Batting style Right Handed
Bowling style Right-arm fast
Test Debut NA
ODI Debut NA
T20 Debut NA
IPL Debut vs Sunrisers Hyderabad at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Sep 26, 2020
- KKR - Kolkata
- India U19
- India U23
Kamlesh Nagarkoti overview
Kamlesh Nagarkoti is an Indian cricketer. He is a right-arm fast bowler. He was born on 28th December 1999 at Barmer in Rajasthan. He was called one of the quickest bowlers in the age-group level India has produced. He can deliver consistently at a speed of 140 per kilometer and is also an adept fielder at the backward point position. Besides, with useful batting, Kamlesh has become an all-around asset for any captain in the team.
The Father of Kamlesh was a subedar in the Indian army. After his retirement, he spent all his corpus to buy a one-bedroom apartment in Jaipur so that Kamlesh could learn the game. Nagarkoti’s childhood coach was Surendra Singh Rathod.
Batting Career Summary
Bowling Career Summary
Kamlesh made his debut in List ‘A’ cricket in a Vijay Hazare Trophy match against Mumbai in 2017. Kamlesh made his debut for Rajasthan in List ‘A’ cricket, participating in a Vijay Hazare Trophy match against Mumbai. In his maiden appearance, Kamlesh managed only one wicket at the cost of 21 runs in 4.1 overs. Just after two days, the 21-year old fast bowler became the first Rajasthan bowler to have recorded a hat-trick in the Vijay Hazare Trophy match against Gujarat. But already before, Kamlesh was showing his potential in his first overseas tour to England where under-19 India played against under-19 England. Kamlesh scalped 14 wickets in two Tests including a match haul of 10 for 112 in the first Test at Chesterfield. He continued with his prominence even in the under-19 World Cup in 2018. He captured 9 wickets there in the competition. Kamlesh has played in 9 List ‘A’ matches and grabbed 11 wickets including his best figure of 3 for 30.
Kamlesh was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders in 2018 for Rs 3 crores. But the fast bowler could not play due to a back injury. He was still retained in the next season and the same thing happened as Kamlesh was ruled out due to injury. He played in the 2020 IPL, bagging 5 wickets in 10 matches. He has been retained also by the KKR for the 2021 IPL.
Kamlesh Nagakoti has played in 10 Twenty20 matches in the domestic circuit and managed 5 wickets.
The speedster is now injury-free, eyes the impending IPL.