What can you say about the skilful opener, the leading run-scorer Mayank Agarwal? Well, plenty.
The batter, with jersey number 16, has only taken three wickets in cricket’s First-Class. However, he has also played more than 75 matches and scored more than 6000 runs in international and domestic tournaments. But there’s more! Let’s learn more about this gifted cricket player.
Basic Information About the Player
Full Names: Mayank “Monkus” Anurag Agarwal
Age: 30-years-old (16th February 1991)
Bat Style: Right-handed
Teams: Currently, he’s a batter for the Indian national cricket team, Karnataka cricket team, and Punjab Kings. Previously, he joined Bellary Tuskers, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rising Pune Supergiants, Belagavi Panthers, India Under-19s, and Delhi Daredevils
Bowl Style: Right-arm off-break
Leagues and Ranks
Mayank Agarwal began his worldwide cricket career in 2018 and trained hard and smart to be today’s professional. His preferred shots are pull shot and square cuts.
He earned from the Indian Premier League (IPL) and played for Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rising Pune Supergiants, and Delhi Daredevils.
In 2010’s Karnataka Premier League, the title Man of the Series was his. To add, on 2nd May 2021, he became Punjab King’s thirteenth captain.
Listed below are Mayank Agarwal’s top victories:
- He ranks 12th, with 317 as the highest innings partnership for the first wicket.
- He ranks 13th, with eight as the most sixes in an innings.
- He ranks 20th, with 215 as the highest maiden hundred.
- He ranks 22nd, with 19 as the fastest to 1000 career runs.
- He ranks 28th, with 160 as the maximum runs from fours and sixes in an innings.
- He ranks 32nd, with 206 as the highest runs in a day.
Accidents and bodily traumas come with any sport, and cricket isn’t an exception. However, it’s welcoming news that Mayank Agarwal hasn’t suffered as many health issues in the field as most of his colleagues.
During a training session at Melbourne in the late months of 2020, he got a hamstring injury. The fracture made him miss the 45th IPL match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and his team, Punjab Kings.
The Punjab King’s opening batsman again recently suffered a hit on his arm while playing against Kolkata Knight Riders. With this injury, he missed the IPL 2021 game with Royal Challengers Bangalore.
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Last Matches Played
To sum, below are the player’s three final matches in their different categories:
1. The last test match was at Brisbane, 15th to 19th January 2021, between India and Australia. India won by three wickets.
2. The last T20 match was at Ahmedabad, 2nd May 2021, between Capitals and Punjab Kings. Capitals won by seven wickets and had fourteen balls remaining.
3. The last FC match was at Chester-le-Street, 20th to 22nd July 2021, amid County XI and Indians. Unfortunately, it was a draw.