Muralikrishna Prasidh Krishna (born 19 February 1996) is an Indian international cricketer. He represents Karnataka in domestic cricket and the Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League. He is a right-arm medium fast bowler who consistently bowls at speeds in excess of 145kmph. Prasidh made his One Day International debut for the Indian cricket team against England on March 23, 2021, and took up four wickets in the match, breaking a 24-year-old Indian record for most wickets on ODI debut.
Early and Personal Life
Prasidh Krishna is a right-hand medium-fast bowler, born on February 19, 1996, in Bangalore, India. Murali Krishna is his father’s surname. His father used to play cricket and is well-known in the area for his abilities. Krishna’s mother was a volleyball player in the past. He has a younger sister named Prakruthi Krishna. Initially, Prasidh was not very interested in cricket, preferring to participate in other sports such as volleyball and athletics. However, at the age of 12, he joined the Basavanagudi Cricket Academy in Bengaluru and began improving his talents. He also played for his school cricket team, where he polished his bowling talents under the tutelage of former first-class player Prahladrao Srinivasa Murthy. While still a student at Carmel School, he earned his mark in the state’s under-14s squad in 2010. Later, in 2013, he joined the Karnataka under-19s team.
He attended Carmel School in Padmanabhanagar for his education. He graduated from Mahavir Jain College with a B.Com (Bachelor of Commerce) degree. Prasidh Krishna got married to his long time partner Rachana Krishna on Thursday in a traditional ceremony 8 june 2023
|Name||Muralikrishna Prasidh Krishna|
|Born||19 February 1996 Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Height||in feet & inches- 6’2”|
|Weight||in kilograms– 75kg approx.|
|Education||Jain (Deemed-to-be University)|
Prasidh first came to prominence during Bangladesh A‘s tour of India in 2015, when he took 5 for 49 on Karnataka’s first-class debut against Bangladesh A in the absence of the three frontline Karnataka pace bowlers. He dismissed Rony Talukdar with his first delivery before dismissing Anamul Haque, Soumya Sarkar, and Nasir Hossain in his opening spell to reduce Bangladesh A to 41/5. Karnataka went on to win by four wickets. On February 25, 2017, he made his List A debut for Karnataka in the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy. On 21 January 2018, he made his Twenty20 debut for Karnataka in the 2017–18 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. With thirteen dismissals in seven matches, he was Karnataka’s highest wicket-taker in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy.
He was picked to India A cricket team for the 2018 A-team Quadrangular Series in August 2018. He was picked to India’s team for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup in December 2018. Prasidh took his maiden first-class ten-wicket haul against Jammu and Kashmir in the 2021-22 Ranji Trophy, taking 6/35 in the first innings and 4/59 in the second.
Indian Premier League
In April 2018, he was acquired by the Kolkata Knight Riders as a substitute for the injured Kamlesh Nagarkoti for the 2018 IPL season. On May 6, 2018, he made his IPL debut in place of the injured Shivam Mavi against the Mumbai Indians. In the mega auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League, he was purchased by the Rajasthan Royals for 10 crore in February 2022.
He was picked to India’s One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against England. in March 2021. On March 23, 2021, he made his ODI debut for India against England. He went on to take four wickets, assisting India to a 66-run victory. He was picked as one of four standby players in India’s Test team for the 2019–2021 ICC World Test Championship final and their away series against England in May 2021. Krishna was included to India’s main team for the fourth Test against England in September 2021, however he did not play. Prasidh was picked to India’s squad for ODIs against the West Indies in February 2022.
Krishna was voted Man of the Match in the second game after taking four wickets for 12 runs, and he went on to earn Man of the Series with a three-fer in the third game. He was picked to India’s Test squad for the delayed fifth Test against England in May 2022.
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