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Prasidh Krishna
Full name: Muralikrishna Prasidh Krishna
Born/Date of Birthday: 19 February 1996
Place of Birth: Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Height: 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)

Batting: Right-handed
Bowling: Right-arm fast
Role: Bowler
International information
National side: India (2021–present)
ODI debut (cap 234): 23 March 2021 v England
ODI shirt no.24
Domestic team information
2015–present: Karnataka
2018–2021: Kolkata Knight Riders
2022-present: Rajasthan Royals

Prasidh Krishna (born 19 February 1996) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Karnataka in domestic cricket and Rajasthan Royals 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. Krishna picked up 4 wickets on his ODI debut, breaking a 24-year-old Indian record for most wickets on ODI debut.

Domestic and IPL 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 made his List A debut for Karnataka in the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 25 February 2017. He made his Twenty20 debut for Karnataka in the 2017–18 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on 21 January 2018.

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 February 2022, he was bought by the Rajasthan Royals for ₹10 Cr in the Mega auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament.

During the 2021-22 Ranji Trophy, Prasidh took his maiden first-class ten-wicket haul against Jammu and Kashmir picking up 6/35 in the first innings and 4/59 in the second innings.

International career
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 were (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 but didn't play.

In February 2022, Prasidh was named in India's Squad for ODIs against West Indies. In the 1st ODI, he took 2 wicket for 29 runs in 10 overs. He continued his good bowling in the 2nd ODI bowling an impressive spell of 4 wickets for just 12 runs in 9 overs and was awarded man of the match for this brilliant spell. He also took 3 wickets for 27 runs in the 3rd ODI and got the Man of the Series award.

23-04-2022, 10:03
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