Hometown: Wardha, Maharashtra
Marital Status: Unmarried
|Full Name||Darshan Girish Nalkande ESPN|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
|International Debut||Yet to make|
|Jersey Number||#23 (India U-19)|
|Domestic/State Team(s)||• India U-19
• Kings XI Punjab
|Batting Style||Right Handed|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm fast medium|
|Date of Birth||4 October 1998 (Sunday)|
|Age (as of 2020)||22 Years|
|Birthplace||Wardha, Maharashtra, India|
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Girish Nalkande
Mother- Sapna Nalkande(Advocate)
|Siblings||Brother- Gaurav Nalkande
Sister- Darshan has an elder sister
Some Lesser Known Facts About Darshan Nalkande
- Darshan Nalkande is an Indian cricketer who plays for the domestic team of Vidarbha (Eastern region of Maharashtra). The team participates in domestic matches of Ranji Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy. Darshan’s performance as an all-rounder during the Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy helped the team win the series. Darshan Nalkande took four wickets in the first innings.
- Darshan Nalkande was bought by Kings XI Punjab for Rs. 30 lakhs during the player auction in the year 2018 for the 2019 Indian Premier League. He was reinstated by KXIP for the 2020 Indian Premier League.
- Darshan made his debut for List A cricket in the 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 2 October 2018. He made his debut in first-class cricket in the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy for Vidarbha on 1 November 2018. His Twenty20 debut was marked by the 2018-19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on 21 February 2019 where he took 16 wickets becoming the second-highest wicket-taker for the trophy.
- Darshan Nalkande does not have enough experience as he has played very few first-class and List A matches but his performance during Vijay Hazare Trophy and Ranji Trophy helped him get the recognition he needed to be a part of the KXIP team. His performance was noticed by Kings XI Punjab performance coach, Prasanna Agoram and he believed that Darshan has the capability to do well in both- batting and bowling.
- Darshan is an introvert and when he is away from the field or when he returns home after a tournament; he prefers to spend his time in his room playing PlayStation or he spends time with his family.