Mayank Anurag Agarwal is an Indian cricketer who plays as a right-handed opening batsman. He made his international debut for the India cricket team on 26 December 2018 against Australia at MCG. Mayank Agarwal is a player who has shown great stroke play and elegance from his early days. He came to the limelight with his performances in the Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy in 2008-09. Mayank Agarwal scored a lot of runs In the 2010 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He started his IPL career in 2011 with Royal Challengers Bangalore. He made his debut in international cricket in the Test series against Australia in 2018.
Mayank Agarwal Personal Life
Agarwal was born on 16 February 1991 in Bangalore. His father Anurag Agarwal is the CEO of the US$35 million healthcare company Natural Remedies. Agarwal studied at the Bishop Cotton Boys’ School and Jain University in Bangalore, where he was teammates with K. L. Rahul and Karun Nair. Agarwal came to prominence with his performances. In the Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy in 2008-09 and 2010 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. Which he was the leading run-getter for India. He was also adjudged Man of the Series in the Karnataka Premier League in 2010.
In January 2018, Agarwal got engaged to Ashita Sood, daughter of Indian Police Service officer Praveen Sood. Current Head of Police Force in Karnataka and married her on 6 June 2018.
|Full name||Mayank Anurag Agarwal|
|Born||16 February 1991 (age 30)
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
|Bowling||Right-arm off break|
Domestic & IPL cricket Career
In November 2017, he scored his maiden triple century in first-class cricket. When he made 304 not out batting for Karnataka against Maharashtra in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy. He was the leading run-scorer in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy, finishing the tournament with 1,160 runs.
In January 2018, he was bought by the Kings XI Punjab in the 2018 IPL auction. In February 2018, he was the leading run-scorer in the 2017–18 Vijay Hazare Trophy, with 723 runs in eight matches. He scored 2,141 runs across all formats, the highest total by any batsman in an Indian domestic season. He was the leading run-scorer for Karnataka in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, with 251 runs in seven matches.
On 27 September 2020, Mayank scored his maiden Indian Premier League century. For Kings XI Punjab against Rajasthan Royals in Sharjah Cricket Stadium. He scored 106 off 50 balls in the match but ended up on the losing side. He scored a total of 424 runs in 11 matches for Kings XI Punjab at an average of 38.54.
|Domestic team information|
|2011–2013||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|2017||Rising Pune Supergiants|
|2018–present||Kings XI Punjab|
Mayank Agarwal International Career
In September 2018, he was named in India’s Test squad for their series against the West Indies. But he did not play. He made his Test debut against Australia on 26 December 2018. He scored seventy-six runs in his first innings at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. This was the highest score by an Indian cricketer on a Test debut in Australia. Going past the previous record of 51 runs set by Dattu Phadkar. He played the 4th test also and finished the series with 195 runs.
In July 2019, he was added to India’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup, replacing Vijay Shankar. Who was ruled out of the rest of the tournament due to a toe injury?
In October 2019, in the first Test match against South Africa, Agarwal scored his maiden century in Test cricket. He went on to convert his maiden test century into his first double hundred in a Test match. Before being dismissed for 215 runs of 371 balls with 23 fours and 6 sixes. After hitting his 2nd Test hundred against South Africa. Agarwal became only the 2nd Indian opener after Virender Sehwag (2009-10) to score back to back centuries against South Africa.
|National side||India (2018–present)|
|Test debut (cap 295)||26 December 2018 v Australia|
|Last Test||15 January 2021 v Australia|
|ODI debut (cap 230)||5 February 2020 v New Zealand|
|Last ODI||29 November 2020 v Australia|
|ODI shirt no.||16|
Mayank Agarwal Along the Years
|2010||19||Highest run-getter for India in the 2010 ICC Under-19 World Cup|
|2010||19||Man of the Series in Karnataka Premier League|
|2011||20||IPL Debut for Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|2018||27||Leading run-scorer in the 2017-18 Vijay Hazare Trophy|
|2018||27||Leading run-scorer in the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy|
|2018||27||Made International debut for India|
|2018||27||Engaged to Ashita Sood.|
|2019||28||Added to the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup squad.|
Mayank Agarwal Career Statistics
Mayank Agarwal Net Worth
According to various news reports, Mayank Agarwal’s net worth is estimated to be approximately $5 million (36.7 crores). His net worth is boosted by contracts with the BCCI, IPL salary, and brand endorsements. Agarwal is a Grade B player in the Indian Cricket team. Fast&Up has signed Agarwal as their brand ambassador. He earns approximately 3 crores annually and so far he has earned 9.7 crores just from IPL.