Who is Priyank Panchal?
Priyank Kirit Panchal is commonly known as Priyank Panchal, is an Indian cricketer who plays for Gujarat in domestic cricket. He is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-pace bowler.
Priyank Panchal Biography
|Priyank Kirit Panchal|
|Born||9 April 1990|
|Place of |
|Net Worth||Not Known|
|Father||Name Not Known|
|Mother||Name Not Known|
|Siblings||Name Not Known|
- Coach – Not Known
- Batting Style – Right-handed batsman
- Bowling Style – Right-arm medium bowler
- Role – Batsman
- Favourite Cricketer – Rahul Dravid, Jasprit Bumrah
- Domestic Team – Gujarat
- Major Teams – Gujarat, India Red, India A, India B, India Green, West Zone, Gujarat, Abahani Limited
- Record – # Panchal is the first player to score a triple century for Gujarat.
# Priyank Panchal is the first player to score 1,000 runs for Gujarat in a single Ranji Trophy season.
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- ODI debut – Not yet
- Test debut – Not yet
- T20I Debut – Not yet
- First-class debut – 3 November 2008, against Saurashtra
- List-A debut – 27 February 2008, against Maharashtra
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Priyank Panchal Biography
Priyank Panchal was born on 9 April 1990 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Panchal gives a lot of credit for his success to his family.
In his interview with the Times of India, he had said that “It was my father’s dream that I would become an India cricketer someday. He had played cricket at the university level. However, he passed away when I was only 15 years old. That’s when both my mother (fashion designer) and sister (interior designer) started working to keep his dream alive. Their sacrifices have helped me become a cricketer.” (1)
He is a big fan of Rahul Dravid, saying, “Whenever I am free, I watch his batting during India’s 2011 tour of England, when he scored three centuries in a series”.
Priyank Panchal’s Cricket Career
On 27 February 2008, he made his List-A debut against Maharashtra in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, playing for Gujarat, where he scored 123 runs in 115 balls with the help of 17 fours and 1 six.
Panchal made his first-class debut in the Ranji Trophy competition against Saurashtra the following season.
In 2016, Priyank Panchal became the first cricketer from Gujarat to score a triple century at the first-class level as he remained unbeaten on 314 runs. Panchal scored 314 runs in 460 balls in that innings and he also hit 32 fours. (2)
Next month, he became the first player from Gujarat to score 1,000 runs in a single Ranji Trophy season. He scored a total of 1,310 runs in ten matches and seventeen innings in the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy season. (3)
He was the leading run-scorer for Gujarat in the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy with 542 runs in seven matches.
He was the leading run-scorer for Gujarat in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy with 367 runs in eight matches. Apart from this, he was also the leading run-scorer for Gujarat in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy with 898 runs in nine matches.
In August 2019, he was selected as the captain of the India Red team for the 2019–20 Duleep Trophy.
International Cricket Career
In January 2021, he was named as one of the five standby players in India’s Test squad for the series against England but unfortunately did not get a chance to play for the Indian team despite such good domestic performances.
Frequently asked Questions
Q. 1- When and where was Priyank Panchal born?
Priyank Panchal was born on 9 April 1990 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Q. 2- How old is Priyank Panchal?