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Mukesh Kumar IPL 2023: IPL Career, Batting, Bowling Stats

IPL Career, Batting Stats, Bowling Stats

Mukesh Kumar Cricketer: Mukesh Kumar is an Indian cricketer who plays for Bengal Cricket Team. He made his first-class debut on 30 October 2015–16 in the Ranji Trophy. He made his List A debut on 13 December 2015 at Vijay Hazare Trophy. He made his T20 debut on 6 January 2016 in the 2015–16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

Indian pace bowler Mukesh Kumar said he was delighted that Delhi Capitals selected him in the Indian Premier League mini-auction, saying the team made him feel like part of the family even when he was a net bowler.

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Who is Mukesh Kumar?

For three years, Mukesh prepared for entrance exams to join the Central Reserve Police (CRPF) and Bihar Police. He eventually passed the written exam in 2012 but was rejected due to health reasons. It was around this time that he seriously decided to switch to cricket.

Mukesh Kumar Cricketer
Mukesh Kumar in Ranji Trophy | image: espncricinfo

Bihar did not qualify for India’s premier domestic competition. In other words, Mukesh had no way out of his hometown. He made a living as a hired tennis ball cricketer and entered tournaments with prize money sufficient for basic needs. But when he was involved in an accident during a tournament in Bihar, his father, who taxi driver in Kolkata since 2003, decided it was time to intervene and asked him to move to the city.

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Mukesh Kumar IPL 2023 Auction:

Former Delhi Capitals net bowler Mukesh was acquired by the Delhi Capitals at the IPL 2023 mini-auction for a staggering INR 5.5 crore.

Mukesh Kumar Social Media Profiles:

Mukesh’s Instagram account: Mukesh has a verified Instagram Account which has over 13K followers.

Mukesh’s Facebook Account: Here is the Facebook Account of Mukesh Kumar.

Mukesh’s Twitter Account: Mukesh hasn’t any verified Twitter account.

Mukesh Kumar Debut Match:

Mukesh initially went to the famous Kaligat club but returned. A club official told him that he would have to carry drinks for at least two years to get anywhere in the game.

Mukesh Kumar IPL Career, Batting Stats, Bowling Stats
image: ESPNcricinfo

After that Mukesh went to the Bani Niketan sports club. On his debut, Mukesh took 6 wickets in a Second Division match. The following year Mukesh moved to the first-division team. However, because his father’s health began to deteriorate, Mukesh was unable to play regularly.

Mukesh Kumar Batting Stats:

FORMATFirst ClassList AT20
Match332423
Inning582423
Balls58421144493
Runs2644974592
Wkts1232625
BBI6/403/713/12
BBM8/843/713/12
Avg21.4937.4623.68
Eco2.715.17.2
SR47.44419.7
4w6
5w6
10w
BBI = Best Bowling in Inning | BBM= Best Bowling in Match

Mukesh Kumar Batting Stats:

FORMATFirst ClassList AT20
Match332423
Inning36116
NO1985
Runs158374
HS28162*
Avg9.2912.334
BF350558
SR45.1467.2750
100/50s
4s223
6s12
Catch3411
Stumping

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