IPL 2022: From Indore’s paan shop to the heights of fame, Avesh Khan’s journey will make you emotional

Avesh Khan’s journey: Avesh Khan’s mother, who was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago, said before the match against Delhi, ‘She is still in the hospital, but already fine, she has a urine infection and two years ago she got breast cancer’ That impressed her, but now everything is better. I am feeling good with the match-winning performance in the last game, but every day is a new day and I will try to bowl with the same momentum and help my team win matches.

Avesh Khan’s journey

Father used to run paan shop

Belonging to a middle-class family in Indore, Avesh Khan’s childhood was spent in conflicts. Father Aashiq Khan used to run a paan shop and feed the family in the initial days. Actually, his father had lost his job, after which he started setting up a paan shop on the roadside, but in the widening of the road, the administration also removed the paan shop. The young star, who debuted in U19 in 2014, started supporting the household with the earnings from cricket matches.

Avesh Khan’s journey

Accurate yorker, Avesh Khan’s identity

Avesh was a part of Delhi Capitals till last season. He was at number two in the list of highest wicket-takers in the 2021 season. Known for his precise yorkers and excellent bowling, Avesh practices for hours by holding a bottle or shoe to perfection. For Delhi Capitals, he took 24 wickets in 16 matches in the last season. Avesh’s teammate Enrique Norcia had said that he wanted to learn the art of bowling accurate yorkers from the young pacer.

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The journey of IPL started with RCB

The whole family did not think that the journey of cricket, which started with a tennis ball in 10 years, would reach here. On the basis of hard work, he made his List-A debut for Madhya Pradesh in the Vijay Hazare Trophy on 5 February 2018. In the IPL in 2017, he got a chance in the Royal Challengers Bangalore team for the first time under the leadership of Virat.

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