Defender Rakesh Pradhan plays for NorthEast United and has made nine appearances in this season's Indian Super League, with one of these coming for his current club. He had previously played for NorthEast United in the competition during 2020/2021. Pradhan last appeared in a league game on February 24, playing 90 minutes for Odisha versus Mumbai City in a 6-1 defeat. In total, he has provided one league assist this term. He has been shown a yellow card twice.In last season's Indian Super League, Pradhan featured in 15 games for NorthEast United and created one assist. Pradhan switched to NorthEast United in January 2021 from Shillong Lajong, for whom he made 31 league appearances in total, scoring one goal and providing two assists.