Aditya Prakash Tare, popularly known as Aditya Tare is an Indian Cricketer born on 7th November 1987 in the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra. He is a right-handed batsman known for his lusty blows down the order and also for his ability to shape his game according to the situation which persists.
The wicketkeeper-batsman made his List A debut against Baroda at Pune on 27th February 2008. Tare soon made his first-class debut for his side at his home ground against Orissa on 10th November 2009. Tare was also pretty quick to adapt to the T20 format as he made his T20 debut for his side Baroda during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on 20th October 2009.
Though Tare did not play the 2010-11 Ranji Trophy season, due to recurring injuries, he came back with a bang the next season by accounting for the most number of dismissals for a keeper in a season, while becoming the second highest run-getter for Mumbai that season. Tare, a permanent fixture in Mumbai's domestic side, took over the captaincy of the Ranji Trophy team from Suryakumar Yadav in 2015. He has also been made the skipper of the T20 Mumbai side for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Tare holds the record for most dismissals (41) as a wicketkeeper in the Ranji trophy (2011-12).
He was a part of the squad during the franchise's title-winning campaigns in 2013 and 2015. Tare is often famously remembered known for hitting a crucial six against Rajasthan Royals in IPL-7 that helped Mumbai Indians make it to the last four from nowhere.
After putting up some notable performances for the Mumbai Indians, he was bought by the Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2016. He was bought by the Delhi Daredevils ahead of IPL 2017 and in the following season, he was back at his base.
A thumb injury before the start of the season in 2018 meant Aditya Tare had to wait for his turn. The MI management turned to Ishan Kishan and persisted with the youngster. Tare did not feature in any game in the 12th edition of the tournament and continues to fight for a spot in the XI alongside Kishan and senior pro Quinton de Kock.
Hailing from the fishing community based in Palghar, a district in the far northern outskirts of Mumbai, Tare represented Mumbai in most age divisions, even captaining the under-19 and under-22 sides. He is fondly remembered for hitting a six off the last ball of James Faulkner to send Mumbai Indians into the playoffs.