Indian cricketer Prasidh Krishna celebrated his 24th birthday on February 19 this year. Wishing you a happy and successful year ahead, Prasidh!

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Prasidh Krishna Biography

An Indian cricketer who plays for the Karnataka cricket team in domestic cricket, Prasidh Krishna was born on 19 February 1996. He is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and also a part of Kolkata Knight Riders team in IPL. In batting, he is a right-handed batsman.

Prasidh Krishna’s full name is Prasidh Murali Krishna. His family lives in Karnataka. He was born and brought up in Bengaluru, and currently, his marital status is single. 

As per media reports, Prasidh was not much interested in watching cricket during his childhood but destiny had its role to play and cricket soon became his passion, his hobby, his life and everything which soon took him to new heights in the world of cricket.

Besides, he is a product of the MRF Pace Foundation at Chennai. He has also had the opportunity to work with Australian pace legend Glenn McGrath. Prasidh then travelled to Australia under an exchange programme to get training under former Australian pacer Jeff Thomson.

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Prasidh Krishna as Cricket Player

It was during Bangladesh A’s tour of India in 2015 when Prasidh Krishna first came into prominence. He took 5 wickets in 49 runs on the first-class debut for Karnataka in a match against Bangladesh A in the absence of all three frontline Karnataka pace bowlers. Prasidh took the wickets of Rony Talukdar, Anamul Haque, Soumya Sarkar and Nasir Hossain. In the end, Karnataka won the match by 5 wickets because of Prasidh’s great performance.

Prasidh made his List A debut for Karnataka in the 2016-17 Vijay Hazare Trophy in February 2017 and made his T-20 debut for Karnataka in the 2017-18 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in January 2018.

Prasidh Krishna was the leading wicket-taker for Karnataka in the 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy with 13 dismissals in seven matches.

In August 2018, Prasidh was named in India A cricket team for the 2018 A-team Quadrangular Series. In December 2018, he was named in India’s team for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Aisa Cup.

Besides, Prasidh has risen to the list of top 10 fast bowlers outside the national team.

During the T-20 in Indore in January, the Indian skipper, Virat Kohli praised Prasidh Krishna during an interview. He said, “Prasidh Krishna has done well in the domestic arena. It is a great luxury to have this group of bowlers in all formats. Looking at the World Cup, we have enough options.”

More than his wicket-taking abilities, Prasidh Kirshna’s pace and bounce grab the eyeballs.

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Prasidh Krishna Role in IPL

In April 2018, Prasidh Krishna was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2018 IPL Season as a replacement for injured Kamlesh Nagarkoti. It was in May 2018 when he got to make his IPL debut against Mumbai Indians replacing injured Shivam Mavi.

As per ESPN Cricinfo’s calculations in 2018 IPL, this fast bowler was one of the five most impressive players.

On the occasion of his birthday, the team India Content wishes the promising cricketer a very happy and a successful life ahead. Good luck, Prasidh!

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