Who is LSG cricketer Mayank Yadav, biography, age, height, hometown birth place and bowling speed

Who is LSG cricketer Mayank Yadav, biography, age, height, hometown birth place and bowling speed

Here is all you need to know about Indian cricketer Mayank Yadav including his age, height, hometown birth place, career, biography and IPL Salary 

On Saturday, Mayank Yadav stunned the Punjab Kings with his blazing pace, claiming three wickets at a cost of just 27 runs.

Because of Yadav’s tremendous velocity and inability to bowl a quicker delivery, two of PBKS’s openers, Prabhsimran Singh and Jitesh Sharma, were removed from the game at the Ekana Cricket Stadium.

The 21-year-old won player-of-the-match after finishing with bowling stats of 3/27 in his IPL debut against Punjab Kings on Saturday night. Mayank’s lightning-fast 150 kmph thunderbolts rattled the PBKS batsmen, and all three of his wickets came off short deliveries.

Who is LSG cricketer Mayank Yadav, biography, age, height, hometown birth place and bowling speed stats

But Mayank really got everyone’s attention three deliveries before he claimed his first IPL wicket, as he hit PBKS skipper Shikhar Dhawan with a thunderbolt that clocked in at 155.8 kmph, beating the star batter’s outside edge. He beat Rajasthan Royal’s pacer Nandre Burger, who had earlier set the pace with a time of 153, to bowl the fastest delivery of the 2024 IPL.

Who is Mayank Yadav?

Mayank Yadav is an Indian cricketer player from Delhi who plays for the Lucknow Super Giants in Indian Premier League (IPL) and Delhi in domestic cricket. The right-arm fast bowler and right-hand batsman was born on June 17, 2002 in Delhi, India with his height at 5 feet 7 inches.

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Mayank Yadav’s career so far

On October 11, 2022, the 21-year-old played his first Twenty20 match for Delhi against Manipur. On December 12, 2022, he made his List A debut for Delhi against Haryana. He played his first-class debut for Delhi against Maharashtra one day after being selected for the List A.

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For the 2023 Indian Premier League season, he was acquired by the Lucknow Super Giants in February of 2023, however, he couldn’t make his IPL debut following injury because of which he was sidelined for the whole season.

Yadav made his IPL debut in 2024 against the Punjab Kings, taking three wickets while conceding 27 runs. He recorded the fastest ball in IPL 2024 during this spell, hitting it at a pace of 155.8 kph to win the Man of the Match award in his debut. He is known to persistently bowl in the 140-150 kmph range and is well capable of touching 155 kmph.

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Mayank Yadav’s parents

Not much is known about his personal life however, his father’s name is Prabhu Yadav.

Mayank Yadav’s IPL Salary

Mayank Yadav was purchased by LSG at his basic price of INR 20 lakhs during the 2022 mega auction. But the lineup combination and unanticipated ailments postponed his debut.

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