Mayank Markande is one of the rising talents from India. A spin bowler who has a deft change of pace, made his mark in IPL 11. Even though he is still relatively young, and has a long career ahead, talks of him being included in the squad for the ICC World Cup 2019 have started. He showed time and again wit his franchise in Mumbai Indians that he can deliver when it matters the most, and doesn’t succumb under pressure easily.
|Weight (approx.):||60 kg|
|Eye Colour:||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth:||November 11th, 1997|
|Age (as on 2018):||20|
|Birth Place:||Bathinda, Punjab|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Scorpio|
|Coach/Mentor:||Mahesh Inder Singh Sodhi|
|Test:||Yet to debut|
|ODI:||Yet to debut|
|T20:||Yet to debut|
|Domestic/State Team:||Mumbai Indians|
|Nature on field:||Fired Up|
|Likes to play against:||NA|
|Career Turning Point|
- In his debut IPL season of 2018, Markande took 15 wickets in 14 games and caught the world’s eye by exhibiting his ability with the ball.
|Favourite Bowlers:||Shane Warner|
|Favourite Football Team:||NA|
|Favourite sports personalities:||Shane Warne|
|Favourite TV Shows:||NA|
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children|
|IPL earnings:||20 INR ($29, 105)|
|Awards and recognitions|
- In the U16 Vijay Merchant Trophy, Markande took 29 wickets in the 7 matches he played.
|Lesser Known Facts|
- Markande wanted to become a bowler but his coach convinced him to be a spinner.
- He loved cricket so much that he joined an academy to train as early as 8 years old.