Who is Abhimanyu Easwaran?
Abhimanyu Easwaran born on 6 September 1995, is an Indian cricketer who plays for Bengal. He made his Twenty20 debut for Bengal in the 2016–17 Inter State Twenty-20 Tournament on 31 January 2017. In October 2018, he was named in India A’s squad for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy. He was the leading run-scorer for Bengal in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy, with 861 runs in six matches.
Abhimanyu Easwaran Biography, Wiki
In August 2019, Abhimanyu Easwaran was named in the India Red team’s squad for the 2019–20 Duleep Trophy. In the final of the tournament, he scored 153 runs against India Green. In October 2019, he was named in India A’s squad for the 2019–20 Deodhar Trophy.
In January 2021, he was named as one of five standby players in India’s Test squad for their home series against England. In May 2021, he was also named as one of four standby players in India’s Test squad for the final of the 2019–2021 ICC World Test Championship and their away series against England.
|Full name||Abhimanyu Ranganathan Paramaswaran Easwaran|
|Born||6 September 1995 (age 25)|
Abhimanyu Easwaran Might Open With Rohit In ENG
Team India is eyeing the 5-match Test series against England (IND VS ENG). Team India has a golden opportunity to create history in the 5-match Test series against England. India has not won the Test series in England for 14 years, so Virat Sena’s eyes are fixed on this series starting on 4th August.
Even before that, the problems of Team India are not taking the name of ending. After Shubman Gill, Avesh Khan and Washington Sundar, Mayank Agarwal has now been ruled out of the first Test due to injury. After Mayank’s injury, questions are being raised on who will open against England. In such a situation, Lokesh Rahul (KL Rahul) or Abhimanyu Easwaran can be included in the main team, who are currently ‘stand by’.
Abhimanyu Easwaran’s dream debut
Bengal opener Abhimanyu Easwaran was selected as a standby player for the Test series against England. However, due to the injury of Shubman Gill, now this player can debut for Team India.
Playing Tests in the Test series against England in England, every player waits for this challenge and this is a great opportunity for Abhimanyu Easwaran to prove his mettle. The inspiration of this 25-year-old young player Abhivanyu Easwaran is former India captain Rahul Dravid. Not only this, when he played for India A, Rahul was his coach.
Let us inform that Easwaran (Abhimanyu Easwaran) was not bought by any team in IPL 2021.
Brilliant performance by Easwaran
Abhimanyu Easwaran consistently maintained his place in the India A team. This young batsman played 6 matches in the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy, in which he scored 861 runs. In the year 2018 itself, he got a place in the India-A team for the Deodhar Trophy. In the year 2019, he joined the India Red team for the Duleep Trophy. Easwaran scored 153 runs in the final of the Duleep Trophy and after that he got a place in the India A team.
Mayank Agarwal injured, ruled out of first Test
Just two days before the start of the first match, opener Mayank Agarwal has been ruled out of the first Test due to injury. Siraj is the fastest bowler among the Indian bowlers on the tour of England. During practice, Mayank took his eyes off his shot ball, after which the ball hit the helmet in the back of his head. He was feeling a little uncomfortable after opening the helmet and then physio Nitin Patel sat on the ground with him. After this, he left the net with Patel with his hand on the back of his head.
It was expected that approval will be given to play the Test match, but the BCCI has announced that Mayank Agarwal has been ruled out of the first Test due to ‘concussion’.
Abhimanyu Easwaran’s Career Stats
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Abhimanyu Easwaran’s Facts
1) Born in Uttarakhand but plays for Bengal
Abhimanyu Easwaran was born in Uttarakhand on 6 September 1995. Growing up, Abhimanyu lived away from his family. He stayed close to Bengal with his coach Nirmal Sengupta. Therefore, when he made his debut in the Ranji Trophy, it was with the Bengal team.
2) Father owns a cricket academy
Abhimanyu went to practice away from home even though his father owns a cricket academy himself. His father had named it ‘Abhimanyu Cricket Academy‘ well before his son was born. Recently, he went back to the academy to practice for the England series much before his name was announced in the reserves.
3) Back-up plan of being a Chartered Accountant
Abhimanyu Easwaran had decided to have a Plan ‘B’ just in case his passion in cricket doesn’t work out. Since he came from a financially weak background, he couldn’t afford to risk it all on a sport. Therefore, he had prepared to become a Chartered Accountant, which was incidentally his father’s profession.
4) Leading run-scorer for Bengal in 2018-19 Ranji Trophy
Six years into his first-class debut, Abhimanyu had a breakout season in the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy. Playing for Bengal, he amassed a staggering 861 runs in just six matches. He had an average of 95.66 in the process. Unfortunately, his team failed to make it out of the group stage.
5) Scored 233 against Sri Lanka A
In a four-day game held in Belagavi between India A and Sri Lanka A, Abhimanyu smashed a splendid double century. On the back of his fabulous knock, India A amassed 622/5. The bowlers then bowled the Lankans out twice, registering a massive innings victory.
6) Big-match player
During the 2019-20 Duleep Trophy finals, Abhimanyu Easwaran scored a patient 153 for India Red, with the next top score being 39. This helped his team defeat India Green by an innings & 38 runs. Rightfully so, he went on to win the player of the match award. This put him on the radar of the Indian selectors. Subsequently, he was announced as a reserve when England toured India in the early part of this year.
7) Played in the Dhaka Premier League
One lesser-known fact about Abhimanyu is that he is one of the very few Indians who have participated in the Dhaka Premier League. He played for Prime Bank, one of the top sides in the league held in Bangladesh. Owing to his good performances, he was called up to the India ‘A’ side that was slated to play against New Zealand.