Bihar born Bengal pacer Mukesh Kumar made his way to Indian Premier League 2023. He was signed by Delhi Capitals at a price of Rs 5.50 crore. Notably, Mukesh was a net bowler for the Delhi Capitals and has been a consistent performer for Bengal.
He made his first-class debut on 30 October in the 2015–16 Ranji Trophy. His best outings have come in First Class cricket, with 109 wickets in just 30 matches (52 innings) at an impressive average of 22.50 and an economy rate of 2.75 so far. He debuted in List A on 13 of December, 2015 in the 2015–16 Vijay Hazare Trophy. In List A, he has 17 wickets at an average of 44 from 18 matches. Talking about his T-20 career he debuted on 6 of January, 2016 in the 2015–16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
Coming from a small city Gopalganj of Bihar, Mukesh had a successful recent time, with tremendous achievements for India A and the Rest of India in the Irani Trophy. These efforts earned him his first call-up to the Indian One-Day International team for the three-match series against South Africa. Mukesh took 20 wickets with average of 24.75, Bengal’s leading wicket-taking pacer in the Ranji Trophy.
This Pacer was one of the surprise picks at the IPL Auction 2023 when Delhi Capitals secured his services for Rs 5.5 crore.
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