Priyank Panchal: Biography, Family, Stats, Age, IPL

Priyank Panchal

Priyank Panchal is a right-handed batsman from India who currently represents Gujarat in domestic cricket. Priyank, who was born in Ahmedabad, also bowls for his teams as a right-arm medium-pace bowler.

The young cricketer was been named to the South Africa tour in 2021/22.
After Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul, he was given the opportunity to open the innings as the third opener.
He will take over as India’s Vice Captain Rohit Sharma’s replacement.

About Priyank Panchal

Full Name
Priyank Kirit Panchal
31 years
Sport Category
Date of Birth
9 April 1990
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
5 ft 8 inches
62 kg
Kiran Brahmbhatt
He was the highest scorer in the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy. He received Madhavrao Scindia Award for that.
11 crores
Father- Kirit Panchal
ODI Debut
Not Yet
Test Debut
Not Yet
T 20 Debut
Not Yet
Batting Style
Bowling Style
Right-arm medium-pace bowler
Teams Played for
India A, Gujarat, India, West Zone, India Red
IPL Debut
Not Yet
Alma Mater
Sankalp International School in Ahmedabad

Personal Life

Panchal, who was born in Gujarat in April 1990, began playing cricket at a young age. His father was an interstate cricket player who backed him up throughout his career.

Priyank claims that his father used to wake him up at 4:30 a.m. every day to assist him in preparing for morning matches. Priyank’s father was likewise very particular about his diet, making sure he didn’t consume excessive amounts of junk food.

His father died of heart arrest while he was only 15 years old. His resolve to play international cricket was only fuelled by the tragedy.

He works as a tax assistant in Ahmedabad in addition to being a cricketer. He got the job at the Income Tax Office because of a sports quota.

Early Career

In 2003-04, Priyank Panchal made his debut in cricket. He was a member of the Under-15 team in the Polly Umrigar Trophy.He was a two-year participant in the competition.

Then, during the 2005-06 Vijay Merchant Trophy, he was a member of the Under-17 team. In the event, he hit a stunning century.

Priyank played in both the limited-overs and three-day matches in the next season of the tournament.

Domestic Cricket

On February 27, 2008, he made his List-A debut in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. He hit 123 runs off 115 balls in his maiden encounter against Maharashtra. He hit 17 fours and one six in his spectacular century.

He made his first-class debut against Saurashtra in the Ranji Trophy the following season.

Priyank was Gujarat’s best run-scorer in the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy season. In 17 innings, he scored 1310 runs. He was instrumental in Gujarat’s first-ever Ranji Trophy victory.

Priyank made history by becoming the first Gujarati player to achieve 1000 runs in a Ranji season.
He was also the first player from Gujarat to score a triple century.
Against Punjab, he scored an incredible 314 points.

In the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy, Priyank Panchal scored 542 runs in seven games. That season, he was Gujarat’s leading run scorer. In the 2018-19 Duleep Trophy, he was also picked to the India Green team.

Priyank maintained his form and was named the top scorer in the 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy and the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy Group Stage. In the Vijay Hazare Trophy, he scored 367 runs, and in the Ranji Trophy, he scored 898 runs.

Panchal has been selected India’s Red Captain for the Duleep Trophy in 2019-20. He was also picked to India B’s squad for the Deodhar Trophy in 2019-20.

Panchal got a century for India A against New Zealand in 2020. Priyank Panchal scored several important runs for India A versus Sri Lanka A and West Indies A while working with Rahul Dravid. Cricket is a sport played internationally.

International Cricket

Priyank Panchal has been selected for India’s test series against England in 2021. In the 2021 India squad for the South Africa tour, he took the position of Rohit Sharma.


Priyank Panchal Stats

Format Matches Runs Average Century Half-Century Best Score
First Class 100 7,011 45.52 24 25 314*
List- A 75 2,854 40.19 5 18 135*
T20 50 1,327 29.48 0 8 79

Priyank Panchal FAQ’S

  • Priyank Panchal Coach

During his early days, he was coached by Kiran Brahmbhatt, ex-Gujarati Ranji Player.

  • Priyank Panchal interests

Priyank Panchal is very interested in Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and even stock market algorithms.

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