Abhinav Mukund

Country: India
Born: January 06, 1990, Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Legbreak Googly
Playing role: Top order Batter

Abhinav Mukund Bio

Abhinav Mukund is an Indian cricketer known for his fluent batting style and ability to score big runs. Born on January 6, 1990, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Abhinav displayed his cricketing talent at a young age and quickly rose through the ranks to become one of India’s most promising cricketers.

At the tender age of 19, Abhinav had already achieved remarkable milestones in his career. He had scored a triple-century, registered hundreds on his Ranji and Irani Trophy debuts, and even formed a quadruple-century opening partnership with fellow Test opener M Vijay for Tamil Nadu. These early achievements showcased Abhinav’s potential as a prolific run-scorer.

Despite facing a setback in form during the U-19 World Cup in Malaysia in 2008, where he did not get a game during India’s triumph, Abhinav bounced back strongly. He followed up his disappointing performance with a triple-century in domestic cricket and consistently piled on the runs.

Abhinav’s performances in first-class cricket were nothing short of exceptional. After four seasons, he boasted an average of 60, placing him among the top batsmen in the country. Due to injuries to Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir, Abhinav was given the opportunity to open for India during the West Indies tour in 2011. His steady knocks earned him a spot in the squad for the subsequent England tour as the reserve opener.

However, Abhinav’s Test career faced a roadblock after the England tour, and he was not considered for selection. Despite this setback, he continued to represent India A and deliver consistent performances. In the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy season, Abhinav displayed his class by amassing 849 runs, including four centuries, making him India’s first-choice reserve opener for Tests.

Abhinav patiently waited for his chance to make a comeback, which came during India’s Test tour of Sri Lanka in 2017. Due to a series of injuries to India’s regular openers, he was included in the playing XI for the first Test in Galle. In the game’s second innings, Abhinav showcased his skills by scoring 81, marking his highest Test score to date.

Throughout his career, Abhinav Mukund’s elegant strokeplay and ability to build big innings have been his trademarks. He possesses a strong off-side game, which he uses to his advantage. Though he initially struggled with playing around the front pad, Abhinav worked hard to overcome these weaknesses and became a consistent run-scorer.

Off the field, Abhinav is known for his dedication and disciplined approach to the game. He is a student of the game, constantly analyzing his performances and striving to improve. Abhinav is a role model for aspiring cricketers, showcasing that hard work and perseverance can lead to success.

As his career progresses, Abhinav Mukund’s fans eagerly await his return to the international stage. With his talent and determination, he has the potential to become a mainstay in India’s Test side and add further accolades to his already impressive career.

Abhinav Mukund Career Stats

Abhinav Mukund Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 7 14 0 320 81 22.85 700 45.71 0 2 32 1 6 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 145 231 17 10258 300* 47.93 19576 52.4 31 37 1295 41 90 0
List A 84 83 3 4163 147 52.03 5063 82.22 12 24 414 30 37 0
T20s 35 33 6 728 68* 26.96 660 110.3 0 3 67 7 21 0

Abhinav Mukund Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 7 1 12 14 0 - - - 7 - 0 0 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 145 61 1041 607 16 3/5 3/23 37.93 3.49 65 0 0 0
List A 84 15 206 179 4 1/0 1/0 44.75 5.21 51.5 0 0 0
T20s 35 7 105 101 11 3/22 3/22 9.18 5.77 9.5 0 0 0

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