Abhimanyu Easwaran is a new face in Indian Cricket for many. A standby player short listed for the upcoming England Test series and World Test Championship.
Abhimanyu Easwaran is one of those four players who got short listed for upcoming India’s tour to England for ICC World Test championship followed by the Test Series against England in Aug – Sep 2021. Most of us follow Indian Cricket with International matches but few of us follow domestic cricket where Abhimanyu Easwaran is a familiar face for everyone.
Indian Cricket is full of domestic cricket where a player plays tournaments affiliated with BCCI. Abhimanyu Easwaran made his T20 debut for Bengal in 2016–17 Inter State Twenty-20 Tournament. And he was the leading run-scorer for Bengal in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy, with 861 runs in six matches.
In August 2019, he 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.
Basically Abhimanyu hails from Dehradun where his father has a most reputed cricket academy after Abhimanyu’s name. Abhimanyu Cricket Academy. Abhimanyu is a right-handed top order batsman who plays domestic cricket for Bengal.
The promising cricketer made his first-class debut in 2013 against Uttar Pradesh. He played 64 first-class matches and scored 4401 runs at an average of 43.57. He also has 13 centuries and 18 half-centuries to his name. He has played 62 matches so far in his List A career, where he has scored 2875 at a fantastic average of 48.72. It is worth mentioning that he was the leading run-scorer for Bengal in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy with 861 runs in just 6 games.
Indian Cricket squad for WTC 2021 final
Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), R. Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Md. Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul (subject to fitness clearance), Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper; subject to fitness clearance).
Standby players: Abhimanyu Easwaran, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan, Arzan Nagwaswalla