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Deepak Noutiyal and Naresh Ludhani are a team of Cricket Fanatics on The Amazing Race: China Rush 1.



  • Age: 29


  • Age: 30

The Amazing Race: China Rush 1

Race History

Deepak & Naresh's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
Placement Notes
1 1 Shanghai → Zhejiang No Detour Naresh 9 of 10
2 2 Zhejiang → Jiangsu Warrior's Strength / Warrior's Skill Deepak 5 of 10 [1]
3 3 Jiangsu Rock / Roll Deepak 5 of 9
4 4 Jiangsu Blade / Brush Naresh 4 of 8
5 5 Jiangsu → Beijing Go for the Gold / Go for the Goal Deepak 6 of 7
6 6 Beijing → Shandong Trees / Keys Naresh 3 of 6
7 7 Shandong Buried Metal / Carried Metal Naresh 4 of 5
8 8 Shandong → Sichuan Hot Pot / Tea Pot Deepak 5 of 5
9 9 Sichuan Face Detection / Face Detention Naresh 4 of 5
10 10 Sichuan → Yunnan Fish / Float Deepak 3 of 5
11 11 Yunnan → Guangdong Crags / Cranes Naresh 2 of 4
12 12 Guangdong → Shanghai No Detour Deepak 3 of 3
Average 4.42
     The team finished in first place
     The team finished in last place and was eliminated from the race
     The team finished in last place in a non-elimination leg
     The team that won The Amazing Race
     The team that crossed the Finish Line second
     The team that crossed the Finish Line third
The team used the Fast Forward pass
> The team used the Yield
< Recipient of the Yield
The team used the U-Turn
Recipient of the U-Turn

1: Deepak & Naresh originally arrived 4th, but were given a 15-minute penalty for taking a golf cart instead of walking to the Pit Stop. Sarah & Molly checked in during the penalty time, dropping them to 5th.


Franchise Records

  • Deepak & Naresh are the only team of racers from India to compete outside of The Amazing Race Asia.
  • Highest finish by a team of racers from India, finishing in 3rd.

China Rush Records

  • First all-male team to be penalized.
  • First team to be U-Turned.
  • First team to make it to the final leg without winning a leg.
  • First team to complete the race without winning a leg.
  • Only all-male team to make it to the final leg without winning a leg.

External links

The Amazing Race: China Rush 1 Teams
 Bonnie & Mel
Expat Wives
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 Charlie & Rachel
Flirtatious Friends
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 Deepak & Naresh
Cricket Fanatics
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 Janis & Aleksandra
Reality TV Veterans
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 Lisa & Karen
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 Paul & Francis
Maasai Warriors
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 Rick & Josh
Best Mates
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 Sarah & Molly
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 Sean & Amy
Newly Dating
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