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Pragyan Ojha

Pragyan Ojha

Born September 5, 1986 Bhubaneswar, Orissa
Age 28 Years, 10 Months, 26 Days
National Side India
Batting Style Left Handed
Bowling Slow left-arm orthodox
Batting Rank
Bowling Rank
Teams Played India, India A, India Blue, Indian Board President's XI, India Green, India Red, Rest of India, Surrey, South Zone, Mumbai, Hyderabad, India, Hyderabad
Man of the Match Test - 1, ODI - 0, T20I - 1, IPL - 1, CL - 0,
Career Span 2009 - 2013, 2008 - 2012, 2009 - 2010, 2008 - 2015, 2009 - 2013,

Considered as one of the most talented left-arm spinners in the country, Ojha first came into limelight when he ended up among the top ten bowlers in the league stage of the 2006-07 Ranji Trophy season (just his second season) with 29 wickets at an average of 19.89 in six games for Hyderabad. Consistent performances thereafter, for India A, helped him bag an Indian T20 League contract with Hyderabad and he soon turned out to be a successful product of the league and emerged as the bowling star for Hyderabad, with the acquisition of a 'purple cap' in the third season.

Pragyan Ojha OVERLALL STATS

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s6sAvgS/RCtSt
Test 2427178918* v SL00608.9018.08100
ODI 181084616* v SL003023.0041.0770
T20I 6111010* v SL0001-166.6610
IPL 922311163 v DEL00001.3335.55140
CL 113211 v SOM00001.00100.00--

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w5wAvgE/RS/R
Test 481272.129834201136/47 v WI7730.262.6867.54
ODI 17146.05652214/38 v SL1031.044.4641.71
T20I 6 21.00132104/21 v BAN0013.206.2812.60
IPL 90316.312332893/11 v CHE5026.207.3621.33
CL 1031.0022492/17 v PER0024.887.2220.66

Pragyan Ojha AGAINST OPPOSITION

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Australia 4 5 3 6 5* 0 0 0 / 0 3.00 21.42 - -
Bangladesh 1 1 1 1 1* 0 0 0 / 0 - 9.09 - -
England 4 6 4 12 6* 0 0 1 / 0 6.00 11.11 2 0
New Zealand 5 5 2 24 11 0 0 2 / 0 8.00 17.77 - -
Sri Lanka 5 6 4 41 18* 0 0 3 / 0 20.50 22.52 3 0
West Indies 5 4 3 5 3* 0 0 0 / 0 5.00 17.85 5 0
Total 24 27 17 89 18 v SL 0 0 6/0 7.08 16.63 10 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
Australia 8 221.5 48 587 16 3/57 2 / 0 36.68 2.64 83.18
Bangladesh 2 38.0 5 126 4 2/49 0 / 0 31.50 3.31 57.00
England 8 254.2 69 617 20 5/45 0 / 2 30.85 2.42 76.30
New Zealand 10 265.1 69 689 25 5/99 3 / 1 27.56 2.59 63.64
Sri Lanka 10 249.1 52 773 17 4/115 2 / 0 45.47 3.10 87.94
West Indies 10 243.4 55 628 31 6/47 0 / 4 20.25 2.57 47.16
Total 48 1271.3 298 3420 113 4/115 v SL 7/7 32.05 2.77 69.20

ODI

T20I

IPL

CL

Pragyan Ojha LOCATION WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Away 4 5 3 36 18* v SL 0 0 2 / 0 18.00 20.33 - -
Home 20 22 14 53 11 v NZ 0 0 4 / 0 6.62 16.82 10 0
Total 24 27 17 89 18 v SL 0 0 6/0 12.31 18.58 10 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
Away 8 202.0 36 641 12 4/64 v WI 1 / 0 53.41 3.17 101.00
Home 40 1070.1 262 2779 101 6/47 v WI 6 / 7 27.51 2.59 63.57
Total 48 1272.1 298 3420 113 4/64 v WI 7/7 40.46 2.88 82.29

ODI

T20I

IPL

CL

Pragyan Ojha YEAR WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6s AvgS/RCtSt
2009 2 2 2 6 5* v SL 0 0 1 / 0 - 37.50 3 0
2010 9 11 7 61 18* v SL 0 0 3 / 0 15.25 20.00 - -
2011 3 2 2 3 3* v WI 0 0 0 / 0 - 14.28 3 0
2012 6 8 5 16 6* v ENG 0 0 2 / 0 5.33 11.42 2 0
2013 4 4 1 3 2* v WI 0 0 0 / 0 1.00 30.00 2 0
Total 24 27 17 89 18 v SL 0 0 6/0 4.32 22.64 10 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
2009 4 85.1 21 258 9 3/101 v SL 1 / 0 28.66 3.02 56.77
2010 18 504.4 103 1439 33 4/107 v NZ 4 / 0 43.60 2.85 91.75
2011 6 177.2 38 450 20 6/47 v WI 0 / 2 22.50 2.53 53.20
2012 12 352.3 100 857 33 5/45 v ENG 2 / 3 25.96 2.43 64.09
2013 8 152.3 36 416 18 5/40 v WI 0 / 2 23.11 2.72 50.83
Total 48 1271.3 298 3420 113 4/107 v NZ 7/7 28.77 2.71 63.33

ODI

T20I

IPL

CL

Last 5 Performances

Batting Bowling Opposition Match Date
0(1) 5/40 & 5/49 v West Indies Nov 14, 2013
2*(6) 1/62 & 0/27 v West Indies Nov 06, 2013
0(1) & DNB 1/75 & 2/19 v Australia Mar 22, 2013
1(2) & DNB 2/98 & 2/46 v Australia Mar 14, 2013
3(32) 0/71 & 1/70 v England Dec 13, 2012

PRAGYAN OJHA's profile

Considered as one of the most talented left-arm spinners in the country, Ojha first came into limelight when he ended up among the top ten bowlers in the league stage of the 2006-07 Ranji Trophy season (just his second season) with 29 wickets at an average of 19.89 in six games for Hyderabad. Consistent performances thereafter, for India A, helped him bag an Indian T20 League contract with Hyderabad and he soon turned out to be a successful product of the league and emerged as the bowling star for Hyderabad, with the acquisition of a 'purple cap' in the third season.

After a decent outing in the first season of the Indian T20 League, Ojha got a deserved call-up to the ODI side in the 2008 Asia Cup, against Bangladesh. In a spree of appearances, Ojha displayed reliable bowling acumen with economical spells and regular wickets. It was enough to win a place in India's 2009 World T20 campaign, which he commenced in style with a noteworthy Man of the Match effort of 4/21 against Bangladesh. Later that year, Ojha received a maiden Test call-up against Sri Lanka in Kanpur and bowled decently. Gradually, he began to form a formidable spin force with Ravichandran Ashwin and the lethal pair wreaked havoc on the subcontinental pitches.

Ojha however, remained a second choice spinner to Ashwin outside the subcontinent. He signed for the county side Surrey in 2011 and played a crucial role in Surrey's promotion to Division One of the LV County Championship. His success continued in 2012 when he was picked by the Mumbai franchise for the fifth season of the Indian T20 League. Ojha rates his Man of the Match performance in Sachin Tendulkar's farewell Test In Mumbai as one of his most cherished memories.