Aayush Zimare | All-Rounder | Mumbai Cricket Association

Aayush Zimare cricketer
  • DOB: 12.01.2003
  • City: Mumbai
  • Attribute: Left Arm Spinner and Left Handed Batsman
  • School & College: IES VN Sule Guruji (School) & RA Podar College of Commerce & Economics (College)
  • Age at which u started playing Cricket: 11
  • First Coach and Academy name: Kiran Salgaonkar at Vasant Vihar high school (thane)
  • Current Academy or place where you practice: Pravin Amre Sir and Sai Sia Cricket Academy (Rajesh Sanil sir)
  • Highest level of Coaching Recieved: at U19 NCA Camp under Former Indian Test Cricketer Shiv Sunder Das
  • Name of the Clubs: Previous Club-New Hind Sporting Club, Current- Victory Cricket Club
  • Teams & Clubs represented for so far (at any level): Mumbai U23, Mumbai U14, U16, U19, U25 Probables, U23 Probables (Current)
  • Company – Air-India (A Division)

Imagine grabbing catch of King Virat Kohli at Wankhede Ground and then getting an appreciation handshake from fielder Colin Munro at the age of just 16! Yes, that’s what Aayush went through at an early age when he was the ballboy at Wankhede grabbing a blinder at boundary ropes of a Virat Kohli six! But that’s not what Aayush is all about…he has much more to him than that one memorable moment of fame!

Aayush has been consistently representing Mumbai right from his U14 days and now he is currently part of the Mumbai U25 probables. One of the most consistent yet under-rated all-rounders, Aayush has played for Mumbai at U14, U16, U19, U23 levels representing his team in multiple BCCI Tournaments. A left arm spinner and a left handed middle order batsman, Aayush is one of those players who certainly has all the ingredients to graduate at higher levels of Mumbai and Indian Cricket.

Aayush is currently part of Mumbai U25 Probables while he represents Air India Team at Top Division Corporate Level and Victory CC at Club Level. Aayush currently trains under Former Indian Test Cricketer Pravin Amre and Rajesh Sanil at Sai Sia Cricket Academy in Mumbai. Aayush has also trained under Former Indian Opener Shiv Sunder Das when he was in U19 NCA Summer Camp.

From playing for Mumbai U14 in Vijay Merchant Trophy to scoring back to back hundreds in Cooch Behar Trophy to performing exceedingly well in West Zonal Matches, Aayush has stamped his mark at State Level with some captivating performances. Aayush has been an equal force to reckon with at Mumbai’s Club Level playing consistently well in Tournaments like Kalpesh Koli, Mahindra Shield, Times Shield, Giles Shield, Harris Shield to name a few.

Aayush Zimare Cricketer

Aayush shared with Zoom Cricket: “I am aiming to Play One days and Days matches for Mumbai U23. I am trying to have a goal of scoring around 1500 runs in total this season and take 45-50 wickets, that will not only boost my confidence but will also help me to play at higher levels. Talking about my fitness, I am equally working hard on it practicing 2 times in the morning from Monday to Saturday. Once I practice at Academy and once at our probables state camp. I focus on strength/conditioning/prehab/stability work) so I can be game ready for big state level matches”

Aayush Zimare

Crucial Stats:

  • Half Centuries scored so far: 57
  • Centuries scored so far: 8
  • Fifers: 34


Highest Individual Score in all 3 Formats:

  • 141 in U19 Cooch Behar Trophy 2021/22 (Tests)
  • 120 in U14 MCA Summer Camp vs Vasai Virar Centre in 2015/16 (One Days)
  • 119* vs ACC in Ghosh Trophy 2011/12 (T20’s)


Best Bowling Figures: Mention of all 3 Formats-

  • 8/34 vs Anjuman Islam in Giles Shield 2015/16 (Multidays)
  • 4-16 vs Aditya Birla Team in Little Champs League 2011/2 (T20’s)
  • 5-35 in in MCA Summer Camp vs Dahanu Centre (One Days)


Aayush Zimare cricketer

Aayush’s Top Performances till now (could be past old performances too at local or club level): School matches

  • Selected and went in National Camp of BCCI for 2021-22
  • Selected for National Camp from West Zone in 2019-2020
  • Part of MCA Team between 2019-2022 (all years)
  • Vice Captain of Mumbai Team in West Zonal Matches with 127 runs (3 not outs) and 17 wkts in 4 matches in 2016/17.
  • Represented Mumbai in Vijay Merchant Trophy in 2017
  • U16 Zonal Matches for Mumbai, 191 runs in 5 innings at 63.66 alongwith 13 wkts in 5 matches in 2018-19
  • 29 wkts and 358 runs in U16 Kalpesh KolI Tournament in 5 Matches in 2018-19
  • 10/40 vs Shivaji Park Centre in Kalpesh Koli Tournament in 2018-19
  • 219 runs and 19 wkts in 3 matches in Selection Matches for Cooch Behar Trophy’22
  • 7/80 vs MCA Team A in Cooch Behar Selection Match’22
  • 6/60 in Harris Shield vs Podar High School in 2016/17
  • 6/21 vs Ghatkopar Center in U16 Kalpesh Koli Tournament in 2017
  • 5/25 for Sunil Gavaskar XI in IDBI Federal Cup 2017
  • 5/51 vs Gujarat in West Zonal Matches in 2016/17
  • 5/51 vs Maharashtra in West Zonal Matches in 2016/17
  • 5/53 vs Lord Northbrook CC in U19 LNCC Tournament 2019
  • 6/42 vs U16 Kalyan/Bhiwandi Center in Kalpesh Koli Tournament’18
  • 5/43 vs Hansraj Morarji School in Harris Shield 2016/17
  • 5/38 vs U16 Azad Maidan in U16 Kalpesh Koli Tournament 2018
  • 5/27 vs Baroda in U16 Zonal Matches in 2018-19
  • Giles Shield – (3 matches, 29 wickets 250 runs) in 2015/16
  • MCA Summer Camp U14 (29 wickets.230 runs)
  • U16 MCA Selection Matches (5 matches, 360 runs 29 wickets)
  • U16 Vijay Merchant Trophy (6 matches, 180 runs, 18wickets)
  • U19 Cooch Behar trophy (8 matches, 540runs, 2 Centuries, 133, 141 and 2 Half Centuries 56,64*)
  • U25 One Day Selection matches (3 Matches, 5 wickets, 151 runs)
  • Times Shield 1st Season – 4 matches, 250 runs for Air India in 2021/22
  • Times Shield 2nd Season – 150 runs 3 matches for Air India in 2022/23
  • 141 vs Baroda in U19 Cooch Behar Trophy 2021/22
  • 131 vs Vijay Merchant XI in U19 Mahindra Shield Tournament 2021
  • 133 vs Pondicherry in U19 Cooch Behar Trophy 2021/22
  • 94 vs Victory CC for New Hind in MCA U19 Tournament 2022
  • 89* vs BPCL for Air India in A Division Times Shield 2021/22
  • 81* vs Maharashtra in U14 West Zone League 2017
  • 81 vs Khar Gymkhana for New Hind in Young Comrade Tournament 2022/23
  • 78 & 4/6 vs Suresh’s XI in Future Stars Cricket Tournament 2017
  • 76* vs DY Patil for Air India in A Division Times Shield 2021/22
  • 64 vs Khandu Ragnekar XI in U19 Mahindra Shield Tournament 2019


Players Aayush Idolizes:

  • Kumar Sangakkara
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Virat Kohli



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