Know all the information about fast bowler Akash Deep, selected for the last 3 tests

By Nishu Bhardwaj February 10, 2024 8:02 PM IST

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The Indian team has been announced for the last three matches of the ongoing 5-match Test series against England. While the names of KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja are included in this, Virat Kohli will not be seen playing in this entire Test series. Apart from this, fast bowler Akash Deep, who plays for Bengal team in domestic cricket, has been included in the team as a new player. 27-year-old Akash recently played in 3 unofficial four-day test matches against England Lions, in which he managed to take 14 wickets.

Excellent performance against England Lions got him a place in the test team

Akash Deep’s bowling in the 3rd unofficial four-day Test match played between India A and England Lions caught the attention of the selectors. Along with taking 14 wickets, Akash also took a 4 wicket haul. Before this, Akash has also seen excellent performance in the Indian Premier League, in which he plays for the Royal Challengers Bangalore team. In the year 2022, RCB bought him in the auction for Rs 20 lakh. So far, Akash has got a chance to play in 7 matches of IPL, in which he has taken 6 wickets in his name.

Akash’s performance in domestic cricket was like this

If we look at Akash Deep’s record in domestic cricket, he made his debut in first class cricket with the Bengal team in the year 2019. Since then, he has taken 103 wickets in his name while playing in 29 matches. During this period, his average was 23.18, in which he also took 5 wicket hauls 4 times. Whereas in List A, Akash has played 28 matches and during this he has managed to take 42 wickets.

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