Meet Angkrish Raghuvanshi, former U-19 World Cup star who scored 25-ball fifty for KKR in maiden IPL innings


Raghuvanshi holds the excellence of being the seventh youngest batter to attain a fifty in the IPL, and the second youngest for the Knight Riders.

Kolkata Knight Riders’ rising star, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, made a memorable entrance onto the grand stage of the Indian Premier League with a daring half-century towards Delhi Capitals in his debut innings. While Raghuvanshi’s first IPL look got here towards Royal Challengers Bengaluru, he didn’t have the chance to showcase his batting expertise at M Chinnaswamy Stadium. 

However, he actually made up for it by delivering a stunning show of versatile shot-making everywhere in the subject on Wednesday. Raghuvanshi’s spectacular 25-ball half-century at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam really stole the highlight.

Raghuvanshi confidently took to the crease at quantity 3 following Phil Salt’s early dismissal, and the 18-year-old wasted no time in making his mark with two consecutive boundaries. He rapidly discovered his rhythm alongside Sunil Narine, and collectively they unleashed a devastating onslaught that left the DC bowling assault reeling.

The younger expertise showcased his ability by scoring a formidable 54 runs off simply 27 balls, boasting a strike charge of 200. His innings included 5 fours and three sixes, demonstrating his capability to search out the boundary with ease. In partnership with Narine, who contributed 85 runs, they constructed a formidable 104-run stand that laid the inspiration for a considerable complete for KKR. This spectacular efficiency got here after Shreyas Iyer selected to bat first on the toss, setting the stage for an thrilling match forward.

Who is Angkrish Raghuvanshi?

Raghuvanshi, born on June 5, 2005, in Delhi, made a major transfer to Mumbai on the age of 11 to pursue his cricketing desires. Under the steerage of esteemed coaches Abhishek Nayar and Omkar Salvi, he honed his expertise and earned a spot representing Mumbai in home cricket. Known for his distinctive all-round talents, Raghuvanshi not solely excels in batting but in addition showcases his expertise as a left-arm orthodox bowler.

His expertise shone brightly throughout the 2022 U-19 World Cup, the place he performed a vital function in India’s victorious marketing campaign, scoring a formidable 278 runs below the management of Yash Dhull. Making his List A and T20 debut in 2023, Raghuvanshi continued to impress, significantly in the CK Nayudu Trophy, the place he amassed a formidable 765 runs in simply 9 matches.

Recognizing his potential, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) scouts properly included him in their public sale record. The two-time champions secured his providers for INR 20 lakh, reuniting him along with his childhood coach Abhishek Nayar throughout the franchise.

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Nilesh Desai
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