All About Shashank Singh And His Cricket Career

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Thirty-one years old, Shashank Singh is a hard-hitting all-rounder who plays domestic cricket for the Chhattisgarh cricket team. Considering his ability to take bowlers to the cleaners with his range hitting prowess, he has been procured by multiple franchises, including Delhi Daredevils and Sunrisers Hyderabad, since 2017. However, he is yet to get an opportunity to feature in a match in the coveted tournament.

Shashank Singh started playing when he was 8 years old. He took his initial cricket coaching in Madhya Pradesh till the age of 17 years, and later in 2008, he moved to Mumbai, seeking better cricket coaching and opportunities. The greatest challenge for 17 years old young Shashank Singh after coming to Mumbai was to find a suitable cricket academy from where he could pursue his cricket career. He joined the VidyaParadkar Cricket Academy in 2008. He started coaching there under the adept of VidyaParadkar, a veteran cricket coach who has been training young cricketers in Mumbai for more than three decades. Shashank attributes all his success to VidyaParadkar.

After learning the specifics of cricket from VidyaParadkar, he joined Mumbai’s DY Patil Sports Academy and started playing club-level cricket for their team. In 2015, he first noted the Mumbai selector after playing an unbeaten inning 0f 65 runs off 23 balls. This inning helped him get into Mumbai’s T20 team, as he made his domestic cricket debut on April 1, 2015, in a T20 match against Cuttack in the 2015-16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. On December 10, 2015, he made his List-A cricket debut in the match against Punjab, played in Hyderabad. Considering his cracking performance in the domestic circuit, he was bought by Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) for his base price of Rs. 10 lakhs in the players’ auctions ahead of Indian Premier 2017

In 2019, Shashank Singh moved to Chhattisgarh to continue the rest of his cricket career with the Chhattisgarh cricket team. On December 9, 2019, he played his maiden Ranji Trophy match, representing Chhattisgarh in a match against Odisha. The Rajasthan Royals bought him the 2019 and 2020 seasons of the IPL; however, he did not get to play a match in both seasons

Shashank Singh has always been one of the favourites in the league cricket system in Mumbai. He loves to strike the ball in the cleanest way possible; he can also bowl utility off-breaks and is a good fielder if required.

Personal Information About Shashank Singh

Full NameShashank Singh
Nick NameBaadshah
Date of BirthNovember 21, 1991
Age31 years
BirthplaceBhilai, Madhya Pradesh
Zodiac signScorpio
ProfessionCricketer
RoleAll-rounder
Batting StyleRight-arm off-break
Bowling StyleRight-hand bat
College/UniversityAchariya College, Puducherry
QualificationPursued Masters of Commerce Degree from Acharya College, Puducherry, in 2017
Marital StatusUnmarried
FatherName not Know(police personnel)
MotherSunita Singh
SisterShrutika Singh
Height(approx)180cm
Eye colourBlack
Hair ColourBlack

Achievement of Shashank Singh

  • Shashank Singh made his List A debut on December 10, 2015, in the 2015 – 16 Vijay Hazare trophy.
  • The Delhi daredevils’ team bought him for the 2017 Indian premier league for 10 lakhs.
  • On March 27, 2022, he was named the player of the match in a match between Drunk wolves and warriors. And also the best batsman for the exact match.
  • He was the  player of  the match and best batsman for the following matches: am champions vs. EIC tuskers (March 11, 2022 ), champion vs. Wisteria buddies (March 9, 2022 ), Noida riders vs. top XI (January 30, 2022), drunk wolves vs. Super kings cricket 11 (December 19, 2021)
  • He was also the best bowler on February 16, 2022, in a match between am champions vs. PVVL zone Noida.
  • Won awards in tournaments as the best batsman from July 9, 2021, to July 24, 2021, for AM champions and from October 19, 2019, to November 24, 2019, for Greno avengers.
  • The Rajasthan royal bought him in the player auction for 2019 in the Indian premier league.
  • Made his first-class debut on December 9, 2019, for Chhattisgarh in the 2019 – 20 Ranji trophy.
  • In the 2022 Indian premier league tournament auction, he was bought by the Sunrisers Hyderabad in February.
  • He has a master’s degree in commerce from Acharya College in Puducherry alongside his cricket career.
  • He had a battling score of 46 runs against Jamshedpur on February 4, 2020.
  • His unbeaten innings of 65 run off 23 balls in 2015 helped him get into the Mumbai T20 team.

Family Information of Shashank Singh

Shashank Singh is unmarried. His father is police personnel. His mother, Sunita Singh, worked at Reliance Infocomm. He has a sister, Shrutika Singh, who works at ONGC Mumbai

All Format Career Summary of Shashank Singh

List A Career

Shashank’sdebut made his list A on December 10, 2015, in the 2015 – 16 Vijay Hazare trophy against Punjab. The impressive domestic performance helped him fetch an IPL contract worth INR 10 lakhs. 

First-class Career

Shashank Singh made his debut on December 9, 2019, for Chhattisgarh against Odisha in the 2019 – 20 Ranji tournaments. The Rajasthan Royals bought him for INR 30 lakhs (approximately $39476). He played the last first-class match on February 4 -7, 2020, in Chhattisgarh against Jharkhand at Jamshedpur.

T20 Career

His T20 debut matches included Mumbai vs. Odisha at Cuttack on April 5, 2015. He played last in November 2019 match between Chhattisgarh vs. Services at Guwahati. In a 23 T20 match, he was able to score 248 runs with an average score of 17.71 innings and 50s.

All Format Career Averages of Shashank Singh

Shanshank Batting Stats

FormatMIN/0RBFAvgSRHS200s100s50s4x6s
Test
ODI
T20I
FC910043683343.6052.341220135511
List A23213536540297799.25630023923
T203227642429820.19142.28610033222

Prashant Bowling Stats

FormatMIOBallsMaidenRWAVGSRERB/B5W10W
Test
ODI
T20I
FC9973.344116227456.75110.253.082/3700
List A2321121.573116732230.5933.225.523/3700
T2032164024003321033.2024.008.303/400

Net Worth of Shashank Singh

His net worth has been growing significantly. He has an estimated net worth of between $1-5$ Million. Shashank Sing’s income source is mainly from being a successful Cricketer.

Social  Media Account of Shashank Singh

Twitter:- 1493 Followers

Instagram: 8215 Followers

FAQS

What are the names of Shashank Singh’s family?

His mother’s name is Sunita Singh and his father’s name is not known but he is a police personnel. Shashank Singh has a sister called Shrutika Singh and works at ONGC Mumbai.

How old is Shashank Singh?

Shashank Singh was born on 21 November 1991 and he is 31 years old.

How many teams have Shashank Singh played for?

Shashank Singh has only played for domestics such as Chhattisgarh, Delhi daredevils, Mumbai, Mumbai cricket association XI, Puducherry, Rajasthan royals, Rizvi Mumbai. Shashank has not played for any international teams yet.

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