While chasing 257 runs against Lucknow Super Giants, Punjab Kings’ batter Atharva Taide emerged as a lone warrior. The young Vidarbha batter was picked up by the Punjab Kings  for INR 20 lakhs last year and is playing his   second IPL season. Since then he has put up decent performances before scoring his maiden half-century in the Indian Premier League. 

Ahead of the IPL season, the 22-year-old Taide had scored 499 runs in seven Ranji Trophy games last season, at an average of 45.36. This included one hundred and three fifties. In January 2023, he hit his maiden First-Class ton with an unbeaten 112 against Punjab in Mohali.

Here is all you need to know about Atharva Taide:

Age: 23

DOB: April 26, 2000

Hailing from: Akola, Maharashtra

Role: Batter

Batting Style: Left-Handed Bat

Bowling Style: Left-arm orthodox


First Class - Gujarat vs Vidarbha at Nagpur - December 22 - 25, 2018

LIST A - Vidarbha vs Baroda at Bengaluru - September 20, 2018

Domestic T20s - Himachal vs Vidarbha at Surat - February 21, 2019

IPL - vs Lucknow Super Giants - April 15, 2023