Meet Karnataka’s Mayank Agarwal – 2nd Indian To Slam Test Double Ton Against SA

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Team India opener Mayank Agarwal on Thursday became the second Indian batsman after Virender Sehwag (2008) to score a double hundred in Test against South Africa. In this context, here’s a piece of quick information about the next promising cricketer from Karnataka.

Here are a few things to know about Mayank Agarwal:

1. Born In Bengaluru, Karnataka

Mayank was born in the capital city of Karnataka and is currently 28 years of age.


2. First Class Debut

The right-handed opening batsman made his first-class debut for Karnataka 6 years ago in Mysuru against Jharkhand. He scored 90 runs in 144 balls in this match.

3. 3964 Runs In First Class Cricket

Agarwal made his highest score of 304 not out against Maharashtra and until now has made 3964 runs in first-class cricket.

4. Represented 4 IPL Franchises

Mayank Agarwal has represented four Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises. These include Rising Pune Supergiant, Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, and Royal Challengers Bangalore. He scored 332 runs in 13 matches in IPL 2019 playing for KXIP.  


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5. Made Test Debut Against Australia

He made his Test debut in Melbourne against Australia in Boxing Day Test in December 2018. In this match as well he was called upon as a replacement to Prithvi Shaw who was sidelined due to injury. He scored 76 and 42 runs in two innings as India won the match. His 76 runs in the first innings were the highest runs scored by an Indian against Australia on debut. In the next match at Sydney, he continued his form scoring 77 runs. 

So, this was about Mayank Agarwal. We congratulate the player on this amazing Double ton.