Akash Deep IND vs ENG: India has included Akash Deep in the team for the three Test matches to be played against England. Akash Deep is a bowling all-rounder and has performed well in domestic cricket. The journey to Team India has not been easy for Bengal player Akash. His life has been full of ups and downs. During this period he maintained his passion for cricket. Akash has now joined Team India. A friend has played a very important role in his reaching here. He also got a chance to play for India A before joining the main Indian team.
Friend’s stubbornness changed Akash’s life –
Akash plays for Bengal in domestic matches. His life has been full of ups and downs. Akash has been addicted to cricket since childhood and he always maintained it. But in the meantime there came a time when he broke down completely.
According to a news from News18, Akash’s father passed away in 2013. Meanwhile, he left the training going on in Kolkata and came to Bihar. Six months later, his brother also died. There was an atmosphere of mourning in the house. For this reason his mother was not sending him back. But due to the efforts of his friend Vaibhav, his mother agreed. This is how they came back.
There were 42 wickets taken in the club match in 2016 –
According to the report, Akash took training in Sourav Ganguly’s cricket academy. After this he was selected for United Club in 2016. He took 42 wickets in the first year itself. Akash came into limelight due to his strong performance. After this, he was selected for the Mustaq Ali Trophy in 2018-19. He was also successful in making a place in Bengal’s Ranji team.
Showed strength against England Lions –
Akash recently got a chance to play for India A. He bowled well against England Lions in Ahmedabad. Akash had taken 2 wickets for 28 runs in a match. After this, he took 6 wickets in one match and 5 wickets in the next match. Akash has taken 103 wickets in 29 first class matches. Along with this, 418 runs have also been scored. He has taken 42 wickets in 28 List A matches.
Akash Deep is a fan of Brett Lee –
Akash’s bowling is very good. His idol is the God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar. But he is also inspired by former Australian bowler Brett Lee. Akash is adept at bowling both in-swing and out-swing. Apart from this, he has also performed well in batting. He has shown strength in the middle order.