In the IPL, the Giants dazzled and made everyone their wish, the 24-year-old storm bowler has now ticketed England.
The Indian team has been announced for the England tour. In this long tour lasting from June to September, the Indian team will play the final of the World Test Championship against New Zealand and then a 5-match Test series against England. In this situation, for this 4-month tour, a total of 24 players have been selected in Team India, out of which 20 are part of the main team, while 4 players have been kept on standby. These players will be a part of the practice match. Also, he will replace someone in the event of injury from the main team. A special name among these standby players is Avesh Khan. For the 24-year-old young fast bowler, the last 2-3 months have been very good and the 4 months ahead can prove to be even more tremendous.
Avesh Khan's name has become the most discussed in Indian cricket in the last 3-4 weeks. The reason for this is his great performance in IPL 2021. Playing for the Delhi Capitals (DC), this great young fast bowler has taken the brunt of many Indian and world cricket players from Virat Kohli to MS Dhoni. At the same time, in the tournament, everyone was constantly climbing up the list of successful bowlers, surprising everyone. In such a situation, it can be understood that Avesh has received the reward of his performance.
World Cup stars made under Dravid's proximity
However, it is not just about IPL. Avesh Khan's name as a rising fast bowler has been a constant in the domestic circuit for the last 3-4 years. He was part of the team in the 2016 Under-19 World Cup and was the highest wicket-taker for India in the tournament. In that school of Rahul Dravid, Awaresh had flourished himself. Due to this, Avesh was bought by the first Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2017 IPL. Then in 2018, Delhi Capitals mixed with them by giving 75 lakhs.
Constant success in Ranji
Avesh got real success in IPL this year, but before that he had started to build his good identity. He showed his mettle in India's prestigious first class tournament Ranji Trophy and proved to be the most successful bowler for Madhya Pradesh in two consecutive seasons.
Avesh took 35 wickets in 7 matches for his MP team in the 2018-19 Ranji season. Continuing his performance, he took 28 wickets in 5 matches in the following season (2019-20), in which he averaged 19.
Avesh has so far claimed 100 wickets in 26 first class matches with a tremendous strike rate of 44.8 and an excellent average of 23. He is getting the reward for such performance in Ranji Trophy.
Smart with line-length and speed
Avesh was first identified as a bowler who had good speed and could bowl more than 140 kilometers per hour in a row. However, due to lack of maturity at that time, he was unable to use the pace properly and often proved to be expensive. Even wickets were not available. But in the last one or two years, they have changed it. Now with speed, he also takes advantage of his stature and strong shoulders. He kills good bouncers. In the same over, you change the speed with the exact line-length. He has also learned to use slouers and cutter bowling.
Dhoni-Kohli hunted in IPL 2021
This is the reason that in IPL 2021, they made veterans like Virat Kohli, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suryakumar Yadav, Johnny Bairstow their victims. He took 14 wickets in 8 matches played in IPL 2021 and was the second most successful bowler till the season was interrupted. Even before this season, he was included as a net bowler for the Test series against England. By giving this kind of opportunity for the second time in a row, there are signs that the doors of Team India can be opened soon for the charge.