IPL 2020: KXIP's Ravi Bishnoi makes debut against DC

Young leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi, who turned heads with an impressive show during the U-19 World Cup, makes his IPL debut for Kings XI Punjab against Delhi Capitals.

Ravi Bishnoi made his IPL debut for Kings XI Punjab. (File Photo)

Young leg spinner Ravi Bishnoi has been handed his Indian Premier League (IPL) debut for Kings XI Punjab against Delhi Capitals on Sunday.

The 19-year-old, who turned heads with his superb performance in the U-19 World Cup earlier this year, was picked by Punjab for INR 2 Crore at the auction.

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Ravi Bishnoi: From bylane to big buy  

Bishnoi had a dream run in the U-19 World Cup picking 17 wickets from six games and finished as the top wicket-taker in the tournament. in which India finished runner-up.

A big fan of Shane Warne and Anil Kumble, Bishnoi was looking forward for this opportunity and he has finally got one against Delhi.

Career graph

2017: Represented Jodhpur in district level tournaments.

2018: Made it to Rajasthan U-19 squad.

2018-19: Selected for India U-19 camps.

2019: In February, he made his T20 debut for Rajasthan in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy; In September, made his List A debut for Rajasthan; In October, named in India A squad for Deodhar Trophy.

2020: Featured in the U-19 World Cup for India.