Mayank Markande

Mayank Markande

Mayank Markande was born on November 11, 1997, in Bathinda, Punjab, India. He is a right-arm leg-spin bowler known for his ability to deceive batsmen with his variations and guile. Markande first gained national attention during his stint in the Indian Premier League (IPL), where he represented teams such as the Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals. His performances in the IPL showcased his potential as a spinner capable of making an impact in the shortest format of the game.


Markande’s cricket journey began in his hometown of Bathinda, where he developed a passion for cricket at a young age. He made his mark in domestic cricket playing for Punjab, where his performances in various domestic tournaments highlighted his skills as a leg-spinner. Markande’s breakthrough came in the 2018 IPL season with the Mumbai Indians, where he impressed with his debut performance by taking four wickets against the Chennai Super Kings.

Following his successful debut season in the IPL, Markande continued to be a part of the tournament, representing the Rajasthan Royals in subsequent editions. His ability to bowl in the powerplay and at the death, combined with his knack for picking up crucial wickets, has made him a valuable player in the T20 format.

Sporting Achievements

  • Indian Premier League (IPL): Mayank Markande made a memorable debut in the IPL in 2018, taking four wickets in his first match and finishing the tournament as one of the promising young spinners. His performances in the IPL have been critical in showcasing his talent on a larger stage.
  • Domestic Cricket: In domestic cricket, Markande has been a consistent performer for Punjab, contributing significantly in tournaments like the Ranji Trophy, Vijay Hazare Trophy, and Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. His performances have helped his team in crucial matches, underlining his importance as a spinner.
  • International Cricket: Markande made his debut for the Indian national team in a T20 International against Australia in February 2019, marking his entry into the international arena. While his opportunities at the international level have been limited, he remains a potential asset for the Indian cricket team, especially in limited-overs formats.

Mayank Markande’s journey from domestic cricket to the IPL and the Indian national team highlights his development as a leg-spinner. With his best years ahead of him, Markande is poised to make significant contributions to his teams, armed with his leg-spin bowling and a mature understanding of the game.

Player Stats


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Batting & Fielding

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