Akash Singh (born 26 April 2002) is an Indian cricketer. He made his Twenty20 debut on 9 November 2019, for Rajasthan in the 2019–20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Prior to his Twenty20 debut, he represented the India under-19 cricket team in the 2019 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup in September 2019, playing in three matches during the tournament.
He was also called up to the India B cricket team for the U19 Challenger Cup. In December 2019, he was named in India’s squad for the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. In the 2020 IPL auction, he was bought by the Rajasthan Royals ahead of the 2020 Indian Premier League.
Akash Singh’s coach Vivek Yadav told the hotgossips that Akash’s speed and inswinger make him different from the rest of the bowlers. Akash has played a T20 match so far and has taken 2 wickets. He played this match in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. In the Youth ODI tournament in Sri Lanka, he took 7 wickets in 3 matches.
In the IPL 2020 auction, the Indian U-19 team’s fast bowler Akash Singh was bought by Rajasthan Royals at a base price of 20 lakh rupees. Akash is a left-arm fast bowler from Rajasthan. He will represent Team India in the Under-19 World Cup to be held in South Africa next month. He is the main fast bowler of the Indian team.
Akash Singh Family
Akash’s family consists of two sisters with an elder brother. Father is a farmer. Mother is a homemaker. Akash told that the family always supported his game. Never made pressure to quit cricket.
Batting and Bowling averages
Full name Akash Maharaj Singh
Born April 26, 2002, Bhartpur, Rajasthan
Current age 17 years 241 days
Major teams India A Under-19s
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Left-arm medium-fast