Mayank Anuragh Agarwal
Mayank Agarwal is an attacking opening batsman who blasted 432 runs in 5 matches in the Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy in 2008-09 at an average of 54. He also holds a match-winning 160 runs knock for India U-19 against Australia in 2009. He imitates Virender Sehwag and it can be easily noticed in his batting style.
|Weight (approx.):||66 kg|
|Date of Birth:||16 February 1991|
|Age (as on 2018):||26 years|
|Birth Place:||Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Aquarius|
|School:||Bishop Cotton Boys’ School|
|College:||Jain University, Bangalore|
|Educational Qualifications:||Not known|
|Mother:||Name not known|
|Brother:||Name not known|
|Coach/Mentor:||Ram Das (School)|
|Nature on field:||Calm|
|Likes to play against:||NA|
- Leading run-getter for India in ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2010
- In Karnataka Premier League 2010, he was awarded the Man of the series
- In November 2017, he scored a triple century in first-class cricket
- He was the leading run-scorer in Ranji Trophy in 2017-18 edition (1160 runs)
|Career Turning Point|
- Cooch Behar Trophy in 2008-09 and 2010 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He was the leading run-getter in both the tournaments
- Most runs in an Indian domestic season (2232 runs in 2017-18)
|Hobbies:||Listening to music|
|Favourite Batsmen:||Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar|
|Favourite Cricket Ground:||Bellerive Oval (Hobart, Australia)|
|Favourite sports personalities:||NA|
|Favourite Musicians/Singers:||Ed Sheeran|
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children|
|Affairs/Girlfriends:||Aashita Sood (8 years long relation)|
|IPL 11:||1.00 crore (KXIP)|
|Lesser Known Facts|
- In the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2017-18 season, Mayank scored 723 runs in a total of 8 matches at an average of 90.37.
- He broke Dinesh Karthik’s record of most runs in a Vijay Hazare Trophy season after the semi-final. He also broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record of most runs in a List-A series by an Indian batsman in the final game.
- He is the only batsman to score 2000 runs in a single domestic season.
- Although his favorite cricketer is V Sehwag, Mayank idolizes Sachin Tendulkar and is the reason behind his passion for cricket.
- He has featured for Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils, Rising Pune Supergiants in previous editions of Indian Premier League.
- Mayank proposed Aashita Sood at the London Eye just before the New Year. Aashita is the elder daughter of Bengaluru’s top cop Praveen Sood. Both were in a relationship for almost 8 years.
- Mayank is an alumnus of Jain University and Bishop Cotton Boys’ School
- In June 2018, BCCI awarded him the Madhavrao Scindia Award for the highest run-getter in Ranji Trophy
- Mayank also holds a record of the highest total by any batsman in Indian domestic season. He accumulated 2141 runs across all formats in 2017-18.