Anukul Roy Biography – A left-hand all-rounder who is best known as Samastipur’s Ravindra Jadeja!
Early Life of Anukul Roy:
Anukul Roy was born on November 30, 1998, in the Samastipur district of Bihar. He started playing cricket from the year 2005.
Initially, he played under the guidance of Brajesh Kumar Jha at the Samastipur Cricket Club. Soon, he started playing district leagues which eventually lead him to enter the district cricket team.
Later, he got selected for the Vinoo Mankad Trophy in the year 2008. The next year, he played for the Bihar under-14s and soon started playing for the under-16s team.
Soon, Bihar lost its recognition from the BCCI, so he decided to move to Jharkhand. There, he joined Jharkhand Cricket Academy and started honing his skills under the former Indian first-class cricketer V. Venkatram.
Anukul Roy Biography:
|Anukul Roy's Profile:|
|Full Name||Anukul Sudhakar Roy|
|Date of Birth||November 30, 1998|
|Age||21 years (in 2020)|
|Birth Place||Bhirha, Samastipur, Bihar.|
|School||DAV Public School, Samastipur.|
Techno Mission School, Samastipur.
Vidya Bharti School, Jharkhand
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Family & Relationships:|
|Siblings||2 sisters (Puja and Smriti) and 1 Brother (Abhishek)|
|Playing Role||All rounder|
|Batting Style||Left-hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|Major Teams||India B, India Under-19s, Bihar, Jharkhand, Jharkhand Under-19s, Indian Colts Under-19s, Mumbai Indians.|
|First-Class Debut||Jharkhand vs Assam at Ranchi (November 1, 2018)|
|List-A Debut||Jharkhand vs Services at Secunderabad (February 8, 2018)|
|T-20 Debut||Delhi vs Jharkhand at Mulapadu (February 21, 2019)|
Anukul’s father, Sudhakar Roy, is an advocate in Samastipur Civil court.
His mother, Ranju Roy, is a homemaker.
He has two sisters, Smrti and Puja, and a brother named Abhishek Shandilya (Engineer). He is the youngest among the siblings.
He did his primary schooling from Samastipur’s DAV Public School and Techno Mission School. Later, he shifted to Jharkhand, where he continued his schooling from Vidya Bharti School.
Cricket Career of Anukul Roy:
Later, Anukul Roy started playing for the Jharkhand under-16s team and then for the under-19s state team. Also, he was the captain of the Jharkhand u-19s team.
Later, he was selected for the India Green team as a captain. He kept performing for the respective teams and earned his place in the India under-19s team in 2017.
On February 01, 2017, he made his debut for India under-19s against England under-19s. He scored 20 runs in the match before getting caught by Tom Banton. He also picked three wickets in the match.
Under-19 World Cup-
Then, on January 14, 2018, he played his first under-19 world cup match, against Australia under-19s, in which he scored 6 runs and picked a wicket too.
Later, in his very second match, he picked 5 wickets against PNG (Papua New Guinea) and became the man of the match. Also, he took 4 wickets against Zimbabwe under-19s.
Then, in the final, against Australia, he picked 2 very important wickets that eventually lead India to win the title for the fourth time.
Domestic Cricket Career:
On February 08, 2018, Roy started his List-A cricket career for Jharkhand by playing against the Services cricket team in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. He took two wickets in the match and scored 16 runs at a strike-rate of 100.00.
The same year, in November, he made his First-Class debut against Assam in the Ranji Trophy. He scored 80 runs in the first innings and remained not out at the score of 4 runs in the second innings. He also picked 3 wickets in the match.
Later, on February 21, 2019, he played his first main T20 match for Jharkhand Delhi under the captainship of Ishan Kishan.
|Best Bowling |
Mumbai Indians bought Anukul Roy at his base price of Rs. 20 lakhs at the auction prior to IPL 2019. He played his first and only IPL match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on 27 April 2019.
His maiden and only IPL wicket of that season was Dhruv Shorey.
Facts about Anukul Roy:
- He is a big fan of Ravindra Jadeja. He revealed that his room is full of Jadeja’s photos.
- His father also used to play cricket. He would play for a local cricket club named EverGreen.
Frequently asked questions on Google:
Q1: What is Anukul Roy’s jersey number.?
Ans: Jersey no. 6.
Q2: Who is the girlfriend of Anukul Roy?
Ans: Not known
Q3: What is the height of Anukul Roy?
Ans: 5ft. 6” (1.70 m)
Q4: What is the age of Anukul Roy?
Ans: 21 years (in 2020)
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