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3 Unknown Facts About Ayush Badoni

3 Unknown Facts About Ayush Badoni

Young Ayush Badoni showcased his talent in Match 4 of IPL 2022 between Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans. Ayush played a brilliant innings of 54 runs off 41 balls on debut. His innings consisted of 4 fours and 3 maximums.

At one stage, Lucknow Super Giants were struggling at 29-4. That is when Ayush stitched a 87-run partnership with Deepak Hooda. The 22-year old started slow but gained momentum as the innings progressed.

In the 15th over of the Lucknow innings, Ayush smashed 3 consecutive boundaries against GT skipper Hardik Pandya. He also smashed Rashid Khan for a six during his knock. His fifty helped LSG post a competitive total of 158-6 on the board.

Ayush said during the innings break: “I wasn’t looking at the score, I was just batting and wasn’t thinking of my fifty. I just wanted to play my natural game and realized I got a fifty only after I got there. I couldn’t sleep last night, I was very nervous. After I hit the first boundary, I got confidence. The ball was cutting initially and after six overs it does get flat. I think we have got a good total on the board.”

Lucknow Super Giants bought Ayush Badoni for 20 Lakhs in the IPL 2022 Auctions.

Here are 3 facts which you should know about Ayush Badoni:

#3 Domestic Career and Age-Group Cricket

On 11 January 2021, Ayush Badoni made his Twenty20 debut for Delhi in the 2020–21 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He has just played 5 T20s so far.

In a Youth Test match against Sri Lanka U-19 in 2018, Ayush smashed 185 runs off 202 balls. He was effective with his off-spin also as he picked 4 and 2 wickets in the 1st and 2nd innings respectively.

#2 Asia Cup Heroics

The right-hander made headlines in 2018 when he blasted 52 off just 28 balls for India Under-19 against Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup Final. His knock consisted of five sixes and two fours.

Ayush smashed four big maximums in the over of left-arm spinner Shashika Dulshan. India won the match by a massive margin of 144 runs.

#1 Product of Delhi’s Sonnet Cricket Club

Ayush is from Delhi’s famous Sonnet Cricket Club which was founded by Late Tarak Sinha. The club has produced some of the country’s top domestic and international cricketers, such as Manoj Prabhakar, Atul Wassan, Aakash Chopra, Anjum Chopra, Ashish Nehra, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Nitish Rana, and many others.

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