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Swapnil Asnodkar

Batting style:
Right Handed bat
Bowling style:
Off break
Played for:
India A, India Blue, South Zone, Rajasthan, Goa
Roles played:
Batsman
Born:
March 29, 1984, Porvorim, Goa, India

Profile

Swapnil Asnodkar is a right-handed opening batsman and represents Goa in first-class cricket. Despite a diminutive stature, he is an attacking batsman and has been one of Goa’s leading run-getters. The 2007-08 Ranji Trophy season was his best where he scored 640 runs at an average of 71.11 with a personal best of 254 not out.

His claim to fame was the 2008 IPL season where he formed the highest opening partnership of the tournament with Graeme Smith for the Rajasthan. Together they scored 418 runs at an average close to 60 in the edition. His fearless batting style was compared to that of Sri Lankan Romesh Kaluwitharana and won the praise of his captain Shane Warne.


Statistics

Show:
  Matches Innings Runs NO Avg. SR 100's 50's HS
IPL 20 20 423 0 21.15 124.77 0 2 60
  Catches Stumpings Runouts
IPL 6 0 0

Career

Span:
IPL:
2008-2011
IPL
Debut:
Rajasthan Vs Kolkata at Sawai Mansingh Stadium (Chogan Stadium), Jaipur - May 01, 2008
Last played:
Rajasthan Vs Punjab at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali - Apr 21, 2011
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