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MAYANK AGARWAL: An Inspiration for Young Cricketers

Published : May 27, 2019 2 mins read Updated On : Sep 18, 2023

Mayank Agarwal, has risen through the ranks of Indian Cricket and made a name for himself in the past two seasons, with his ability to score big runs on the Indian Domestic circuit. He made his Test debut for India during the 2018-19 Border-Gavaskar series in Australia, and returned with scores of 76, 42 and 77 in the three innings where he came out to bat, which contributed immensely to Team India’s first ever Test series victory in Australia.

MAYANK AGARWAL: An Inspiration for Young Cricketers

Record Breaking 2017-18 Domestic Season
Before his call up to the Indian Test Team, Mayank was already among the top performers in Indian Domestic cricket by emerging as the highest run getter in 2017-18. He amassed 1,160 runs at an astonishing average of 105.45 in the Ranji Trophy which helped Karnataka reach the semi-finals. Mayank carried on this form into the Vijay Hazare Trophy and was the highest run getter with 723 runs at a whooping average of 90.23. He was the chief architect in Karnataka’s title winning run as they beat Saurashtra in the finals to lift their third Vijay Hazare Trophy. In doing so, Mayank Agarwal broke the record for the most runs in an Indian Domestic Season across all formats.

Successful Test Debut
Mayank’s hard work at the domestic and India A level, finally resulted in a call up to the Indian Test team during the 2018-19 Border-Gavaskar series in Australia. He opened the batting for India in the boxing day Test match and scored a gritty 76, which was the highest score by an Indian batsman on debut in Australia, and the second highest score by an Indian opener on debut in an overseas Test. He followed that up with another fine knock of 42 in the second innings at Melbourne and an aggressive 77 in the Sydney Test match. 

MAYANK AGARWAL: An Inspiration for Young Cricketers

Mayank’s love for Fitness and Fast&Up
Mayank has worked extremely hard on his fitness off late, by incorporating distance running, and functional training into his weekly regime. He has also added Fast&Up nutrition into his training and diet programs, which has enhanced his fitness and muscle recovery. Fast&Up BCAA helps him to replenish electrolytes and vitamins lost during workout and helps him to gain muscle strength, prevent injury and gives a boost to his endurance. Also, Fast&Up Reload helps him during his workouts as it keeps him hydrated and allows him to push himself during his training.

Fruitful IPL 2019 Season
Mayank recently completed a successful season with the bat for Kings XI Punjab, where he played at a crucial position of number three and scored 332 runs at a strike rate of 141.88 He displayed attacking T20 skills throughout the tournament and is looking to break into the Indian white ball sides as well when the opportunity arises.

Neel Visaria
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