Prasidh Krishna (born 19 February 1996) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Karnataka in domestic cricket and Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL. He is a right-arm fast bowler who regularly bowls at speeds above 140 km/h. He made his international debut for the Indian cricket team on 23 March 2021. Prasidh Krishna picked up 4 wickets on his ODI debut . Prasidh broke a 24-year-old Indian record for most wickets on ODI debut.
|Full name||Muralikrishna Prasidh Krishna|
|Born||19 February 1996 (age 25)
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|National side||India (2021–present)|
|ODI debut (cap 234)||23 March 2021 v England|
|Last ODI||6 February 2022 v West Indies|
|ODI shirt no.||43|
|Domestic team information|
|2018–2021||Kolkata Knight Riders|
Domestic and T20 Career
He first came to limelight during Bangladesh A’s tour of India in 2015, taking 5 for 49 on first-class debut for Karnataka in a tour match against Bangladesh A in the absence of all three frontline Karnataka pace bowlers. He took a wicket off his first ball, dismissing Rony Talukdar, before taking the wickets of Anamul Haque, Soumya Sarkar and Nasir Hossain in his first spell to reduce Bangladesh A to 41/5. Karnataka went on to win the match by 4 wickets.
He was the leading wicket-taker for Karnataka in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, with thirteen dismissals in seven matches.
In April 2018, he was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders team in the 2018 IPL season as a replacement for injured Kamlesh Nagarkoti. On 6 May 2018, he made his IPL debut against Mumbai Indians replacing injured Shivam Mavi.
In August 2018, he was named in India A cricket team for the 2018 A-team Quadrangular Series. In December 2018, he was named in India’s team for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup.
In March 2021, he was named in India’s One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against England. He made his ODI debut for India on 23 March 2021, against England. His first ODI wicket was that of Jason Roy, caught by substitute Suryakumar Yadav at backward point. His debut figs are (8.1-Overs, 1 Maiden, 54 Runs, 4 Wickets, 0 No-Balls, 7 Wide, 6.60 runs/over). He later went on to take 3 more wickets, helping India to win the match by 66 runs.
In May 2021, he was named as one of four standby players in India’s Test squad for the final of the 2019–2021 ICC World Test Championship and their away series against England. In September 2021, he was added to India’s main squad for the fourth Test match against England.
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