Akash Vasisht

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Akash Vasisht
NameAkash Vasisht (आकाश वशिष्ठ)
Full NameAkash Paramjeet Vasisht
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Major teamsHimachal Pradesh
Date of BirthDecember 17, 1994
Age (In 2022)28 Years
Birth PlaceKangra, Himachal Pradesh, India
ResidenceKangra, Himachal Pradesh, India
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Mother TongueHimachali
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5ft 9in
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusUnmarried
FatherParamjeet Vasisht
MotherNot Known
Cricket Information
Playing roleAllrounder
Batting styleLeft-handed bat
Bowling styleSlow Left arm Orthodox
FC debutDecember 28 - 31, 2014 (Himachal Pradesh vs Assam at Guwahati)
List A debutFebruary 25, 2017 (Himachal Pradesh vs Maharashtra at Jaipur)
T20 debutFebruary 21, 2019 (Himachal Pradesh vs Railways at Chandigarh)
Education Details
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Attended
Educational QualificationIntermediate
Other Details
SalaryRs 20 Lakh (IPL)
Akash Vasisht (born 17 December 1994) is an Indian cricketer who plays as an allrounder for Himachal Pradesh in domestic cricket. Vasisht made his first-class debut for Himachal Pradesh against Assam in the Ranji Trophy at Guwahati on 28 December 2014. He opened the batting and scored 30 runs as Himachal won by an innings and 133 runs. 1
He made his List A debut for Himachal Pradesh against Maharashtra in the Vijay Hazare Trophy at Delhi on 21 February 2021. 2
Vasisht made his T20 debut for Himachal Pradesh against Railways in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy at Chandigarh on 18 November 2019. He took 2 wickets for 24 runs in his 3 overs as Himachal won by 54 runs. 3
He scored his maiden century (141) in Ranji Trophy against Uttar Pradesh in February 2020 and helped Himachal Pradesh defeat Uttar Pradesh by 386 runs. 4
Vasisht played a big role in Himachal Pradesh's run to the final of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2022/23 as he top-scored for Himachal with his 216 runs coming at a strike rate of 163.63 and an avaerage of 54. He also took 4 wickets at an average of 9.50 and economy rate of just 4.22 in matches. 5
Rajasthan Royals bought Akash Vasisht for Rs 20 Lakh at the 2023 IPL auction.

  1. https://www.espncricinfo.com/series/ranji-trophy-2014-15-775441/assam-vs-himachal-pradesh-group-c-775741/full-scorecard[]
  2. https://www.espncricinfo.com/series/vijay-hazare-trophy-2020-21-1250891/maharashtra-vs-himachal-pradesh-elite-group-d-1250902/full-scorecard[]
  3. https://www.espncricinfo.com/series/syed-mushtaq-ali-trophy-2019-20-1196776/himachal-pradesh-vs-railways-group-c-1205835/full-scorecard[]
  4. https://www.espncricinfo.com/series/ranji-trophy-2019-20-1196777/uttar-pradesh-vs-himachal-pradesh-elite-group-b-1203596/full-scorecard[]
  5. https://stats.espncricinfo.com/ci/engine/records/averages/batting_bowling_by_team.html?id=14936;team=1803;type=tournament[]