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Avesh Khan

Personal details 

Full NameAvesh Khan 
Date of birthDecember 13, 1996
Height5 ft 11 in (185 cm)
Current teamLucknow Super Giants (LSG)
PositionLower order batter 
Batting styleRight hand Bat
Bowling styleRight arm Fast medium
Jersey number65
Started playingFebruary 20, 2022
Family membersFather – Ashique Khan Mother – Not Known 

Avesh Khan Recent Matches 

M. Pradesh vs J + K16 & 01/43 & 2/2916-Feb-2024IndoreFC
M. Pradesh vs Puducherry2 & 51/18 & 0/926-Jan-2024PuducherryFC
India vs Afghanistan1/5517-Jan-2024BengaluruT20I
India A vs SA A5/5426-Dec-2023BenoniFC
India vs South Africa1*2/4521-Dec-2023PaarlODI

Batting Stats 


Bowling stats 




Delhi Capitals

India A

India C

India Red

India Under-19s

Indian Board President’s XI

Lucknow Super Giants

Madhya Pradesh

Royal Challengers Bangalore

About Avesh Khan 

Avesh Khan, born on December 13, 1996, is an Indian cricketer known for his prowess as a right-arm fast bowler. Hailing from Indore, Madhya Pradesh, Khan made his domestic debut for Madhya Pradesh in 2014. He quickly caught the attention of selectors with his raw pace and ability to generate bounce on the traditionally low Indian pitches.

Khan’s breakthrough came in the 2016 Under-19 World Cup, where he represented the Indian team and showcased his talent by consistently bowling at high speeds. Following his impressive performances, he was picked up by the Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction in 2017.

In the IPL, Khan has been a valuable asset for his teams, delivering crucial breakthroughs with his fiery bowling. His ability to bowl yorkers and generate extra bounce has made him a potent weapon in the shortest format of the game.

Khan’s consistent performances in domestic cricket earned him a call-up to the Indian national team for the limited-overs series against Sri Lanka in 2021. Though he is yet to cement his place in the national side, Khan’s promising talent and work ethic make him a player to watch out for in the future of Indian cricket.

Avesh Career Khan Highlights 

– Made his domestic debut for Madhya Pradesh in 2014

– Impressed in the 2016 Under-19 World Cup for India

– Signed by Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) in the IPL auction in 2017

– Known for his raw pace and ability to generate bounce

– Has been a valuable asset for his teams in the IPL, delivering crucial breakthroughs

– Ability to bowl yorkers and generate extra bounce makes him effective in T20 cricket

– Earned a call-up to the Indian national team for the limited-overs series against Sri Lanka in 2021

– Promising talent with potential for a successful career in Indian cricket

Avesh Khan Awards 

-Vikram Award-Madhya Pradesh state awards


Domestic career 

Avesh Khan began his domestic cricket career representing Madhya Pradesh in 2014. He quickly caught attention with his pace and ability to generate bounce, earning him a spot in the Indian Under-19 squad for the 2016 World Cup. His performances in the tournament further solidified his reputation as a promising fast bowler. In the subsequent years, Khan continued to impress in domestic cricket, consistently picking up wickets for Madhya Pradesh in various formats of the game. His ability to bowl yorkers and extract extra bounce from the pitch made him a valuable asset for his team. Khan’s performances in domestic tournaments, particularly in the Ranji Trophy and the Vijay Hazare Trophy, garnered attention from IPL franchises, leading to his selection by Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) in the IPL auction in 2017.

IPL Career 

Avesh Khan, a pace bowler hailing from Madhya Pradesh, possesses the ability to swing the ball both ways and bowl menacing short deliveries. Having debuted in First-Class cricket in 2014 and represented India in the ICC Under-19 World Cup in 2016, Khan has made significant strides in his cricketing career, culminating in his selection for the Indian national team. Initially making his IPL debut for Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2017 before moving to Delhi Capitals, Khan’s impressive performances earned him a lucrative deal with Lucknow Super Giants for INR 10 Crore in the previous IPL season. He proved his worth by claiming 18 wickets, and he remains a key player for LSG, expected to continue making impactful contributions with the ball.


International career 

In January 2021, Avesh Khan was selected as one of the five net bowlers for India’s Test squad during their series against England. Later in May 2021, he was designated as one of the four standby players for India’s Test squad in the final of the ICC World Test Championship and for their subsequent series against England.

In November 2021, Khan earned a spot in India’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against New Zealand. Subsequently, in January 2022, he was included in India’s squads for both One Day Internationals (ODIs) and T20Is for their home series against the West Indies. The following month, Khan was named in India’s T20I squad for their series against Sri Lanka, making his T20I debut against the West Indies on 20 February 2022.

Khan achieved his maiden T20I wicket in the final match against Sri Lanka, concluding with figures of 2/23 in his quota of four overs. In July 2022, he received a call-up to India’s ODI squad for their series away against the West Indies and made his ODI debut on 24 July 2022, against the West Indies.

ODI Career 

In ODIs, Avesh Khan has appeared in a total of 8 matches, bowling in 8 innings. Throughout these matches, he has delivered 356 balls, conceding 329 runs while claiming 9 wickets. His best bowling figures in ODIs stand at 4/27. This performance is mirrored in both his best bowling in a match (BBM) and his best bowling in an innings (BBI). Avesh Khan maintains an average of 36.55 in ODIs, with an economy rate of 5.54 runs per over. On average, he takes a wicket every 39.5 balls. He has secured one four-wicket haul in ODIs but is yet to achieve a five-wicket haul or a ten-wicket haul in a single match.

T20 International Career 

In the span from 2022 to 2024, Avesh Khan participated in a total of 20 matches, featuring in 19 innings. Over this period, he bowled 66.2 overs, which included a solitary maiden over. During these bowling spells, he conceded a total of 618 runs while managing to claim 19 wickets. His best bowling performance during this timeframe was 4/18. On average, he conceded runs at 32.52 runs per wicket, maintaining an economy rate of 9.31 runs per over. Avesh Khan’s strike rate during this period stood at 20.9 balls per wicket. Additionally, he achieved one four-wicket haul but did not secure any five-wicket hauls.


Born into a modest household in Indore, Avesh Khan’s family shared a deep passion for cricket. Despite facing financial challenges, his father, Ashique Khan, a dedicated cricket enthusiast, managed a roadside paan shop, struggling to make ends meet with a daily income of around 500 rupees. Introduced to tennis ball cricket at the tender age of 10, Avesh showcased remarkable physical prowess, demonstrating an ability to generate considerable pace. Encouraged by his supportive uncle, he transitioned to leather ball cricket, marking the beginning of his journey towards professional cricket. Diligently honing his bowling skills and speed, Avesh embarked on a path of dedicated training and perseverance.

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