‘He knew he wanted to play for his country’: Abhimanyu Easwaran’s Journey and Career So Far
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This article was written for and published by Sportz O'Clock on May 29, 2021
In a time when the glamourous IPL seems like the only platform that makes fresh, upcoming cricketing talents household names, the selection of Abhimanyu Easwaran in the stand-bys for the forthcoming WTC final and the India tour of England is no less than reassuring. Rather, it would not be even wrong to say that his inclusion in the traveling squad is a testament to the fact that scoring buckets of runs in the country’s premier domestic tournament – the Ranji Trophy – is still worth its weight in gold.
Born in Dehra Dun, Uttarakhand, captain of Bengal at the age of 23, Easwaran has been rewarded for his steadfast performances and for what is already an illustrious career. Despite having a below-par Ranji season last time around, he can still boast off a hefty first-class average of 43.75 and an impressive tally of 4401 runs from 64 games that involve 13 tons, including two double centuries...