“Watch| Angkrish Raghuvanshi: KKR’s Rising Star Lights Up IPL Debut with Explosive 25-Ball Fifty Against DC”

Angkrish Raghuvanshi

The 18-year-old player Angkrish Raghuvanshi smashed 54 runs off 27 balls at a strike rate of 200 in his innings, including 5 fours and three sixes. The young player from Kolkata Knight Riders, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, announced his arrival on the big stage of the Indian Premier League with an aggressive half-century in his debut innings against Delhi Capitals.

First half century

Although Raghuvanshi made his IPL debut against Royal Challengers Bangalore, he didn’t get a chance to bat at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. However, on Wednesday, he dominated the field with his versatile shots, scoring a blazing half-century off 25 balls at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam.

Angkrish Raghuvansh at no.3

After getting out early, Angkrish Raghuvanshi came in to bat at number three and wasted no time, starting with back-to-back boundaries. He teamed up with Sunil Narine, launching a fierce assault on the DC bowling attack.
In his sensational innings, he etched his name into some record books for KKR. His partnership with Narine (85) after choosing to bat first on Shreyas Iyer’s toss decision set up a massive score of 104 runs.

Attempting to hit another big shot, Raghuvanshi fell victim to a delivery from DC’s quick bowler Pratyush Teh. With his sensational innings, he made his mark in some record books for KKR. He became the second youngest KKR player to score a half-century in the IPL and joined the elite list alongside Shubman Gill.

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Angkrish Raghuvanshi: Who is he?

Raghuvanshi was born on June 5, 2005, in Delhi, but at the age of 11, he shifted his base to Mumbai, where he trained under Abhishek Nayar and Omkar Salvi. Representing Mumbai in domestic cricket, he has become a recognized face in the circuit for his extraordinary talent. Besides his batting prowess, he’s also a proficient left-arm bowler.

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Gem of U-19

Under Yash Dhull’s captaincy, the gifted young batsman made waves at the 2022 Under-19 World Cup by amassing 278 runs and contributing significantly to India’s victory. He made his debut in List A and T20 in 2023 and showcased a splendid performance in the CK Nayudu Trophy, scoring 765 runs in nine matches. KKR scouts shortlisted him in their auction list, impressed by his performance, and the two-time champions spent ₹20 lakhs to acquire him because he reunited with his childhood coach Abhishek Nayar in the franchise.

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