Mylaporean cricketer Abhinav Mukund (21 years old) has been chosen to be in the Indian cricket squad that will tour the West Indies next month.
Mukund made his entry into bigtime cricket in 2007.
He has made 13 centuries including a triple ton. He was also the Tamil Nadu’s second highest run scorer in the Ranji Trophy tournaments.
He was part of the India’s Under 19 team that played in England and trained at the National Cricket Academy in the Emerging Players Tournament in Australia.
He won the Border – Gavaskar Scholarship in 2009 and spent five weeks in Centre of Excellence in Brisbane.
He was part of the 2010 – 11 Irani Cup team. He also scored a century in each of the innings at the Duleep Trophy semi – final for South Zone.
He was the opening batsman in the absence of Virender Sehwag last year’s Test match against Australia in Bangalore.
Mukund was a student of Vidya Mandir and St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Hr. Sec. School, San Thome and went to Vivekananda College, Mylapore. His father, a banker was also a Ranji player.
He is a resident of 17, Sringeri Math Road, R. A. Puram. Phone – 2495 8696
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