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Prasidh Krishna was ‘optimistic’

 Prasidh Krishna, the brand new entrant within the Indian crew was “not surprised” when selectors named him within the ODI squad.  

On Friday, the 25-year-old proper arm quick bowler from Bangalore has been included in Workforce India for the three ODIs to be performed in Pune on March 23, 26 and 28.


“No, I was not surprised but optimistic. I was already on selectors’ radar and am happy for this call”, he mentioned over the phone from Ahmedabad.

“It will be a wonderful experience to share a dressing room with Kohli’s men. The current Indian team is full of legends and to be part of this team will be a great feeling”, he added.  

“I have been performing well in domestic matches for my State (Karnataka) team and will try my best to fulfil selectors’ trust on me”.

Prasidh Krishna offers credit score to his father (Murali Krishna) for all his help.


Later, his father, talking solely, mentioned, “Of course, we were expecting his inclusion in the side. The “excellent news” we received first was from the BCCI trigger”.

Apparently, Prasidh had teaching classes from Australian greats-Jeff Thomson and Glenn McGrath.  

“He was part of the IDBI Federal Bowling Foundation-KSCA and was one of the four fast bowlers who trained with Jeff Thomson at the Cricket Australia academy for a month in 2017”, Dr Makarand Waingankar, a widely known determine in Indian cricket, having served the game in numerous capacities as cricket administration guide (he organised bowling schemes of Frank Tyson in 1990 for the BCA Mafatlal bowling) says.


“McGrath’s coaching was done at the MRF”, father added.

Elaborating extra in regards to the newcomer, his father says, “Prasidh is a Commerce graduate from Jain College. He has one younger sister. He loves to be with family when he is at home. He enjoys playing Play Station FIFA, NBA”.

Prasidh’s favourite dish is masala dosa.

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