s IPL, but once again he did not get any chance to play in the 2016 season of the tournament.

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Favorite Things

Favorite Destination Kasauli, Vishakhapatnam
Favorite Actor Ranveer Singh
Favorite Actress Aishwarya Rai
Favorite Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Athlete David Beckham
Favorite Food Churros
Favorite Beverage Cocoa


Nitish has accomplished numerous milestones in his cricketing career to date. Among his notable achievements are:

Net worth

According to available sources, Nitish Rana’s net worth is around INR 40 crores (or $5 million).


All professional cricketers in India receive their salaries from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), including Nitish Rana who earns INR 2,40,000 per match.

IPL Salary

In IPL 2023, he has been retained by Kolkata Knight Riders for INR 8 Crore. He joined the team in 2018, having made his debut with Mumbai Indians, who picked him up for INR 1 Crore.

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Body Measurements Chest: 39 Inches
Waist: 32 Inches
Biceps: 13 Inches
Birth Place Delhi India
Children Not Yet Update
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 173 CM
Height In Meter 1.73 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Name Not Known
Mother: Name Not Known
Profession Cricketer (Batsman)
Siblings Sister: Vishakha
Spous Not Yet Update
Weight 63 Kg
139 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Capricorn


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