Priyank Panchal has finally been called up by an Indian team after years of playing in domestic cricket. He replaced Rohit Sharma who was ruled out of the Test Series against South Africa with a hamstring injury. Earlier this year, Priyank came to being picked in the Indian Team during England’s tour of South Africa was when he was named as a standby.
Panchal, who led India A in the South Africa tour, over the years Priyank believes playing for the A side and has faced international bowlers has bettered his game.
NEWS – Priyank Panchal replaces injured Rohit Sharma in India's Test squad.
Rohit sustained a left hamstring injury during his training session here in Mumbai yesterday. He has been ruled out of the upcoming 3-match Test series against South Africa.#SAvIND | @PKpanchal9 pic.twitter.com/b8VgoN52LW
— BCCI (@BCCI) December 13, 2021
Who is Priyank Panchal?
Priyank Kiritbhai Panchal is known by his name Priyank Panchal is an Indian Cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman & a right-arm medium-pace bowler who plays for Gujarat. Panchal was born on 09th April 1990 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. His father died when he was just 15 Year Old. Priyank Family sacrifices a lot for him to become a cricketer to a greater extent.
It was Priyank Panchal’s father’s dream to become a cricketer and make his country proud. Therefore, he has been playing the game since childhood. He has also played at the university level.
He represents Gujarat in the year 2008 on 27th February in the domestic circuit and made his domestic debut in a List A game between Gujarat & Maharashtra. On 3rd November and in the very same year he made his First-Class debut in a game between Gujarat & Saurashtra. For more about Priyank Panchal Career, read the whole article.
Priyank Panchal Information
|Full name||Priyank Kirit Panchal|
|Born||09th April 1990 (age 31) Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India|
Priyank Panchal Batting & Fielding Summary
Priyank Panchal Bowling Summary
Debut/Last Matches – Player
|Debut||Gujarat vs Saurashtra at Rajkot – November 03 – 06, 2008|
|Last||SA A vs India A at Bloemfontein – November 30 – December 03, 2021|
|List A Matches|
|Debut||Maharashtra vs Gujarat at Pune – February 27, 2008|
|Last||Gujarat vs U. Pradesh at Delhi – March 11, 2021|
|Debut||Jharkhand vs Gujarat at Rajkot – April 08, 2014|
|Last||BIHAR vs Gujarat at Delhi – November 09, 2021|
Recent Matches – Player
|India A vs SA A||24 & 0||30 Nov 2021||Bloemfontein||FC|
|India A vs SA A||96||23 Nov 2021||Bloemfontein||FC|
|Gujarat vs BIHAR||0||09 Nov 2021||Delhi||T20|
|Gujarat vs Railways||43*||08 Nov 2021||Delhi||T20|
|Gujarat vs M. Pradesh||79||06 Nov 2021||Delhi||T20|
|Gujarat vs Assam||0||05 Nov 2021||Delhi||T20|
|Gujarat vs Kerala||66||04 Nov 2021||Delhi||T20|
|Gujarat vs Uttar Pradesh||2||11 Mar 2021||Delhi||List A|
|Gujarat vs Andhra||134||08 Mar 2021||Delhi||List A|
|Gujarat vs Baroda||2||28 Feb 2021||Surat||List A|
2 Domestic Records
|First-Class Record||M: 100, Runs: 7011, Avg: 45.52, 100: 24, 50: 25|
|List A Record||M: 75, Runs: 2854, Avg: 40.19, 100: 5, 50: 18|
|T20 Record||M: 50, Runs: 1327, Avg: 29.48, SR: 126.98, 50: 8|
Priyank Panchal Career
For the Under 15 Team, he played in 02 seasons of the Umrigar Trophy. After Then, In 2007 Priyank Panchal moved to the Under-17 team to play in Vijay Merchant Trophy where he scored a century.
February 2008, he debuted in the second half of the season of List A for the senior team playing against Maharashtra. In the following season, he played so amazingly.
In November 2016, Priyank made his 1st-class debut in the Ranji Trophy and then became the first-ever player to score a triple century for his state. Same Year, He went on to stand as the solo cricketer there he scored 1000 runs in one Ranji Trophy. In the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy, he finished the season by scoring (1310 runs) from 10 matches and 17th innings.
Priyank Panchal Records
In the next season also Panchal stood as the top run-scorer. Panchal name was selected in the squad for India Green for the Duleep Trophy in the year 2018. In the Vijay Hazare Trophy, he was the leading run-scorer where he scored 367 runs in a total of 08 matches. Ranji Trophy 2018-19, he again showed his amazing performance by scoring the highest runs in a match.
In the tournament, Panchal scored 898 runs in a total of 09 matches. Later on, in 2019, Priyank Panchal became the India Red Team Captain for the coming Duleep Trophy.
In October 2019, for the 2019-20 Deodhar Trophy, he was selected for the India B squad. In January 2021, he has been named as one of the 05 standby players for the Test team of India against England.