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Some Lesser Facts About Akash Singh
- Akash Singh hails from Rajasthan, India, and is a fiery left-arm medium bowler. Since appearing in the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2020, he became well-known. He stands out from other young bowlers because of his ferocious speed and ability to bowl sharp in-swingers.
- Akash Singh learned to play cricket from his older brother, Lakhan, who has played to the district level. Akash developed a love for cricket at a young age, and at the age of ten, he enrolled at Shardul Sports School in Bikaner to pursue the sport professionally. Vivek Yadav, a mentor at Jaipur’s Aravali Cricket Club and a former Rajasthan Ranji Trophy cricketer, spotted him while getting cricket training at the academy and proposed that he travel to Jaipur and study under him in his academy. Akash moved to Jaipur in 2014 and has been studying under Vivek Yadav since then.
- In a local T20 match in Jaipur in November 2017, Akash Singh accomplished an amazing feat by picking all ten wickets while bowling. Akash, who was fifteen at the time, completed the feat without giving up a single run. His career took off when the nearly unlikely numbers thrust him into the spotlight.
- Akash Singh played three matches for India’s under-19 cricket team in the 2019 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup in September. In the final match, his three wickets helped India win the trophy.
- In the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup, Akash was part of India’s potent bowling attack, which finished runners-up. In the World Cup, Akash made an impact as a bowler who has the potential to become a future star for the Indian national cricket team. In six matches, he took seven wickets for a 3.81 economy rate.
- Rajasthan Royals purchased him at his base price of Rs. 20 lakh in the players’ auctions ahead of the IPL 2020, based on his excellent performances in domestic cricket and in ICC tournaments. About the fact that he did not play any matches during the competition, he acquired experience by practising with the RR squad’s renowned fast bowlers and coaches.