Abhinav Mukund

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Abhinav Mukund
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Personal information
Full name Abhinav Mukund
Born (1990-01-06) 6 January 1990 (age 27)
Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India
Batting Left-handed
Bowling Right-arm leg break googly
Role Opening Batsman
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 270) 20 June 2011 v West Indies
Last Test 26-30 July 2017 v Sri Lanka
Domestic team information
Years Team
2007–present Tamil Nadu
2008–2012 Chennai Super Kings
2013 Royal Challengers Bangalore
Career statistics
Competition Test FC LA T20
Matches 5 109 61 21
Runs scored 211 7,672 2,931 439
Batting average 21.10 47.65 50.53 27.43
100s/50s 0/2 22/27 10/16 0/1
Top score 81 300* 130 64*
Balls bowled 12 829 206 105
Wickets 0 15 4 11
Bowling average 36.80 44.75 9.18
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling n/a 3/5 1/0 3/22
Catches/stumpings 5/– 56/– 19/– 13/–
Source: CricketArchive, 22 December 2013

Abhinav Mukund (About this sound pronunciation ; born 6 January 1990) is an Indian cricketer who plays for India A and Tamil Nadu.[1] He has played for India in five Test matches. He is the captain of Tamil Nadu and has captained India A on several occasions. He was a member of Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL.


He was picked for the India Under-19 squad's tour in Malaysia where he played two matches. His highest score in first-class cricket is 300* against Maharashtra. He and Murali Vijay scored 462 runs for the first wicket partnership in the same match.[2] He was named in the Indian Test squad for the tour of the West Indies in 2011 and then for the tour of England.[3]

The last series Mukund played for India was against England, at Trent Bridge in July–August 2011.

On 1 October 2015, At the age of just 25, Abhinav made his 100th First class appearance against Baroda.

in September 2016 Abhinav was picked as the main opener as part of the Albert TUTI Patriots team in the inaugural Tamil Nadu Premier League Tournament, Patriots went on to win the tournament with Abhinav top scoring in the final with 82* Not Out. [4]

Abhinav was included in Indian test team for a one of match against Bangladesh starting on 9 February 2017.Abhinav is also currently in the squad for India's tour of Sri Lanka which starts from 26 July 2017. Abhinav is currently captain of the Tamil Nadu Ranji Trophy Team. [5]


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