Prashant Solanki, who made headlines when CSK beat Rajasthan Royals in a fierce battle in IPL mega auction 2022 to beg him for INR 1.20 crore which was 6 times greater than his base value, recently made his IPL debut against Gujarat Titans. Solanki was part of the IPL 2021 winning team Chennai Super Kings as a net bowler. Many Chennai Super Kings players and support staff including Mahendra Singh Dhoni got impressed by him and bid for him in the 2022 auction of the Indian Premier League.
Prashant Solanki Biography
|Full Name||Prashant Hitesh Solanki|
|Zodiac sign||Not Known|
Prashant was born in a Hindu family on February 22, 2000, in Mumbai. The right-arm leg spinner played his entire domestic cricket from the Mumbai side. His action remained us the action of the legendary spinner Shane Warne. That is why he is called, ‘Dhoni’s Shane Warne’ by fans. Before the first lockdown in India, His weight was very high. But, during the lockdown period, he reduced his weight from 86 Kg to 67 Kg.
Prashant Solanki Cricket Career
|Bowling Style||Right-Arm Leg Spinner|
|Batting Style||Right-handed Batter|
|Teams||Chennai Super Kings|
Mumbai Domestic Team
|Debut||International Debut- No|
IPL Debut- Against GT on 15/05/2022
Domestic List A- Against Puducherry on 25/02/2021
Domestic FC- Against Goa on 24-27 Feb 2022
Domestic T20- Against Baroda on 09/11/2021
Solanki started his domestic career with a bang as he picked five wickets in his debut List A game against Puducherry in the 2020-2021 Vijay Hazare Trophy on February 25, 2021, and proved his wicket-taking ability. He has played 9 List A games and picked 21 wickets at an average of 23 and an economy of 5.96. He played his first FC game against Goa. He picked one wicket in his first domestic T20 game against Baroda in the 2020-2021 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Until now he has played nine List A games, one FC, and one domestic T20 game.
Indian Premier League
Prashant got the opportunity to play against Gujarat Titans on May 16, 2022. He did not make any impact in this game as Chennai Super Kings failed to post a competitive score on the board. He would like to showcase his talent in the upcoming games of the Indian Premier League.
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