Mayank Agarwal is an of the most potential youngsters cricketer of the India cricket team.
He is a cricketer of India who especially plays as a right-handed opener in the longer format of the game.
The way he works for his fitness and his playing style in the long version of cricket will surely make his name among the top cricketers.
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Biography of Mayank Agarwal:
- Full Name... Mayank Anurag Agarwal
- Date of birth... February 16, 1991.
- Birthplace... Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
- Father... Pranav Kumar Pandey.
- Mother... Suchitra Singh.
- Wife... Ashita Sood.
- Brother... Raj Kishan.
- Current age... 30 years.
- Height...1.76 m.
- Eye color... Black.
- Hair Colour... Black.
- Zodiac sign... Aquarius.
- Playing role... As a batsman.
- Batting style... Right-hand opening bat.
- Bowling style... Right-arm off-break.
- Test debut vs Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Dec 26, 2018.
- Last Test vs Australia at Brisbane Cricket Ground, Jan 15, 2021.
- ODI debut vs New Zealand at Seddon Park, Hamilton, Feb 05, 2020.
- Last ODI vs Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground, Nov 29, 2020.
- IPL debut vs Kochi Tuskers Kerala at Nehru Stadium, Apr 09, 2011.
- Last IPL vs Delhi Capitals at Narendra Modi Stadium, May 02, 2021.
Just like many people in India begin playing cricket after seeing Sachin Tendulkar, in the same way, Mayank was also inspired by him, and he also started playing cricket after seeing him.
He studied in the same school with the Indian team's star batsman KL Rahul and Karun Nair and are also very good friends.
Biography of Mayank Agarwal on domestic cricket Career:
He played the first first-class match of his domestic cricket career against Jharkhand in 2010.
In the Ranji Trophy in 2017-18, Mayank Agarwal scored a triple century from the Karnataka team against the Maharashtra team.
Mayank Agarwal became the highest run-scorer in that tournament with a total of 1,160 runs in the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy season.
In the 2017-18 season, he scored a total of 723 runs in the Vijay Hazare Trophy and became the top scorer in that tournament as well.
He scored a total of 2,141 runs in all the domestic tournaments he participated in for the 2017-18 season, which was the highest number of runs scored by any domestic cricketer in the year 2017-18.
Due to Mayank Agarwal's consistent performances in Ranji and Vijay Hazare Trophy, he was selected in the India B squad for the Deodar Trophy season 2017-18.
Biography of Mayank Agarwal on International Career:
His Test debut was in the third Test during India's tour of Australia on 26 December 2018 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. In the first innings of this Test, he scored 76 runs off 161 balls, the most runs scored by an Indian cricketer in a Test debut in Australia, breaking Dattu Phadkar's 71-year-old record.
Mayank Agarwal has played only 14 Test matches so far in his international cricket career, in which he has scored 1052 runs at an average of 45.73 with the help of two double centuries, three centuries, and four half-centuries.
He has played only five One Day Internationals Match so far in his international cricket career in which he has scored a total of 86 runs at an average of 17.20.
Mayank Agarwal has played a total of 154 T20 matches in his international cricket career so far including the IPL matches, in which he has scored 3653 runs at an average of 26.47 with the help of two centuries and 22 half-centuries. A brief description of which is given below.
Mayank Agarwal's Test debut:
Mayank Agarwal, who made his Test debut earlier this year during India’s tour of Australia, maintained his fine run at home. During India’s 3-0 series clean sweep against South Africa last month, the opener scored 340 runs from just four innings that included two centuries.
Continuing their dominating run at home, the Indian cricket team, following their 2-1 triumph in the Twenty20 International (T20I) series, once again had the visiting Bangladeshi side ducking for cover in the 1st Test at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore. A splendid bowling display saw India ripping through the Bangladeshi batting line-up, eventually bowling them out for a mere 150 runs in the first innings.
While the Indian pace trio of Mohammed Shami (3-27), Ishant Sharma (2-20) and Umesh Yadav (2-47) hunted in a pack to give India a roaring start, opening batsman Mayank Agarwal ensured there was no respite for Bangladesh as he clobbered the opposition bowlers all around the park during his career-best 243-run knock.
Brilliant Career starts from Commencement:
A shy kid who just would not open up or communicate during his days as an under-19 cricketer, Mayank Agarwal has gone from strength to strength in his budding international career, which has already started turning heads in the cricket fraternity. With over 4500 runs in first-class cricket, there is no dearth of talent when it comes to Mayank. But, he still had to wait for his national call-up.
And, when it eventually came in December 2018, Mayank Agarwal made sure he made it count. The Bengaluru batsman scored a gritty fifty against a testing bowling attack on an equally menacing Melbourne wicket to showcase his abilities. And, since then, there has been no turning back for this cricketer.
Virat Kohli Interviews Double Centurion Mayank Agarwal Over His Fitness & Mindset:
After his breathtaking innings on Day 2, Mayank Agarwal was interviewed by Indian captain Virat Kohli who, earlier in the day, had made a gesture from the dressing room to the Indian opener to go for a double hundred. In a light-hearted conversation, Mayank spoke about hitting his second double century, keeping the fitness levels high, and being the team man.
In a mere seven Test matches, Mayank Agarwal has scored three fifties, a hundred and a double century. But, on 15th November, in his eighth match, Mayank's true potential was in full display during an innings that proved he belonged at the highest level of cricket. During the second day's play of the 1st Test against Bangladesh, the opening batsman castled a sensational 243 runs after taking the opposition bowling attack to the cleaners.
His career-best knock formed the cornerstone of India's total of 493 runs in the first innings and allowed the hosts to gain a sizeable lead of 343 runs. Clinching his second double hundred, the Indian opener surpassed Sir Don Bradman on the list of the fastest batsmen to score two double hundreds in Test cricket. While Bradman took 13 innings to achieve the milestone, Mayank was an innings quicker to notch up his second double century.
Making Test Cricket Look Ridiculously Easy:
Opener Mayank Agarwal continued his rich vein of form as he slammed his second Test double hundred during India’s first Test against Bangladesh at the Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore on Friday.
The Karnataka batsman consumed 303 deliveries en route to his double hundred and brought it up in style after he smashed spinner Mehidy Hassan for a six. He eventually got out to the same bowler after mistiming his slog-sweep straight to fielder Abu Jayed at deep mid-wicket. But not before he had hit eight sixes in a match, finishing with 243 runs on board.
Mayank Agarwal received huge applause from the crowd, along with a standing ovation from his teammates, as he made his way back to the pavilion after becoming the second-fastest cricketer in history to score the second double century in tests.
His fine knock ensured that India managed to increase their lead to 343 runs at stumps on the second day. The right-handed batsman now has scored three hundred in his last five Test innings, highlighting his consistency.
Biogaphy of Mayank Agarwal on IPL Career:
Mayank Agarwal first became a part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore team in the 2011 Indian Premier League season and his performance was excellent.
In 2014, he was included in his team by Delhi Daredevils, after that in 2017, he was included in Rising Pune Supergiants.
Due to his outstanding performance in the 2017-18 domestic cricket season, a lot of IPL teams showed interest in picking him for the 2018 IPL season and he was eventually bought by Kings XI Punjab for an IPL auction price of Rs 1 crore. Following is a brief description of his IPL career.
Mayank Agarwal Surpassing Sir Don Bradman With His Double Ton:
In the process, the 28-year-old surpassed Sir Don Bradman on the list of the fastest batsmen to score two double hundreds in Test cricket. While Bradman took 13 innings to achieve the milestone, Mayank was an innings quicker to notch up his second double century. The elite list is currently being led by Indian veteran Vinod Kambli who had a sensational start to his Test career, scoring two double tons in his first five innings.
His brilliant knock, which included 28 fours and eight sixes, formed the cornerstone of India's total of 493 runs in the first innings and allowed the hosts to gain a sizeable lead of 343 runs. While his artistry with the willow sent the Indore crowd into delirium, Mayank's witty response in the press conference after the end of second day's play, too, entertained everyone.
Some of his Achievements:
- In 2018, Mayank Agarwal was awarded the Madhavrao Scindia Award by the BCCI for his outstanding performance in the Ranji Trophy.
- He became the second Indian player after Virender Sehwag who has score two consecutive centuries in Tests against South Africa while opening.
- He became the third Indian batsman who has scored the quickest 1000 runs in Tests cricket.
- He was the top run-getter for India in the 2010 Under-19 Cricket World Cup tournament.
He reaches a high rating point:
Mayank Agarwal has reached 691 rating points after scoring 858 runs in his first eight Tests. Only seven batsmen have scored more runs than Agarwal in their first eight tests...