Amay Khurasiya

Country: India
Born: May 18, 1972, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Slow Left arm Orthodox

Amay Khurasiya Bio

Amay Ramsevak Khurasiya, a flamboyant left-handed batsman from Madhya Pradesh, India, has always been hailed as a cricketer with the ability to score briskly. Born on September 5, 1970, Khurasiya began his cricketing journey with promising performances that ignited hopes of a successful international career. However, he encountered significant challenges as he ventured into the highest level of the sport, struggling to make a lasting impact.

Khurasiya made an impressive debut in March 1999, during the Pepsi Cup, where he showcased his talent by smashing a quick half-century against Sri Lanka. This early success provided a glimpse of his potential as a hard-hitting batsman. Despite his sensational start, Khurasiya faced difficulties in international cricket and failed to replicate his domestic performances on the global stage.

Though he was selected for the 1999 World Cup in England, Khurasiya did not have the opportunity to showcase his skills in any of the matches. Similarly, in subsequent series such as the Aiwa Cup in Sri Lanka and the Coca-Cola Challenger in Singapore, he struggled to make a significant impact, managing only 66 runs across five matches. Khurasiya’s tendency to shuffle in the crease and play risky shots outside the off stump exposed his technical weaknesses, leading to his downfall against crafty bowlers.

In mid-2001, just before the Coca-Cola Cup in Sri Lanka, Sachin Tendulkar’s foot injury opened up a chance for Khurasiya to revive his international career. Recalled to the Indian team as a standby opener, he was under immense pressure to score big and impress the selectors. This opportunity presented him with the possibility of staking a claim for one of the middle-order positions in the team.

While Khurasiya had experienced setbacks at the international level, his performances in domestic cricket remain commendable. He was a crucial player for the Madhya Pradesh Ranji team throughout the 1990s, consistently amassing runs. With over 5700 runs in first-class cricket and a personal best score of 238, Khurasiya proved his capabilities as a prolific run-scorer. Notably, he surpassed the 500-run mark in a season thrice, with impressive performances of 584 runs in the 1990-91 season and 548 runs in the following season.

In the 2000-01 season, Khurasiya impressed yet again, accumulating 711 runs in domestic first-class cricket. His consistent performances in the Ranji Trophy showcased his resilience and determination. Despite facing challenges on the international stage, Khurasiya never lost his ability to thrive in the demanding domestic circuit.

After retiring from first-class cricket in April 2007, Khurasiya transitioned into a career in television commentary. His deep understanding of the game and experience as a player has made him a respected voice in the cricketing world. The years spent analyzing the sport from the commentary box have allowed Khurasiya to continue contributing to cricket, albeit in a different capacity.

Amay Khurasiya’s cricketing journey may not have unfolded as expected at the international level, but his prowess in domestic cricket and his ability to score runs in abundance cannot be denied. Despite the challenges he faced, he remains a talented left-handed batsman who captured the imagination of fans with his flamboyant strokeplay.

Amay Khurasiya Career Stats

Amay Khurasiya Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 12 11 0 149 57 13.54 188 79.25 0 1 14 2 3 0
FC 119 188 9 7304 238 40.8 - - 21 31 - - 90 0
List A 112 108 9 3768 157 38.06 - - 4 26 - - 44 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Amay Khurasiya Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 12 - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 119 - 6 9 0 - - - 9 - 0 0 0
List A 112 - 6 8 0 - - - 8 - 0 0 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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