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Prasidh Krishna: Indian Fast Bowler who knows no limits

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Prasidh Krishna, who previously broke the 150-kmph barrier in the IPL, is now a part of the Indian ODI team. After against England and is looking forward to the opportunity.

About Prasidh Krishna Cricketer

Details
Full Name
Muralikrishna Prasidh Krishna
Age
25 years
Sport Category
Cricket
Date of Birth
Feb 19, 1996
Hometown
Bangalore
Height
187 cm
Weight
71 kg
Coach
Srinivas Murthy
Achievement
Leading wicket-taker for Karnataka in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy (13 wickets) First Indian bowler to claim a 4 wicket-haul on ODI debut.
Networth
INR 8 -10 Crores
Spouse
Ummarried
Parent
Father- Murali Krishna Mother- Kalavathi Krishna
ODI Debut
vs England at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Mar 23, 2021
Batting Style
Right Handed Bat
Bowling Style
Right-arm medium-fast
Teams Played for
Bellary Tuskers, Karnataka, India Blue, India A, Bengaluru Blasters, Kolkata Knight Riders, India B, Mysuru Warriors, India Red, Board Presidents XI, India U23, India
IPL Debut
vs Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium, May 06, 2018
Alma Mater
School: Carmel Padmanabhanagar. College: Mahavir Jain College

Prasidh Krishna Early Life

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Prasidh was initially uninterested in cricket, preferring to partake in other sports such as volleyball and running. He had, however, joined Bengaluru’s Basavanagudi Cricket Academy at the age of 12 and began refining his talents at a young age. He also used to play cricket for his school team.

Prasidh Krishna had to make a difficult decision by the time he was 14 years old. Deciding between volleyball and cricket. It seems to be possible that genetics had a part in this tall youngster from Bangalore’s Carmel School excelling in these two sports.

Murali, the father, was a college fast bowler, and Kalavathi, the mother, was a state-level volleyball player.

Krishna followed in his father’s footsteps after receiving advice from former Karnataka first-class cricketer Srinivas Murthy, who was Krishna’s coach at Carmel School.

While studying at Carmel School in 2010, he established a name for himself in the state of Karnataka’s under 14’s. In 2013, he was named for the Karnataka under-19 squad.

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Prasidh Krishna Cricket Career

On a Bangladesh A tour of India in 2015, he made his first-class debut for Bangalore against Bangladesh A. In the first innings, he took five wickets, while in the second innings, he took one wicket.

In the Vijay Hazare Trophy later that year, Prasad Krishna made his List A debut with Pavan Deshpande and Krishnappa Gautham against Jharkhand. He took two wickets for 41 runs. In the same year, he tried out for the MRF pace foundation and was selected.

Then, in January 2018, he made his T20 debut for Bangalore in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy against Punjab. Despite picking up the opening batsman Manan Vohra, he gave up 44 runs in his four overs.

He visited Australia in 2019 as part of a foundation exchange program and improved significantly his bowling abilities with former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thompson.

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INTERNATIONAL CAREER

Krishna made his international debut against England in an ODI match on March 23, 2021. On his debut, he took four wickets for a 6.61 economy rate. Jason Roy was his first international wicket. In his debut match, he also took the wickets of Ben Stokes, Sam Billings, and Tom Curran.

It wasn’t only the speed that astonished us. Krishna cruised at 145 kilometers per hour with ease. But it was his cricketing intelligence and composure that stood out.

Prasidh Krishna Bowling Stats

FORMATMATCHESWICKETSBBMECONOMY
ODI364/546.91
IPL31264/309.29
FIRST-CLASS9346/522.79
LIST A48816/335.17

Prasidh Krishna KKR

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Prasidh Krishna, who began his career as a net bowler for RCB, made quick progress in 2018 after being chosen as a substitute player for Kamlesh Nagarkoti. Prasidh participated in seven IPL games, and he did reasonably well to justify his selection, capturing ten wickets. A four-for against Sunrisers Hyderabad was also worth the money. The onus was on the Karnataka pacer to deliver the goods with Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti unavailable for the 2019 IPL and boy he did.

Before making his IPL debut, Prasidh was a net bowler for four IPL teams, including Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings (previously Kings 11 Punjab), and Kolkata Knight Riders.

Krishna made his IPL debut for KKR against arch-rival Mumbai Indians on May 6th, 2018. Only the Mumbai Indians’ Skipper Rohit Sharma provided him with his first IPL wicket in his second encounter against them.

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Prasidh Krishna Bowling Stats (IPL)

MATCHESWICKETSECONOMYYEAR
7109.282018
1149.342019
649.372020

Facts

  • Prasidh Krishna current IPL Team – KKR
  • Brett Lee, an Australian fast bowler, is his idol.
  • At MRF Pace Foundation, he also received training from Glenn McGrath.
  • Apart from the IPL, he also plays for the Bellary Tuskers in the kpl Karnataka Premier League. 
  • Prasidh Krishna fastest ball in the IPL was measured at 152.22 kilometers per hour.
  • Prasidh Krishna IPL 2020 price: .20 cr
  • P Krishna IPL 20201 price: Retained by KKR for 20 cr

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