Egremont have signed a gifted younger Indian all-rounder as their skilled for the 2023 Cumbria Cricket League season.
Vathsal Govind, 23, has represented India at Underneath-19s stage and at present performs first-class cricket for Kerala within the Ranji Trophy.
Though principally a top-order batsman, the Delhi-born Govind additionally bowls leg spin.
Vathsal began enjoying cricket on the age of 5 however with restricted alternatives to coach on the academies he joined in Delhi, his mom arrange a cricket academy in 2011.
4 years later he gained choice to the Delhi U16 squad however a yr later his household moved to Kerala the place he continued his cricket profession.
He was a part of the India Inexperienced group for the U19 Challenger Trophy in 2018 and captained the membership’s Underneath-19 group for the Cooch Behar Trophy within the 2018-19 season and ended up the highest run-scorer with 1235 runs from eight matches.
His efficiency within the Cooch Behar Trophy paved the best way to the Kerala squad for 2018-19 Ranji Trophy and debuted for them in top notch cricket in opposition to Delhi in the identical season.
In February 2019, he and Kerala team-mate Varun Nayanar, have been chosen to play two Youth check matches for India-Uner-19s in opposition to South Africa A.
He made his Checklist A debut two years in the past for Kerala within the 2020-21 Vijay Hazare Trophy and completed the event as his aspect’s second-highest run-scorer with 292 runs from 5 matches, which included a career-best 95.
Within the 2021-22 Ranji Trophy he scored his maiden century in first-class cricket.
Asserting the signing Egremont mentioned: “He had a stellar youth profession which noticed him because the main run scorer in India.
“His kind has carried on into his top notch the place he averages a formidable 50 in 50 over cricket and 39 within the Ranji Trophy.
“We wish to say a large thanks to Rob Ashwell and Prakash Palande for getting this deal over the road and we’re trying ahead to welcoming Vathsal to Egremont in April.”