Bavanaka Sandeep Introduction
When the Indian Premier League started, a very promising young talent from Hyderabad, still in his teens, had a dream of participating in this competition. Over the years, he saw many cricketers he played with, from his city, become a part of the IPL. After more than a decade, Bavanaka Sandeep has finally got a chance to showcase his talent.
To make it even better, he will play for the team from his city, Sunrisers Hyderabad. Sandeep has been a very consistent performer for Hyderabad over the years, in the domestic circuit. He has always maintained a good average and strike rate, but never really made it big. Given the opportunity he has got now, he can fulfil his lifelong dream.
Bavanaka Sandeep Batting and fielding averages
Bavanaka Sandeep Bowling averages
Bavanaka Sandeep Early Life
- Bavanaka Sandeep was born on April 25, 1992, in Hyderabad, Telangana (then Andhra Pradesh).
- His father’s name is Parmeshwar.
- Parmeshwar is an ex-employee of Bharat Dynamics Limited.
- At Bharat Dynamics Limited, Parmeshwar used to work as a technician. He had a shift from 8 AM to 5 PM. With such a tedious schedule, he couldn’t commit much time to his kids. Hence, he took voluntary retirement when he was 52 years of age.
- Sandeep has four elder sisters.
- Parmeshwar is a big fan of cricket and always wanted his son to become a cricketer.
- Sandeep’s mother is a homemaker. All of his four sisters have done their MS from USA.
- Sandeep spent his initial days under the guidance of his mentor John Manoj.
- Initially, Sandeep used to practice at the St John’s Sports Coaching Foundation in East Marredpally, Secunderabad.
- After realizing the potential of Sandeep, John Manoj decided not to charge a single penny for his cricket coaching classes.
- Sandeep has studied in the St Andrews School.
- From the fourth standard, he has received a half-scholarship.
- He completed his higher education from TKR College of Engineering.
- Sandeep was enrolled in his college under the sports quota.
- Thanks to his cricketing skills, he also has landed a job in the Income Tax Department. He works as an inspector.
Bavanaka Sandeep Domestic Career
- Sandeep made his first-class debut on November 10, 2010, against Jharkhand at Ranchi. He scored a century on his debut and was just 6 runs short of his 150.
- Sandeep’s List A debut came on 11 February, 2011, against Andhra at Palakkad. In this game, he scored 24 runs in 39 deliveries.
- The Hyderabad star made his T20 debut on 17 March 2013 against Kerala at Shimoga. In this match, he could only manage a couple of runs.
Bavanaka Sandeep Achievements
- Sandeep scored a century on his first-class debut.
- He was the leading run-scorer for Hyderabad in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy. In that season, he scored 400 runs in just 4 games.
- He has been a part of the India Red side in the 2018–19 Duleep Trophy.
- He has crossed the 3000-run mark in first-class cricket.