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Who is Angkrish Raghuvanshi? KKR youngster announces arrival at big stage with 25-ball fifty vs DC on debut innings | Cricket



Who is Angkrish Raghuvanshi? KKR youngster announces arrival at big stage with 25-ball fifty vs DC on debut innings | Cricket

Kolkata Knight Riders teen Angkrish Raghuvanshi introduced his arrival on the large stage of the Indian Premier League with an aggressive half-century in opposition to Delhi Capitals in his maiden innings. Raghuvanshi made his IPL debut within the match in opposition to Royal Challengers Bengaluru however he did not get the prospect to bat at M Chinnaswamy Stadium. In the meantime, he owned the stage along with his versatile shot-making throughout the bottom on Wednesday and smashed a 25-ball half-century at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam.

Angkrish Raghuvanshi scored a high-quality half-century vs DC.(PTI)

Raghuvanshi got here out to bat at quantity 3 after Phil Salt’s early departure and the 18-year-old did not waste any time and began off with back-to-back boundaries. He matched the beats with Sunil Narine because the duo unleashed carnage to blow away the DC bowling assault.

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The 18-year-old scored 54 runs off 27 balls at a strike charge of 200 as his knock was laced with 5 fours and three sixes. In the meantime, he and Narine (85) shared a 104-run stand to set the platform for a mammoth whole for KKR after Shreyas Iyer opted to bat first on the toss.

The fitting-handed batter was dismissed by Proteas pacer Anrich Nortje within the try to hit one other huge shot.

Along with his sensation knock he managed to register his identify in a couple of file books for KKR.

Highest rating on debut innings for KKR in IPL

158* – Brendon McCullum vs RCB, Bengaluru, 2008

64 – Manish Pandey vs MI, Abu Dhabi, 2014

58*- Owais Shah vs Deccan, Mumbai DYP, 2010

54 – J Kallis v CSK, Chennai, 2011

54 – Phil Salt v SRH, Kolkata, 2024

54 – A Raghuvanshi vs DC, Vizag, 2024

He additionally grew to become the second youngest KKR batter to attain a fifty in IPL and joined Shubman Gill within the elite listing.

Youngest to attain fifty for KKR in IPL

18y 237d – Shubman Gill vs CSK, 2018

18y 303d – A Raghuvanshi vs DC, 2024

Who’s Angkrish Raghuvanshi?

Raghuvanshi was born on June 5, 2005, in Delhi however on the younger age of 11, he shifted his base to Mumbai and educated underneath Abhishek Nayar & Omkar Salvi. He represents Mumbai in home cricket and have become a recognized face within the circuit for his all-round capability as aside from his batting, he’s additionally a helpful left-arm orthodox bowler.

The gifted teen grabbed the eye within the 2022 U-19 World Cup the place he amassed 278 runs and performed a pivotal position in India’s title-winning marketing campaign underneath the captaincy of Yash Dhull. He made his Record A and T20 debut in 2023 and produced a stellar present within the CK Nayudu Trophy, the place he smashed 765 runs in 9 matches. The KKR scouts did effectively to shortlist him of their public sale listing because the two-time champions spent INR 20 lakh to signal him as he reunited along with his childhood coach Abhishek Nayar on the franchise.

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