Mayank celebrated his 29th birthday in Hamilton along with his teammates on February 16 this year.
Mayank Agarwal Biography
An Indian International batsman and a startling opener, Mayank Anurag Agarwal, who is a right-handed batsman, celebrated his 29th birthday with his colleagues in Hamilton this year. Mohammed Shami, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant, Navdeep Saini along with two coaching staff joined in the birthday bash to set apart this occasion. His face was smashed with the cake in the picture shared by BCCI in which he can be seen along with his teammates.
His natal day is 16th February 1991 and he was born in Bengaluru in the state of Karnataka to father Pranav Kumar Pandey, who is a builder by profession, and mother Suchitra Pandey. He has one brother named Raj Kishan who is a former state-level cricketer. He completed his primary education from Bishop Cotton Boys School and did his bachelors from Jain University, Bengaluru. His leisure interest includes listening to music and his favourite cricketer is Virendra Sehwag. He gives all credit to Sachin Tendulkar for playing cricket as he instigated his career watching him.
Mayank Agarwal Top Innings
As the renowned legends like Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid, Venkatesh Prasad, Roger Binny, Robin Uthappa etc have emerged from Bengaluru, the biggest sports hub in India, Mayank Agarwal is the another shining star who has performed wonderfully in domestic circuit in the past 3-4 years and lastly got a chance to represent the Indian test team in December 2018. If we talk about the sports journey of Mayank Agarwal, he has played for Karnataka, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils, Rising Pune Supergiants and Kings XI Punjab as of now.
In the Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy 2008-09 and 2010 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, he came in the limelight with his conducts and was the prominent run-scorer for India. In 2010, Mayank scored a century in the Karnataka Premier League and won ‘Man of the Series’ in that tournament.
In the World Cup 2010, he was the outstanding run-scorer for India Under-19. He has given astounding performances for RCB during IPL 2011. One of them was 31-ball 41 against the Indians. He made 176 of 133, playing against South Africa-A in 2015 and built a dynamic league of 203 with Manish Pandey, giving an unbeatable target of 372 to the rival party.
Mayank embarked his career as a limited-overs batsman. Looking at his conduct in the Under-19 World Cup, he was chosen for the India A side. In the 2013-14 season, he played his first match in Ranji Trophy. He proved his calibre in 2017-18 season by recording more than 1160 runs in just 9 matches at an average of 105.45 for Karnataka and was the leading run-getter of the season. He triumphed the match for Karnataka by tallying mind-boggling innings of 304 against Maharashtra at Pune.
In September 2018, he was straight away chosen for the ‘Indian Test Squad for West Indies’ tour of India after his remarkable 2017/18 domestic season. He made his debut in the very famous ‘boxing-day’ test match at Melbourne Cricket Ground on 26th December 2018 and gave a remarkable knock of 76 off 161 balls in his very first international innings. He outstripped the record of the highest individual score by an Indian batsman in Australia on debut with this innings. Agarwal made his contribution in the second innings by adding the highest 42 runs on the board for India, ensuring to leave the opposition team with the huge target to beat. India made a victory and sealed the series 2-1.
Following his brilliant performances in the domestic season and against Australia in his maiden test series, Mayank was selected over Rayudu as a standby player in a 15-man squad for ICC World Cup 2019 in April. But he didn’t get a chance to showcase his class as India already had a level-headed experienced team for the tournament.
Mayank Agarwal Life
On 4th June 2018, he tied the knot with Aashita Sood, daughter of Bangalore Police commissioner Praveen Sood. Both of them share a very long and strong relationship as they were together in school and college both. Indian opener K L Rahul and Mayank Agarwal both are best friends off the field.
Mayank has been honoured many times for his numerous achievements and records. In June 2018, he was bestowed with Madhavrao Scindia Award for being the highest run-scorer in Ranji Trophy 2017-18 by BCCI. In November 2018, he was named as ‘One of the 8 players to watch out for’ ahead of the 2018/19 Ranji Trophy. Mayank bagged 2017/18 and 2018/19 Vijay Hazare Trophy as the highest run-scorer with 723 and 251 runs respectively.
Mayank has always been a wonderful partner for his crease mates and maintains a good symmetry among his noteworthy hits and partnerships.
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