Ankit Rajpoot was born in December 4, 1993. He is right arm fast-medium bowler. Ankit plays in domestic cricket for Uttar Pradesh. In 2012-13 he made his debut during Ranji Trophy, and picked 31 wickets in 7 matches. In Indian Premier League, he played for Kings Xi Punjab. During Duleep Trophy 2018-19, he played for India Green. India team named him for the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2018.
In Indian Premier League auction 2013, Chennai Super Kings bought him. In his debut, he dismissed Ricky Ponting, captain of Mumbai Indians, in first over. Kolkata Knight Riders signed him. In 2018, Kings Xi Punjab bought him for RS 3 Crore. Ankit Rajpoot picked five wickets in four overs against Sun Risers Hyderabad. Although the team lost, he got the Man of the Match Award.