Mayank Markande Biography, Age, Height, Family, Wife, IPL, Stats & Facts

Mayank Markande Biography–A sensational leg-spinner who wanted to become a fast-bowler!

Markande’s Family Background:

Mayank Markande was born on the 9th of November 1997 in Punjab, India. His father, Bikram Sharma, is a Government employee. His mother, Sundeep Sharma, is an owner of a Boutique.

Markande started playing cricket at the age of seven. Later, he joined NICS Academy, where he played under the guidance of Mahesh Singh. He started his cricket journey as a medium-fast bowler whose slow backhand bowling would make it difficult to play for any batsman.

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Subsequently, Maynank’s coaches, Munish Bali and Sodhi, advised Mayank to bowl leg-spin instead of fast bowling. According to his coach, Bali, Mayank’s physique wasn’t up to the level of a fast-bowler, so he asked him to start spin bowling.

This change turned out to be an excellent decision, and so far, it works well for him.

Then, his consistently excellent performances at the junior level cricket got him selected in the under-16s state team of Punjab. And later, he played for Punjab and India’s under-19s squad.

Mayank Markande Biography:

Mayank Markande's Profile:
Personal Life:
Full NameMayank Markande
NicknameUdey
Date of BirthNovember 11, 1997
Age24 years, 10 months (in 2022)
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac/Sun SignScorpio
Birth PlacePatiala, Punjab, India
SchoolYadavindra Public School (YPS), Patiala
CollegeNot known
Physical Stats:
Height5ft. 7"
(1.7 m)
(170 cm)
Weight60 kg
(132 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Family & Relationships:
Father

Occupation
Bikram Sharma

(Govt. employee)
Mother

Occupation
Sundeep Sharma

(Boutique owner)
Siblings-
Marital StatusUnmarried
Girlfriend
Not known
Career:
ProfessionCricketer
Playing RoleBowler
Batting StyleRight-hand bat
Bowling StyleLeg break
Major TeamsIndia, India A, India Under-19s, Punjab, Punjab Under-19s, Mumbai Indians, India Emerging Team, Indian Board President's XI
Test Debut
-
ODI Debut
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T20I DebutIndia vs Australia at Visakhapatnam (February 24, 2019)
First-Class DebutAndhra vs Punjab at Visakhapatnam (November 1, 2018)
List-A DebutPunjab vs Haryana at Alur (February 7, 2018)
T-20 DebutPunjab vs Jammu & Kashmir at Delhi (January 14, 2018)

Cricket Career of Markande:

On January 14, 2014, Mayank made his T20 debut for Punjab against Jammu & Kashmir in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy at Delhi, where he took a wicket out of the four overs he bowled in the match.

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Mayank Markande with Rahul Dravid

About a month later, he started his List-A career by playing in Vijay Hazare Trophy opposite Haryana. He took two wickets in that match, including the wicket of Rohit Sharma. However, he didn’t get the chance to bat in the game.

Later, on November 01, 2019, he made his Ranji debut against Andhra in Visakhapatnam. He took his first 5-wicket haul on his debut Ranji match, including KS Bharat and Ashwin Hebbar. Not only just that 5-wicket haul, but he also made brilliant 68* runs. He was the leading wicket-taker for his team in the tournament.

In December, the next month, he played for India in the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup. He was also the most wicket-taker of the tournament with 12 wickets in 4 matches. Soon, he made his T20I debut opposite Australia, the only International game he has played so far.

Mayank’s IPL Career:

Mumbai Indians signed Mayank Markande for the 2018 IPL season at his base price of 20 lakhs INR. He made his debut on the 8th of April, 2019, against Chennai Super Kings, where he took three wickets, including the wickets of MS Dhoni and Deepak Chahar.

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Later, after playing only three matches for MI in the next season of the IPL, he was traded to Delhi Capitals in November 2019. Mayank played for Delhi Capitals in the 2020 IPL.

Later, MI bought him back in the team at the auction for IPL 2022.

IPL Stats:

Mayank's IPL Stats:
Bowling Stats:
MatchesWicketsEcon.AverageBBM4W/5W
201814158.3624.534/231/0
2019319.8359.001/230/0

Facts about Mayank Markande:

  • Mayank started his cricket journey as a medium-fast bowler.
  • Initially, his father doesn’t want his son to play cricket.
  • He has a hat-trick listed in his name in List-A cricket.

Frequently asked questions on Google:


Q1: What is the height of Mayank Markande?

Ans: 5ft 7″ (1.7m or 170 cm)


Q2: What is the age of Markande?

Ans: 24 years, 10 months (in 2022)


Q3: Who is the girlfriend of Mayank Markande?

Ans: Not known


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