FULL NAME: Darshan Girish Nalkande
BORN: October 4, 1998
HEIGHT: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
An up and coming expertise from Vidarbha darshan Nalkande is a skiddy younger speedy bowler who when given the possibility is greater than able to swinging the willow. He has already broken into the top t20 league of the arena and its most effective a rely of time before he’s taking the league with the aid of typhoon.
Darshan Nalkande has performed most effective a handful of video games in home cricket having simply damaged into excellent cricket with the former Ranji trophy champions Vidarbha. His first good season got here within the cooch Behar trophy in 2016-17 wherein he hit a super hundred towards Baroda. Nalkande averaged 47.17 with the bat and hit three Nineteen Fifties. He also hit thirteen sixes. The breakthrough season came in 2016-17 whilst he performed his element as bowler to assist Vidarbha win their maiden cooch Behar name. Nalkande picked up 31 wickets at 19.58 with three five-wicket hauls. Within the equal season, he did well with the bat in the underneath-23 class. his forty eight-ball sixty seven helped Vidarbha document an innings victory towards Baroda in the area-very last and gave them their maiden under-23 semifinal berth. He changed into picked within the india u-19 crew for the youngsters Asia cup and also made it to the probable’s of the world cup squad, but couldn’t make the cut into the final squad. Nalkande confirmed his may both with bat and ball within the u-23 CK Nayudu trophy which delivered him into the limelight. as a result, he was decided on for Vijay Hazare trophy where he made an instantaneous effect on his debut. Darshan scored an unbeaten fifty six from just 30 balls to take Vidarbha to an incredible victory over Maharashtra, even though he is known more for his abilities with the ball. He made his twenty20 debut for Vidarbha inside the 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy on 21 February 2019.
No matter not gambling a whole lot of video games within the domestic circuit, darshan changed into deemed proper enough via Kings XI Punjab as the franchise snapped him up at the 2018 participant auctions for a salary of INR 30 lakhs. His all round abilities caught the eye of Kings xi Punjab excessive overall performance train Prasanna Agoram before the auctions. He did now not play any games in 2019 season but changed into retained by KXIP beforehand of the 2020 IPL public sale.
At 13, Nalkande become picked by former Vidarbha skipper Preetam Gandhe for VCA’s academy. While he broke into Vidarbha u-sixteen side, Nalkande amazed many together with his pace.