Swapnil Asnodkar (29 March 1984, Porvorim, Goa) is an Indian first-class cricketer. He was Coached By Nitin Vernekar. He is a hard hitting right-handed opening batsman with a relatively short stature of around 5’5 . He plays for Goa in first class cricket, and Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League.
Indian Premier League
He formed a strong opening partnership with South African captain Graeme Smith. By the end of the tournament they had scored 418 runs together at an average of 59.71 – the highest of the tournament. In the seven IPL matches he played, he scored 244 runs at 34.86 with a strike rate of 127.08. On his IPL debut against Kolkata Knight Riders, he scored 60 runs from 34 balls. His innings included 10 fours and one six with a strike rate 176.47. He bowls right-arm offbreaks. He was called up to an Indian emerging players tour to Israel in July 2008.
Full name Swapnil Ashok Asnodkar
Born March 29, 1984, Porvorim, Goa, India
Major teams Goa, Goa Under-19s, India Blue, Rajasthan Royals
Playing role Batsman
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak