Prasidh Krishna Biography – The fast and fierce bowler of India, trained in Australia!
Family Background of Prasidh Krishna:
Prasidh Krishna is a right-hand medium-fast bowler, born on February 19, 1996, in Bangalore, India.
His father’s name is Murali Krishna. His father also used to play cricket and is renowned locally for his playing skills. Krishna’s mother is a former Volleyball player.
He has a younger sister named Prakruthi Krishna.
Initially, Prasidh wasn’t particularly interested in cricket, as he would play other sports like volleyball and athletics. However, at the age of 12, he joined Basavanagudi Cricket Academy in Bengaluru and started honing his skills at a young age.
Also, he used to play for his school cricket team, where he honed his bowling skills under the former first-class player, Prahladrao Srinivasa Murthy.
Soon, in 2010, he made his name in the state’s under-14s team while he was studying at Carmel School. Later, in 2013, he started playing for Karnataka under-19s team.
He did his schooling at Carmel School in Padmanabhanagar. He has a B.Com (Bachelor of Commerce) degree from Mahavir Jain College.
Prasidh Krishna Biography:
|Prasidh Krishna's Profile:|
|Full Name||Prasidh Murali Krishna|
|Date of Birth||February 19, 1996|
|Age||27 years, 9 months (in 2023)|
|Birth Place||Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
|School||Carmel School, Padmanabhanagar|
|College||Mahavir Jain College|
|Height|| 6ft. 2" |
|Family & Relationships:|
|Siblings||1 sister (Prakruthi Krishna)|
|Batting Style||Right-hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm medium-fast|
|Major Teams||India A, Karnataka, Kolkata Knight Riders, Bellary Tuskers, Rajasthan Royals|
|ODI Debut||India vs England at Pune (March 23, 2021)|
|First-Class Debut||Karnataka vs Bangladesh A at Mysore (September 22, 2015)|
|List-A Debut||Jharkhand vs Karnataka at Kolkata (February 25, 2017)|
|T-20 Debut||Punjab vs Karnataka at Kolkata (January 21, 2018)|
Krishna’s Cricket Career:
In 2015, he started his first-class career for Bangalore by playing against Bangladesh A on the Bangladesh A tour of India. He picked five wickets in the first innings and one wicket in the second innings.
Later, in 2017, Prasidh Krishna made his List-A debut along with Pavan Deshpande and Krishnappa Gowtham, against Jharkhand in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. He picked two wickets for 41 runs in the match. The same year, he trialed and got selected in the MRF Pace Foundation.
Then, in January 2018, he played his first main T20 match for Bangalore against Punjab in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Although he picked the wicket of the opening batsman Manan Vohra, he conceded 44 runs in his four overs.
Later, in 2019, he visited Australia through an exchange program of the Foundation (MRF Pace), where he improved his bowling skills under former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thompson.
On March 23, 2021, Krishna made his international debut by playing an ODI match against England. He picked four wickets on his debut day with an economy of 6.61. His maiden international wicket was Jason Roy. He also picked the wickets of Ben Stokes, Sam Billings, and Tom Curran in his first match.
Prasidh’s IPL Career:
Prasidh was a net bowler for IPL teams like Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Punjab Kings (formerly KXIP), and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) before he made his debut in the league.
His IPL story is also interesting as he joined KKR as a replacement for injured Kamlesh Nagarkoti in the IPL 2018. Then, he made his IPL debut also because of an injured player named Shivam Mavi.
Krishna made his IPL debut for KKR on May 06, 2018, against Mumbai Indians (MI). His maiden IPL wicket came in his second match, against MI only, in the form of Rohit Sharma.
He played for the same team in the next three seasons, before Rajasthan Royals (RR) bagged him for ten crore INR at the auction for IPL 2022.
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Facts about Prasidh Krishna:
- He idolizes Aussie cricketer Brett Lee as his role model.
- He also had played under Glenn McGrath at the MRF Pace Foundation.
- Apart from IPL, he plays for Bellary Tuskers in the KPL (Karnataka Premier League).
- Prasidh’s fastest bowl in the IPL was at the speed of 150.22 km/h.
- He is a great fan of Manchester United.
- He loves to enjoy play station in his spare time.
Frequently asked questions on Google:
Q1: What is the age of Prasidh Krishna?
Ans: 27 years, 9 months (in 2023)
Q2: What is the height of Prasidh Krishna?
Ans: 6ft. 2” (1.87 m or 187 cm)
Q3: Who is the wife of Prasidh Krishna?
Ans: He is not married yet.
Q4: What is the fastest ball delivered by Prasidh?
Ans: His fastest bowl in the IPL was at 150.22 km/h.
Q5: What is the average ball speed of Krishna?
Ans: His average bowling speed is between 140 km/h and 150 km/h.
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