Debut of Abhinav Mukund a young Indian player
When Indian test team top order is missing Great players like Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir, who are considered as dynamic players for Indian cricket team as they prove their cost most of the times when it is required. After the end of the IPL when Virender Sehwag suffers from Injury in his shoulder and Gautam too not fit for West Indies tour. Then a young Indian Abhinav Mukund got a chance to open for Indian team. He has to face Indies fast bowlers in West Indies. It is consider that facing fast bowlers of West Indies is tough task but still Indian selectors believe in talent of Abhinav Mukund and give him chance to debut in West Indies. In his first test, he not scored according to expectations of selectors and same failure occurs in first innings of second test but at second innings of second match, Abhinav came in stadium with mind set and scored 48 runs under tough circumstances. It is due to this fact Abhinav has been selected in 17 players Squad for England tour of India.
Biography of Indian cricketer Abhinvav Mukund
A young left handed opener for Indian cricketer team, Abhinav Mukund born on 6 January 1990. He is playing for the Chennai super Kings franchise in IPL. As far as his domestic details are concerned then he is playing well in India under-19 squad for Tamil Nadu. He is the youngest player in Chennai Super Kings squad. In IPL, he hasn't got chance to play for Chennai but in his first class career, he has an average of around 60 which is consider to be very high as according to the standards of test cricket. He got its first achievement when his talent got appreciated for Indian Under-19 squad tour for Malaysia where he played two matches for India. After that he do not got time to see at his past failures and climb stairs slowly and slowly. He gets its career peak when he scored unbeaten 300 runs against Maharashtra. He along with Murali vijay scored a first wicket partnership of 462 runs in same match. After seeing this performance of Abhinav, selectors made a call to him and directly selected him as a cover up for Gautam Gambhir who is having a injury during IPL. In this way, He got a chance to be the part of Indian test squad. Moreover, he also know how to move the ball with leg spin and googly.
Career profile of Indian cricketer Abhinav Mukund
He has played only two test matches for India which is taking place in West Indies. Currently, he is opening for India and proves to be a good left handed option with Murali Vijay. He made his debut in West Indies. In these two matches, he scored only 85 runs while batting for all 4 innings of both test matches. His highest knock is of 48 runs at second innings of second test match. After calculating his performance stats from two matches, we conclude that he got an average of 21.25 which is very less but do not forget one thing; he has scored against fast West Indies bowlers who are known for their bouncers.
He hit 10 fours and picks only single catch till yet. We are waiting to see how Abhinav will play in Third test?, After seeing his technique of handling faster bowlers, we sure that he will have bright cricketing future.