Late in the batting order, the willy old fox leg-spinner takes along good hitting skills and is more than just a rabbit with the bat. Ravi Bishnoi can bowl orthodox leg-spinners well, but he also has an impressive googly that is difficult to interpret from his action.
After making his debut in February of that year, Ravi Bishnoi took four wickets in four games for Rajasthan in the 2018-19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy season, bowling at an impressive average of 19.75. In the 2019-20 season, he only played two games in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, taking two wickets in the process.
In the 2019-20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy semi-final against Tamil Nadu, Bishnoi came in for Rahul Chahar and scored a crucial 22 runs with the bat.
Bishnoi has taken seven wickets in five Vijay Hazare games for Rajasthan, with the best figures of three for 49 runs. In the Deodhar Trophy, Bishnoi was a member of the India A team, where he played one game and took just one wicket while leaking 63 runs in eight overs against India C.
He took 17 wickets in seven matches for Rajasthan in the BCCI Vinoo Mankad Trophy 2019. He was the tournament’s leading wicket-taker. This success helped him qualify for the 2020 U19 Cricket World Cup.
Despite Bishnoi’s best efforts, India’s U-19s were unable to beat Bangladesh’s U-19s in the 2020 U-19 World Cup final. With 17 wickets, including four in the final, the leg-spinner finished the tournament as the most effective bowler.
Kings XI Punjab bought the 19-year-old for INR 2 crore at the auction, which is enough to gauge the amount of excitement he ignited among numerous franchises. Bishnoi will have everything going for him in this IPL, not just the money, as he will be under the tutelage of Anil Kumble, the Head Coach of KXIP. It’s the perfect environment for a young prodigy to learn from a master of the game while still picking his cricket brains.
Ravi and his friends established the Spartans Cricket Academy in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, in 2013 due to a shortage of funds and opportunities. They did the most of the manual labour on their own. The academy is now delivering some of the best young talent in the country. Bishnoi used to ride his bicycle 20 kilometres from his home to his academy. Ravi used to bowl medium-fast, but after consulting with his coach Shahrukh Pathan, he switched to spin bowling.