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Mysuru: A new cricket sensation is making waves – Ishaan S, an 18-year-old pace bowler with a speed of 125 kmph.

The Under-19 cricket tournament showcased his talent, earning him recognition as the rising icon of Mysuru cricket.

After Javagal Srinath, a Mysurean popular as ‘Mysore Express’ for his speed bowling, it’s the name of Ishaan that is doing rounds as a budding cricketer, with all the zeal to go ahead.

Ishaan, the proud son of K Sathish and Mamatha J couple, is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Business Administration at TTL College, Saraswatipuram, Mysuru.

His cricketing journey began at the age of 11, fuelled by a passion for the sport and a determined focus to fine tune his skills.

Representing Navodaya Cricket Club (NCC) in Mysuru for Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) Division League and VV Puram Cricket Club in KSCA Bengaluru League, under the guidance of NCC Secretary Srinivas Prasad P and Coach T Naseeruddin respectively, Ishaan has consistently delivered standout performances in the recent years.

In 2023, Ishaan’s remarkable achievements include taking 21 wickets in the Under-19 inter-club tournaments in Mysuru and Bengaluru, securing five wickets in Inter Moffusil, and an impressive 8 wickets in Inter-zonals.

His exceptional performance in the selection matches for the Under-19 Karnataka state team resulted in him claiming 7 wickets.

With a total of 41 wickets and around 280 runs in Under-19 matches, Ishaan’s outstanding contributions have earned him a spot in the Karnataka State Under-19 team for the ongoing Cooch Behar Trophy at Srikanta Datta Narasimahraja Wadiyar Stadium (SDNR) in Manasagangotri.

BCCI – Men’s Under 19 Cooch Behar Trophy 2023-24

1- Against Himachal Pradesh, Luhnu cricket ground, HP

First iinings – 11-5-27-5
Second Iinings – 17-2-57-4
Batting: 18*

2 – Against Uttarakhand, SDNR Wadiyar Stadium, Mysuru
First Innings – 13-1-49-3
Second Innings – 4-0-16-2
Batting: 2*

Indian is sure to get another speed bowler and all rounder in Ishaan from Mysuru, provided the lady luck smiles on him.

Wish Ishaan all the best and a promising career in cricket

– Team Mysoorunews


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