Debasis Mohanty: First Odia In Indian Cricket Team


Through this article, I want to provide some information regarding Debasis Mohanty the Medium fast bowler, who is first from Odia to play for Indian national Cricket team. See below to get full information about Debashis Mohanty, his profile and biography

Full name: Debasis Sarbeswar Mohanty
Born on: July 20, 1976, Bhubaneswar, Orissa
Played for : India, Orissa
Style of Batting : Right handed batsman
Style of Bowling : Right arm medium fast

Career Details of Debasis Mohanty


Test debut: Sri Lanka v India Against Sri Lanka at Colombo (SSC), Aug 9, 1997
ODI debut: Against Pakistan at Toronto, Sep 13, 1997
FC debut: 1996/97
List-A debut: 1996/97
T-20 debut: Orissa v Jharkhand at Kolkata, Apr 3, 2007

Debasish Mohanty is a former Indian cricketer who played in 2 Tests and 45 ODIs from 1997 to 2001. He was a right-arm medium-fast bowler supported with natural swing. He has got much of his success in ODIs averaging under 30 and taking more than 1 wicket per game. But he has got a very little chance to prove himself in test cricket for India.

He was the second highest wicket taker for India in 1999 world cup behinds Javagal Srinath. And he was the instrumental in winning one of the Sahara Cup Series against Pakistan in Toronto in the 1990s. However, on return of Ajit Agarkar, his opportunities dwindled and he became in and out of the team for many occasions.In swinging conditions he is always be an obvious choice. However, he is not so good in Indian conditions perhaps because of his bowling styles. He was dropped in 2001 and slipped out of the international reckoning.

Mr. Mohanty represented Orissa in the Ranji Trophy and East Zone in Duleep Trophy. He has played for Colwyn Bay Cricket Club in Wales in 2006. He is presently employed by NALCO, Bhubaneswar.Presently he has been appointed as coach for Orissa ranji team replacing Michael Bevan.

Batting Statistics of Debasis Mohanty


Mat NO Runs HS Avg. 100 50 Ct
Tests 2 1 0 0* - 0 0 0
ODIs 45 6 28 18* 5.60 0 0 10
FC 117 42 1553 97 13.62 0 5 47
List A 129 26 218 22 7.26 0 0 26
T-20 8 0 12 12 4.00 0 0 1


Bowling Statistics of Debasis Mohanty


Mat Balls Wkts Best Ave Econ 5w 10
Tests 2 430 4 4/78 59.75 3.33 0 0
ODIs 45 1996 57 4/56 29.15 4.99 0 0
FC 117 22053 417 10/46 21.05 2.38 19 3
List A 129 6024 160 5/22 26.84 4.27 1 0
T-20 8 163 9 2/24 20.33 6.73 0 0


Attachments

  • File Photo (3415-18812-untitled.bmp)
  • Related Articles

    Arjuna Award winners from Odisha

    K Ravi Kumar who won 3 gold medals in last year commonwealth games held at New Delhi, nominated for Arjuna Award 2011. He is the seventh athlete of Odisha to receive the same and second weightlifter of Odisha also. Bijaya Kumar Satapathy is the first weightlifter to receive Arjuna Award in the year 1982. Both Bijaya and Ravi kumar hails from Berhampur, Odisha. This article is absolutely about the Arjuna Awardees of Odisha.

    Famous Players and Athletes from Odisha

    This article gives the list of famous hockey players, Cricket players, football players, badminton players, karate players, basketball players, handball players, judo and boxing players, athletes, bicyclists, and other sportsperson from Odisha.

    Nine Odia Women In Indian Women’s Football team

    Odisha Women’s Football team is created one more history in sports. As per the last September 2011 tour to Bahrain for three friendly matches, 23 players were selected by Indian team, where 9 players are only from Odisha. As per the statistics, this is first time to be highest number of players selected from a state. This article gives more information about our Odia women football players.

    Online booking and tickets of India West Indies Cuttack ODI match at Barabati

    Where to buy online tickets for India vs Westindies match at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on 29th November 2011? What is cheapest ticket price of India vs West Indies ODI cricket match in Cuttack? Find everything related to India Vs West Indies Cricket match in Cuttack like retails outlets for booking Cuttack match tickets, contact details etc. right here.

    Odia Athlete Shravani Nanda: A Biography

    Odia Athlete Shravani Nanda is very well known to every Odia people for her performance in national level athlete meets. This article is about a short biography of Odia Athlete Shravani Nanda.

    More articles: Sports in Orissa

    Comments

    No responses found. Be the first to comment...


  • Do not include your name, "with regards" etc in the comment. Write detailed comment, relevant to the topic.
  • No HTML formatting and links to other web sites are allowed.
  • This is a strictly moderated site. Absolutely no spam allowed.
  • Name:
    Email: