Kolkata Knight Riders are currently facing the challenge of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the city of joy at Eden Gardens. During the second innings of this matchup, the captain of the KKR, Nitish Rana, decided to make an impact player substitution and replaced Venkatesh Iyer with Suyash Sharma in the playing XI. 

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This moment marked the IPL and competitive cricket debut for the young 19-year-old Suyash Sharma, a right-arm leg spinner with a deceptive action. He has played club cricket and junior-level cricket for the last few years in Delhi. Over there, he impressed the KKR scouts who sought to include him in their IPL 2023 squad during the last year’s auction. 

Here is all you need to know about Suyash Sharma:

Age: 19 

DOB: May 15, 2003

Hailing from: Delhi

Role: Bowler

Batting Style: Right-handed Bat

Bowling Style: Right-arm Leg Spinner


IPL debut for Kolkata Knight Riders against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Kolkata on April 6, 2023