5 Interesting Facts about Mukesh Kumar
Who is Mukesh Kumar?
- Mukesh Kumar is an upcoming Indian cricketer. He is a right-arm, medium-pace bowler who plays for Bengal in Ranji Trophy.
- In 1993, he was born in Gopal Ganj, Bihar. His father is Kashi Nath Singh, and his mother is Malti Debi.
|DATE OF BIRTH||12nd OCTOBER 1993|
|HOME TOWN||GOPALGANJ, BIHAR|
|FATHER||KASHI NATH SINGH|
Mukesh Kumar – Biography
- Here is some interesting information about Mukesh Kumar.
1. Mukesh Kumar is a current player of the Bengal Ranji Team
- Mukesh’s father was a taxi driver by profession. He earned his living by driving a taxi in Kolkata, West Bengal.
- In 2011 he brought his son Mukesh to Kolkata. Here, Mukesh started playing cricket under Ranadeb Bose.
- In 2014 he was selected for the VISION 2020 program by Bengal Cricket Association. Later, he got a chance to play in the Ranji Trophy for the Bengal team.
2. Mukhesh took 4 Wickets in his debut
- On 2nd November 2015, Mukesh made his Ranji Trophy debut against Haryana.
- He took 4 Wickets for 53 runs in the match’s first innings.
- Virender Sehwag was his first wicket.
3. Took 6 Wickets against Bangladesh A
- In 2022 against Bangladesh A, Mukesh Kumar took six wickets for 40 runs in the match’s first innings.
- India A won that match by a considerable margin of an innings and 123 runs.
4. Has an impressive first-class career so far
- Mukesh has played 33 First Class matches, and he took 123 wickets at an average of 21.46.
|FORMAT||FIRST CLASS||LIST A|
|BEST BOWLING INNINGS||6/40||3/71|
5. Delhi Capitals bought him for IPL 2023
- In December 2022, the mini-auction held in Kochi, Delhi Capitals bought him for 5.5 Crore INR.
- A few days later, BCCI included Mukesh Kumar in the Indian cricket team for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka.
In conclusion, Mukesh Kumar is a very talented cricketer. Let’s hope he will do well in International matches for India.
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