Akash Deep, 27, RCB’s Rising Star, set to make India Test debut against England



The 27-year-old showcased his skills for India A in unofficial Tests against England Lions and recently made his debut in the final three Tests against England. Akash Deep, born on December 15, 1996, hails from Dehri town in the Rotas district of Bihar, and his journey to success in cricket has been marked by personal tragedy. Despite initial discouragement from his father, Akash Deep pursued his passion for cricket and relocated to Bengal in 2010. After the loss of his father and elder brother, Akash Deep remained determined to pursue his cricketing dreams. His talent caught the attention of coaches at the U-23 level, leading to his inclusion in the Ranji Trophy squad. In his career, Akash Deep has represented Bengal in the Ranji Trophy and the IPL, impressing with his pace and skill. India’s squad for the last three Tests includes Akash Deep, who has proved himself as a promising talent in the world of cricket.