Purav Agarwal – Unique Wrist Spinner with Multiple Variations!

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  • DOB: 30.08.2003
  • City: Tura, Meghalaya
  • School & College Name: Capt. William School, Tura.
  • Age at which started playing Cricket: 16 years
  • First Coach and Academy Name: Sengam Momim at Tura Cricket Academy.
  • Current Academy or Place of Practice: Tura Cricket Academy
  • Highest level of Coaching Received so far: NCA U19
  • Coach’s Name: Usman Ghani
  • Name of the Clubs: Miracle CC, Sporting CC
  • Teams & Clubs Represented so far (at any level): Meghalaya Cricket Association (U19 State). Tura District Cricket Association (District U19 – U23)


India is land which has generated a lot of successful spinners over the years, from Bishan Singh Bedi to Anil Kumble to Harbhajan Singh to younger lot of players like R Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Chahal to name a few.

With modern day batters finding different types of shots to tackle the bowlers, Spinners in modern day cricket has evolved continuously bringing in new variations to their repertoire. 21yr old Purav Agarwal is one such young and promising bowler from Meghalaya who has already sparked a lot of interest within the cricket circles courtesy his great variations and accuracy with the ball in hand! A right-arm wrist spinner, Purav has stock deliveries like doosra, teesra, slider and arm ball in his arsenal which often gives batters a difficult time.

Purav started playing cricket at the age of 16 and already within a few years he has gone to represent Meghalaya State Team in BCCI tournaments. Purav started his journey at Tura Cricket Academy in Meghalaya under Coach Sangam Momim and since then there has been no looking back for the youngster. Purav’s big break came in 2021-22 season where he scalped 30wkts in mere 3 matches in U19 Cooch Behar Trophy which gained him national recognition.

Purav who idolizes the likes of Muttiah Muralitharan, Pat Cummins and Virat Kohli is no stranger to recognition as many of his bowling videos have already been liked by International Cricketers and Coaches on social media while some of his videos raking in lakhs and millions of views.


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Top Performances:

  • 12/124 vs Nagaland in U19 Cooch Behar Trophy’22
  • 10/77 vs Mizoram in U19 Cooch Behar Trophy’22
  • 8/126 vs Arunachal Pradesh in U19 Cooch Behar Trophy’22
  • 5/18 vs Lumberjack in Tura District Inter Club Tournament
  • 6/19 vs Druma Sandruma in Tura District Inter Club Tournament
  • 5/6 vs Jai Maa Ambey in 1st Nivedita Summer League
  • 4/23 vs Sangwan Cricket Club in Nivedita Summer League
  • 4/22 vs U23 North Garo Hills in U23 District Tournament

Crucial Stats:

  • Total Number of Fifers: 10
  • Best Bowling Figures: 7/56
  • Highest Individual Score: 46*


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