Darshan Nalkande is an Indian cricketer who was born on October 4, 1998. On October 2, 2018, he made his List A debut for Vidarbha in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy. On February 21, 2019, he made his Twenty20 debut for Vidarbha in the 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
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Darshan Nalkande is an Indian cricketer who represents Vidarbha in the domestic league (Eastern region of Maharashtra). The team competes in Ranji Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy domestic tournaments. During the Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy, Darshan’s all-round effort helped the team win the series. In the first innings, Darshan Nalkande took four wickets.
On October 2, 2018, Darshan made his List A debut in the 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy. On November 1, 2018, he made his first-class cricket debut for Vidarbha in the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy. On February 21, 2019, he made his Twenty20 debut in the 2018-19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, where he took 16 wickets to become the trophy’s second-highest wicket-taker.
Darshan Nalkande lacks experience, having played just a few first-class and List A matches, but his performances in the Vijay Hazare Trophy and Ranji Trophy helped him gain the respect he needed to join the KXIP squad. Prasanna Agoram, the success coach for Kings XI Punjab, was pleased by Darshan’s performance and feels he has the potential to do well in both batting and bowling.
Darshan Nalkande was acquired for Rs. 30 lakhs by Kings XI Punjab during the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League in 2018. For the 2020 Indian Premier League, he was re-instated by KXIP.
Darshan is an introvert who likes to spend his time in his room playing PlayStation or with his family when he is not on the field or when he comes home after a tournament.