Yash Thakur

Yash Thakur

Yash Ravisingh Thakur, born on December 28, 1998, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, is a right-arm fast-medium bowler known for his contributions in domestic cricket and the Indian Premier League (IPL). He represents Vidarbha in domestic competitions and plays for the Lucknow Super Giants in the IPL. Thakur’s cricketing journey is marked by his debut in various formats; he made his List A debut in the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy, his first-class debut in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy, and his T20 debut in the 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. His skills were recognized when he was bought by the Lucknow Super Giants for the 2023 IPL season, making his IPL debut against Chennai Super Kings on April 3, 2023​​.


Yash Thakur’s early cricketing achievements highlight his potential and dedication to the sport. His journey began in the youth circuits, where he represented the Chhattisgarh Under-16 and Under-19 teams, showcasing his talent in both batting and bowling. Notably, he scored 141 runs against the Vidarbha Under-19 team and played a significant role in the Cooch Behar Trophy for the Chhattisgarh Under-19 team. Thakur’s performances earned him a spot in the India Under-19 team for the 2016-2017 Asian Cricket Council Under-19s Asia Cup, where he made impactful contributions with the ball. He continued to represent India Under-19 in various tournaments, including the tour of England in 2017. Despite an injury that sidelined him for the 2018 Under-19 World Cup, Thakur’s domestic performances for Vidarbha across formats have been noteworthy, including a maiden first-class wicket in the Ranji Trophy and his first five-wicket haul in List A cricket during the 2021–22 Vijay Hazare Trophy​​​​.

Sporting Achievements

Throughout his career, Yash Thakur has compiled impressive statistics across all formats of the game. As of November 2023, he has played in numerous T20, List A, and first-class matches, accumulating significant numbers of wickets in each format. His best bowling figures in T20 and List A cricket demonstrate his ability to perform under pressure and his contribution to Vidarbha’s successes, including their victories in domestic competitions. Thakur’s selection as a net bowler for Punjab Kings in the IPL before making his mark in the league with the Lucknow Super Giants underlines his growth and potential as a fast bowler in Indian cricket​​​​.

Yash Thakur’s journey from the junior levels to domestic and then to the IPL showcases his development as a cricketer. His performances, whether in the youth teams or for Vidarbha, have highlighted his skills and potential, making him a player to watch in the future.

Player Stats


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