New Delhi There are many big names in the India Red team playing in the Duleep Trophy and it is a big thing for any batsman to get a place among them. India Red team currently includes players like Ishaan Kishan, Karun Nair, Varun Asakan, Jaydev Unadkat. Among all these names, Ankit Kalsi of Himachal Pradesh is making a different place for himself.
Ankit has impressed everyone with his game so far in the Duleep Trophy. In one match of the Duleep Trophy, Ankit hit a century against India Blue and the team’s score reached 285. In this match, Karun Nair of India Red missed a century and was dismissed for 99, while Shubman Gill scored just 9 runs. Apart from this, the team bowlers Akshar Patel and Varun Apon did not get any wickets.
Ankit faced 345 balls to complete his century against India Blue. He scored a total of 106 runs in his innings and hit 8 fours. When Ankit was playing on the Ninties, his team i.e. India Red had four wickets remaining, but suddenly three wickets fell. After this, Ankit faced 39 balls to reach the score of 90 to 100, showing amazing patience. He completed his century playing with the team’s number 11 batsman.
Ankit Kalsi has played 23 first class matches so far with a total of 1242 runs to his name. He has scored at an average of 42.82 and has scored 5 centuries and 6 half-centuries with his bat so far. His best score in first class cricket is 144 runs.
Ankit Kalsi had to wait a long time to make his place in the cricket world. It was his parents’ wish that he become an engineer and for this he was also studying engineering, but he was so fond of cricket that for this he left his engineering studies after the first year.
Ankit has scored 4 centuries and 2 half-centuries in his last six matches. During this match, he was dismissed for zero in both innings of a Ranji Trophy match. After this, in his next match, he completed the lack of that match by scoring a century and an hundred.